Meet our speakers!

 

Each year in Paris, Music Producer Convention allows you to learn from the best, develop your network and present your productions to A&Rs and label reps.

Our speakers are professionals chosen among the most influential of the actual music scene.

Awarded and reknowned producers, managers, A&Rs, DJs, label reps and marketing specialists are hosting classes, practical in-studio workshops, conferences, demos, critical listening sessions and debates on Urban & Electronic music production in top of the line premises.

Thanks to all of our speakers, MPC has become an unequaled experience since 2017.

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DJ KHALIL
(AFTERMATH RECORDS)
MPC2017

TONY DOFAT

PRODUCER, ENGINEER, TEACHER

NEW-YORK / USA

2x Grammy Award

40x Platinum & 2x Gold certified (RIAA)

40+ million records sold
 

Hip-Hop production heavyweight, Tony Dofat entered the world of music through the success of Sean "Diddy" Combs.

He composed, mixed, arranged and produced for over two decades on innumerable tracks and remixes alongside the founder of Bad Boy Records and quickly became the hit maker of the label, he composed and produced for Notorious BIG, Tina Turner, Heavy D, Ja Rule, Missy Elliott, Black Rob, Method Man, AZ, Montell Jordan, Jodeci, Total, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, 8 Ball, M.O.P., Will Smith, Birdman or Monifah among others.

THERON "NEFF-U" FEEMSTER

PRODUCER, MUSICIAN

LOS ANGELES / USA

2x Grammy Award winner
Multi-Platinum & Gold certified (RIAA)
70+ million records sold

Two times Grammy Award winner for his work with Eminem and Ne-Yo, Theron Feemster has been mentored by Dr. Dre during a decade.


In 2001, Neff-U composed the theme song for Men In Black II and moved to LA where he began working with artists across multiple genres such as Michael Jackson, Dr.Dre, 50 cent, Justin Bieber, Nelly, Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z , Westside Connection, Keyshia Cole, Aloe Blacc, Tori Kelly, Sofia Reyes, Mary J. Blige, Brandy, Mario and Musiq Soulchild among others.

STREETRUNNER

PRODUCER

MIAMI / USA

Grammy Award winner

15x Platinum certified (RIAA)
8x Gold certified (RIAA)

25+ million records sold

 

He started with the hit single "Take me home" by Terror Squad. He then received three Grammy awards for his productions on Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III", Eminem on "MMLP2" and Dj Khaled's "Higher" feat. Nipssey Hussle and John Legend. STREETRUNNER became a major fixture as a high-profile hip-hop producer working with artists such as Meek Mill, Rick Ross, 2Chainz, Eminem, Fat Joe, Dj KhaledBeanie Sigel, Ace Hood, Twista, Fabolous, Trae Tha Truth, The Game, Ludacris, LL Cool J, and Nicki Minaj among others.

ROCKWILDER

PRODUCER

NEW-YORK / USA

Grammy Award winner
34x Platinum & 12x Gold certified (RIAA)

40+ million records sold

Rockwilder is a legendary record producer since 1993, he produced songs for countless artists including Organized Konfusion, Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, Xzibit, Nas, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Prodigy, Big Pun, 50 Cent, Kelis, Method Man, Tyrese or De La Soul Janet Jackson, Destiny's Child, Missy Elliott, Mya, Pink, Lil' Kim, Christina Aguilera or for movies such as Training Day, How High and Rush Hour 2. His signature sound on Redman & Method Man’s Blackout album hit single « Da Rockwilder » took over the clubs and charts opening up new doors.

DJ KHALIL

PRODUCER, DJ

LOS ANGELES / USA

Grammy Award winner

2x Platinum certified (RIAA)

4x Gold certified (RIAA)

 

Hip-Hop and Soul music producer, best known for his productions for Dr.Dre, Eminem,or the multi-platinum single "The Man" by Aloe Blacc.

 

With a 30 years experience DJ Khalil is also acclaimed for his work on numerous major projects producing for Jay-Z, Nas, Usher, 50 Cent, Logic, Anderson Paak, BJ the Chicago Kid, Pink, Snoop Dogg, French Montana, Fabolous, Cypress Hill, The Clipse, A$AP Rocky, G-Unit, Wale, Pitbull, Raekwon, Big Boi, Xzibit and Bishop Lamont.

TARIK AZZOUZ

PRODUCER, MUSICIAN

AULNAY-SOUS-BOIS / FRANCE

Grammy Award winner
4x Platinum certified (RIAA/SNEP)

3x Gold certified (RIAA/SNEP)

 

Tarik Azzouz's first placement was non other than Lil Wayne's "Street Chains" on the "Free Weezy" Album.
Teaming up with american producer StreetRunner led him to secure spots on major albums collaborating with Rick Ross, Fat Joe, The Game, Anthony Hamilton, Meek Mill, John Legend, Royce da 5'9, Lupe Fiasco, Jadakiss and French Montana to name a few. ​

Tarik Azzouz constently signed 4 tracks on the last DJ Khaled "Father of Asahd" album n°1 in 14 countries.

MIKE & KEYS

PRODUCERS

LOS ANGELES / USA

4x Grammy Award nominated
Multi-Platinum & Gold certified (RIAA)

Formerly known as The Futuristiks are an American hip-hop production duo that consists of Money Mike and J-Keys.

