The International Music Conference Announces Second Round of Panelists

| August 10, 2011 | 0 Comments
The first annual International Music Conference (IMC), presented by The Bridge Entertainment, is the only music conference of its kind, gathering artists, DJs, producers, songwriters, music executives, and fans from the UK, Europe and North America to showcase talent and connect artists with clear routes to launch their careers internationally.

is set to become a main music event worldwide and is now announcing the newest additions to the All-Star panel that will be at this years’ conference: Award-winning record producer and songwriter, J Que; Director of Membership/Rhythm & Soul Department – ASCAP, Jennifer Drake; Multi-Grammy award- winning producer and songwriter, Vidal Davis; and international tour and club DJ/ Producer, DJ Trauma.
J_QueJ Que
J Que is an award-winning record producer/songwriter and has spawned hits for some of the entertainment industry’s biggest international stars including Usher, Fantasia, Ciara, Keri Hilson and Chris Brown. Most recently he wrote and co-produced Beyonce’s smash hit record, “Best Thing I Never Had”.
Vidal Davis
Vidal is one half of the multi-Grammy Award-winning songwriting and production duo Dre & Vidal who helped to define Philadelphia’s richly organic music scene. After the success of producing over half of Jill Scott‘s album Words and Sounds Vol. 1 “Long Walk,” the duo went on to develop artists such as Musiq “Love”,” Floetry “Say Yes”, and Glenn Lewis “Don’t You Forget It” gaining critical acclaim. Hits also include Michael Jackson’s “Butterflies,” Usher Raymond‘s “Caught Up” and Ciara’s “Oh.” Their discography spans from traditional R&B to jazz to hip-hop, securing over 40 million records sold worldwide!
Jennifer Drake
DJ Trauma
Other industry insiders that are slated to play the role of a panelist during the event are:
Al “Butter” Mclean – Vice President Creative, Kobalt Music Publishing
Bangladesh – Award winning producer (Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Nicki Minaj)
Bryan-Michael Cox – Grammy Award-winning producer (Mariah Carey, Usher, Monica, Mary J. Blige)
Cappricieo Scates – Associate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, SESAC
David Miller – VP International Marketing, Atlantic Records
DaVinChe – UK producer (Kano, Estelle, Tinie Tempah, Bashy, Wretch 32)
DJ Don Cannon – Producer/DJ
Drumma Boy – Award winning producer (T.I., Drake, Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Young Jeezy, Nelly, Rick Ross, Wale, Waka Flocka)
Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson – MTV UK/ BBC Radio 1/ The Huffington Post
JR Lindsey – Head of Urban/Pop BMG Chrysalis Publishing
Mami Chula – DJ and Radio Personality – 107.5 Wild FM
Dennis Byron – Entreprenuer, Hip Hop Enquirer Magazine, LLC
Manny Norte – DJ & Kiss FM Radio Personality, (UK)
Marc Byers – Music Exec/Manager – Raven Symone
Marvyn Harrison – A&R, (UK)
Miykal Snoddy – Producer (Ne-Yo, Trey Songz, Kanye West, Diddy Dirty Money)
Mr. Silk – Bang FM Radio Personality (UK)
Rico Love – Award winning Producer/Songwriter (Usher, Nelly, Beyonce, Fergie, Diddy Dirty Money, Kelly Rowland, Chris Brown)
Rob Finan – Entertainment Lawyer at Greenberg Traurig
Shawn Holiday – Senior VP A&R Sony Music
Steve Lucas – General Manager Upfront Megatainment (Akon, Kelly Rowland), Konlive Management Team
Tony Neal – Core DJ’s CEO
The International Music Conference will take place September 21-24, 2011 at Center Stage, 1374 West Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309. For more information or to register for the conference, visit and follow @theofficialIMC on Twitter. 
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