Friday, July 30, 2010

Major Distribution Deal for Cush Hunta!

Kingston, Jamaica - Cush Hunta’s Management Company Corner Stone Production Limited has signed off on a major deal with local music distribution company MSE (Media, Sports and Entertainment) Ltd.   Through its corporate partnerships with operations in 29 regions around the world, MSE covers New York, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Buenos Aires, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Kolkata, Johannesburg, Moscow, Prague, Mexico City, Melbourne, Paris, Milan, Athens, Berlin, Barcelona, Nairobi, Lagos, Sao Paula and the list goes on.  Each office is said to be extended to give a global scope.
Headed by Howard McIntosh, President and CEO, Chairman of the Reggae Month Committee (RMC) and Wayne Sinclair, who holds a Bachelors (BSc) and Masters Degrees in Business Administration (MBA) from the California State University at Dominguez Hills, MSE currently operates as a holding company with equity interests in local media, sports and entertainment properties.  Both directors have vast experiences in areas of entertainment and media having worked in various capacities in on several film and music productions throughout Jamaica, United States, Canada and Japan. 
Benefits to be had from this 5 year agreement grants MSE the exclusive rights throughout the world for licensing and distributing Cush’s music. Cush Hunta through Cornerstone Productions Limited, will benefit from a comprehensive global content distribution that involves Mechanical Licensing, Publishing Administration and Royalty Collection services for the song agreed for distribution.  In simpler terms, Cush’s music through digital distribution will be available on itunes, Verizon Wireless, Amazon MP3, Zune, Emusic, Napster, Rhapsody and thumplay; but digital distribution does not stop there and is extended to film and television to which the artiste will also benefit.  Therefore Cush’s videos also through digital distribution will be available on Youtube, Amazon Video on Demand, REAL, Myspace, Daily Motion and Netflix. 
Calvin A. Hunter, C.E.O. of Corner Stone Productions Limited, and Manager for Cush Hunta, says the deal ‘fits perfectly with the company’s immediate plans to make Cush Hunta an internationally acclaimed Reggae artiste’.  As for Cush, he believes that “such an arrangement can only make my music more accessible worldwide which means bigger and better things to come in the near future for Cush Hunta”
HIGHLIGHTS! Singer/Songwriter/World Music artiste David M is scheduled for what should be an interesting radio interview on WTCC/90.7 FM on Tuesday, August 3rd at 6:35pm EST or 5:00pm local time.  Interviewer is the popular James Lewis on WTCC 90.7 FM which broadcasts from Springfield Technical Community College in Springfield, Massachusetts.  Hosts, James Lewis will be talking with David for about 10 minutes, this live interview can be heard on http://www.wtccfm.org Recently, David was interviewed on BBC Radio in New York, that interview is current streaming on http://gabbyattic.com/bbc.