They have produced Full Length albums from Dom Kennedy’s "Get Home Safely" to Nipsey Hussle's “Victory Lap” & Buddy's debut album "Harland & Alondra".

Mike & Keys have Collaborated with 1500ornothin, DJ Khalil, DJ Quik, Dr. Dre, Mr. Lee or Jake One. Their Production credits include artists such as :

Khalid, Kendrick Lamar, T.I.Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg, Mya, BJ The Chicago Kid, 50 Cent, Eminem, Jeremih, Lupe Fiasco, The Game, Redman, Casey Veggies, Le-Crae and Ludacris.

PYROMAN

PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

4x Diamond certified (SNEP)
Multi-Platinum certified (SNEP)

He is the youngest speaker of our convention, Pyroman is behind France's biggest hits of 2017.
Sitting on top of the charts from July to December (32 weeks), he occupied the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at the same time for Niska's "Réseaux", Kalash ft Damso "Mwaka Moon" and Niska's "Salé".

While producing for other French top artists such as Vald, Hayce Lemsi and Siboy he also works in the US with Playboi Carti, ASAP Rocky, Jaden Smith, ASAP Mob, Yo Gotti, Stefflon Don, Rich Homie Quan, Jose Guapo, Tony Yayo, Wacka Flocka and Soulja Boy among others.

MY GUY MARS

PRODUCER

LOS ANGELES / USA

Grammy Award winner

12x Platinum certified & 2x Gold certified (RIAA)

 

My Guy Mars is a multi-time Grammy nominee and award winner multifaceted recording artist. Member of the collective 1500 or Nothin', the award winning group has produced for many artists and the band regularly accompanies artists on stage (T.I., Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, etc.).​

Mars has lent his production and songwriting expertise to the likes of Mary J. Blige, Chris Brown, Drake, Faith Evans, Busta Rhymes, Bobby Valentino, The Game, Jay-Z, Lupe Fiasco, Master P, Jennifer Hudson, Marsha Ambrosius, Mya, Nelly, Nipsey Hussle, Wiz Khalifa, YG, 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, Mac Miller and many more.

TY FYFFE
PRODUCER

NEW-YORK / USA

17x Platinum certified et 10x Gold certified (RIAA)
22+ Million records sold

 

In the late-1980s he came up under Teddy Riley, who is known as the co-creator of the New Jack Swing genre. In the early-‘90s from EPMD member Erick Sermon. He then works with the Flipmode Squad and Lord Have Mercy in the mid-'90s.​


Ty Fyffe is best known for his work with Def Jam recordings roster and its sub-labels including Jay-Z, DMX, Ja Rule, Redman or Foxy Brown.
He also produced for artists like Snoop Dogg, Big Pun, Nas, AZ, Cam'ron, Twista, 
Prodigy, Styles P, 50 Cent, Rakim or Busta Rhymes among others.

SCOOP DEVILLE

PRODUCER

LOS ANGELES / USA

6x Platinum certified (RIAA)
2.1+ Millions records sold
15x Billboard radio hits

Scoop DeVille is the son of veteran latino Hip Hop pioneer KID FROST, was just 15 when he scored his first hit single ‘Mamacita” by Baby Bash.​

 

His production credits reads like a who’s who list working with artists such as Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Post Malone, Young JeezyYG, Fat Joe, Wiz Khalifa, Nipsey Hussle , Eminem, Usher and many more.

BLASTAR

PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

12x Platinum certified (SNEP)

7x Gold certified (SNEP)

Signed by Universal Music Publishing / Golden Eye Music since 2005, Blastar is one of the legendaries producers in France having secured placements with almost every top French artists that shaped the French rap scene for the last 13 years. Blastar's credits include the likes of Booba, Joke, 113, Dosseh, Mac Tyer, Niro,  Kery James, Salif, Medine, Diam's, Sefyu, Rohff, Rim K, MokobeAdmiral.
 

Blastar is still working on several projects and will release his solo EP, coming up the EP of american artist Lorelle Howard.

MADIZM
PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

Madizm is a passionate producer with a varied background both in front and behind the boards which led him to a unique career in France as one of the top 10 producers in the game. He got his start working with NTM's Kool Shen and Busta Flex and went on to become one of the main producers on the label IV My People

From albums to movie scores and TV shows, he has worked on diverse projects in France and in the US and is still active to this day.

Madizm is an all around producer and entrepreneur with demonstrated success with album production at all levels (marketing included), publishing companies (signed to Warner and Sony before starting his own) and multi-platform projects (as a pioneer in 2007 with Nemesis/Sony/Orange).

SOUND ORACLE

PRODUCER

ATLANTA / USA

Chief Sound Designer for Timbaland
Chief Sound Designer for Polow da Don

 

Best known as chief sound designer for super producers Timbaland and Polow Da Don, his work has appeared on productions with top artists such as Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, Missy Elliott, Beyoncé ...


With notable accomplishments of securing placements in over 20 Grammy nominated projects, Sound Oracle
is also a producer and has production credits on Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Gucci Mane, Christina Aguilera ...

