Aaron “Dash” Sherrod has been named President of Urban A&R at Geffen Data.
He most recently served as Senior Vice President of A&R at RCA Records.
At RCA, he signed Nardo Wick and was Government Producer of the initial soundtrack album for the movie Judas and the Black Messiah, which gained the 2021 Academy Award for Very best Accomplishment in New music Penned for Motion Pictures (Primary Song) for H.E.R.’s Fight For You.
In his new function, Sherrod will oversee the signing and enhancement of artists on the Geffen city roster.
The freshly created role marks a return of the veteran creative govt to the Interscope Geffen A&M household.
Sherrod will be primarily based at Geffen Records headquarters in Los Angeles.
Prior to RCA, he was previously Vice President of A&R at Interscope, becoming a member of the business in 2015.
In the course of his tenure at the label, he signed Playboi Carti, Juice WRLD. and Pierre Bourne.
Previously in his vocation, alongside these artists as 808 Mafia, DJ Toomp, Lil Bibby, G Herbo, ASAP Rocky and others, Sherrod labored as a composer and engineer, a online video director, and a supervisor.
“Over the several years Dash has demonstrated an remarkable acumen at identifying, signing and building vastly talented artists.”
John Janick, Interscope Geffen A&M
“Over the decades Sprint has shown an remarkable acumen at determining, signing and building vastly talented artists,” mentioned John Janick, Chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M.
“I’m thrilled to have him on the Geffen group.”
“Dash is an enormously talented A&R government who provides with him a prosperity of awareness and practical experience. I’m wanting ahead to performing alongside him at Geffen.”
Tom March, Geffen Records
Geffen Records President Tom March, mentioned: “Dash is an enormously proficient A&R govt who brings with him a wealth of information and experience. I’m looking ahead to doing the job along with him at Geffen.”
“Dash is with no a doubt 1 of the most proficient, educated and imaginative A&R executives with whom I have at any time worked.”
Nicole Wyskoarko, Interscope Geffen A&M
Nicole Wyskoarko, EVP and Co-Head of A&R at Interscope Geffen A&M, explained: “Dash is without having a question one particular of the most gifted, educated and creative A&R executives with whom I have ever labored.
“His singular eyesight and deep associations inside of the creative community will be massively effective to our artists and our Geffen workforce.”
“I’m joyful to be again in the creating exactly where it all started, working with John, Nicole and Tom and the total Geffen team.”
Aaron ‘Dash’ Sherrod
Aaron ‘Dash’ Sherrod stated: “I’m pleased to be back in the developing exactly where it all started off, performing with John, Nicole and Tom and the full Geffen crew.
“Coming up from the Southside of Chicago, dealing with several adversities, to make it to this issue is definitely a blessing from God. To everybody I at any time called for suggestions, whoever dealt with my highs and lows and served me in my personal progress, I really like you and thank you eternally.
“This is about our legacy. I take this just one individually and I cannot wait to make historical past with Geffen. Everybody warrants a prospect to occur house.”New music Organization Worldwide