Live Performance & Touring Executive
Visionary. Strategic partner. Consultant. Entrepreneur. Music and entertainment Executive.
He is the founder of Anguilla’s number one touring musical act British Dependency. The group has toured most of the USA and the Caribbean with forays into Canada, Latin America and Africa.
He is a trained social worker, a song writer and producer.
He has worked with most leading Anguillian acts in the capacity of developing Artiste and Repertoire.
Music Publishing, Copyright & Performing Rights Executive
From production to talent scouting, licensing, tour management, distribution and protecting the rights of authors and composers, he has seen and done it all, and with a passion.
He worked with big labels like BMG, Capitol, EMI, Arista, and Polygram, among others to independent labels. Custom manufacturing was made available which assisted in the region’s Artist sharing their works and getting radio play greatly assisting sales. The scenario allowed for tremendous growth on exports, securing distribution into extraregional territories such as US, UK, Canada and Central America.
Fred Jean-Baptiste has over 25 years of experience in the music industry as a producer.
After a representative experience in Paris as a product manager at Sony Music France, he came back to Martinique to develop several productions and publishing companies to organize martinican traditional music and dance shows: Label JB, Bèlè Label Muzik, Mizik Label, Consulting ICE.
Here are some of his successful productions: Ti Raoul Grivalliers, Stella Gonis, Valérie, Louri, Bèlè Légliz, GBK, Père Phanor, Vwa Légliz...
Thanks to his global vision, his productions traveled all over the world (Canada, Sweden, Morocco, the Caribbean with St-Vincent & Grenadines, Barbados, Dominican Republic... )
ST-KITTS / CANADA
Music Business Executive
He is self-driven, successful, goal-oriented professional with 40+ years’ experience in the music & entertainment industry
He has an extensive & effective experience in business management, government relations, and international marketing
Creative, Inspiring and Visionary Leader he has a proven ability to motivate and develop potential.
Thanks to his entrepreneurial skills, he can accurately identify an organization's key opportunities and develop innovative solutions to improve operational process and effectively increase revenues
With over 30 years as a music industry executive, he has a breadth of experience in the North American market working with developing acts to global superstars.
He founded in 1993, R.E.M.G. growing to become Canada’s leading hip-hop/R&B concert promoter. He produced shows on first-ever tours with artists like Eminem, 50 Cent, Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Lauryn Hill, Amy Winehouse, John Legend, M.I.A., Jamie Foxx.
He created the concept and planted the seeds for what is now one of the longest-running black-music festivals in America, The Roots Picnic. He also worked with BeatFactory Music, Canada’s largest independent urban music label.
As VP Marketing he oversaw the launch, branding and marketing of the RAPessential and GROOVEssential album series which featured Canada’s biggest hip-hop and R&B stars including Glenn Lewis, Kardinal Offishall, The Rascalz, Ghetto Concept
He has been recruited by global concert powerhouse AEG Presents as Vice-President Global Touring. He is responsible for booking and producing global arena tours for some of the biggest artists in the
United States of America
Music Business Executive
He is a multiple Grammy Awardwinning American record executive, producer, and A&R extraordinaire
He worked with artists in several genres,including Pop, R&B, and Hip-Hop. He is perhaps best known for handling A&R/Production for two of Beyonce Knowles' biggest albums (I Am...Sasha Fierce and B'Day), for discovering and developing the platinum R&B group B2K, and for his A&R work on the multi-platinum Dreamgirls soundtrack album.
Global Digital Distribution Executive For Believe
Senior Label manager at Believe Canada, one of the largest and most successful digital distribution and marketing company in the World.
He has been immersed in the business of independent music for more than 30 years, in a variety of capacities. As an artist, tour manager, FOH engineer, album producer, artist manager, and marketing and label manager, Spencer’s experience gives him a uniquely broad perspective which serves him well as an advocate for indie artists.
He is responsible for acquiring and managing key content for international distribution, ensuring that the execution of releases creates the environment of maximum impact for sales and marketing.