NICKO SOULCHILDREN (ODAÏBA)
PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

1x Diamond certified (SNEP)
5x Platinum certified (SNEP)

 

Nicko started his production work in 1996, he is the half of French duo Soulchildren which produced for numero French hits with the likes of Soprano, Sexion d’Assaut, Youssoupha, Akhenaton, Keny Arkana, Seth Gueko, Pejmaxx, Flynt, Scred Connexion, Demi-Portion, Scylla, Sefyu, Georgio, Red K ...

It is under his new name “Odaïba” that he now produces songs mixing electronic sounds with pop and hip-hop influences. 

SWEDE 808 MAFIA
PRODUCER

MIAMI / USA

2x Platinum & 2x Gold certified (RIAA)

Originally guitar player in a band in Sweden, he began to produce and was discovered by the A&R of 808 Mafia and recruited to join the crew. ​

Swede has produced for major hip hop artists such as Dj Khaled, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, Nas, Cee Lo Green, Gudda Gudda, Future, Pusha T, Rich Homie Quan, Gunplay, ...

But Swede also produced for Latin and pop artists: Dalex, J Quiles, Lapiz Conciente, Sergey Lazarev, Vlad Topalov, Pitbull or Flo Rida  or for commercials for Jeep with NBA star Paul George.

NEENYO

PRODUCER

TORONTO / CANADA

Grammy Award winner

Multi-Platinum certified (RIAA)

Having produced for Lloyd Banks and Dipset in his early career helped him to enter the American market. 

Neenyo then worked with major urban artists such as Drake, FutureChris BrownPartyNextDoorFabolousGrafhRed CaféJadakiss, OmarionAkon, The Lox, Bobby Valentino, Collie Buddz and others.

In 2015, Neenyo produced “Plastic Bag” for Drake and Future on their platinum-selling project "What a Time to Be Alive".

Neenyo has consecutively produced on four #1 Billboard albums.

ABE BATSHON
CEO (BEATSTARS)

AUSTIN / USA

Abe is the founder and CEO of BeatStars, a social music marketplace and distribution company where over 600,000+ Music Producers and Recording Artists collaborate, sell, distribute and share their music worldwide.
Before founding Beatstars in 2008, he was an A&R and content developer for INgrooves Music Group responsible for promoting and managing portfolios in digital format, including but not limited to the distribution of digital audio, video, and books to music and mobile retailers.

Clients included the likes of Strange Music (Tech N9ne), Rostrum Records (Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller), Slaughterhouse, Macklemore, The Lox, Killer Mike, J-Dilla and many more...

OZHORA MIYAGI
PRODUCER

LIEGE / BELGIUM

2x Platinum certified
 

Named "Producer of the month" by Hype Magazine in 2011 at the age of 17, this young producer coming out of Belgium first started as co-producer on "100 Hunnit" by Meek Mill & Wale.


Ozhora Miyagi kept on rising since then while working with Tory Lanez, Bow Wow, Kid Ink & Devin Cruise, Lil Debbie and Casey Veggies, A$AP Ferg & Bone Thugs & Harmony, Niykee Heaton.
He is also active on the french scene as he produced for Booba, SCH, Alonzo and Dosseh.

OPSEEK
AUDIO ENGINEER, MIXER

PARIS / FRANCE

In 2004 he went from the French West-indian Guadeloupe to Jamaïca where he will record the big names of Reggae-Dancehall scene: Vybz Kartel, Damian Marley, Gyptian, Movado, etc.
In 2006, he continues to work with Jamaïcan and Americain artists while in Miami, USA.

He then decided to come back to France and record the solo album of French rapper Soprano "La Colombe" at Soul Spirit Studio in Marseille.
In 2011 Opseek settles in Paris where he works with Hip-Hop artists such as A$AP Ant, Post Malone, Migos, Drake, Young Thug, Mr. You, Seth Gueko, Siboy, Booba, 13 Block or even Lacrim

INK

PRODUCER, MUSICIAN

ATLANTA / USA

2x Platinum certified (RIAA)

 

Producer, Singer, Songwriter and Musician, INK is a true music passionate. Founder of Vintage Nation, a collective unit of talented artists.

 

She has been working on versatile projects with the likes of Chris Brown, UsherYo Gotti, J Cole, Nas, Remy Ma, Trae tha Truth,  Tamar Braxton, Teyana Taylor, Meek Mill, Plies, Wyclef, Monica, Rick Ross or Monica among others.

INK is also composing music for film and television.

ZEG P
PRODUCER

MELUN / FRANCE

4x Platinum certified (SNEP)

2x Gold certified (SNEP)

Zeg P is a producer signed with Affranchis Music (Universal Music).

Best known for his work with Sofiane.He is the co-director behind their soon to be released awaited project "93 Empire".Soolking, Heuss l’enfoiré, Lino, Hornet la frappe, Ninho, lefa, Chilla, Barrack Adama, Maska, Nov, Gato da bato ...

SYLVAIN GAZAIGNES
GENERAL MANAGER (BMG FRANCE)

PARIS/ FRANCE

Artistic assistant for record label Sony Music from 2002 to 2007 and then Artistic Director junior from 2007 to 2011, we owe him the signature of the french super-group Sexion d'Assaut (5x platinum certified and 1x Diamond certified).

