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Mount Music Talent Management Relocation

Virginia is For Music Lovers: Mount Music Talent Management Relocates to Virginia from LA, Signs Tall Boy Special

Los Angeles talent agency relocates to Richmond, Virginia, and signs TikTok sensation Tall Boy Special

Founded in Los Angeles in 2017, Mount Music & Entertainment is making the move across country, relocating to Richmond, Virginia. The move gives the agency a chance to expand the roster of talent that it represents and manages. The latest talent Mount Music & Entertainment has signed is Tall Boy Special, a TikTok sensation that combines music and comedy. With the recent re-brand and name change, the agency is growing their expanding list of talent, to include not only musicians and songwriters, but actors, comedians, writers, and more.

“Comedy has been very important in my personal life, with many of my close personal friends being comedians, so it feels like a natural progression for MME to develop beyond the scope of music and start representing a multi-hyphenate act like Tall Boy Special,” explains Dave Mount, military veteran and founder of Mount Music & Entertainment.

Mount Music & Entertainment manages artists in a wide range of genres, including soul, pop, R&B, comedy, and pop country. It specializes in providing an individualized management experience that is designed to suit the needs of each of its clients. Some of the talent it represents include Erin & The Wildfire, a Richmond-based group, and formerly the agency represented Meghan Linsey.

It is one of the many companies that have decided to relocate after being inspired by COVID to consider changes to their business model. During last summer, the company had the opportunity to get to know the music in the area. They became passionate about the city and all it has to offer to those in entertainment, prompting the agency to make the move across country. The Richmond area is gaining fame for its underground music scene. In 2019, Forbes called it “the underground music city everyone needs to visit.”

“We are excited about making the move to Richmond and look forward to expanding our roster and growing as an agency there,” added Mount. “This move and new signing comes at the perfect time, as people are ready to move on and up. This is the next chapter in Mount Music & Entertainment, and we’re ready for it.”

Tall Boy Special is comprised of multi-hyphenate musicians, comedians, actors, writers, directors and producers Alex Kagy, John MacGregor and Zack Barker. They are most recently known for their viral TikTok success, where they have amassed nearly 20,000 followers and 100,000 likes by showcasing their many talents. They are currently working on their first studio album. To get more information about them and get links to their social media pages, visit their website.

Mount Music & Entertainment offers entertainment industry consulting services, in addition to talent management. Its experiences include consulting a wide range of artists and private equity firms. It specializes in music law, expert witness testimony, litigation support, investment analysis, licensing, publishing, streaming, and more. Clients include Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Fidelity, and RocNation. To learn more about the company, visit their website.

About Mount Music & Entertainment

Founded in 2017 in Los Angeles, Mount Music & Entertainment offers talent management to those in a wide variety of genres. The company was started by David Mount, a military veteran who is a lifelong guitarist and songwriter. David participates in the Recording Academy’s annual District Advocate Day. To learn more about the company, visit their website. Follow them on Instagram and Twitter.

Beyonce illustration by Kaelen Felix for 360 Magazine

BEYONCÉ WINS 28TH GRAMMY

*Beyoncé wins 28th Grammy

Ivy Park x Adidas to Drop Drip 2.2

By Hannah DiPilato

After an incredibly successful clothing drop of the Adidas x Ivy Park collection, Beyoncé is at it again with a darker line. Adidas x Ivy Park’s Drip 2 sold out almost instantly, but a line that Beyoncé dubbed “Drip 2.2: Black Pack” is coming soon. 

The Ivy Park Instagram account, @weareivypark, posted a teaser video of the collection captioned “THIS IS MY PARK.” Beyoncé also uploaded three posts on her Instagram to showcase the collection’s styles.

The line will debut on the Adidas website in the United States on November 17 and worldwide on the Adidas website on November 18. The collection will be available in-store on November 19. Hopefully, if you weren’t able to snag something from the first collection, these three days will be your lucky chance. 

Drip 2.2 has much more neutral colors than the original Drip 2 drop. Drip 2 had a variety of bright green and teal colors and Drip 2.2 will feature black and nude. This makes the upcoming collection a bit more versatile and fitting for the winter months. 

According to Teen Vogue, the designs “are similar to the last two drops; biker shorts, [sports] bras, a jumpsuit, sweats, fanny packs, and more. The only thing that’s really changed is the colors.” 

A landing page announcing the launch can be found on Beyoncé’s website that shows off some of the styles we can expect next week. Teen Vogue also featured images of the collection. 

