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Diddy's 2nd Annual REVOLT Music Conference Takes Over Miami

Thursday, October 15 – Sunday, October 18

Fountainbleau Hotel, 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Themed, “The Merging of Music, Technology and Innovation,” the second annual REVOLT Music Conference returns to the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach on October 15–18, 2015 for an epic four day star studded weekend lineup of all-star performances, networking with leaders in music and technology, and keynotes and panels from led by industry trailblazers. The conference offers an interactive experience that explores how technology influences the music industry, executives, recording artists, and fans. A bigger lineup of performances and new experiences are expected at this year’s conference including live tapings for REVOLT, pool parties, and exclusive receptions.

For more on the 2015 REVOLT Music Conference and to purchase early-bird ticket packages, available for a limited time and starting at $199, visit Join the #RMC2015 conversation on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @REVOLTtv.

The Panels & Workshops

RMC panels are on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 and provide industry executives a platform to breakdown topics, including: the cause and effect of music, technology, and innovation in the music industry, social media, the science of curation, mobile technologies and the business of celebrity. Joining Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, REVOLT’s Chairman, Andre Harrell, REVOLT Music Conference Chair and music industry trailblzer, and Keith Clinkscales, REVOLT CEO, is an unprecedented roster of panelists, including: Commissioner Keon Hardemon of the City of Miami; Scooter Braun, Founder and CEO of SB Projects; Jay Brown, Co-Founder and CEO of Roc Nation; NO I.D., EVP of Def Jam; Kevin Liles, CEO/Founder of KWL Enterprises; Issa Rae, Director, Writer, and Producer; Rico Love, Artist and Producer; Fatima Robinson, Choreographer and Creative Director; Karen Civil, Media Maven and Entrepreneur; Natasha Eubanks, Founder/CEO of The Young Black and Fabulous; Stephanie Obgobu, Sr. Editor, Baller Alert; Noah Callahan-Beaver, Chief Editor of Complex; Naomi Zeichner, Chief Editor of the Fader; Hype Williams, Director; David Banner, Artist, Producer, and Actor; Tavis Smiley, TV personality; Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell, President/CEO Luke Holdings; Frank Cooper, Chief Marketing/CCO, Buzzfeed; Tunji Balogun, Senior Director of A&R, RCA Records; Dallas Martin, SVP of A&R Atlantic Records; Vania Schlogel, Chief Information Officer of TIDAL; Wendy Goldstein, VP/ Head of Urban A&R for Republic, to name a few.

The Performances

In addition to an unparalleled roster of key note speakers and panel participants, attendees will also enjoy exclusive performances from some of the largest names in music including headliner Puff Daddy & The Family, Grammy-nominated artist Robin Thicke, the ‘Classic Man’ Jidenna, Travis Scott, Dej Loaf, Sevyn Streeter, and hot newcomers Quincy and Post Malone, and more performing live from the Fontainebleau for a special episode of REVOLT LIVE airing on Thursday, October 15 at 3:00pm ET. Cash Money’s Baby and Jacques, will also make a special appearance.


Friday, October 16

9am – 10am: Keynote

Frank Cooper, Chief Marketing and Chief Content Officer at Buzzfeed

10:15am – 11:15am: Panel 1: Content: The New Hustle

Charles King, Owner of Macro, Prince Chenoa, Founder of Galore Media, Natasha Eubanks, Founder / CEO of The Young Black & Fabulous (, Issa Rae, Producer, Writer, Director, Stephanie Ogbogu, Sr. Editor at Baller Alert, Karen Civil, Creator of and;

11:30am- 12:30pm: Panel 2: The Lost Art of A&R Part II

Kenna, Music Artist, NO ID, EVP of A&R at Def Jam Records, Sickamore, Vice President, A&R and Creative Director at Epic Records, Tunji Balogun, Sr. Director of A&R at RCA Records, Dallas Martin, SVP of A&R at Atlantic Records, Noah Preston, VP of A&R at Def Jam, Breyon Prescott, EVP of A&R and Head of Urban A&R at Epic Records;