Since 2011, Sylvain Gazaignes has held the position of Artistic Director at BMG (publishing & label) where he signed artists such as 1995, Nekfeu, Bigflo & Oli, La Fouine, Ben L'Oncle Soul, BLV, Street Fab just to name but a few .
Sylvain Gazaignes was promoted at the head of BMG France in 2019.

GEZIN 808 MAFIA
PRODUCER, DJ

ZAGREB / CROATIA

Gezin aka The Sound God is a Croatian based producer part of the American producer superteam 808 Mafia. He gained recognition as a producer and eventually connected with Oscar award winning DJ Paul from Three 6 Mafia. He produced 5 tracks on his 2012 “A Person Of Interest” LP, which peaked 34 on the Billboard R&B list.
Gezin produced for Travis Scott, Take Off, SouthSide, UFO361, Gucci Mane, Lil Wyte, Kevin Gates, Mike Dean, Project Pat, OJ Da Juiceman, Drumma Boy, Yo Gotti ...

 

He is also the official sound provider for 808 Mafia, which also brought the Kill Bill sound to life, with Southside including this catchy signature tag in the 808 Mafia soundscape.

IMHOTEP (IAM)
PRODUCER

MARSEILLE / FRANCE

1x Diamond certified (SNEP)
5x Platinum & 10x Gold certified (SNEP)

Musical architect and cornerstone of the group IAM for 30 years, the composer, beatmaker and producer Imhotep has strongly influenced the sound of French Hip-Hop.

Imhotep also produce for his own label exploring other musical and rhythmic depths (Lounge, Reggae or Dub) with North-African influences and Gnawa music.

MONDO MARCIO
RAPPER

MILAN / ITALY

Mondo Marcio has for the last decade been helping give form to a highly misunderstood genre of music in his home country and selling loads of albums in the process. A proper debut was released in 2004 and since then, the platinum-selling artist has been churning out albums in the thriving and vibrant scene of Italian hip-hop. Ten albums into his career, Mondo has now cultivated a style that incorporates everything from electronica and R&B to orchestral pop into his rumbling, bass-saturated brand of hip-hop.
 

It's safe to say that Mondo Marcio opened the doors for the latest generation of rappers and trappers, while still remaining one of the most relevant urban artist in his country. Mondo Marcio is also the leading his company Mondo records.

KINO BEATS
PRODUCER, DJ

NORFOLK / USA

Born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. Kino Beats is currently working as tour DJ for American Rap Artist OG Maco and super producer Lex Luger.

 

He has worked on music with the likes of A$AP Rocky, Pharell Williams, Young Jeezy, Juelz Santana, OG Maco, Nipsey Hussle, Gunplay, Soulja BoyPxxr Gvng, Sfera Ebbasta among others.

 

The transition into DJ’ing would not have been possible without the years of musical history in production and has taken the producer to over 50 countries touring the world over six times. 

SHROOM
PRODUCER

AMSTERDAM / NETHERLANDS

1x Platinum & 1x Gold certified (RIAA)

 

Shroom is a producer/sound designer who began with Hell Razah of Sunz of Man (Wu-Tang Killa Beez) album in collaboration with Shabazz The Disciple

Subsequently, Shroom had the opportunity to work with big names in Hip Hop such as Pusha T, Wu-Tang, Mobb Deep, Busta Rhymes and The Lox, among others.

He also releases sample packs and drum kits and collaborates with many producers which earned him credits on titles like "Shea Butter Baby" by Ari Lennox & J. Cole that can be heard in the movie Creed 2, “Gat Damn” by Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, or even the recent “Homicide” by Logic feat. Eminem.

POPS
PRODUCER

TORONTO / CANADA

1x disque de Platine & 1x Or (SNEP)

 

Producing since 10+ years, Pops is very eclectic and capable of going from Pop to Hip-Hop and R&B.

Best known for his work with Jay RockJ.Cole, Drake, The Game, Lil Wayne, Freddie Gibbs, Machine Gun Kelly, Isaiah Rashad and Son Real for exemple he also been active overseas working with Alonzo, Mr. Probz and Deen Burbigo.

But Pops is not only active in the music industry as he created music for movies such as Honey 3, Drumline 2 and The Lonely Island

KARIM A. A. THIAM
A&R

PARIS / FRANCE

Management ● A&R ● Marketing ● Consulting

In the industry for more than 20 years, he used to be "Mr. Rap" at SONY Music during 10+ years working with So So Def, Loud Records, Ruthless Records, Ruffhouse, and Relativity catalogs.
Project manager and then Marketing Director for record label Small he launched french massive success as 113, Fonky Family, Neg' Marrons among others now considered as classic references in France.

A while Artistic Director for Jive-Epic he is now Music Consultant - Digital & Brands since 2008. 

The FaNaTiX
PRODUCING TEAM

LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM

This London based music production & song-writing team have no limit in creating tracks from R&B, Hip Hop and Bashment/Dancehall to Pop, Trap, House, Electro, Drum n Bass and Dub-Step.


Credited on smash hits by Popcaan, Beenie Man, WizKid, Paigey Cakey, Alkaline, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj et Stylo G.

The FaNaTiX
also have had songs synchronised for TV, radio and films as well as producing music for commercial releases on BBC, Sky Sports, Channel 4 and recently secured music in an advert for the Jordan clothing brand.

