Grammy award-winning songwriter Xplicit signs with Electric Feel Entertainment for management and signs a global publishing deal with Sony Music Publishing.
Grammy award-winning songwriter Xplicit (pictured center) has announced his signing to renowned entertainment company Electric Feel Entertainment for management and Sony Music Publishing for worldwide publishing.
The Cuban-American songwriter has written countless hits such as Justin Bieber’s “Anyone,” Big Sean’s “Beware,” Fifth Harmony’s “Work From Home,” Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands,” and Lil Durk’s “Broadway Girls” featuring Morgan Wallen. The Florida native has also written with artists like Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Pink, Selena Gomez, Charlie Puth, and Camilla Cabello.
“Not only can Xplicit write in any genre, but he brings his best game to every opportunity and is extremely dedicated to writing great songs — his diverse discography of hits is the proof! We are excited to be his partner for the next chapter of his impressive career,” says Katie Welle, SVP Creative, Sony Music Publishing (pictured front right).
“Xplicit is a once-in-a-generation hitmaker. He has one of the strongest pens in the industry, and adding his unmatched talents to our Electric Feel Entertainment family is the best way to cap off an incredible year for the company. Alongside the team at SMP, I look forward to building together and kicking off 2023 with more wins,” adds Austin Rosen, Founder and CEO of Electric Feel Entertainment & Ventures (pictured back left).
“I am super excited for Xplicit to join the Electric Feel family,” says Anthony D’Annunzio, General Manager of Producer/Songwriter Management at Electric Feel Entertainment (pictured back right). “We have been friends for quite some time, and to work with him on this next chapter of his career is an honor.”
“Along with Xplicit’s incredible talent as a songwriter, his passion for his craft and work ethic is invaluable,” D’Annunzio continues. “We look forward to not only working alongside X as a writer but teaming up to expand his business into other areas as well.”
“I’m excited to call EF my new home for management. I’ve known Austin and Anthony for a long time, and it felt like the next step for me in my career,” says Xplicit. “I’m looking forward to being the latest addition to an amazing roster filled with some of the best artists, producers, and songwriters in the business.”
“After knowing Katie Welle and admiring her work as an executive for nearly ten years, partnering with SMP and working with her directly is something I am looking forward to,” he concludes.