Friday, May 20, 2005

Roderick Desmond Hutcherson

Roderick Desmond Hutcherson has been in the music business for more than 15 years. His career started as an artist (Male Soloist) for Black Pearl Records, under the management of Earl “THE PEARL” Monroe. During this time is when he began his interest in the business aspect of music. Under the tutelage of Earl Monroe, Roderick was able to acquire a vast amount of knowledge about networking and contractual negotiations.

While working with Black Pearl Records. Roderick Hutcherson was also under the mentorship of Herb Middleton. As Herb was growing into the reputable producer we know today, Roderick was learning the production/recording process. He was able to see and be a part of the artist development of all the artist that came under the production of Herb Middleton. With the combination of his studying business management at Queens College and his hands on training in the fields of contract negotiations and networking, as well as developing, managing, and producing artist, Roderick has been able to be a huge part of as well as start several successful business ventures.

In 1995, Roderick Hutcherson was hired to be the Director of Operations as well as the production coordinator for Y.A.I.D.T.S. (Young Artist with Integrity Destined To Succeed), which is a production/performance company that has been responsible for the development of several artist who have gone on to garner record deals, careers in commercials and TV shows, as well as Broadway plays. Roderick Hutcherson currently sits as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Y.A.I.D.T.S., Inc.

Roderick Hutcherson is currently the President of Source of Synergy, which is a networking and consulting company in the matters of the entertainment industry. He is also the Vice President for El Lamohn, Inc., which is a clothing line for men, inspired by the artistic designs of a 15 year old prodigy by the name of Lorenzo Nicoleau. Roderick is also the Director of Promotions (East Coast Division) for The Undaground Communications Marketing Group, which is a company that offers top quality marketing and promotions for major clientele such as BET, The Apollo Theater, EMI Gospel, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Columbia Records just to name a few.

Roderick Hutcherson has been a consultant for Herb Middleton and Big Herb’s Music for approximately 9 years. As a result of a long, successful partnership with Herb Middleton, he is now the Co-President for Nuvybe Records, alongside Janelle Middleton, the President and Founder of Nuvybe Records.

Posted by Dee at 7:34:00 AM  


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