British Vogue will feature Beyoncé on the cover of their December issue this year. Beyonce is shown in many stunning outfits throughout the shoot. In one image, she is showing off one of the neon looks from the Adidas x Ivy Park Drip 2 collection. The neon green jumpsuit is paired with a bold, dazzling necklace and a bright green bucket hat. 

The three beautiful covers of Beyoncé were photographed by Kennedi Carter. According to Billboard, the 21-year-old photographer is the youngest photographer to shoot a cover in British Vouge’s history. 

The December issue will also include an interview with Beyoncé conducted by Edward Enninful that shares how Beyoncé conquered 2020. She even shares that the most recent Ivy Park collection was inspired by quarantine. 

“During quarantine, fashion was a place of escape for me. My kids and I came up with Fashion Fridays,”  Beyoncé said. “Every Friday, we would dress up in my clothes or make clothes together and take each other’s pictures. It became a ritual for us and an opportunity to handle this crazy year together,”

“The newest Ivy Park collection was inspired by this new tradition. It consciously uses bright, bold colours to remind us to smile,” she continued. “I used a lot of neon yellow and coral mixed with baby blue and earth tones that felt soothing. They brought me joy and made me smile in the midst of a tough time for all of us.”

This interview allows Beyoncé to dive deeper into her thoughts on fashion and her Ivy Park x Adidas collection. Along with the interview being featured in the December issue of British Vogue, it’s available on Vogue’s website

Ivy Park has been killing the athleisure game since it was founded in 2016. The company was originally joined with the popular store Topshop, but Beyoncé split from the Topshop name after allegations against the Ivy Park co-founder Sir Phillip Green. 

Beyonce spoke in Elle about the origin of Ivy Park. “I would wake up in the morning, and my dad would come knocking at my door, telling me it’s time to go running, said Beyoncé. “I remember wanting to stop, but I would push myself to keep going. It taught me discipline.”

In 2019, the collaboration between Ivy Park and Adidas was launched and marked the rebranding of Ivy Park after splitting from Topshop. Now Ivy Park and Adidas are making waves with their joint collections. The collections have featured athletic clothing as well as spunky accessories. 

Follow Beyoncé on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to make sure you don’t miss updates about the collection. You can also follow Ivy Park on Instagram and Twitter for recent updates. Make sure to mark your calendar for the release of Drip 2.2.

Sneaker Illustration for 360 mag by Kaelen Felix
Megan Thee Stallion, Jimmy Fallon, 360 MAGAZINE, Hot Girl Fall, Roc Nation

Megan Thee Stallion on The Tonight Show

Megan Thee Stallion coined (and copyrighted) #HotGirlSummer and last night on The Tonight Show, she and Jimmy Fallon ushered in Autumn with their original track “Hot Girl Fall.” Rap’s newest supergroup, Stalli & J.Fal, now owns the second most popular season (and matching orange velour jumpsuits). 


Megan’s standout single “Cash Shit” feat. DaBaby, from her breakout 2019 project Fever (300) continues its hot streak, reigning at #1 at urban radio. Watch the “Hot Girl Fall” video, Megan’s performance medley of “Hot Girl Summer” feat. Ty Dolla$ign and “Cash Shit” feat DaBaby below and catch Megan on the remaining dates of the Legendary Nights Tour and on BET’s Hip-Hop Awards next month, where she is nominated for 5 awards!

WATCH “HOT GIRL FALL” ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eusys1zx-KM


WATCH MEGAN THEE STALLION PERFORM “HOT GIRL SUMMER” FEAT TY DOLLA$IGN  AND “CASH SHIT” FEAT DABABY ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oxODeGu7gU


WATCH THE VIDEO FOR “HOT GIRL SUMMER”

http://youtu.be/FbcLcSY2au4


LISTEN TO FEVER

http://fever.ffm.to/megantheestallion

Taylor Swift, 360 MAGAZINE


TAYLOR SWIFT WILL BE THE FIRST WOMAN
IN HISTORY TO OPEN AN NFL STADIUM

Taylor Swift announced U.S. and international concert dates and festivals in 2020, which include Lover Fest West and Lover Fest East, her only U.S. concert dates in 2020. Opening acts for Lover Fest West and Lover Fest East will be announced soon. Taylor Swift will be the first woman in history to open an NFL Stadium on July 25 and 26, 2020 at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Lover Fest West kicks-off SoFi Stadium’s inaugural year of events, located at Hollywood Park. The following weekend, July 31 and August 1, 2020, Lover Fest East will hit Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts (each date ticketed separately).

