Twitter Goes Deep Inside the Music Industry With Q&A Series

Twitter launched a series of question-and-answer sessions with music-industry insiders, kicking off May 20 with record executive Kevin Liles.

Twitter launched a series of question-and-answer sessions with music-industry insiders, kicking off May 20 with record executive Kevin Liles, founder and CEO of KWL Enterprises and co-founder and partner of 300 Entertainment.

Twitter said in an email to SocialTimes that while the Liles Q&A was on a Friday, the series will appear on Mondays, and details were provided on past and future music-industry Q&As:

Friday, May 20, Kevin Liles: Longtime music-industry insider Kevin Liles opens up about his journey to the top and being successful in the industry, whether artist or executive. Highlights are available here, and all questions can be seen via the hashtag #AskKevinLiles.


Monday May 30, Julz Goddard: Known in the music industry as YezJulz, the self-proclaimed director of vibes conducted a Q&A with her followers while on her spa day and broke down what it takes to create your own brand. Highlights are available here, and all questions can be seen via the hashtag #AskJulz.


Monday, June 6, Derek Watkins: Today he’s Kanye West‘s confidant and the mastermind behind today’s direction of Ultralight Beam and Waves from TLOP. Aside from being an authority on style, manners and hip-hop culture, Bentley is recognized throughout the music industry and the country as a talented artist and trend-setter. Select highlights are embedded below.

Monday, June 13, DJ DRAMA: DJ and record exec who gained recognition as the official DJ for Atlanta-based rapper T.I., he is perhaps best known for hosting several mixtapes, most notably his successful Gangsta Grillz series, and for doing the Dedication series with New Orleans-bred rapper Lil Wayne.

Monday, June 27, Lenny S: Lenny S, A&R exec at Roc Nation, known for his work with Jay-Z and Roc-a-fella since the label’s beginning. Lenny has done everything from managing the likes of Rihanna to orchestrating events and putting in all the legwork involved with landing Vic Mensa.