PROOF
PRODUCER, MASTERING ENGINEER

LE HAVRE / FRANCE

3x Platinum certified (SNEP)
1x Gold certified (SNEP)

Founding member of the DIN Records label, producer, sound engineer and beatmaker, Proof asserts himself as the sound director of the label, his footprint behind every album of the label with the artists Medine, Brav, Alivor, Third World and Oumar.
Proof also collaborated with renowned artists such as Royal Flush, Infamous Mobb, Soprano, Disiz la peste or Diam's. The diverse worlds of DIN Records rappers allow him to explore diverse musical themes and to constantly renew himself.

GNARLY MUSIC
PRODUCER, AUDIO ENGINEER

LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM

Gnarly is a London based Producer, DJ and Sound Engineer with a BA (Hons) in Sound Arts and Design. Drawing influences from UK Bass, Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop, R'n'B and Neo-Soul she creates genre-bending future beats you can vibe to in her production and DJ sets.​

As a multi instrumentalist, she has attracted a lot of interest online with her live finger drumming videos reaching viewers all over the world.

She has played live shows for the past few years at events, venues and festivals as well as workshops on production and finger drumming techniques.​
Gnarly has previously worked with organisations such as Secret Walls, Meeting of Styles, L.A.B. Collective, Wired4Music, Lyrix Organix & UK Beatbox Championships.

ALASSANE KONATE
FOUNDER (DIN RECORDS)

LE HAVRE / FRANCE

Din Records is an independent french label that was born in 2002.
As of 2006 this former association from rough neighborhoods of Le Havre concentrated mainly on Medine, ultra productive rapper who will release more than 5 projects in 5 years, his many collaborations with the likes of Soprano, Youssoupha, Dosseh, Salif, Diam's, Lino, Seth Gueko, Kery James will confirm his status in the eyes of all.

 

After more than 15 years of independence, DIN Records, which also develops artists Brav, Alivor, Tiers-Monde and Oumar, continues to establish itself as a model to follow.

NARCOS
PRODUCTION DUO

PARIS / FRANCE

2x Platinum certified (RIAA/SNEP)
2x Gold certified (SNEP)

Record production team consisting of Chapo and French Connect.
Created in 2014 the duo instantly connected and started to develop their own signature producing tracks for French top artists such as Alonzo, Kalash, Booba, 
MZ, Vald, and Alkpote.

 

Narcos kept on extending their network and are now working with with American artists as Skeme, Young Thug, Lil Yatchy, Juelz Santana, 21 Savage, Drake 
and Baka
 among others.

C-WASH
PRODUCER

DÜSSELDORF / GERMANY

Multi-awarded in France, Switzerland and Germany.

 

After having reached Germany and Switzerland's top charts with Alpa Gun, Fler and Fard while producing in France for artists such as Rohff, La Fouine and Mike Lucazz he produced for American heavyweight label Maybach Music's own Yowda.

C-Wash is now working on creating more music for the American market and has new tracks soon to be released with Freeway, B.o.B, Royce da'59, Crooked I and Caskey.

ORIANA CONVELBO
CO-CEO (NEUVE)

PARIS / FRANCE

NEUVE is a new label under Universal Music France, it is also a touring company as it has the particularity to consider live shows as a major aspect of artist development.​

Now Co-Executive Director for NEUVE, Oriana Convelbo used to work as an Artistic Director for major label Warner Chappell in publishing as well as Tour Project manager for Arachnee Productions and for Dans La Boite. 


Moha La Squale, Moriarty , Ash Kidd, Oxmo Puccino, Damso or MHD are some of the artists she worked with as artist developper 
Oriana Convelbo is a key activist for the emergent musical scene.

MORGAN BENNETT
MASTERING ENGINEER (BOOMERANG)

MONTREUIL / FRANCE

Morgan Bennett began his career in London as a live show stage manager and got involved in the indie rock scene, trip hop, house and dub step.


He then worked in Rome in various recording studios for film and music post-production. As a freelancer, he recently opened Boomerang Studio, a mixing and mastering studio in Montreuil equipped with Dolby Atmos (immersive 3D audio).

He worked for artists such as Ennio Morricone, Arctic Monkeys, Paolo Fresù, Anderson .Paak, 313, Jahyanai, Monkuti or Nelick among others.

NICK GREEN
CO-FOUNDER (NEXT PLAY MUSIC)

PARIS / FRANCE

Nick Green started in the music business 6 years ago, having the luck to get mentored in his first year by industry execs like Warren Griffin Jr (former a&r at Atlantic US), Gordon Mac Ginnis (former Interscope a&r) and Kevin “Black” Collins (former VP of Interscope), when he left his daily job and spend 6 months in LA in 2014.


Co-Founder of Next Play Music Group in 2015, his company worked with some of the biggest artist in Europe and USA, having songs out in more than 15 countries in 2017. 

After signing a global admin deal with Warner Chappell in February 2018. Nick continues to discover talents across the globe.

