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Killer Mike along with leaders from Apple, SoundCloud, Genius, VICE, Audiomack, Billboard, and more gathered last week to inspire independent music makers at inaugural RapCon, presented by Symphonic. 

Pictured from left to right: R. Caiafa (Head of Label Relations at Soundcloud), Melissa Tuan (Senior Director, Experiential Marketing at Tidal), Danny Chang (Director of Partnerships at Giphy), Chris Herche (Head of Marketing at Cinematic Music Group), Mikey Fresh (Senior Artist Relations Manager at Genius), and Leslie Horn (Editorial Director of Music and Culture at Vice) brought their expertise in music marketing to the De-constructing Marketing Strategies panel at Symphonic's RapCon.  


Pictured above: Killer Mike of Run The Jewels explains how independents matter and they're risk takers during his keynote address to the crowd of RapCon attendees and moderator Torae (of SiriusXM Hip-Hop Nation) last week. The inaugural event was held at the National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY, on July 25, 2019. Symphonic curated this exclusive one-day event along with an evening showcase of independent artists that featured Maxo Kream - Brandon Banks, Siimba Selassie, Sweet Savage, Anik Khan, PRLM CHLD, Odalys, and Jae Hall at the legendary Rough Trade NYC. 

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About Symphonic Distribution :
Symphonic Distribution is a 100% independent music/video distribution and artist marketing company founded by music producer Jorge Brea in 2006. Headquartered in Tampa, FL and Brooklyn, NY with offices in Nashville, Bogota, Denver and other major music markets throughout the world, Symphonic provides thousands of new and established record labels, managers and artists with global digital music distribution, playlist pitching, release promotion, and a comprehensive suite of label services. Some of Symphonic's current artists and alumni include Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Marshmello, Amon Tobin, Kari Faux, Sons of Sonix, Gunna, Shigeto, Jose Reyes, and Black Thought. For more information, please visit,
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