News: Rostrum Records Brings Jamal Jimoh On-board As VP of Marketing

First broken by Billboard, Rostrum Records has announced that seasoned industry exec Jamal Jimoh has joined its staff as their new VP of Marketing and Revenue, along with Yazid Britt as director, creative services and marketing. They will both be under the helm of Rostrum GM Jonathan Partch.

Partch said of the new additions, “Jamal and Yazid bring a depth of experience, creativity, and expertise that will help propel Rostrum through 2019 and well into the future as we continue our push to be the premier independent home for hip-hop and R&B. I couldn’t be more excited for them to be joining the team.”

Coming from Premier Music Group, Jamal’s resume is impressive and extensive. Previously working for eOne Entertainment, Nick Cannon’s Ncredible Entertainment and was the manager of A&R research and promotion at Island Def Jam.

“It’s rare that we encounter opportunities that feel like a hand-in-glove fit,” Jimoh went on to say. “Being able to bring my experience across management, media and marketing to Rostrum feels about as close to ideal as you can get. I’m truly looking forward to working with Benjy (Rostrum President), Jonathan, and the talented team here.”

Rostrum Records has an extensive roster of artists, including 24 Hrs, Rockie Fresh, Innanet James, Problem, Taliwhoah, Caleb Brown, Lambo Anlo, Boaz and more. They are more widely known for launching Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller’s careers. Starting in Pittsburgh, Rostrum now resides in Los Angeles, California.

Boaz – “From The Beginning” feat. Stevie B

Pittsburgh storyteller Boaz returns with the video for his new single “From The Beginning”, featuring Stevie B. The Rostrum Records emcee calls out the game for turning it’s back on him, even though he’s in a great space and better than he’s ever been. Shying away from the negativity, he professes his love for it, still, as he hits the streets of his city in the Josh Sikkema directed visual.

Brass – “All Bad Habits”

Alt-Rap artist BRASS combines the blistering aggression of rap and punk music into a dark, glitchy hybrid. The sound has roots in the punk rock scene in Toronto and was later influenced by trap and dub music. The perfect soundtrack to a cyberpunk dystopia, BRASS aims to energize and strengthen the listener to aid them in tackling whatever obstacles the modern world presents them.

Reshaun Prince – “I Don’t Know Why”

Winnipeg, Canada native Reshaun Prince comes through with a brand new single called “I Don’t Know Why”. This one is produced by Len Milne, LCS & TyHydro and is about a kid from a small city wanting to be great wh has to keep an eye on the snakes in his life who smile in his face but talk behind his back.

Check it out below and if you like it, be sure to grab it on all streaming platforms including Apple Music.

Tam Tam & The Beholder – “Walk Away” (Prod. by LST)

Hunstville, Alabama natives Tam Tam & The Beholder come together to give us the visuals for their brand new single “Walk Away”. This one is produced by LST and features the artists channeling their everyday struggles into song.

From being a single parent to trying to make ends meet through the streets, the JudeBoi Films directed video gives us a firm grasp on what it’s really like to make it through the storm.

Check out “Walk Away” below and stay tuned for a lot more from the talented duo, coming soon!

4racks – Ouwe | @4racksmusic

Chicago’s hip hop artist 4racks has some heat that he wants to share with us. This record is fire and it shows a different side of the artist. The name of the record is “Ouwe” and its something to listen to. Check it out right here right now.

Reshaun Prince – “I Don’t Know Why”

Winnipeg, Canada native Reshaun Prince comes through with a brand new single called “I Don’t Know Why”. This one is produced by Len Milne, LCS & TyHydro and is about a kid from a small city wanting to be great wh has to keep an eye on the snakes in his life who smile in his face but talk behind his back.

Check it out below and if you like it, be sure to grab it on all streaming platforms including Apple Music.

She Real – “Standing On My World”

“Standing On My Word” is the latest project from She Real; available on all streaming platforms, January 9, 2019. This past year She Real featured on the Joyner Lucas “I’m Kind of A Big Deal Tour”, Sway in the Morning, and headlined a Hip Hop festival in Paris, France. She Real’s pen game can rival any of your favorite artists, while delivering thought provoking subject matters over melodic instrumentation. Follow She Real on all social media platforms @sherealtalk.

Click Here To Listen To “Standing On My Word”!

ZZ – “Love Kills”

ZZ is an upcoming 18 year old rapper from India, living in LA. His goal with music is to help people around the world feel free from societal norms and to give them the hope that they can do whatever makes them happy in life. He wants kids in India to realise they don’t have to follow a certain structure set by society and that they can choose their own path. He hopes that the fact that he’s moved to LA, to pursue music full time, motivates them to pursue what makes them happy.

Closehigh – “Aliens”

Closehigh From the Bronx is not just the everyday musician. Yes, he does hip-hop, he also puts a powerful message behind his lyrics music and sound

Just when it seems his listeners are beginning to understand him and everything he’s about, he drops this mysterious hip-hop song called “Alien”. Don’t get this wrong, Alien is mysterious in a very good way and worth listening to. you would definitely want to put this on your spotify playlist.

“Alien” does mixes trap and conscious music together and is a hit! The song its self is about people who have dreams in their sleep about events that are going to happen in the near future. they are able to switch their fate and what will happen in their lives based upon the decisions they make based on their dream.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO CLOSEHIGH’S “ALIEN”!