EXCLUSIVE: CAA has signed All Def Media, the media company focused on hip hop culture, for representation in all areas. ADM touches more than 300 million fans each month through original programming, which is distributed via YouTube and Facebook, on te…
Sanjay Sharma, after leading Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital hip-hop and urban-youth-culture media startup as CEO for the past three years, is leaving the company, Variety has confirmed. Sharma is exiting L.A.-based ADD to start his own digital-media venture, a company rep confirmed. For the new venture — details about which Sharma is holding close… Read more »
Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital has pacted with Fusion in a multi-year deal that will see the network become home to ADD’s comedy roast franchise. The first broadcast is set as a roast of America on Election Night, November 8 at 9 PM. Like Comedy Central’s roast franchise, the plan is to assemble guests, commentators and comedians from popular culture, comedy, music, sports and politics.
The latest tie-up comes after Fusion aired urban- and millennial-centric ADD’s first…