Speaker Profile

Clarke Elliston aka GENIUS

Job TitleCEO

Company NameMixtape Monopoly


GENIUS is a Jamaican-born, Atlanta-raised Disc Jockey. Over the past few years, Genius has evolved as one of the elite music curators in the Atlanta Hip Hop scene; helping break major artists such as 2 Chainz, Migos, & business partner, K Camp.

Today GENIUS is currently the CEO of Mixtape Monopoly, an Urban Digital Distribution, Marketing, & Management firm, and Operations Head at RARE Sound. While serving in these roles, GENIUS has also managed to build a music career by independently distributing his own musical work, which has acquired millions of streams and views.


About Mixtape Monopoly

Mixtape Monopoly is an urban distribution, PR and smart marketing company, which has been operating out of Atlanta for over a decade. Mixtape Monopoly began as a curator of mixtape websites (e.g. Spinrilla, Mixtape Monkey and Datpiff), servicing a side of the industry that's been digital and streaming-based long before Spotify came to the US.

Today, Mixtape Monopoly's activity has expanded into playlist marketing and social content creation, working with the most credible artists, tastemakers and media partners to help the best music and social content reach the most relevant audience.

Conference Sessions

  • Atlanta: 30 Years & Running as the Hip-Hop Capitol of the World

    07 Jun 2019, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM, Ca$h Factory

    More music is listened to today than ever before and hip-hop is the most streamed, watched and influential genre. Atlanta has become ground-zero for hip-hop art...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
      2. Event Date
        Fri, Jun 7
      3. Event Theme
        Country Focus
        Music & Brands
        Music Business
        Music Genre Focus

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