Jermaine Dupri Launches “One Song Publishing”

Written by Nigel D. / 11.11.14


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Super-producer and So So Def CEO Jermaine Dupri has today announced the launch of a new publishing company, One Song Publishing. Inspired by the idea that ‘one song’ can change the course of a writer’s career, One Song Publishing is “a special place” for talented up and coming songwriters who have the potential to create hit music. “One Song is a publishing company that really understands the new age of music and how to find talent,” says Dupri. “We’re looking for writers that know how to get their music out there and establish their own fan base before I come along.” The company is a joint venture between Dupri and Stealth SME, a sports and entertainment firm co-founded by James. “One Song is unique in that it’s headed by a songwriter, a creative force such as Jermaine,” says James, who was once CFO and GM of LaFace Records. “Additionally, through our partnership with Stealth SME – an agency of record for companies like Procter & Gamble and AT&T – we have the ability to connect our songs with various global brands, unlike traditional publishing companies.” One Song’s first signee is South African native and YouTube star Mike Kalombo. The 29-year-old producer built a large online following posting videos of himself creating beats and melodies. Then, when he decided to take his craft to the next level, he turned to social media. “I’ve always been a fan of JD, because I liked how he worked,” says Kalombo. “So I told my fans to go to Twitter and tell JD that I wanted to work with him. Eight hours later, he hit me up on YouTube and said, ‘Yo, I mess with you.’ Two weeks later, I drove from Tennessee to Atlanta to meet him and now I’m in the studio with JD, Usher and Monica.” Dupri believes One Song will be telling this kind of Cinderella story many times over. “When you have a publishing company and you find a writer like Mike Kalombo, you don’t know what is going to happen,” he maintains. “All it takes is that one song and the whole world will know who you are. I’m looking forward to the future.”

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Jermaine Dupri On Juan Epstein

Written by Nigel D. / 09.02.14

JD came by to talk about a new dope artist he has named Royce Rizzy who you can peep right here. However, the bulk of this 75 minute Juan Ep is spent discussing the amazing career of JD. We start out discussing his role as a kid on the Fresh Fest tour, continue through the formation of Kriss Kross, stories of how he had TLC before they were on LaFace, Biggie and Da Brat talk, and much much more. Great guy. Great episode.

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Jermaine Dupri ft. Ty Dolla $ign & Migos – Pull Up

Written by Nigel D. / 08.29.14

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Jermaine Dupri has an EP on a way, the first release from the project is “Pull Ip.”

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Video: Royce Rizzy ft. Jermaine Dupri, K Camp, Twista & Lil Scrappy – Gah Damn

Written by Nigel D. / 07.22.14

Royce Rizzy drops the “Gah Damn” remix with Jermaine Dupri, K Camp, Twista & Lil Scrappy.

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Eric Bellinger ft. Jermaine Dupri – I Don’t Want Her Remix

Written by Nigel D. / 07.09.14

Eric Bellinger dropped a, “I Don’t Want Her,” remix with Trey Songz and now gets Jermaine Dupri .

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Migos ft. Young Thug x Rich Homie Quan x Jermaine Dupri – New Atlanta

Written by Nigel D. / 05.29.14

Welcome to, “New Atlanta.”

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Cesqeaux & JSTJR ft. Jermaine Dupri, Bow Wow & Bunji Garlin – 2 Di Ground

Written by Nigel D. / 05.25.14

Cesqeaux & JSTJR get, Jermaine Dupri, Bow Wow & Bunji Garlin, for, “2 Di Ground.”

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