Have you heard of Love Renaissance (LVRN), the hip-hop and R&B record label based in Atlanta?
If not, you may want to take note of this up-and-coming label as they recently made a significant addition to their team.
Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter Bryan-Michael Cox has been appointed as Senior Vice President, A&R, and Executive Producer.
Cox has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Usher, Mariah Carey, and Mary J. Blige, earning him a total of nine Grammy Awards and 38 No.1 records. He has also been named Songwriter of the Year by SESAC for eight years in a row, and was awarded the SESAC Icon Award in 2022.
In his new role at LVRN, Cox will focus on breaking new talent and developing the label's current roster of superstar artists, including Summer Walker, 6LACK, and Alex Vaughn. He will also executively produce all in-house projects.
The appointment of Cox comes on the heels of a significant investment in LVRN by Matt Pincus, Co-Founder and CEO of MUSIC. With the company valued at over $100 million, the investment will provide growth capital to build capacity in the label's existing businesses and unlock strategic expansion opportunities.
Overall, this news highlights the importance of artist development and the growing value of bringing on experienced industry professionals to help guide the process. Aspiring musicians and industry professionals can learn from LVRN's success and take note of the importance of nurturing talent and fostering relationships between artists, A&R, and labels.