300 Entertainment's Kevin Liles to Keynote 2017 Revolt Music Conference
21 Savage also joins earlier announced performer lineup that includes Ms. Lauryn Hill, 2 Chainz and SZA.
Kevin Liles, CEO and co-founder of 300 Entertainment, will be the keynote speaker for the fourth annual Revolt Music Conference (RMC). The confab will return to the Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort on Oct. 12-15.
Liles joins an RMC executive lineup that includes Uber chief brand officer Bozoma Saint John and Flavor Unit Entertainment co-founder Shakim Compere, both of whom will participate in interactive Q&A’s. A special Q&A about filmmaking in Hollywood will feature film producer and director Allen Hughes, whose latest project is the HBO documentary The Defiant Ones about the partnership between music industry veterans Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. Hughes will also host a screening during the Revolt Film Festival on Oct. 15. Additional panels during the four-day conference will cover artist development and management, public relations, branding, content creation and going independent. More participants will be revealed in the coming weeks.
RMC parent Revolt TV is also partnering with Pepsi for a second year to bring back “Be Heard.” Slated for the conference's opening day, the showcase will spotlight emerging talent. The winner of “Be Heard,” presented by Pepsi, will perform on Revolt TV.
A full list of panelists thus far as well as registration information for the 2017 Revolt Music Conference can be found here.