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Zobe Records Inks Global Distribution Deal

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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Zobe Records Announces a Distribution Agreement with INgrooves

 

Zobe Records gets another upgrade to take the music label to new heights!

 

 

WASHINGTON DC, March 30, 2015. Zobe Records is joining forces with one of the largest digital music distributors worldwide. With a partnership via REMG, Zobe Records announces a global distribution agreement with INgrooves. This partnership will include digital music distribution with a potential option for physical music distribution by their partner Universal Music Group based upon sales profits of releases.

 

The joint venture partnership deal will provide Zobe Records with international access to over 600 destinations in over 200 territories worldwide. "It is an honor and a privilege to be able to obtain the same distribution that many major labels have and are currently using within the industry to help take my company to the next level and provide more services and opportunities for my organization to offer to our artists and label partners", states Alonzo Black, the founder/owner of Zobe Records.

 

 

About REMG

 

REMG offers music marketing & label services for the client (artists, managers, labels, distribution) via INgrooves. Artists/Labels can choose to work with a range of specialist support functions, including digital marketing, radio & video promotions, publicity, brand partnerships and media planning. REMG's priority is to cultivate/create an environment that allows the artist/manager/label to compete as if they were apart of a fully staffed label and to achieve the full potential and deepen relationships with new partners for their success. REMG serves as the product manager and based on their history and expertise, they can propel the artist fan engagement and navigate the artist/manager/label through the ever changing marketplace in today’s music industry with specialized marketing services.

 

About INgrooves

 

INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues.

 

INgrooves is a global distribution, technology and marketing company which provides custom services for artists and independent record labels. The company's three divisions include distribution services, rights services, and INresidence, an artist services division. They utilize a proprietary distribution system and maintain a focus on analytics, and reporting technology.

 

The company was founded in San Francisco in 2002. Envisioned as a digital record label of the future, it was one of the first independent distribution companies to partner with iTunes. As of 2015, the INgrooves retail network included more than 600 services and storefronts.

 

In 2008, Universal Music Group (UMG) selected INgrooves's parent company, Isolation Network Inc., to digitally distribute all of their music in North America. In 2010, Shamrock Capital -- an investment fund founded by Roy E. Disney -- made a significant investment in the company, which allowed INgrooves to acquire Fontana Distribution in 2012. INgrooves subsequently expanded their services to include physical distribution.

 

In 2012, the company launched an Artist Services division, INresidence, a project-based service for established artists and emerging artists releasing music independently. They established a Rights Services division dedicated to music publishing, synch licensing and neighboring rights in 2013.

 

As of 2015, INgrooves operated offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, London, Berlin and Melbourne.

 

For more information, check out www.ingrooves.com.

 

About Zobe Records

 

Zobe Records is an independent record label created to be a one-stop-shop for the music industry offering great opportunities for the best music talents with a growing roster of music artists, producers, engineers, and DJs. Zobe is also in the process of forming a number of partnerships with music studios and producers around the nation and internationally. Zobe staff has a vast amount of experience, education, and training to provide the support needed to take a talent to the next level as being well connected to many music industry executives, major label A&Rs, and media outlets which will lead the label to much success in the future along with the growing talent roster open to every genre of music. Zobe Records is a single division of parent company Zobe Models & Talents Agency which handles celebrity/artist bookings, management, PR, marketing, artist development, and more along with the company's own film and magazine media outlets.

 

Zobe Distribution also provides indie-major worldwide distribution for singles, EPs, and albums as a business platform service. These services include not only music servicing but also music video servicing, radio servicing, and more. Zobe Distribution via Zobe Music Group (ZMG) can even provide sub-label/imprint opportunities to the best independent labels, management companies, production companies, and music studios who would like to partner with us to take their organization to the next level and obtain music publishing, distribution, and the marketing assistance that they need. This gives an opportunity to have more of a control of and concentrate more on the artistic creative development, however, this opportunity is only available to those organizations who are truly prepared and have budgets for their sub-label/imprint.

 

Zobe Record's CEO/Owner (Alonzo Black) was inducted as a member of The Recording Academy (Grammys) and enhanced Zobe Records by obtaining a Universal Music Group New Digital Media Agreement, a YouTube Licensing Agreement, a Google Play Licensing Agreement, a Warner Music Inc New Digital Media Agreement, a Sony Music Entertainment New Digital Media Agreement, and even secured a contract with mega music corporation Viacom/MTV to assist with artist development, music licensing, live performance opportunities, and video broadcasting. Zobe Records is a member of ASCAP with its own publishing company "Alonzo Black Publishing". Zobe Records has partnered with Monahrk Entertainment Firm which is a production company and music placement company that brings to Zobe Records / Alonzo Black Publishing a team of Grammy Winning/Nominated and #1 albums/singles charted producers and songwriters who have obtained numerous placements (sync and master licenses) with major recording artists, commercial clients, and films.

 

For more information on Zobe Records go to:

http://www.ZobeRecords.com/

 

We UP Next Productions Presents " A Love & HipHop Night With Steve J and Joseline Hernandez

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (1)

STEVIE J & JOSELNE HOST: LOVE & HIP HOP VALENTINES.

Friday February 13th 2015 was night to remember as Love & Hip-Hop favorite couple came out to Club Reign in Memphis, TN to host this crowd pleasing event. The atmosphere was electric, The crowd was great and the promoters

Brock Luciano B Raw, Phelon Bland, Chris Lil One Taylor, & Kimble He was front and center as they gave us a great party.

Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez as usual did not disappoint.

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