OLIVER (DRUMDREAMERS)
PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

1x Platinum certified (SNEP)

His first single was Benz'n (Love is Crime), which appeared in the independent mixtape Black Mixtape Vol 2 produced by Oliver and two collaborators Deka R and Sampler. This track brought him a SACEM prize for "2007’s summer hit".
In 2010 Oliver reappeared on the album of Ol’kainry "Iron Mic" in which he produces 6 titles.
 

Oliver won the Hit Lounge organized by G-Unit Records and produced for 50 Cent & Ryan Tedder (One Republic), Talib Kweli or Kalash which he also accompanied on stage.

ANDREA ALONSO
MIX ENGINEER, PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

Andrea Alonso is an inhouse audio engineer at the famous Parisian recording facility Studios de la Seine (studio C).

He started his career in sound reinforcement in fashion shows for prestigious brands such as: Channel, Dior and Balanciaga among others... 


Then he joined the recording studios that allowed him to work for french top artists Oxmo Puccino, Lefa, Rim’k, Franglish or even Sadek.

 

Andrea Alonso is also an eclectic producer who knows how to adapt in function of his clients going from HipHop, Trap to Electronic music.

PEDRO LE KRAKEN
FINGER DRUMMER

NANTES / FRANCE

Sponsored by AKAI Professional since 2017, he is a master of the drum machine.
From learning the drums at the age of 8 to producing Hip-Hop, Electronic, Trap and Dubstep crossovers he has established himself as a great value of the actual French scene.

 

With an experience of more than 60 live performances, his uncommon and impressive use of the machine; Pedro le Kraken delivers Live-tailored powerful tracks and definitely provides explosive shows. ​


After his first EP released in 2017, he is now working on his second solo project.

DJ IDEM
DJ, CEO (BIG FACTORY RECORDS)

PARIS / FRANCE

Starting to mix as a DJ in the mid-90's, DJ Idem joined the DJ crew "Action man DJ Crew" in 1998. Official DJ for Cassidy (of legendary French group X-MEN) he built his reputation through multiple DJ shows in Europe, national tours with French artists and through his show on FPP Radio in Paris.

DJ Idem is also a producer having credits with the likes of Group Home, Jeru the Damaja, X-MEN, Maïza


He is Executive manager of hip-hop label Big Factory Records which develops emerging artists.​

WETTY BEATZ
PRODUCER

KINGSTOWN / ST-VINCENT&GRENADINES

Starting his production work at the age of 15, he got a big exposure on the Soca scene in 2012 working with Lavaman.
Nominated for best riddim of the year by Vincy AMP association of Music Professionals in 2013 and won it the following year.
In 2015 Wetty Beatz wrote, produced and engineered Olatunji's hit "Oh yay".


In 2016 was nominated again by AMP in the categories: producer of the year, song writer of the year, riddim of the year and won all of them. 

In addition he worked with jamaican artist Busy Signal, Trinidadian sensations Machel Montano or Bunji Garlin among others and stays very active in the modern caribbean music scene developing Soca/Afro-beat crossovers.

ALMERIA (Everydayz & Phazz)
PRODUCTION DUO

PERPIGNAN, LYON / FRANCE

Almeria is the duo made of producers-musicians: Everydayz and Phazz.
Mostly on the road these two last years (one with Orelsan, the other behind Camélia Jordana among others), this year, they produced together their first album "Hijo", an anthology of rap nuggets that express all the extent of their talent as sound directors.

 

No reason for them to choose between electronic music and hip-hop, they come from this category of producers with no creative limitations and are comfortable with all the current production techniques.

MORGANE MARSHALL
CEO (HOSO PRODUCTION)

NÎMES / FRANCE

Created in 2013, HOSO Productions is the result of many years working in the music business. Morgane Marshall understood over time and connections that a project often exceeded a field of action in order to be well executed, and as a result, started managing several activity clusters for the same artists.

 

Today HOSO offers different services according to the projects: independent label, tour production, and artist management.
The company has worked with Jukebox Champions, ASM (A State of Mind), Kendra Morris, Anna Kova, The Mouse Outfit, Dj Nu-Mark, and recently Rhino.

AKILA BE WATER
DJ/TURNTABLIST

PARIS / FRANCE

Recognized by the biggest Turntablists around the world for her scratching skills, Akila be Water is part of the Major Player Music team and is officially DJ and jury for the American artists showcases organisation Coat2Coast Live.
 

She began alongside French reference DJ Abdel, and mixes in multiple national and international radio shows such as Mou'V, DJ City, OKLM, Wild One among others.
 

RedBull ThreeStyle France's finalist, Akila Be Water takes part in numerous elite DJ contests and keep performing her art across the world for her love to deejaying.

BLANKA
PRODUCER, AUDIO ENGINEER

PARIS / FRANCE

Producer, DJ, but also director and sound engineer for many artists, Blanka is at the same time a top performer, whether with his crew, the electronic group La Fine Equipe or in the past within Jukebox Champions as with Gael Faye among others.

He is also the founder of the mastering studio Kasablanka which finalizes many productions of hip-hop and affiliated artists:  Mf Doom, Ken Boothe, Kool Keith, Guilty Simpson, Moka Only, Akil The Mc, Bam Afrika Baby, ASM, Guts, Chinese Man, Fakear, Onra, Moderator ...

