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Kosi Kompeta – Marketing Manager, Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group)

Kosi Sompeta is a Marketing Manager at Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group) currently working with a range of domestic and international acts across the Drill, Hip-Hop/Rap & R&B genres. 

Since officially embarking into the Music Industry at 19 as a Marketing Intern, Kosi has had the opportunity to shadow/witness the making of innovative campaigns under the Parlophone Powerhouse, such as Kano, Coldplay & GRM Records to name a few. Whilst honing his skills, he later went on to lead & manage campaigns such as Dutchavelli, S1mba, Russ Millions, Isaiah Rashad, Hooligan Hefs, Jay1, Rachel Chinouriri, Kam-Bu, Iceé TGM House of Pharaohs+ More

Before heading into a major record label, the passion for pursuing the music industry was birthed during his time studying Stage Management & Technical Theatre Arts at The Brit School. Being immersed in such a diverse community of creative minds & talents,  the mission of wanting to create a platform which collaborates, showcases & develops artist of multidiscipline was birthed. 

In search of the building blocks to do so, Kosi went on to pursue a BA Honours Degree in Marketing at Birmingham City University in 2016. Whilst doing that, Stage Managing & Asst. Coordinating Headline Shows under the I AM NEXT PLATFORM across key U.K x U.S centric live moments for the likes of, Blacc Youngsta, Coi Leray, Smoke Purp, G4 Boyz, Jay Critch, Sahbabi, Novelist (+ more), in efforts of bridging two prominent cultural movements. All of which led to formally starting his career within the music business 2018 – balancing both degree, career & not looking back. 

Kosi’s passion lies in finding innovative ways of connecting the art with the audience, delivering creative campaigns & ultimately creating a bridge between two worlds of understanding.

Speaking: One-to-one Meet the Expert Surgeries

13:00 – 18:00

A staple when it comes to Industry Takeover panels, we revisit the classic ‘How To Steal My Job’ theme for 2021. With all-round music and media go-to Jasmine Dotiwala at the helm, we’ll look at the panelists’ career journeys; the highs and lows, exclusive insights and ultimately, provide you with the information you need to get THAT job and make your mark in the business of music. 


Speakers

Kosi Kompeta – Marketing Manager, Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group)

Cian Cooper Davies – A&R Manager, 0207 Def Jam, Universal Music UK

Mali Emeka – A&R Scout, Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group)

Alex Sparks – Senior A&R Manager, Island Records, Universal Music UK

Emmanuel Olowojoba – A&R Manager, Universal Music UK

Casey Amber – Marketing Manager, Parlophone Records (Warner Music Group)