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Warner Chappell enters publishing partnership with Atlanta record label LVRN – Music Business Worldwide

Warner Chappell Music has entered right into a publishing partnership with Atlanta-based record label, Love Renaissance (LVRN).


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Spearheaded by LVRN founders Tunde Balogun and Justice Baiden, the partnership contains new signings with rising Atlanta star BRS Kash, whose Throat Baby (Go Baby) single at present holds the highest spot on Urban Radio, in addition to Cruel Santino (fka Santi), GMK and Genio Bambino.

Warner Chappell has additionally prolonged its deal with LVRN artist, songwriter, and world R&B celebrity, Summer Walker.

LVRN was based in 2012 by Tunde Balogun, Justice Baiden, Carlon Ramong, Junia Abaidoo, and Sean Famoso McNichol whereas they had been nonetheless college students at Georgia State University.

The Atlanta-based music collective has since helped to type the careers of a few of R&B’s greatest breakout acts, together with Summer Walker, 6lack, Shelley (fka DRAM), ​Westside Boogie, Kitty Ca$h, OMB Bloodbath, Eli Derby, and Young Rog.

In 2017, the label landed a distribution deal with Interscope Records and launched LVRN Studios, a inventive recording house in Atlanta.

Last November, LVRN launched its first-ever vacation compilation album, Home for the Holidays, which options 9 tracks from LVRN artists.

Rapper BRS Kash, additionally from Atlanta, emerged on the scene final 12 months with his single Throat Baby (Go Baby), which has greater than 194 million world streams.

The track gained recognition on TikTok and landed him his first RIAA gold certification and a record deal with LVRN in August.

On January 22, he launched Kash Only that includes his hit Throat Baby (Go Baby), a remix of the record with Da Baby and City Girls, and different hit tracks with Mulatto and Toosii.

Throat Baby (Go Baby) lately hit the highest 10 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and continues to chart on the Billboard Hot 100.

Last week, BRS Kash additionally held the highest spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songwriters chart.

“LVRN is made up of inspiring young visionaries who helped to put Summer Walker on the global stage.”

Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall

Warner Chappell Music Co-Chair and CEO, Guy Moot, and Co-Chair and COO, Carianne Marshall, stated: “LVRN is made up of inspiring young visionaries who helped to put Summer Walker on the global stage.

“They’ve successfully built one of the most forward-looking and progressive music imprints out there and are exactly the type of entrepreneurs we’re looking to be in business with.

“Both of us, along with Ryan Press, Wallace and our whole team are excited to work with them to help even more artists, songwriters and producers reach their full potential.”

“Wallace Joseph, Ryan Press, and Shani Gonzales have been close friends of ours for years, so we are thrilled to be in business with them in this new venture.”

Tunde Balogun and Justice Baiden, LVRN

LVRN, Co-founder and President, Tunde Balogun, and Co-founder and Head of A&R, Justice Baiden, stated: “Our main focus since the label’s founding has been the development of artists.

“We are now committing the same focus and approach with publishing to develop the best songwriters, producers, and artists.

“It’s pivotal to continue building with a talented team around you, which is what we found with Warner, and why this partnership is so important to actualize the next step which includes the ability for the label’s publishing arm to administer writers they publish on their own and to fully partner with WCM.

“Wallace Joseph, Ryan Press, and Shani Gonzales have been close friends of ours for years, so we are thrilled to be in business with them in this new venture.”

“It’s great to be able to make our partnership with our friends at LVRN official.”

Wallace Joseph, Warner Chappell Music 

Warner Chappell Music Sr. Director of A&R, Wallace Joseph, added: “It’s great to be able to make our partnership with our friends at LVRN official.

“We’ve been working together for a while now and share a similar vision for helping to develop and shape songwriters’ careers at every stage of their journeys.”

 Music Business Worldwide

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