The Rémy Martin The Producers Series: Season 2 finale has given new meaning to #SundayFunday! The music industry’s hottest beat battle lit the East Coast a-fire this summer and went out with a bang Sunday when eight finalists fought it out in the four-round finale.
Expanded to Boston and Philadelphia this summer, “Season 2” featured DJ Premiere, HONORABLE C.N.O.T.E., Jahlil Beatz and Wyclef Jean—who was featured during the season opening event and finale in New York City, as well as the Boston and Philadelphia events.
Attended by Rémy CEO, Americas Philippe Farnier and featuring New York City’s Power 105.1’s DJ Rey-Mo the finale was judged by Wyclef and industry vets Rebekah Espinosa (Sony Music – Associate Director of Marketing), Theo Brown (National Promotions Director, Atlantic Records) and Vashon “Rap” Straws (National Mix show Director, Universal Republic Records), amateur producer, wild card finalist Ovalord (@ovalordmuzik) emerged the “Season 2” winner of the Rémy Martin Presents “The Producers Series.”
Ovalord, only added as a finalist after the Producer Series responded to fan interest, and a wild card, twitter battle, beat out finalists hands down—winning: Rémy Martin Producer Series “Season 2” Plaque, meetings with 300 Entertainment,$4,500 Guitar Center Gift Card, a Down Town Locker Room gift bag (Levi’s jacket and Jeans, New Era caps, Stance Socks), and Under Armour products (Bag and Sneakers). Runners up received: gift cards from Guitar Center and Downtown Locker Room.
Also in attendance was the 2015 Producer Series winner, SoulTronik (@IamSoulTronik) and 2015 runner up Buda (@budadafuture).
During the event, Rémy Martin announced that it will host “Season 3” of the Producer Series this fall on the West Coast. Beginning in mid-October, Rémy Martin “The Producer Series” will host the popular amateur producer competition in California with two dates in Los Angeles and one date in San Francisco. Featured Super Producers will be announced; and producer track submission details will be available in the coming weeks on remyproducers.com.
About RémyMartin Presents “The Producers Series”
During its inaugural season in New York City, RémyMartin Presents “The Producers Series” featured some of the hottest producers in the game: legends and trend setters Mike Will Made-It, Pete Rock, Just Blaze, Salaam Remi, and AraabMuzik–all with the goal to provide insights into music production and music critique for the competing up-and-coming producers.
“The Producers Series: Season 2” Finalists:
- NewO Tha Kid – New York City, No. 1 Qualifier
- Point 1 – New York City, No. 2 Qualifier
- Real Precyse – Boston, No. 3 Qualifier
- Evan Brown – New York City, No. 4 Qualifier
- Ellio – New York City, No. 4 Qualifier—WILD CARD
- D. H. The Composer – Philadelphia, No. 5 Qualifier
- Josh Lamont – New York City, No. 6 Qualifier
- Ovalord – New York City, from No. 6 Qualifier—WILD CARD—SEASON 2 WINNER
PHOTO CREDIT: Terrence Jennings / VIDEO CREDIT: RÉMY PRODUCERS
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