World of Dance Records x Empire Announcement
FULLERTON, CA, July 7, 2020
World of Dance Tour Inc, is pleased to announce the formation of its record label, World of Dance Records (WOD Records). We have entered into a global partnership with Empire Records, who will manage all publishing administration. Founding members David Gonzalez and Mike McGinn have tapped music industry & film/TV veteran Jr. Regisford to head its music division. Together with David and Mike, Jr. will oversee the signing and developing of artists/dancers from within the World of Dance community, helping them develop into global musical entertainment brands.
The World of Dance vision and mission remain. “To become the preeminent lifestyle brand and creative platform for dancers around the world” – says Gonzalez. “We have always mixed dance, music, and fashion, into one global community.”
Following the legacy of the world’s most prestigious dance competition, World of Dance Records is a forward-thinking, full-service record label and artistic brand management company. We focus on transitioning select dancers into artists by implementing creative brand strategies while highlighting fan engagement. Keeping an ear to the pulse of our community, while exploring new sounds and visuals, will genuinely relate with people globally as the label for a connected generation.
For more information about World of Dance Records, visit www.worldofdancerecords.com
ABOUT THE WORLD OF DANCE ORGANIZATION
We are the original, most trusted, and fastest growing brand in dance. More importantly, we are a platform for dancers and their talent. We believe sharing authentic experience is crucial to building a connected world. Through our events, digital platforms, and community, we’re creating a space for artists and fans to do just that.
What began in 2008 as a single event is now a continent-spanning, tour de force of human spirit and sick dance moves. WOD attracts social influencers, industry icons, and 100,000+ fans to experiences in more than 25 countries.
It goes beyond trophies, titles, or fame. The goal is to empower creative expression. We’re embracing boldness, celebrating diversity, and connecting distinct, powerful sound and dance into one community – A Millennial-led World of Dance.
Founded in 2010 by Ghazi Shami, EMPIRE has become the leading independent music company through its innovative approach as a record label, distributor and publisher. With a keen focus on early stage artist development, EMPIRE has been instrumental in launching the careers of multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B, DRAM and Anderson. Paak. Based in San Francisco, the independent EMPIRE continues to make a major impact with a global expansion into Asia, Africa and South America and new music from Young Dolph, Mozzy, Fireboy DML and more.
World of Dance Records Contact: Jr Regisford – Jr@worldofdance.com
111 N Harbor Blvd Suite B. Fullerton CA 92832