Music Business Podcast


Championing Artist and DJ Dreams with Black Coffee, BLOND:ISH and Virgil Abloh’s music Manager Lionel Marciano

Season 1, Ep. 42

In this episode, we sit down with Lionel Marciano, artist manager for Black Coffee, Virgil Abloh, Blondish, and a variety of other House DJs. Lionel started his career in the music industry as a talent buyer, promoter, sound engineer, agent, label owner and a record digger.   

Today he is walking us through his journey and sharing with us his soul and a bit of his craft and vision.  

In this episode we discuss... 

 -The value of artists who take the time to have clear visualizations of their dreams and the role managers play in mirroring and supporting those aspirations

-Building momentum utilizing quality content across social media platforms 

-Strategizing the bookings that make the most sense for an artist at different points in their career

-The importance as a manager of refining the process of presenting clear options to an artist 

-How managers should compose and balance their relationships when working with top tier artists.  

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