110 minutes | May 18, 2021

#28: Ib Hamad on Dreamville, Working with Friends, Building a Community, and More

Ibrahim Hamad is one of the forces behind some of the best artists of our time, J. Cole, Ari Lennox, Bas, JID and more. He is the co-founder of the label Dreamville that he started with Cole after evolving their college friendship into a business partnership. Ibrahim, also known as, Ib, is Sudanese American, born in Paris, and thanks to his dad’s UNESCO job, lived all over the globe. He ended up in the most diverse county in the world - Queens, New York, where he turned his passion for music (aka putting people onto the great music) into an actual career. He didn’t know where it would take him. And following his intuition, building the right team, and staying true to the dream of Dreamville with J. Cole has led him and his team to building an empire that supports the power of story, community, and connection. You can enjoy J Cole's and Dreamville's work: www.dreamville.com Video version of this conversation: www.facebook.com/noor www.youtube.com/noor —— It would mean so much if you could rate + review PODCAST NOOR! I love reading what you have to say, and it is a great way to support. You can also stay connected with me by subscribing to my newsletter: noortagouri.com/newsletter If you want to go the extra mile, join my Patreon community: patreon.com/noor And of course follow along on social media: instagram.com/noor facebook.com/noor youtube.com/noor twitter.com/ntagouri https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@ntagouri tiktok.com/Noor
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