Lover Fest West at SoFi Stadium and Lover Fest East at Gillette Stadium will be produced by Taylor Swift Touring and promoted by the Messina Touring Group (MTG). Existing Taylor Swift Tix Verified Fans will have the opportunity to RSVP starting today for Preferred Presale Access at VerifiedFan.Ticketmaster.com/TaylorSwiftTix.Taylor Swift Tix powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan, a unique, fan-first technology built to help artists get tickets into the hands of fans who intend to go to the event, will have access to tickets ahead of the public on-sale on October 14, 2019. Registration for new Verified Fans opens on Thursday, September 19th at 4 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. PT.

In addition, through Capital One’s multi-year partnership with Taylor Swift, an exclusive allocation of tickets has been set aside for Capital One cardholders, who will have priority access to purchase tickets on October 15 and 16, 2019. Public on-sale will be October 17, 2019. General ticketing and on-sale information is currently available at TaylorSwift.com

2020 U.S. and International Dates:
June 20 – Werchter Boutique (Werchter, Belgium)
June 24 – The Waldbühne (Berlin, Germany)
June 26 – Oslo Sommertid (Oslo, Norway)
July 1 – Roskilde Festival (Roskilde, Denmark)
July 3 – Open’er Festival (Gdynia, Poland)
July 5 – Festival de Nîmes (Nîmes, France)
July 9 – NOS Alive (Oeiras, Portugal)
July 18 – Allianz Parque (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
July 25 – SoFi Stadium (Los Angeles, California)
July 26 – SoFi Stadium (Los Angeles, California)
July 31- Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Massachusetts)
August 1- Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Massachusetts)

Please visit TaylorSwift.com for upcoming international on-sale information. Additional U.K. and international dates and festivals will be announced soon.

About SoFi Stadium
SoFi Stadium, the new home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, is located at Hollywood Park, a 298-acre global sports and entertainment destination being developed by Los Angeles Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke in Inglewood, Calif. The 3.1 million square-foot SoFi Stadium is the largest stadium in the NFL, as well as the first indoor-outdoor stadium. It seats approximately 70,000, expandable up to 100,000, with more than 260 luxury suites and more than 13,000 premium seats. SoFi Stadium has already secured Super Bowl LVI in 2022, the College Football National Championship Game in 2023, and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in 2028. Adjacent to the stadium and sitting under the same roof canopy is the 2.5-acre American Airlines Plaza and a 6,000-seat performance venue. Hollywood Park anticipates an initial phase of more than 1.5 million square feet of retail and office space, 2,500 residences, a hotel and more than 20 acres of parks. For more information about SoFi Stadium, visit www.SoFiStadium.com or @SoFiStadium on Instagram and Twitter.

About Capital One
At Capital One we’re on mission for our customers – bringing them great products, rewards, service, and access to unique and unforgettable experiences they are passionate about. Capital One is a diversified bank that offers products and services to individuals, small businesses and commercial clients. We use technology, innovation and interaction to provide consumers with products and services to meet their needs. Learn more at capitalone.com/access.

Justine Skye 

JUSTINE SKYE PREMIERES

MUSIC VIDEO FOR “DON’T THINK ABOUT IT”


DEBUT ALBUM ULTRAVIOLET OUT JANUARY 19, 2018

 

Singer, songwriter, fashionista, and actress JUSTINE SKYE just shared the music video for her latest single “Don’t Think About It” on Complex. Watch it HERE.

Helmed by renowned director and choreographer Laurieann Gibson and Life Garland, the clip evokes classic nineties hip-hop and R&B videos with its impressive dance choreography and futuristic visual sensibility. “Don’t Think About It” is shaping up to be a signature hit for the songstress. It’s quickly nearing 1 million Spotify streams and simultaneously heating up at radio.

It also sets the stage for the release of her highly anticipated full-length debut, ULTRAVIOLET [Roc Nation/Republic Records]—arriving in stores and online January 19, 2018.

JUSTINE SKYE has been quietly and diligently inching towards the top of pop since 2014. Her 2016 EP 8 Ounces (executive produced by The Dream) earned praise from the likes of BillboardThe FaderGenius, and more as Wonderland Magazine proclaimed her a “musical prodigy on the rise.” Her sphere of influence dramatically expanded yet again in 2017 as she became an ambassador for  Puma, was featured in Forbes’ highly coveted “30 under 30” list and landed her first lead in a feature film, the indie coming-of-age drama GREEN DOLPHIN.

