Brandra Ringo named EVP of A&R at High quality Management Music, Wayno Clark joins as VP of A&R


High quality Management Music has named Brandra Ringo and Wayno Clark as EVP of A&R and VP of A&R, respectively.

Brandra Ringo started her profession as an intern for Nelly’s administration group.

Since then, she has labored for Def Jam and Motown Data, Warner Chappell and UMPG.

At UMPG, she labored for seven years underneath the director mentorship of present Motown Data Chairman and CEO Ethiopia Habtemariam, who took on the position in 2021.

In 2020 and 2021, Ringo was named as certainly one of Billboard’s Hip Hop and R&B Energy Gamers, in addition to to its Ladies In Music listing.

Wanyo Clark, in the meantime, brings with him expertise throughout the music and leisure industries, and first broke into the trade by working within the mailroom of the Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella constructing.

He landed an internship at Roc-A-Fella and labored there as an assistant A&R for 3 years, earlier than founding a administration firm, Triangle Offense.

Since then, Clark has labored as a bunch on Advanced’s On a regular basis Wrestle program, earlier than shifting to a place at Asylum Data (Warner) the place he assisted with Sada Child and helped put collectively Entire Lotta Chops Remix (feat. Nicki Minaj with Derrick Milano).

In his brief time as VP of A&R, Clark has already signed QC’s latest act – Detroit rapper Child Cash.

Clark additionally presently works with Ethiopia Habtemariam at Motown, the place he holds the title of Senior Director of A&R.

Ringo and Clark be part of a raft of latest hires and promotions at High quality Management.

In December 2021, Lauren Walsh was named Govt Vice President of Branding and Advertising and marketing at Stable Basis Administration, the administration companies arm of High quality Management Music.

This adopted the October additions of Simone Mitchell, as President of High quality Management Music, Tamika Howard as Govt VP and Amber Mitchell, VP Artist Relations.

“[Ringo] can spot expertise earlier than most.”

Pierre ‘P’ Thomas, High quality Management

Pierre ‘P’ Thomas, CEO High quality Management, mentioned: “Brandra is somebody I’ve trusted for some time and am so excited to have the ability to convey into the QC household as a result of she’s received the most effective ears within the sport.

“She’s so clever, centered and devoted with a degree of willpower that will get her out of the workplace and actually residing within the area to make these information occur in a approach they is way past what I’ve seen from most A&Rs.

“She will spot expertise earlier than most and her being with us is a big asset.”

“Wayno has an unimaginable sense of style.”

Kevin ‘Coach Ok’ Lee, High quality Management

Kevin ‘Coach Ok’ Lee, COO High quality Management, added: “Wayno has an unimaginable sense of style together with his eager eyes on the bottom and being so tapped in with the tradition the place he all the time is aware of what’s scorching and what’s shifting.

“His unimaginable communication and connecting with artists brings the true magic out within the music. We’re so lucky to have him bringing his wonderful ability set to our group.”Music Enterprise Worldwide


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