3:15pm- 4:15pm: Panel 3: Managers: The Start of Big Business

Kevin Liles, CEO and Founder of KWL Enterprises, Jay Brown, Co-Founder and CEO of Roc Nation, Ted Chung, Sr. Partner, Chief Strategy Officer at Stampede Management, James Cruz, Manager To Sean Combs & CEO at Cruz Control Marketing, Johnny Marines, Manager to Romeo Santos and CEO of Johnny Marines Enterprises, Anthony Saleh, CEO of Emagen Entertainment Group;

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Panel 4: Entertainment and Politics: Social Revolution

Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell, President and CEO of Luke Holdings, David Banner, Artist/ Producer/ Actor, Scarface, Artist, Producer, and Author, Umi Saleh, Mission Director at Dream Defender, Keon Hardemon, Commissioner of the City of Miami, Tef Poe, Artist and Hands Up United Activist;

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Panel 5: Music, Tech, and Startups: Download This

Suzy Ryoo, Venture Partner of Technology and Innovation at Atom Factory, Derek Ferguson, Chief Growth Officer at Combs Enterprises, Angela Benton, Founder and CEO of NewMe Accelerator;

Saturday, October 17, 2015

9am – 10am: Panel 1: Silicon Valley: From Start Up to IPO

Troy Carter, Chairman and CEO of Atom Factory, Laurence Toney, Partner at Google Ventures, Diiashan Imira, Founder of Mayvenn

10:15am – 11:15am: Panel 2: Artist Development: Image Makers

Mike Bivins, Artist and CEO of Sportyrich Enterprises, Derek Roche, Stylist, Don C., Designer and Entrepreneur, Lisa Cambridge-Mitchell, SVP of Marketing at RCA, Chaka Pilgrim, President of Roc Nation Records;

11:30am – 12:30pm:  Panel 3: Behind the Brand: The Women Who Shape Brands in Music, Entertainment and Advertising

Ericka Pittman, Vice President of  the Chairman’s Office at Combs Enterprises, Dia Simms, President of Combs Wines & Spirits, Mary Van Alstyne, Founder and CEO of  EMVE Management Group, Erin Harris, Vice President of Marketing at Combs Wines & Spirits

2:00pm-3:00pm: Q&A Session 1

Scooter Braun, Founder of SB Projects, Andre Harrell, Vice Chairman of Revolt Media & TV

3:15pm – 4:14pm: Q&A Session 2: #AskDiddy

Sean “Diddy” Combs, REVOLT Chairman

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Panel 4: The Power of Radio

Angie Martinez, On Air Talent at Power 105.1, Doc Wynter, SVP Broadcasting & Urban Programming at Clear Channel, Thea Mithcem, EVP of iHeart Programming and Production, Jill Strada, Director of Branding and Programming at COX Media Group Miami, Big Boy, On Air Talent at The Real 92.3;

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Panel 5: Producers: The Art of Making a Hitong>

Salaam Remi, Producer, DJ Mustard, Producer, Rico Love, Artist and Producer, Bryan Michael Cox, Producer, WondaGurl, Producer, Mike Will Made It, Producer.


Thursday, October 15, 2015

3pm – 5pm: REVOLT LIVE Taping (Ocean Lawn)

Performances by Bia, Rotimi, Sevyn Streeter, Steph Lecor, and Tory Lanez with special appearances by Cash Money’s Baby and Jacquees.

Friday, October 16, 2015

11am – 7pm:   Pool Party (ArKadia Pool)

Live music and performances

7:30pm – 10pm: Evening Concert (Ocean Lawn)

Special performances by Puff Daddy & The Family, Jidenna, Dej Loaf, Travis Scott, and Post Malone

Saturday, October 17, 2015

11am – 7pm: Pool Party (ArKadia Pool)

Live music and performances

7:30pm – 9pm: Evening Concert (Ocean Lawn)

Special performances by Ear Drummer Presents Mike Will Made-It & Friends, Kehlani, and Bryson Tiller

9:30pm – 11:30pm:   Gala Dinner (Private Event)

Special performance by Robin Thicke

REVOLT Film Festival

Sunday, October 18 – Lyric Theatre, 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami

The inaugural REVOLT Film Festival will showcase short films created and produced by young, innovative filmmakers ages 18-25. The films were part of a national call for entries for an opportunity to have the winning films showcased on national television via REVOLT’s Flagship Show ‘REVOLT Live.”