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Mike Will Made-It returns to Warner Chappell

By | Published on Thursday 16 July 2020

Mike Will Made-It signs to Warner Chappell

Producer and songwriter Mike Will Made-It has signed a global publishing deal with Warner Chappell. The deal sees him return to the major after three years with Kobalt. He also has a publishing joint venture with Warner via his own Ear Drummer Entertainment company.

“Mike is one of the most talented and accomplished producer-songwriters of our time, with some of the biggest hip-hop and pop anthems of the past decade under his name”, says Warner Chappell’s US President Of A&R, Ryan Press. “From the creation of our joint venture with Ear Drummer Entertainment to the development of new talent, Mike’s been a long-time business partner and close friend. I can’t wait to see what we’ll do together in his next chapter at Warner Chappell”.

Mike Will adds: “I’m happy to work with Ryan Press and the rest of the Warner Chappell team. I believe that we’ve built one of the biggest joint ventures of our time, and we’re just getting started. I created Ear Drummer by taking risks and treating everyone like family, and I recognise the importance of collaborating with like-minded people”.

“Press and I have been in sync since 2012”, he goes on. “He’s prioritised building a team of music lovers first and foremost, which is so important to me. Warner Chappell understands what it takes to support and realise the dreams and ideas of songwriters and artists, and for these reasons, I’m so proud to combine our powerhouse teams”.

As well as the Ear Drummer publishing company with Warner Chappell, Will also runs an Ear Drummer record label as an imprint of Universal’s Interscope.