August 25, 2016

Making it in the Music Industry

by Amanda Hayman '17

Chris Zarou ’12 is the president of Visionary Music Group, a record label he started from scratch with no prior experience in the music industry. The label recently signed two emerging artists—emcee Logic and pop star Jon Bellion. In a lengthy interview with Forbes magazine, he spoke about launching his business, signing Logic and Bellion and his label’s appeal to up-and-coming artists.  

“One thing I’ve learned now is that you can’t ride the highs or the lows,” Zarou told Forbes. “You have to stay somewhere in the middle because this business can be a rollercoaster…But now, I’m more focused than I’ve never been.”

Read the full story in Forbes.


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