Zack Cohen (businessman)

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Zack Cohen
Born Manhattan, New York City, United States
Citizenship United States
Occupation CEO
Years active 2010–present

Zack Cohen (Born Zachary Cohen; Born June 24) is the CEO[1] of and co-owner[2] of Fox Fuse. Cohen oversees distribution, licensing, bookings and artist management for Fox Fuse. His partner at Fox Fuse is Rhona Fox.[3]

Cohen manages artist Stein, and has worked on several projects from reggae icon Shaggy to soca star Farmer Nappy, for the New York-based Fox Fuse.[4]

Cohen also handles Music Business Affairs for various production houses across the Caribbean and has worked on numerous albums in that capacity, as well as providing A&R and Art Direction services.[5]

In July 2015, Cohen was interviewed by Billboard in an article on the international success of pop star Rihanna and the ensuing growth of Caribbean music, especially in her homeland of Barbados. Fox Fuse is cited in the piece as being the "world’s largest distributor of Cropover music." [6] In August 2015, the Daily News (New York) stated that Fox Fuse "is currently the world’s largest music label for contemporary soca music." [7]

Early career[edit]

Cohen previously served as the Licensing Manager at VP Records, representing both the Greensleeves Records and VP Records catalogs. He was the first Licensing Manager at VP Records. He also served as A&R of 'Soca Gold: The Ultimate Collection,' released by VP Records on September 13, 2011.[8] His photograph was featured in The FADER Magazine while at VP Records.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SYM Magazine". SYM Magazine. October 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rihanna's Success Crosses Over Onto Cropover, Barbados' 300-Year-Old Seasonal Music Festival". Billboard Magazine. July 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ "SYM Magazine". SYM Magazine. Retrieved 19 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Billboard Magazine". Billboard Magazine. July 10, 2012. [not in citation given]
  5. ^ "AllMusic.com". AllMusic.com. August 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Rihanna's Success Crosses Over Onto Cropover, Barbados' 300-Year-Old Seasonal Music Festival". Billboard Magazine. July 21, 2015. 
  7. ^ "CaribBeat". New York Daily News. August 16, 2015. 
  8. ^ "AllMusic.com". AllMusic.com. September 13, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Worn Out: New York's Interns Pick a Wardrobe for Their Daily Grind". The FADER Magazine. September 8, 2011.