by Kweli Wright
Sure, there are some great black women music artists, but what’s even more impressive are the women behind the scenes. The deal takers and contract makers, the women who “make it happen.” Some of them you know and some you’ll get to know right here, but they all have one thing in common, they are the women behind the music.
Angelique Miles, Music Publishing Executive
Music publishing is obviously Angelique Miles’ calling. A graduate of Hampton University, Miles negotiated and signed songwriters, producers and artists while she held positions as the Vice President, Creative at EMI Music Publishing, Vice President, A&R at Universal Music Group, and Vice President, Creative at Warner Chappell Music. Miles is currently President at Imani Music Publishing, launched in September 2010.