John Payne Will Be Speaking At Urban Music Week

TORONTO, ONTORIO (Sasha Stoltz Publicity): “The Urban Music Conference: The Business of Urban Music” is taking place inside the Fairmont Royal York Hotel (100 Front Street W) on the 18th Floor in the Upper Canada Room next Friday from 12N-8pm with John Payne.

The first day of the music conference targets urban businesses, artists-entrepreneurs, managers, indie labels, publishers, booking agents, graphic designers, event and concert promoters, and webmasters. The conference will assist urban businesses, artists-entrepreneurs network and develop professional and successful business practices in the rapidly changing music industry and new digital age through panel discussions and networking opportunities.

Panels include: Music Publishing, Managing for Success and Indie Labels.


John Payne is an accomplished music producer and engineer. John was the studio engineer in the early days of Death Row Records; the label that gave birth to West Coast’s most well known rappers Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tupac, and Jewell. John’s longevity and consistency in the Music industry has brought him full circle to WIDEawake Entertainment Group Inc. / Death Row Entertainment LLC.