June is Black Music Appreciation Month! To celebrate, we’re here to spread the love and promote some of the best in the industry. Here are some Black-owned, badass labels you should absolutely know about… 🔥
Black Owned Labels You Need To Know About
Deep Root Records
Deep Root Records is an independent record label thriving to serve artists in three ways: Artist Management, Music Exploitation, and Event Production. Based in New York City but with international reach, the label is a runway for artists seeking a fast track to success. Deep Root’s founders, Music Producer Francis Mercier and entrepreneur Ajamu Kambon, have one simple guide:
“Music is to be felt. Our target is an audience seeking not just to listen, but to experience the music. Whether on the dance floor or in commercials, our music awakens your senses and connects you to the moment. As a label, we pride ourselves on representing artists that create experiences. We speak, breathe and live for unique compositions that transport you on each play.”
Rowdy Records is a legendary genre-free label that started in 1992 as the diverse music side to the Rowdy Collection. — Based out of Atlanta, GRAMMY award and Songwriter Hall of Fame Inductee, Dallas Austin wanted to make a profound difference in alternative and pop cultures with his iconic, record-breaking Pop, R&B and Hip-Hop productions.
Sosshouse Records is a creative collective dreamed up and built from the ground up by Pi’erre Bourne.
Purveyor Underground’s ethos and brand creation comes from label boss Demuir who has been in the electronic music industry since ‘98. Those experiences of being an artist and business lead helped mold the non-genre limiting artist and person he is today. Artistically, Purveyor Underground is a home for artists looking to express themselves freely and are conscious of doing right by the music we love. ⚡️ Instagram // SoundCloud
VALOR is a boutique agency inclusive of talent management, label services, music production, sync licensing & e-sports alike. The founder of VALOR, Jordan “Jay” Waddell, has worked on campaigns and projects with some of the world’s largest artists and brands. You don’t want to miss what’s in store for this up and coming agency as their artists and marketing ventures take the industry by storm. ⚡️ Instagram//Spotify
Music City Records