Dreamville Launches Content Studio
Dreamville officially announced the launch of Dreamville Ventures and Dreamville Studios.
According to exclusive reports, Dreamville Ventures will operate as “a multi-disciplinary media company” while Studios is “a content studio that will produce original and co-produced content.”
Alongside the announcement of the two expansions, Damien Scott was announced as the president of the label and Candace Rodney will be the executive vice president and the president of Dreamville Studios.
Ibrahim Hamad, co-founder of the label adds that “Dreamville is a brand we built from the ground up and the appointments of Damien and Candace allows us to take the company to levels “we’ve always dreamed of while keeping our core values and beliefs at the forefront of our expansion.”
Scott and Rodney’s roles will be “overseeing the day-to-day operations of Dreamville Ventures as well as its build-out which will include verticals across music, TV and film, publishing, apparel and live events.”
Prior to now, Scott was the editor-in-chief at Complex Media, the VP of Content and Development and helped to launch the legendary ComplexCon Festival.
Rodney served as Senior VP of Development at Wilmore Films and has worked in positions at Lionsgate Television, Sony Pictures Television and Creative Artists Agency.
“Dreamville has always been a mom-and-pop operation with grand ambitions and ideas that extend far beyond music,” says J.Cole. “The hiring of Damien and Candace not only expands our family business with two of the smartest and most capable executives in the industry, but allows us to take a massive leap towards turning those big ideas into reality.”
The label was co-founded by the North Carolina rapper, J.Cole and Ibrahim Hamad in 2007 with distribution from Interscope Records. Currently, the label is home to Cole and artists such as Bas, Cozz, J.I.D, EarthGang, Ari Lennox, Lute and Omen.
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