Introducing “Steve Stoute” The Pioneering Music Mogul
Presenting ‘Steve Stoute’ The Powerful Music Mogul
Steve Stoute is a innovative music mogul who changed the narrative within Hip Hop Culture. “In this powerful interview with Rap Radar(Below) the music mogul Steve Stoute discusses his new music venture “United Masters”, hip hop history, Jay Z, Nas, and the evolution of the music business.
Steve Stoute was born June 26, 1970(Cancer) is an American businessman, advertising executive, music mogul, and author. He is the master mind of connecting hip hop artist with large corporations to expand both the artist, and company’s brands.
Steve Stoute is an Author, Music Executive and Businessman. Steve Stoute is the founder and CEO of the brand development and marketing firm Translation, and author of The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy. Previously, he worked in the music industry as an American record executive and artist manager.
In his early years Stoute was an executive at several labels in the music industry. At Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Stoute served as President of the Urban Music division and executive vice president.
Prior to joining Interscope, Stoute was president of Urban Music for Sony Music Entertainment, where he played a role in launching the music careers of Will Smith and Nas. Stoute was the former manager to Nas and Mary J. Blige. Based on therichest.com his net worth is around $55 Million USD.
He also help build the beauty company “Carols Daughter” along with Lisa Price, which later was sold to L’Oreal for an undisclosed amount.
Pioneering United Masters Data Platform
He started an new company called “United Masters” which let independent artist create music on their platform, market/distribute their music, and own their masters. In 2017, Steve Stoute received $70 million from investors such as Alphabet Inc. and Andreessen Horowitz to launch UnitedMasters, a music venture.
“I believe that in today’s world, the most powerful force of creating financial capital is cultural capital.” – Steve Stoute, CEO of Translation LLC.
UnitedMasters is an American artist services and music distribution company providing marketing services, data analytics and digital distribution for independent artist.
UnitedMasters is a technology and data-driven artist services company that provides creators tools to maximize their potential while remaining independent from traditional record labels. Translation Agency is a creative agency that connects the world’s most famous brands to culture through sports and entertainment.
In 2017 Steve Stoute founded United Masters. Translation Enterprises Inc. operates United Masters with offices in both San Fransico and New York. It secured funding of 70 million dollars from Adreessen Horwitz, 21st Century Fox, and Alphabet Inc.(Google)
Steve builds on his philosophy of a global shift towards a “shared mental complexion,” by teaching corporate America how to understand and engage with today’s young adult market.
Steve Stoute is a powerful music mogul to keep your eye on these days. He’s charismatic, innovative, inspirational, enterprising and creative in his business endeavors. Without Steve Stoute we wouldn’t of witnessed the rise of black hip hop moguls such as Jay Z, 50 Cent, and Countless others. He helped hip hop to become one of the most lucrative and inspirational music genres in music history and he’s just getting started.
Source: Steve Stoute United Masters
Also check out Part 2 of his interview with Rap Radar