JB Made It – Producer & Co-Founder, Finesse Foreva
JB Jonathan Boakye Mensah, known by his writer/producer name JB Made It (Born in 1995), is a self-taught and sought-after top-shelf producer, musician and co-founder of renown indie label Finesse Foreva a genre-breaking and specialist go-to record label and management company.
In the most recent years JB has been elevating year by year and his trajectory is only saying he will be one of the greats to come out of the UK, with already having an incredible record working with and producing for many established acts & prominent figures around the globe such as Co – founder of Interscope records Jimmy lovine in summer 2022 on ‘Power’ record featuring Summer Walker, DJ Snake, DJ Spinall & Ayanna, Central Cee ‘Fraud’ 2021, Drake & Fivio Foreign producing ‘Demons’ 2020, French Montana ‘That’s A Fact’ also in the same year, Chief Keef & Skengdo AM in 2018, JB has also produced for many other well known UK acts such as pop group Melladaze, Darkoo, Dancehall infused rnb IQ & Amaria BB, Ivorian Doll, Russ Millions, Headie One, Unknown T, Potter Payper + more.
JB has played the drums since the age of 8 & is also a self taught piano player. His production style and structure explore elements of smooth cinematic layers that interchange with instruments and melodies that are purposely thought out to keep the audience engaged. JB has also been featured in Complex Magazine, Hot Billboard 100, Yahoo Entertainment, HipHopSince1987, GRM Daily & Mixtape Madness.
Speaking: Tuesday Afternoon
14:00 – 16:30
MMF x Finesse Foreva Q&A
Eric Hunter, MMF will be in conversation with TK, Finesse Foreva (FF), an independent management company and record label and producer JB Made It (Drake, Headie One, Chief Keef, Unknown T, RussMillions).
Eric Hunter is the Education & Membership Engagement Manager at the Music Managers Forum (MMF), the world’s largest professional community of music managers.
TK Born in Greece & raised in South London, Croydon. Toby Egekwu aka TK started his entrepreneurship journey aged 17 in live sound & studio engineering, then on expanding his creative skills in the video & film industry, graduating in Digital Film & TV. With all of the accumulated creative skills he has substantial experience in event/ tour management, artist/producer management & development.
Finesse Foreva: Finesse Foreva’s landmark moments to date include selling out two drill tours in 12 months with Skengdo x AM, as well as first drill acts to sell out London’s Koko. Two runaway tracks from multi platinum producer Gotcha alongside Tion Wayne and Russ Millions with No.1 single Body, and the now platinum selling Kiesha & Becky. Then there’s Drake’s Demons ft. Fivio Foreign and Sosa Geek – a drill track which hit the Billboard Hot 100, produced by FF co founder & hit maker JB Made It, who also produced French Montana’s ‘Thats a fact’, a few months before. Finesse Foreva were also amongst the list of nominees in the Best boutique Label category at the AIM Independent Music Awards 2022, and have been put on the Managers Music Forum ‘Managers spotlight‘ for incredible managers. The lists of moments go on, but there’s still so much more to achieve.