Benjamin Turner – Founder, The Rap Club/ Spit Game
Benjamin Turner leads a platform and collective of young creatives within Black culture called ‘The Spit Game’. Developing talent across music and film, he has played a key role kickstarting a wide range of careers alongside pioneering award-winning approaches to education/talent development.
Speaking: Monday Afternoon
14:00 – 16:30
The A&R Reality Check: What does artist success look like in 2023?
With an all-star A&R focused panel lined-up, we’ll explore what artist success looks like in 2023 with Preye Crooks (A&R Robots & Humans /Sony UK & Founder of Strawberries and Cream Fest), Theolonious Oliver (Artist Manager & A&R at Pias), Davina Merchant (Artist manager & Senior Publishing A&R), Dani Sawyerr (A&R Universal Music Publishing UK) and Benson Udia (Senior Marketing Manager at EMI UK). Host Benjamin Tuner (Spit Game).
Dani Sawyerr, A&R at Universal Music Publishing UK.
Davina Merchant, Artist Manager & Senior Publishing A&R
Joy Warmann, Product Manager, Secretly Canadian
Preye Crooks, A&R at Robots & Humans/Sony UK & Founder of Strawberries and Cream Festival
Theolonious Oliver, Artist Manager & A&R at Pias
Benson Udia – Senior Marketing Manager at EMI UK