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Akela Family Music

Akela Family Music is an independent entertainment company dedicated to consulting services for artists, labels, companies, and brands in US and Latin American.

 

Akela Family Music in the US has been responsible for radio success in the US Hispanic Market of Top Latin Artists like J Balvin, Black Eyed Peas, Daddy Yankee, Cardi B, Reik, Zion & Lennox, Jesse & Joy, Fonseca, Maná, Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Sanz, Carlos Vives, Juanes among many others.

 

¿What Means Akela?

Akela is a symbol of wisdom, authority, and leadership. Akela is anyone who acts as a leader.

 

 

 

 

About Fabio Acosta

Cazzu, Fabs, J Balvin

Fabio Acosta, a music executive with over 25 years of experience in the field of entertainment and music. Acosta begins his career in Bogota (Colombia) as a young entrepreneur with his own production company being responsible for many successful festivals and concerts within the underground rock world of his native Bogota.

 

Later, Acosta joined BMG Music working in the radio promotions department, developing new, established and up-and-coming talent. His expertise in the dance and electronic genre makes him a real specialist in the region.

 

He subsequently joined EMI Music as Label Manager and A&R for their Dance division. In 2002 Acosta moved to the US to work with EMI Televisa Music based in Miami, Florida.

 

Besides being an executive for the label, he was part of the strategy and development of many international releases for the label such as Carlos Vives, Juan Luis Guerra, Obie Bermudez, Tito ‘El Bambino’, Intocable, RBD, Fonseca, Belinda, Aleks Syntek, amongst others.

 

Since 2007, Acosta has been working as a strategic consultant for many artists and projects through his company Akela Family Music. Today, his exclusive roster stands for new talent in different genres projecting as international stars, not only in their home countries but also in the US and throughout Latin America.

 

Breaking Records with Balvin: Acosta’s shopper J Balvin, whom he co-manages with Scooter Braun, crossed into famous person territory in 2018. He leads this 12 months’s Latin Grammy nominations with eight, and in June briefly dethroned Drake as Spotify’s most-streamed artist on the earth.

 

The Colombia-born Acosta, who additionally manages Cazzu and Manuel Medrano, says that Balvin’s potential to transcend style is historic: “Balvin, performing in Spanish, can proudly stand alongside anybody”, together with Beyoncé at Coachella, Cardi B and Bad Bunny on the American Music Awards and Barack Obama throughout a current midterm marketing campaign cease.

Meet Our Team

Fabio Acosta

Founder / President

Acosta has been working as consultant for many artists and projects. His exclusive roster stands for new talent in different genres and they project as international stars.

Alejandro Arias [ADO]

Creative/Design Director

Arias is a multimedia engineer with emphasis in graphic design, combining both areas of studies he has develop high-level concepts for music related design projects.

Pierre Hachar, Jr., Esq.

Director of Business Affairs

Hachar is an Attorney whose primary focus is the entertainment sector of law. He is the recipient of South Florida’s Film Recording & Entertainment Counsels 2012 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Award.

Cesar Acevedo

Communications Consultant

Acevedo has worked in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing for different key Sports and Entertainment based companies, such as the NBA, Umbro, and Gibson Brands, among others.

Luz Adriana Ramos

Colombia Office

[ MUSIC + TALENT + HARD WORK = SUCCESS ]

Our Services

Akela Family is an established independent music company with several years of experience enjoying a successful relationship with world wide recognized clients. This company is dedicated to providing the very best professional service available, in the areas of marketing and promotion of music artist.


Promotion

Akela Family is an organization with the capability to create an effective promotions and marketing campaigns for radio, media outlets, events and other strategies in the US and Puerto Rico.


Marketing

Akela Family is a company with experience creating, developing and executing alternative and successful strategies for musical projects targeting media and different outlets.


Project Management

Akela Family’s team of experts can be the solution to lead the plan for the music project in needs of strategy, marketing tactics, promotion and management.


Management & Relations

Akela Family works as a consultant company to help develop a musical project, giving advice to promote songs, albums and videos trough different ways of distribution.

Areas of Expertise

Radio Promotion

Akela Family has over 10 years of experience creating proved and effective strategies for radio stations in the US and Puerto Rico, working with established artists and projects in development. To check the success cases please check our client list.

Radio, Media and New Plataforms

Creation of specific marketing plans to different media outlets, including online campaigns and social media.

  

Artist Relations / Communications

Akela Family has an extensive database of executives and key players of the music industry at the corporate and media level.

PR for Artists and Companies

Akela Family has a talented and expert team of PR executives with a wide network and database of contacts in the entertainment industry, service targeted for artist and companies.

 

BDS / MediaBase Analysis

Akela Family is capable of monitoring and analyzes BDS and statistics for radio rotation and has the expertise of advice about new projects, songs, albums and strategies.

[ MUSIC + TALENT + HARD WORK = SUCCESS ]

Clients

Our exclusive list of artists, record labels and entertainment companies has been part of our growth. They are not only happy customers; they’re friends and our best reference. Our clients had receive special attention to their project that we take as ours

  • J BALVIN

  • Epic Records (Black Eyed Peas)

  • Atlantic Records (Cardi B)

  • El Cartel Records (Daddy Yankee)

  • Warner Music Latina (Zion & Lennox, Maná, Jesse & Joy, Alex Ubago, Luis Miguel, Beto Cuevas, Carlos Baute, Sie7e, Laura Pausini, Miguel bose, De La Tierra, Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Sanz, Tommy Torres)

  • Fonseca

  • Univision Radio Concert Series (Enrique Iglesias, Maná, Alejandro Fernandez, Ricarjo Arjona, Daddy Yankee, Alejandro Sanz)

  • Sony Music

  • Capitol Latin

  • Sei Track Music (Maria jose, Benny Ibarra)

  • AEG/Golden Voice

  • Gaira (Carlos Vives)

  • Tito El Bambino

  • Westwood Music (Reik, Carlos Rivera, Camila)

  • Faro Latino

[ MUSIC + TALENT + HARD WORK = SUCCESS ]





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