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Demetrius Ellerbee Signs R&B Artist Shareefa To Hush Management And Inks Label Deal With Geffen/DTP
Demetrius Ellerbee signs R&B artist Shareefa to Hush Management while signing her a new record deal with Geffen Records and Distrubing Tha Peace(DTP). In addition to Shareefa, Ellerbee also manages Young Jeezy and partners with him on CTE Music.
By: Laura Wright
Referred to as "The Soul of Disturbing Tha Peace," gritty vocalist Shareefa has now joined the Geffen music family where she hopes to continue making hit music and grow her fan base. Previously signed to DTP, Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair, Chaka Zulu, CEO of DTP and Ellerbee have now collaborated to develop and release her second studio album “The Secret,” which is scheduled for February, 2010.
“We’re excited to have signed Shareefa exclusively with HUSH Management,”
In addition to Hush Management, Ellberbee has worked with close friend and business associate Young Jeezy by establishing CTE Music since 2000 and by creating a musical home for themselves and their talented roster of artists. Currently, Ellerbee anticipates a great outcome for the “America’
Now, they hope to work that same magic for other CTE artists including Slick Pulla, JW, Boo, and 211 to name a few. Demetrius’ goal is to groom at least three to four more multi-platinum stars over the next 10 years, which he and Jeezy are well on the road to accomplishing with this impressive up-and-coming stable of talent.
Beyond his work co-owning a label and executive producing music, Ellerbee has established a solid track record as a savvy negotiator on behalf of his clients. For example, under the HUSH Management banner Ellerbee has brokered multi-million dollar endorsement deals for Young Jeezy with blue-chip brands such as Adidas and Belvedere Vodka.
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About HUSH Management, LLC: Hush Management was founded in 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia by Demetrius Ellerbee as a music management company. Since the company’s inception, Ellerbee has negotiated multi-million dollar endorsement deals, managed projects and overseen collaborations with Young Jeezy and superstars such as Usher, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Mary J.Blige, Rick Ross, Timberland, Jay-Z, The Dream, Fabolous, Jadakiss, and R.Kelly. Currently, the company is focused on upcoming albums for Young Jeezy, Shareefa and London.