ONErpm is opening an Atlanta office, helmed by industry executive Orlando McGhee as Head of Urban Music.
Joining McGhee in the Atlanta office are executives Nick Love, Project Manager, and Glenn ‘Guccio’ Teague, A&R.
The ONErpm Atlanta office currently oversees artists Ceelo Green, Goodie Mob, Deitrick Haddon, Lobby Boyz (Jim Jones & Maino), Bigbabygucci, Method Man, Cuban Doll, Bizzy Crook, and Caskey.
McGhee’s career began as the Special Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer of the City of Atlanta.
He then stepped into the music industry by working with the production trio Organized Noize (ONP), and later became Vice President of BME Recordings.
At BME, McGhee helped to develop artists like Crime Mobb, Lil Scrappy, and Trillville, before joining Warner Bros Records as VP of A&R.
McGhee then launched Seventy 2 Music Consulting, a boutique management, marketing, and brand development firm, and most recently served as SVP at Roc Nation, where he signed Nicole Bus and was A&R for Jaden and Willow Smith.
Nick Love, meanwhile, joins ONErpm as Project Manager.
He began his career as a Promotions Rep for Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam South, and in 2004, became VP of Marketing for Corporate Thugz Ent., the recording home of trap star Young Jeezy.
After almost ten years at CTE, Love co-founded the national disc jockey conglomerate Coalition DJs, and has worked with Def Jam, 300, and Epic Records.
As Head of Urban A&R, Glenn ‘Guccio’ Teague will lead the Atlanta offices’ A&R efforts, and will head up Urban A&R for ONErpm in Detroit and St. Louis.
Over his 30-year career, Guccio has worked with artists such as Jadakiss, Yo Gotti, Akon, Bun B, Jim Jones, Fabo, Esayne Wayne, Rick Ross, and producer Drumma Boy.
“it was important to me to work with a label that is truly artist-focused.”
Orlando McGhee, said: “Coming from the talent representation side, it was important to me to work with a label that is truly artist-focused.
“Emmanuel Zunz is building something very special at ONErpm and I’m thrilled to be joining the team at such an exciting time in the company’s history.”
“I’m beyond excited to be joining the ONErpm team!”
Nick Love, added: “I’m beyond excited to be joining the ONErpm team!
“My goal is to merge my guerilla marketing expertise with ONErpm’s amazing digital resources and turn our Urban roster into household names.”
“I am honored to welcome Orlando, Guccio, and Nick to the team.”
Emmanuel Zunz, ONErpm
Emmanuel Zunz, ONErpm Founder, said: “I am honored to welcome Orlando, Guccio, and Nick to the team.
“They bring the knowledge, connections, and passion needed to spearhead ONErpm’s Atlanta office and Hip-Hop business unit.”
ONErpm ended 2021 by naming Jenna LoMonaco as its Head of US Marketing division
The company also expanded its operations into Lagos, Nigeria, in the same year, naming Osagie Osarenz as Country Manager in Nigeria.
The Lagos office joined existing offices in more than 20 territories globally.Music Business Worldwide