Richardine Bartee bags recording academy membership
Acclaimed Publisher and African music ambassador, Richardine Bartee, has joined the league of African Americans inducted into the Recording Academy’s (organisers of the Grammy) membership committee.
The New York-based mogul of Liberian descent is joining the Reggae/Global music community, to contribute to the local and global outreach efforts within the Membership and Industry Relations Department.
“I am excited about all of the incredible opportunities coming my way. I’ve always had the uttermost passion and dream to blur the lines between cultures, genres, and people, and it looks like it’s happening in my lifetime. I am living out my dreams,” she tells Weekend Beats.
Also, Bartee, who is also the publisher of Grungecake, revealed that she has been tapped by NBA star Kawhi Leonard and Former SVP of Warner Records Eesean Bolden’s Culture Jam to handle the campaign for its first international release, Ok, which features French-speaking artist Bramsito of Ghanaian descent and Frenna, starring the Triplets Ghetto Kids out of Kampala.