ULTRAVIOLET Tracklisting:

  1. “Wasteland”
  2. “Goodlove”
  3. “U Don’t Know” [feat. WizKid]
  4. “Back For More” [feat. Jeremih]
  5. “Don’t Think About It”
  6. “You Got Me”
  7. “Heaven”
  8. “Push Ya”
  9. “Lil’ Boy”
  10. “Best For Last”

ABOUT REPUBLIC RECORDS
A division of Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company, Republic Records is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as Ariana Grande, Aminé, Black Sabbath, DNCE, Florence + the Machine, Gotye, Hailee Steinfeld, James Blake, James Bay, John Mellencamp, Jordan Smith, Julia Michaels, Keith Richards, Kid Cudi, Liam Payne, Marian Hill, Of Monsters and Men, Post Malone, Seth MacFarlane, Stevie Wonder, and more. Founded by brothers and chief executives Monte and Avery Lipman, it is also comprised of innovative business ventures, including American Recordings (The Avett Brothers, Towkio), Boominati Worldwide (Metro Boomin), Brushfire (Jack Johnson), Casablanca Records (Giorgio Moroder, KUNGS, Tïesto), Cash Money (Drake, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj), Hollywood Records (Sofia Carson, Zendaya), Lava Records (Greta Van Fleet, Jessie J, Lorde), Monkeywrench (Pearl Jam), XO (The Weeknd), Roc Nation (Belly, Justine Skye, The Dream), Tuff Gong (Damian Marley), Victor Victor Records (D Savage, Ski Mask The Slump God), among others. Republic also maintains a long-standing strategic alliance with country powerhouse Big Machine Records (Taylor Swift), and Universal Music Latin Entertainment (Luis Fonsi, J Balvin). In addition, Republic has expanded to release high-profile soundtracks for Universal Pictures (Fifty Shades of Grey, SING), Fox TV (Lee Daniels’ STAR), and NBC TV (The Voice), as well as other notable film and television franchises.

NOAH KAHAN

NOAH KAHAN ANNOUNCES UPCOMING TOUR DATES SUPPORTING LP

NEW SINGLE “HURT SOMEBODY” OUT NOW

Listen Here 

Noah Kahan has just announced an upcoming tour supporting the Los Angeles based singer, LP. The run kicks off February 9th in Sacramento, CA, wraps March 10th in Atlanta, GA, and hits major cities including San Francisco, Chicago, Brooklyn, Boston, and Washington, D.C. – tickets on sale here. Noah Kahan, who is fresh off a crowd winning North American tour supporting The Strumbellas, will soon be sharing new music as well as a new video for his recent single, “Hurt Somebody” (produced by Joel Little – the producer behind GRAMMY nominated artists Khalid & Lorde). Please find a complete list of Noah’s upcoming dates below and stay tuned for more announcements soon.

NOAH KAHAN DATES SUPPORTING LP BELOW, TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

02/09 – Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, CA
02/10 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
02/11 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
02/13 – Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
02/14 – The Showbox – Seattle, WA
02/15 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
02/16 – Knitting Factory Concert House – Boise, ID
02/17 – Metro – Salt Lake City, UT
02/20 – Belly Up Aspen – Aspen, CO
02/21 – Boulder Theater – Boulder, CO
02/23 – The Truman – Kansas City, MO
02/24 – Metro – Chicago, IL
02/25 – Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI

02/27 – Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON
02/28 – Metropolis – Montreal, QB
03/01 – Brooklyn Steel – Brooklyn, NY
03/02 – Boston, MA – Royale Nightclub
03/03 – Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
03/05 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
03/07 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
03/08 – The Underground – Charlotte, NC
03/09 – Cannery Ballroom – Nashville, TN
03/10 – Center Stage – Atlanta, GA

LISTEN TO NOAH KAHAN’S SINGLE “HURT SOMEBODY” HERE


LISTEN TO THE MATOMA REMIX OF “HURT SOMEBODY” HERE

 


WATCH NOAH’S VIDEO FOR “YOUNG BLOOD” 
HERE

“The latest track is more scaled back with just a muted guitar melody and stomping rhythm, but it allows the songwriter to showcase his ability to blend mature themes with a folk-pop twist.” – Billboard
 
“Noah Kahan has one of the voices, like Angel Olsen, in which it sounds like his heart is singing rather than his mouth.” – Audio Fuzz
 
“The Vermont singer/songwriter’s voice is otherworldly and his latest is every bit as moving as viral sensation “Young Blood.” – IDOLATOR


