Recently, music’s most influential got together to look at what’s next for the digital music industry, in an event sponsored byTWEEDL, a new music discovery platform. Tony Abrahams, former CFO for Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Combs Enterprises, introduced the future vision for his digital platform TWEEDL, whose mission is re-create the feeling and empowerment of the discovery of new music while bringing a fresh perspective to how we consume and discover music, and an opportunity to look and support new artists and their music in a whole new light.
According to Abrahams, TWEEDL’s purpose is to connect and engage aspiring music artists with music lovers everywhere while empowering both. “We are creating a community that provides an adventure for aspiring music artists on the one hand and music discoverers, music listeners and music tastemakers on the other. In this community, everyone can get involved based on their levels and areas of interest. Aspiring artists can upload their music, easily share their music across their social media footprint, engage and interact with their fans in many unique ways, tell their story in their bio, let music lovers vote on their music and subject their music to ranking by the people.
“They also will be able to enjoy premium services and real-time analytics for a more professional experience to enhance their music careers. Music listeners can easily discover new music by genre with a simple thumb scroll, vote on and share new music across their social footprint, create playlists, explore new artists profiles, and get serious about selecting the next hot artists by tracking their tastemaker status. Music lovers can also enjoy premium services to boost their influencer and tastemaker status. This status is used to help more people select the next hot artists and help their songs go viral faster.”
Music biz hopefuls had a chance to ask questions as panelist heavyweights included Mona Scott-Young, CEO, Monami Entertainment / Executive Producer, Love & Hip Hop; Tuma Basa, Director of Urban Music, YouTube; Tak W., President, A&R, Dream Chasers / PUMA Consultant;Jay Andino, Vice President, Urban Music, Sony Orchard;DJ Self, On-Air Personality, Power 105.1, CEO, Gwinin Entertainment; Orlando Wharton, Senior Vice President, Urban A&R, Atlantic Records. It was moderated by Low Key, On-Air Personality, Beats 1 Radio and hosted by D’usse Palooza, Trap Karaoke.
“I want to connect and engage aspiring music artists with music lovers everywhere, and empower them both. TWEEDL is a platform where everyone can be heard, aspiring artists, music lovers, everyone,” Abrahams concludes. #HearDopeShare