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KondZilla partners with The Orchard

By | Published on Wednesday 15 January 2020

Erol Cichowski and Konrad Dantas

Brazilian entertainment company KondZilla has signed a new global services deal with The Orchard. It will see the Sony-owned label services firm handle worldwide distribution for Kondzilla Records, as well as providing video strategy and managing content for the massively popular KondZilla YouTube channel, out of which the wider business grew.

KondZilla founder and CEO Konrad Dantas says: “KondZilla represents the baile funk genre and favela lifestyle. With deep roots in the authentic Brazilian culture that has been increasingly growing, I am excited to see the impact our vibrant content has around the world. The Orchard is a comprehensive company with a global reach that coincides exactly with our moment of expansion. We look forward to fostering and expanding even more global partnerships and music video productions around the world”.

The Orchard’s VP International Erol Cichowski adds: “Konrad is a visionary creative executive and successful entrepreneur who is at the forefront of connecting fans with dynamic entertainment across a variety of platforms. We look forward to working with him and amplifying KondZilla’s positive message and passion for Brazilian culture”.

Dantas has been credited with bringing an assortment of Brazilian artists to mainstream attention. Last year he signed a deal with Universal Music Publishing to administrate the catalogue of the KondZilla publishing business.