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Get Bizee Podcast Ep. 15 - Damien Ritter

The Rise, Fall, and Lasting Legacy of Funk Volume: Lessons in Music, Business, and Resilience.

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Damien Ritter, former co-founder of the independent hip hop label Funk Volume, shares his journey from management consultant to building a music empire, discussing the label's innovative use of social media, the challenges of business partnerships, and the lessons learned from Funk Volume's rise and fall. Despite setbacks, Damien's passion for artist development remains strong as he continues to make his mark on the industry through his roles at Too Lost  and the Music Entrepreneur Club. This episode offers invaluable insights and advice for anyone looking to succeed in the ever-evolving music business or pursue a creative entrepreneurial path.

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Damien Ritter

Damien Ritter is a music industry executive, entrepreneur, and former co-founder of the influential independent hip hop label Funk Volume. With a background in business and management consulting, Damien brought a unique perspective to the music industry when he teamed up with his brother and rapper Hopsin to launch Funk Volume in 2008. As the label's co-founder and CEO, Damien played a key role in discovering and developing artists, helping establish Funk Volume as a force in the independent music scene through innovative marketing strategies and a strong focus on fan engagement.

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