Ropeadope Records

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Ropeadope Records
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Founded1999 (1999)
FounderAndy Hurwitz
GenreJazz, R&B, Americana, Folk, Rock, Electronic
Country of originU.S.
LocationHaddon Heights, New Jersey

Ropeadope Records is an American record label known for recordings in a variety of genres including jazz, hip hop, gospel, and electronic music. The label, now led by Louis Marks[1], was founded in 1999 by Andy Hurwitz[2] in New York City and later moved to Philadelphia.

In January 2014, Ropeadope artists Snarky Puppy and Lalah Hathaway were awarded the Grammy for Best R&B Performance.[3]


Current and former artists:


Grammy Awards[edit]

Multiple artists at Ropeadope Records have been nominated for and won awards at the annual Grammy Awards.

Artist Release Title Category Year Result Ref.
Snarky Puppy featuring Lalah Hatahway Something Best R&B Performance 2013 Won [4]
Terrace Martin Velvet Portraits Best R&B Album 2016 Nominated [5]
Nate Smith Home Free (For Peter Joe) Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Capella 2017 Nominated [6]
Nate Smith Home Free (For Peter Joe) Best Instrumental Composition Nominated [6]
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah The Emancipation Procrastination Best Contemporary Instrumental Album 2018 Nominated [7]


  1. ^ "Ropeadope Records Relocates to Haddon Heights". NJ PEN. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  2. ^ Andy Hurwitz, "Ropeadope carves identity out of eclectic mix", Chicago Sun-Times, November 12, 2004.
  3. ^ Hathaway, Lalah (3 March 2014). "The Making of Lalah Hathaway and Snarky Puppy's "Something"". The GRAMMYs. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Snarky Puppy". 2014-04-03. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  5. ^ "Terrace Martin". 2014-04-03. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  6. ^ a b "Nate Smith". 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  7. ^ Staff, OffBeat. "PJ Morton, Christian Scott, Cha Wa and more nominated for GRAMMYS". OffBeat Magazine. Retrieved 2018-12-07.

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