Signs of Sony / ATV music release Bobby Sessions, Freddie Wexler – Variety2 min read
Sony / ATV Music Publishing has announced the signing of a global co-publishing agreement with Bobby Sessions. The rapper and lyricist is credited with co-writing Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage Remix” with Bionic, as well as Meg’s new single “Girls in the Hood.”
A fellow Texas, Sessions (pictured right) signed a recording deal with Duff Jam after the release of his “Grateful” album, which includes the socially relevant track “First World Issues”.
Creative Mike Jackson’s Sony / ATV VP Sessions was described as a “powerful lyricist as well as an enterprising artist” when announcing the signing.
Sony / ATV Chairman and CEO John Platt added: “Bobby is a talented young lyricist with a bright future ahead of him. We are proud to support his career, and I am confident that we will achieve great success together as a team. “
Sony / ATV also announced an administration deal with lyricist and producer Freddie Wexler. Achievements on tracks such as Marshmallow and Halsy’s “Be Kind” and Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande’s “Stock with You”, Los Angeles-based Wexler Jackson Penn has released music under pseudonyms.
Wexler’s publishing career began in 2006 when he was out of his teens and signed to EMI. Artists he has worked with include Demi Lovato, Post Malone, Lil Wayne, Pink, Pusha T and Celine Dion.
Slade Platt says: “I remember when Freddie, a 19-year-old ambitious man, signed his first publishing contract and the ethics of his incredible work saw him achieve the right success. As a lyricist Freddie has a special ability to nurture long lasting relationships while creating great music and I’m excited about our reunion at Sony / ATV.