Women in Hip Hop
Randall Spann FunX, Terry Ellmer independent, Beckie Sugden ICM Partners, Ariez Baby 1010LDN
Randall Spann FunXRandall Spann is currently Music Director at radio station FunX. Before that he pretended to be an A&R at 8Ball Music and BMG Talpa. And way before that, he thought he was a radio DJ at SLAM! and Radio 538.
Terry Ellmer independentTerry is Creative Director & A&R. Terry works on improvement for FLINTA artists and is an activist for gender equality in the major & indie industry.
Beckie Sugden ICM PartnersBeckie Sugden joined ICM Partners/Primary Talent International this year as a Concerts agent working out of the agency’s London offices. Sugden came to ICM/Primary from X-ray Touring, which she joined in 2014. She is particularly skilled at developing talent from the ground up, strategically shaping their live careers from the smallest venues through to arena-level shows, and she prides herself on her skill in handling almost every genre of music. Beckie has built an impressive and eclectic roster including Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Russ, Noname, Mick Jenkins, T-Pain, Ghostemane, Mac Ayres, Soulection, Joe Kay and more.
Ariez Baby 1010LDNAriez baby 24 from south west London. Signed to independent Label 1010LDN/1010Management named ‘one to watch’ by mixtape madness, toured with dappy (N Dubz) And is advocate for Amazon music +44. Set to release her EP ‘97’ March 2022
Kim Dankoor KIMBYKIMKim Dankoor is a media expert, interviewer, and Hip Hop researcher. Atlanta, the (current) Hip Hop capital of the U.S., feels like her second home.