Shawn Vacation, Phylicia Fant Named Columbia Information’ Co-Heads of City (EXCLUSIVE)


Columbia Information has named Shawn Vacation and Phylicia Fant Co-heads of City Music, it was introduced right this moment by the label’s chairman and CEO, Ron Perry. The 2 will every maintain the title of Co-head of City Music. Beforehand, Vacation was Senior Vice President of City A&R for Columbia, whereas Fant joins Columbia from Warner Bros. Information, the place she was Senior Vice President of Publicity and Particular Tasks.

“Shawn and Phylicia are two of probably the most revered executives throughout the hip hop/R&B artistic group,” Perry stated. “Shawn’s talent for locating and growing expertise and Phylicia’s skills in life-style, advertising and marketing, and branding will prolong the attain of our hip-hop and R&B roster. The whole firm joins me in congratulating Shawn and Phylicia.”

“I need to thank Ron and I’m excited concerning the path Ron is taking the label,” Vacation stated. “I look ahead to working with Phylicia, furthering our city roster’s influence as we proceed to convey groundbreaking artists to Columbia Information.”

Fant acknowledged, “I’m thrilled to play a job in Ron Perry’s daring new city technique.  I’ve recognized Shawn since my earliest days within the enterprise and I’m excited to accomplice with him. Figuring out life-style and entrepreneurial initiatives at such a dynamic renaissance interval for black tradition will create breakthrough alternatives for Columbia artists throughout all platforms.”

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