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It's common for creative minds to constantly focus on future — new goals, visions and accomplishments. However, their progress to date can become a huge source of inspiration and motivation to others. In this show, Ela and Emir host recording artists, entrepreneurs and entertainment executives to look back on their journey of success. Deep diving into their unique perspective, key decisions, challenges and experience, Came a Long Way is here to guide to the next generation as they discover their passions and get insights on what it takes to turn dreams into reality.

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    • Business
    • 4.9 • 19 Ratings

It's common for creative minds to constantly focus on future — new goals, visions and accomplishments. However, their progress to date can become a huge source of inspiration and motivation to others. In this show, Ela and Emir host recording artists, entrepreneurs and entertainment executives to look back on their journey of success. Deep diving into their unique perspective, key decisions, challenges and experience, Came a Long Way is here to guide to the next generation as they discover their passions and get insights on what it takes to turn dreams into reality.

    Didier Morais — The Publicist Behind Meek Mill, REFORM Alliance, Roc Nation and More

    Didier Morais — The Publicist Behind Meek Mill, REFORM Alliance, Roc Nation and More

    As the Senior Director of Music & Entertainment at Berk Communications, Morais has successfully spearheaded nationally and internationally-renowned publicity campaigns such as:

    - Spearheaded the international “Free Meek” PR campaign that resulted in the Grammy-nominated artist Meek Mill’s release from an unjust incarceration and inspired a renewed conversation around criminal justice reform in the United States

    - Organized and oversaw the press conference launch of the REFORM Alliance that attracted over 100+ prominent media members to cover JAY-Z, Meek Mill, Robert Kraft, Michael Rubin and Van Jones's criminal justice reform organization in January 2019

    - Managed PUMA’s global announcement of its re-entry to the basketball marketplace + the brand’s announcement of J. Cole as an ambassador
    - Orchestrated album publicity campaigns for award-winning musicians like Meek Mill, Yo Gotti, Fat Joe, Romeo Santos, Tinashe, The-Dream, MoneyBagg Yo, 42 Dugg, etc.

    • 50 min
    Epic Records Senior VP of Promotion Sandra Afloarei — How To Surround Yourself With The Right People

    Epic Records Senior VP of Promotion Sandra Afloarei — How To Surround Yourself With The Right People

    Sandra Afloarei is the Senior VP of Promotion at Epic Records. She has been selected to Billboard 40 under 40 for her outstanding work. 

    We hope you enjoy this episode. For visuals from each episode, don't forget to follow us on Instagram @came.a.long.way. For any questions, feedback and comments you can email us at e@camealongway.com

    • 42 min
    Universal Music Publishing Co-Head of A&R Walter Jones —From Being An Underdog To Becoming A Grammy Award Winning Publisher

    Universal Music Publishing Co-Head of A&R Walter Jones —From Being An Underdog To Becoming A Grammy Award Winning Publisher

    Walter Jones is the Co-Head of A&R at Universal Music Publishing Group. We hope you enjoy this episode! For visuals from each episode, don't forget to follow us on Instagram @came.a.long.way. For any questions, feedback and comments you can email us at e@camealongway.com

    • 37 min
    LVRN Co-Founder Justice Baiden — Remove The Ego and Never Look Back

    LVRN Co-Founder Justice Baiden — Remove The Ego and Never Look Back

    Justice Baiden is the Co-Founder of LVRN a record label and artist management company currently housing artists such as 6LACK, Summer Walker, DRAM and Boogie. 

    We hope you enjoy this episode! For visuals from each episode, don't forget to follow us on Instagram @came.a.long.way. For any questions, feedback and comments you can email us at e@camealongway.com

    • 38 min
    Warner Chappell Music Senior Director of A&R Wallace Joseph — Overcoming Your Biggest Fears On The Road To Success

    Warner Chappell Music Senior Director of A&R Wallace Joseph — Overcoming Your Biggest Fears On The Road To Success

    Wallace Joseph is the Senior Director of A&R at Warner Chappell Music. We hope you enjoy this episode! For visuals from each episode, don't forget to follow us on Instagram @came.a.long.way. For any questions, feedback and comments you can email us at e@camealongway.com

    • 45 min
    Warner Records Executive Vice President Chris Atlas — Adapt Quickly & Never Stop Learning

    Warner Records Executive Vice President Chris Atlas — Adapt Quickly & Never Stop Learning

    Chris Atlas is Executive Vice President of Urban Music and Marketing at Warner Records.

    We hope you enjoy this episode! For visuals from each episode, don't forget to follow us on Instagram @came.a.long.way. For any questions, feedback and comments you can email us at e@camealongway.com

    • 36 min

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