Brandra Ringo named EVP of A&R at High quality Management Music, Wayno Clark joins as VP of A&R


High quality Management Music has named Brandra Ringo and Wayno Clark as EVP of A&R and VP of A&R, respectively.

Brandra Ringo started her profession as an intern for Nelly’s administration crew.

Since then, she has labored for Def Jam and Motown Information, Warner Chappell and UMPG.

At UMPG, she labored for seven years beneath the director mentorship of present Motown Information Chairman and CEO Ethiopia Habtemariam, who took on the function in 2021.

In 2020 and 2021, Ringo was named as one in every of Billboard’s Hip Hop and R&B Energy Gamers, in addition to to its Girls In Music checklist.

Wanyo Clark, in the meantime, brings with him expertise throughout the music and leisure industries, and first broke into the business by working within the mailroom of the Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella constructing.

He landed an internship at Roc-A-Fella and labored there as an assistant A&R for 3 years, earlier than founding a administration firm, Triangle Offense.

Since then, Clark has labored as a number on Advanced’s On a regular basis Wrestle program, earlier than transferring to a place at Asylum Information (Warner) the place he assisted with Sada Child and helped put collectively Complete Lotta Chops Remix (feat. Nicki Minaj with Derrick Milano).

In his brief time as VP of A&R, Clark has already signed QC’s latest act – Detroit rapper Child Cash.

Clark additionally at present works with Ethiopia Habtemariam at Motown, the place he holds the title of Senior Director of A&R.

Ringo and Clark be a part of a raft of current hires and promotions at High quality Management.

In December 2021, Lauren Walsh was named Government Vice President of Branding and Advertising at Strong Basis Administration, the administration companies arm of High quality Management Music.

This adopted the October additions of Simone Mitchell, as President of High quality Management Music, Tamika Howard as Government VP and Amber Mitchell, VP Artist Relations.

“[Ringo] can spot expertise earlier than most.”

Pierre ‘P’ Thomas, High quality Management

Pierre ‘P’ Thomas, CEO High quality Management, mentioned: “Brandra is somebody I’ve trusted for some time and am so excited to have the ability to carry into the QC household as a result of she’s obtained among the best ears within the sport.

“She’s so clever, centered and devoted with a stage of dedication that will get her out of the workplace and actually residing within the area to make these data occur in a means they is way past what I’ve seen from most A&Rs.

“She will spot expertise earlier than most and her being with us is a big asset.”

“Wayno has an unbelievable sense of style.”

Kevin ‘Coach Ok’ Lee, High quality Management

Kevin ‘Coach Ok’ Lee, COO High quality Management, added: “Wayno has an unbelievable sense of style along with his eager eyes on the bottom and being so tapped in with the tradition the place he at all times is aware of what’s sizzling and what’s transferring.

“His unbelievable communication and connecting with artists brings the actual magic out within the music. We’re so lucky to have him bringing his superb talent set to our crew.”Music Enterprise Worldwide


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:




More like this