Music Distribution Mentorship Session - Thursday
Oct 10 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Artist Center: Mentorship Room
With more than 20 years of experience in Global hip-hop business and black music coming out of domestic and overseas regions, Brandon Hixon is an award winning music and marketing executive who has employed a mix of gut instinct and sheer will to win and become one of the most respected managers in the music and entertainment industry.
Currently, Brandon is Head of Black Music at Symphonic Distribution, while also continuing his work in management. Hixon created We Make Music management company (also lead by his wife, Tirinda Hixon) and managed critical brand campaigns within the careers of a rich cross-section of artists including the legendary De La Soul, Queens NY rapper and actor Awkwafina, and African standout artist Sho Madjozi. Hixon also founded the Code & Beats Hackathon, an experiential created to spawn technology ideation relating to Hip-Hop. Recently, We Make Music’s client Awkwafina won a "Libera Award" for Best Hip-Hop Album, and Sho Madjozi won a "BET Award" for Best New International Act.xa0