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Episode 92: SUJIT KUNDU (SKAM ARTIST) On this weeks episode of the @RoadPodcast, the crew link up with Sujit Kundu, owner of @SkamArtist and former Senior VP for @UniversalMusicGroup and @EpicRecords. Sujit breaks down his work with @HitcoMusic (founded by @LA_Reid) and his instrumental role in Record Promotions for artists like @DJKhaled @FrenchMontana @Tyga (4:02). He explains the difference between a booking agent and a manager (17:44) and talks about his transition as a teenager promoting Rave parties to attending @UCSantaBarbara and booking Hip-Hop acts like #MobbDeep, @KeithMurrayRap @RedManGilla (31:00). Sujit remembers the release of his 1st record “Where I Wanna Be” by @ShadeSheist feat #NateDogg (35:50), creating the name for his DJ agency and the marketing plan behind the “I Am A Skam Artist” promotional campaign (42:15). He touches on tour managing for @AfroJack and @Pitbull (57:50), shares his thoughts on “Influencer DJs” (1:03:42), breaks down how DJing is a lifestyle and not a job (1:31:47) and explains representing producers turned DJ’s like @LilJon (1:33:55) and expanding his agency to performers/personalities like @AmberRose @BlacChyna (1:38:09). Finally, Sujit shares his personal thoughts on DJ’s leaving Skam Artist like @Roctakon and @DJVice (1:49:55).

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