DREAM TOUCH
PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

1x Gold certified (SNEP)

Working with French artist Smoker led him to his first steps in the music industry by producing 2 titles of the album "Force et faiblesse". Dreamtouch then worked with Alibi Montana on "Ghetto 2".

Since 2006 he has widened his repertoire to artists such as Booba, Sexion D'Assaut, Sultan, Maître Gim's, H Magnum, Eloquence, Kheimer or Ol Kainry.​

Dreamtouch is also credited on one of jamaican artist Shaggy's official remixes.

 

He is now working on his solo EP.

JUST DIZLE
DJ

PARIS / FRANCE

Passionate about music since childhood, Just Dizle is now one of the most popular DJs in France. He has remained a fixture across platforms, rocking sets on TV, radio and in clubs. His mixes have become the stuff of legend.

 

Just Dizle has worked with leading brands across the globe DJing exclusive events, private parties and celebrity functions (Solange Knowles, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Kevin Durant, Playlist Retreat, Essence Festival, African Leadership Network, MTV, Richemont and Piaget, Nike, Sony, Columbia Records among others.​

He has played to ovations at clubs and so-mehow developed the uncanny ability to be everywhere at once and in any musical universe.

JR BONNERAVE
PRODUCER

RENNES / FRANCE

JR is a producer specialized in synthesis and music for image, from 2005 to 2015 he managed a team of composers for the web.

 

As such, he created original music for promotional films on the web for brands such as Nike, Timberland, D & G, Diesel, Adidas, Pepe Jeans, Lancel, Beaume & Mercier, Glove, Rodier, Prada, Puma, Descamps, Kenzo, Fauchon, Poiray, Mugler, Guess or Calvin Klein.

 

As of  2014, JR also produced music for French television prime time shows like "Ninja Warrior" or "Dancing with the stars".

DJ MAC TEAL
DJ

MANTES-LA-JOLIE / FRANCE

DJ Mac Teal began with turntablisim in the mid-90's.

His passion for live shows was born while touring as DJ for legendary French rap groups such as Expression Direkt, Komplice du Vice, A2SOS or even F.I.L.O. 

He was a member of the DJ crew MAGIKTIMECREW with whom he went on national tour.

DJ Mac Teal recieved extremely strong press response for his mixtapes: The Rapsoul Experience, Règlement 2 Kontes, Final Fight ...

Warming up for DMX, X-Men, Dj Dee Nasty, Dj Poska he mixed for prestigious festivals including the likes of Printemps de Bourges, Rock en Seine and Paris Hip-Hop.

NAB H24
PRODUCER

MONTPELLIER / FRANCE

NAB H24 is a French producer based in Montpellier. A self-taught musician, he began making beats in 1999 with his group H24 Productions. Over the years he sharpened his style, digging into 70's music, soul, French and world music when using samples and playing guitar, bass and piano to create original compositions.

 

He has collaborated with American and French artists such as Inspectah Deck (Wu-Tang), Big Noyd (Mobb Deep), Spleen, Demi Portion, Sofiane, Sameer Ahmad, Scred Connexion, Guizmo and many others.

 

He has also released several solo projects ranging from instrumental Hip Hop albums to funk and electro-funk projects.

DJ STRESH
DJ, PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

RedBull 3style France Champion - 2016

DMC - France Vice Champion - 2016

DJ first, but also a beatmaker, Stresh is a true hip hop enthusiast. For several years he has multiplied his collaborations and productions with different artists from the French rap scene. As a backing DJ he accompanied artists on tour including Youssoupha, Ali, Rocé or A2h. In 2016 he wins the title of France champion during Battle Red bull Music3Style and the title of Vice Champion of France DMC (Battle for world supremacy). Appreciated by artists for his technique, his experience and his knowledge of Hip Hop culture, DJ Stresh has become in a few years a safe bet among French Dj's.​

WILLMUCH
PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

Passionate about 90's golden era sounds, for 9 years this Hip-Hop Dj / Beatmaker (BoomBap, Dirty, Trap, Abstract) has been pro-active.

 

He began sampling with Akai MPC’s and quickly became an expert in analog manipulation and sampling from vinyl.

 

During his 10 years of experience, Willmuch gained mastery of drum machine programming. Following the technological evolution he now works with various digital controllers.

BABA FLEX
DJ

PARIS / FRANCE

JAZZEFFIQ HOODCATS

HELLO PANAM SOUND SYSTEM

He first touched the turntables in the 90's with his friend DJ Merlin (from Case Nègre). Warm Ups and private parties are all opportunities that will allow him to make his own name and over the years to naturally become an event Organizer.

Baba Flex also opened (with DJ Jim) for Little Brother, Talib Kweli, Busta Rhymes or Black Milk in well known Parisian venues as Elysée Montmartre, Le Bataclan or Nouveau Casino.

VIN'S
RAPPER

VALREAS / FRANCE

Vin’s produced his first album "freeson" as independent in 2014 with Wazacrew.

His come back after a three-year break leads to new opportunities. On the radar since “FBitch” he have been noticed by comedian Malik Bentalha, who pushed for Vin's to sign a major record deal.

 

In 2017 he is signed to Capitol and his audience expoded with the “#MeToo” track in the same year.

His last album « Sophia » has been released in May 2019 and Vin’s is already working on his next projects.

