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- Spanish English French
- Film/TV Record Label Management Business Services Concert Promoter Music Producer Event Agency
- Hip-Hop R&B Rap Pop
Abdoulaye has worked in the music and television industries for 40 years in various capacities as an assistant engineer, a recording engineer, a personal assistant, a television production manager, a Tour manager, a producer, a manager and a promoter. Artists he has worked with in these varying roles include Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Jermaine Jackson, Commodores, Rick James, Tina Marie, the group Chic with Nile Rodgers, Kool & The Gang and Bernard Edwards, Mory Kanté, Youssou NDour, Alpha Blondy, and Stromae. He released the first solo album of Mory Kanté in 1980 and is currently working on the release of the album of Lassana Soumano from Mali as well as the music production of another popular African talent. After years working with Stevie Wonder and Motown, he went on to production manage many Special Events, Concerts and Tours in the US, Africa and Europe. He also contributed to establishing the first professional 24 tracks recording studios in Abidjan and provided Live Event professional solutions & services. From 2001 he worked on television shows such as: The Oscar’s, The Grammy Awards, BET Awards, BET Walk Of Fame, NAACP Image Awards, 86th Oscar Concert, 41st & 42nd Student Academy Awards and Television Specials for major networks like: MTV, VH1, BET, NBC, FOX, CBS and the History Channel. From 2008 to 2013, he toured with Stevie Wonder and is now working on launching the company that will become the leading African music Label and number one Sports and Entertainment presenter in Africa. Abdoulaye is looking for potential partners and investors willing to consider expanding in the growing African Entertainment sector so if anyone has any ideas or contacts please let me know.
Diaspora entertainment is a full-service music, television production and live entertainment company offering customized event management and production services including: 1- Event management services • Event planning (concepts/theme development) • Event logistics • event budget 2- Talent acquisition & booking based on target audience and budget 3- Event production services (staging, sound and lights, video, special effects…) 4- Video projection and multimedia presentations 5- Technical and audiovisual logistics support 6- Event staffing 7- Box-office management (we will print secured tickets & organize sales) 8- Project management and supervision 9 Related business management, administration and accounting 10- Timeline planning and management 11- Budget estimation and management 12- Music production