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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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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.

    Atlantic Records President of A&R Pete Ganbarg — How To Deal With Conformity and Believe In Your Own Talent

    Atlantic Records President of A&R Pete Ganbarg — How To Deal With Conformity and Believe In Your Own Talent

    Pete Ganbarg is a Grammy Award winning music business executive who is currently President of A&R for Atlantic 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...

    • 38 min
    Def Jam SVP of Marketing Jeff Burroughs — How To Make Yourself Valuable and Take Action Against Systematic Racism

    Def Jam SVP of Marketing Jeff Burroughs — How To Make Yourself Valuable and Take Action Against Systematic Racism

    Our guest this week is Jeff Burroughs, SVP of Marketing at Def Jam. An entrepreneur in spirit, Jeff faced many ups and downs throughout his career. After establishing his career at Bad Boy Records, Jeff served as a Vice President at Sony Music...

    • 56 min
    A$AP Rocky's Manager & Entrepreneur John Ehmann — How To Take The Driver Seat In Your Career

    A$AP Rocky's Manager & Entrepreneur John Ehmann — How To Take The Driver Seat In Your Career

    Our guest this week is John Ehmann. After establishing a career in the music industry as an A&R executive, he's now a serial entrepreneur also known as the manager of A$AP Rocky.Growing up, John was the go to for new music amongst his high school...

    • 37 min
    Founder of Right Hand Co. Courtney Stewart — How to Adjust to the Ups and Downs in Business and Working With Khalid

    Founder of Right Hand Co. Courtney Stewart — How to Adjust to the Ups and Downs in Business and Working With Khalid

    Our guest this week is Courtney Stewart the founder of the artist management and creative consulting house Right Hand Co. The firm's roster includes global acts such as Khalid.During our conversation, Courtney talked about how the age of streaming...

    • 50 min
    Island Records President Darcus Beese — How to Make Your Own Luck for a Successful Career

    Island Records President Darcus Beese — How to Make Your Own Luck for a Successful Career

    Darcus Beese is a British music executive who is the President of Island Records and one of the most influential figures within the music industry. He is known for signing global artist such as Amy Winehouse and Jessie J. Music Week described Beese as...

    • 47 min
    RCA Records Co-President John Fleckenstein — How Streaming is Liberating the Music Industry

    RCA Records Co-President John Fleckenstein — How Streaming is Liberating the Music Industry

    Welcome back! Our first guest for Season 2 is John Fleckenstein, the Co-President of RCA Records. In this episode, we talked about his early days in the industry, projects with stars like Justin Timberlake and how to develop a global mindset when it...

    • 57 min

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