GARETH MESSAM
MANAGER COAST2COAST EUROPE

LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM

Assisting with brand and show development throughout Europe and Africa. Providing artist export opportunities to the US, Coast 2 Coast also offers a number of opportunities on their artist and instrumental mixtapes, distribution and the annual Coast 2 Coast convention in Miami which sees some of the biggest names in Hip Hop attending.


Gareth Messam also runs Major Players Music, a management company. His producers and writers credits include J-Lo, Lil Flip, Devin The Dude, Troy Ave and VCha$e among others.

THA TRICKAZ
PRODUCTION DUO

FRANCE / VIETNAM

The French duo Tha Trickaz is formed by iRaize & Pho. These dj's, machine and sampler virtuosos have been performing for over 10 years on the electronic scene with music influenced by bass music, trap and hip-hop.

 

After a tour in Asia and Oceania, with a dozen dates in five different countries and more than 250 dates in the world over the last 5 years, the band released its third album, Cloud City. The album clearly illustrates their vast universe, hybrid and powerful mixing orchestras and soundtracks.

RHINO
PRODUCER

NÎMES / FRANCE

Rhino begins his carrer as a DJ with the Hip Hop group ASM (A State of Mind).

This led to years of touring, the creation of the MPC/Turntablist crew Jukebox Champions and to producing for artists like MF DOOM, Deluxe, Soom T, Kid Creole, Jean-Jacques Milteau and many more.

 

Rhino is specialized in samplers, controllers and drum machines; his performances are an exciting example of how electronic music can be performed live.

OTTO MOUKOURI
PROJECT MANAGER (DEF JAM FRANCE)

PARIS / FRANCE

Otto Moukouri is working as project manager at Universal Music (Def Jam) with the likes of Alonzo, Mac Tyer or YL.

He is also DJ under the name of Otto Bell

been on the road and support artist for people such as 070 Shake, Kelvyn Colt, Ty Dolla Sign, or Tory Lanez.

MKL
PRODUCER

PARIS / FRANCE

As a Producer and a technician, he has been multiplying collaborations for several years: sound engineer and producer on the television station W9, a while music producer for the Juste Debout (international meeting of Hip Hop dances).

MKL is also a member of Universkalp production team which produces for Soprano, Black M, Lefa, Indila or Youssoupha to name a few.
 

ALIENHEARTS
PRODUCER

VALREAS / FRANCE

Electronic music producer for more than 15 years, Alienhearts produced in a variety of genres whether it was originals or remixes. Starting 2010, he began making a name for himself after winning several remix contests and producer battles.

 

Passionate about video, graphic design and motion design, he also started several video concepts (regular youtube shows) revolving around music.

Recently trained in mixing, he constantly adds skills to his toolbox as a producer.

TONY DOFAT

TONY DOFAT

BINK!

BINK!

NEFF-U

NEFF-U

ROCKWILDER

ROCKWILDER

DJ KHALIL

DJ KHALIL

STREETRUNNER

STREETRUNNER

SOUND ORACLE

SOUND ORACLE

MY GUY MARS

MY GUY MARS

SCOOP DEVILLE

SCOOP DEVILLE

TY FYFFE

TY FYFFE

TARIK AZZOUZ

TARIK AZZOUZ

NEENYO

NEENYO

BLASTAR

BLASTAR

PYROMAN

PYROMAN

MIKE&KEYS

MIKE&KEYS

SHROOM

SHROOM

NICKO

NICKO

KINO BEATS

KINO BEATS

INK

INK

SWEDE 808MAFIA

SWEDE 808MAFIA

OZHORA MIYAGI

OZHORA MIYAGI

GEZIN 808MAFIA

GEZIN 808MAFIA

POPS

POPS

The FaNaTiX

The FaNaTiX

PROOF

PROOF

SYLVAIN GAZAIGNES

SYLVAIN GAZAIGNES

MORGANE MARSHALL

MORGANE MARSHALL

NAB H24

NAB H24

ZEG P

ZEG P

OLIVER

OLIVER

GNARLY

GNARLY

ALASSANE KONATE

ALASSANE KONATE

JR BONNERAVE

JR BONNERAVE

CEDRIC PISTOL

CEDRIC PISTOL

NICK GREEN

NICK GREEN

OPSEEK

OPSEEK

JORIS AUFFRET

JORIS AUFFRET

NARCOS

NARCOS

MORGAN BENNETT

MORGAN BENNETT

Tony Dofat will host a practical wor

Tony Dofat will host a practical wor

RHINO

RHINO

DJ MACTEAL

DJ MACTEAL

PEDRO LE KRAKEN

PEDRO LE KRAKEN

THA TRICKAZ

THA TRICKAZ

ORIANA CONVELBO

ORIANA CONVELBO

DJ STRESH

DJ STRESH

WILLMUCH

WILLMUCH

C-WASH

C-WASH

BABA FLEX

BABA FLEX

OTTO MOUKOURI

OTTO MOUKOURI

DREAMTOUCH

DREAMTOUCH

ALIEN HEARTS

ALIEN HEARTS

WETTY BEATZ

WETTY BEATZ

ANDREA ALONSO

ANDREA ALONSO

JEFF BACON

JEFF BACON

AKILA BE WATER

AKILA BE WATER

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