Jay Versace Signs to Warner Chappell Music

Warner Chappell Music signs Jay Versace
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Warner Chappell Music signs Jay Versace
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Photo Credit: Warner Chappell Music (Carianne Marshall, Cate Wright, Jay Versace, Motisola Zulu, Ryan Press)

Warner Chappell Music (WCM) has signed a global publishing deal with rising producer Jay Versace.

Versace produced a string of recent hits for SZA, including the Grammy-nominated “SOS”,” alongside Doja Cat and Summer Walker. “I’m excited to start this new journey with such a wholesome team of people,” Jay Versace said about the deal. “Huge thank you to Cate, Ryan, and the entire Warner Chappell team. And big thank you to Motisola and everyone who helped me get settled with the Warner team! Very honored to create amongst such talented and inspiring creatives.”

“I’m beyond thrilled to welcome Jay Versace to the Warner Chappell family!” shared Warner Chappell Music Sr. Director, A&R, Cate Wright. “With his innate instincts and unique approach, he’s quickly become a sought-after hitmaker. It’s no question that Jay is an incredible producer, but it’s his ability to connect with artists, form lasting relationships, and cultivate projects that has led to hits with the likes of SZA, Doja Cat, and Summer Walker.”

Based in Los Angeles, Jahlil Gunter, known professionally as Jay Versace, is a leading American record producer. A former internet personality and popular comedian, he amassed more than three million followers on the now defunct app Vine before he started making beats in 2018.

Since then, he’s worked with top artists and helped produce award winning and culture-defining songs like “Safarai” from Tyler, the Creator’s Grammy-winning album Call Me When You Get Lost. Versace also produced “Lil Diamond Boy” by Lil Yachty, and “Versace” by Westside Gunn, which marked his first official producer credit.

More recently, Jay worke don three songs from Doja Cat’s album Scarlet, including “Love Life,” “97,” and “Often.” He also produced SZA’s RIAA-certified gold singles “SOS” and “Smoking on my Ex Pack” from SOS. He also produced three songs from Summer Walker’s CLEAR 2: SOFT LIFE EP.