The humble and ingenious A&R Next Door aka the vice president guru of Atlantic Recordings and the man behind some of the most notable musicians in the world recently, Yaasiel “Success” Davis. He is a man with great ambition, passion, and character. Not only has he worked with current icons such as YBN Cordae, Cardi B, Juccee fruit, Ravyn Lenae, and many more outstanding music artists. He made many efforts to be a bridge of positivity in the community.
He has reached out to his community by being a mentor to the youth of many avenues of life with 100 Black Men/Eagle Academy. He is an advocate for historically black colleges as he is a FAMU alumnus. Davis balances being a keen ear to the streets and researching analytics to find the next prominent artist in music.
The business savvy of Jay Z and the modesty of J.Cole, Yaasiel Davis, represents the keenest of successful African American men in the industry. It’s safe to say he is the A&R of the people.
“When people see me, I want them to know that I’m not only an A&R but a successful black man. I want to be an A&R for the people, a role model for my fellow people of color, and the best person I can be.” – Yaasiel “Success” Davis
Recently, he has been coming up for creative methods for the artists under his prodigious wing to navigate through COVID-19. With Yaasiel “Success” Davis leading the way, you can bet that every song or at least most of them will be a hit!