As a senior in high school, Noah’s unique take on the world and his knack for crafting a captivating story attracted the attention of world-class songwriters Dan Wilson(Adele), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes), Chris DeStefano (Carrie Underwood), among others. Word spreads quickly within the songwriting community and it wasn’t long after graduating that Noah decided to defer his college acceptance to pursue a career in music, eventually straying from the 133-acre tree farm he grew up on in the tiny town of Strafford, VT (pop. 1045) to work with Lorde & Khalid’s producer Joel Little. The two recorded six songs together including Noah’s debut single, “Young Blood” which entered Spotify’s US Viral Chart at #5, and quickly cracked over 15 million streams. Noah has since performed sold out shows with Ben Folds, Anderson East, and toured the U.S. with Milky Chance. Noah Kahan will be releasing a new music video for his song, “Hurt Somebody” in the coming months and is currently on a sold-out tour supporting The Strumbellas.

LINKS: WEBSITE FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM SOUNDCLOUD

 

ABOUT REPUBLIC RECORDS
A division of Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company, Republic Records is home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such as Ariana Grande, Aminé, Black Sabbath, DNCE, Florence + the Machine, Gotye, Hailee Steinfeld, James Blake, James Bay, John Mellencamp, Jordan Smith, Julia Michaels, Keith Richards, Kid Cudi, Liam Payne, Marian Hill, Of Monsters and Men, Post Malone, Seth MacFarlane, Stevie Wonder, and more. Founded by brothers and chief executives Monte and Avery Lipman, it is also comprised of innovative business ventures, including American Recordings (The Avett Brothers, Towkio), Boominati Worldwide (Metro Boomin), Brushfire (Jack Johnson), Casablanca Records (Giorgio Moroder, KUNGS, Tïesto), Cash Money (Drake, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj), Hollywood Records (Sofia Carson, Zendaya), Lava Records (Greta Van Fleet, Jessie J, Lorde), Monkeywrench (Pearl Jam), XO (The Weeknd), Roc Nation (Belly, Justine Skye, The Dream), Tuff Gong (Damian Marley), Victor Victor Records (D Savage, Ski Mask The Slump God), among others. Republic also maintains a long-standing strategic alliance with country powerhouse Big Machine Records (Taylor Swift), and Universal Music Latin Entertainment (Luis Fonsi, J Balvin). In addition, Republic has expanded to release high-profile soundtracks for Universal Pictures (Fifty Shades of Grey, SING), Fox TV (Lee Daniels’ STAR), and NBC TV (The Voice), as well as other notable film and television franchises.

Mack Wilds New Videos 

MACK WILDS RELEASES NEW VIDEOS “EXPLORE” AND “BONNIE & CLYDE” FT. WALE

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE PREMIERE ON NYLON.COM

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BTS IMAGES


WHO: Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and critically acclaimed actor Mack Wilds

WHEN: Thursday August 22, 2017

WHAT: Mack Wilds releases visuals for “Explore” and “Bonnie & Clyde” ft. Wale, from his latest project After Hours. The sensual videos directed by Charles Todd and Mack Wilds, both tell the story of temptation that follows you and the repercussions of giving in. When asked about inspiration both Mack and Charles said “This film explores the idea of that fleeting love – how a blend of desire and curiosity lead us down a path we’ll willingly follow. At times, we lose ourselves to lust with no regard for the consequences of our actions… But we’re only human, right?”

“AfterHours” is the sophomore release from Mack following his first album “New York: A Love Story released in 2013.   

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Explore 

Bonnie & Clyde

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Mack Wilds

Mack Wilds, a native New Yorker, born and raised on Staten Island, started his acting career as a teenager making his television debut as AJ in the Spike Lee mini-series, “The Miracles’ Boys.” This led him to play Michael Lee on the critically acclaimed series “The Wire,” and Dixon Wilson, on the television series, “90210.” Since then, Wilds has appeared on multiple television series, including “Cold Case” and “Law & Order.”

In addition to his work in TV and film, he made his first appearance in music videos for artists such as Jay Z, Lil’ Flip, and Lyfe Jennings. A musician by nature, Wilds released “New York: A Love Story,” earning him his first Grammy nomination in 2014. Most recently, he appeared in Adele’s “Hello” music video, the fastest video to ever reach 1 billion views on VEVO. Wilds can be seen starring in the VH1 series, “The Breaks,” and Fox’s critically acclaimed drama series “Shots Fired.” He currently resides in New York.

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