Brandra Ringo

Brandra Ringo is the Senior Director of A&R at Warner/Chappell Music in Los Angeles, California. Just within a year at Warner/Chappell, her current signings consist of multi-platinum writers and producers such as Kirk Knight, who produced ASAP Ferg’s hit single, “Plain Jane” and “Devastated for Joey Bada$$, DJ Durel who produced “Narcos” and “Ice Tray” for Migos, Yo Pi’erre aka Pi’erre Bourne who has produced hits for Playboi Carti such as “Magnolia” & “WokeupLikeThis”, Travis Scott’s “Watch” feat. Kanye West and Lil Uzi Vert, & most recently, Kanye West’s “Yikes.” Brandra is very excited about developing new artist/writer/producer, Beam, who is currently penning songs for A-List projects dropping this quarter including having penned recent placements on 21 Savage’s current solo album, I Am > I Was. Her most recent signings include DY Krazy of 808 Mafia & Cameron Forbes. DY Krazy produced Gucci Mane’s #1 Urban & Rhythmic single “Wake Up in the Sky” feat. Bruno Mars & Kodak Black and works closely with Future, Juice Wrld and many other artists. Cameron Forbes co-produced the smash hit single, “Taste” by Tyga feat. Offset and is currently working on his solo artist project. Born and raised in St. Louis, Mo., Brandra knew in middle school she wanted to work with songwriters. Brandra received her B.A. degree in Music Business from Columbia College – Chicago. While in school, she worked closely with Nelly’s manager, T-Luv, did street team work in Chicago at Ch’rewd Marketing & Promotions and interned at an entertainment public relations firm. Brandra started her professional music publishing career working with one of the most powerful women in music, Motown Records President, Ethiopia Habtemariam. As Ethiopia’s assistant, Brandra worked under her leadership in New York City and Los Angeles when she was the President of UMPG, Urban and running Motown Records. During this time, Brandra worked closely with Sebastian Kole who penned all of Alessia Cara’s first 3 hit singles such as “Here”, “Scars to Your Beautiful” and “Wild Things”. She is also worked closely with songwriters Goldiie (Chris Brown, Ty Dolla $, K. Michelle), & Cardo (Drake, Travis Scott, Kendrick Lamar). In addition to working with these amazing songwriters, she worked with superstars such as Quavo, Ne-Yo, & Erykah Badu. After this time is when she took on a more focused role at Universal Music Publishing. While at UMPG, Brandra successfully placed records for Drake, Fifth Harmony, Chris Brown, G-Eazy, and more. In addition, she was responsible for co-signing and renewing deals for artists like Metro Boomin, Lil Yachty & Happy Perez. While Brandra has accomplished a great deal in her career, this work has only laid the foundation of her legacy. Brandra takes pride in servicing her roster daily to create opportunities that enrich the artists and music community around the world for generations to come.

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