ONGEA! – The Eastern Africa Music Summit has invited Empress Rose Green – Founder of Intl Starz, to be one of this year’s Bookers, for its 5th Edition, being held on Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd February 2020, at the all-new Sarit Expo Centre in Westlands.
With this year’s theme being Disrupt to Thrive, ONGEA! (and its decade-long predecessor of KENYA MUSIC WEEK), has been at the Forefront in Supporting the Development of the Music Industry in Africa, into one that is more Professional, Transparent and Profitable for All.
ONGEA! 2020 will feature 32 Showcases, from different Artists given 25-minutes each, over the 4 Days of the Summit, from 6.00pm-10.00pm each Evening, Performing to international & local Festival or Event Bookers or Owners and Fans.
As a Lawyer, Songwriter, Producer and Label Business Executive, Empress Rose Green will Select at least One of the Showcasers to go Perform at one of Jamaica’s Music Festivals during 2020, with all Expenses covered.
This shall be via her company – Intl Starz, which Empress Rose Green built for Producing professional Workshops and Music Tours, as a Consultative Agency servicing Art, Athletics, Music & Entertainment.
- WHO?: Empress Rose Green, Founder of Intl Starz.
- WHAT?: One ONGEA!™ 2020 Showcaser to Perform in Jamaica.
- WHEN?: Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd February 2020 (6.00pm – 10.00pm).
- WHY?: To actively Export music from Eastern Africa, to help Develop an Industry that is more Professional, Transparent and Profitable for All.
More about Empress Rose:
As a Humanitarian Ms Green is a deeply committed multilingual internationalist, whose passionate works emphasizes her dedication to community. As a community advocate she is an active Board Member at the Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS), an agency whose mission provides free legal assistance to many low-income families to assist and secure the most basic necessities of life. GBLS plays a unique role in the social service delivery system and is a preferred agency to which other providers refer clients for legal assistance.
Ms Green’s responsibility as a Community Advocate is to zone in on the varied issues facing the community; such as domestic violence, homelessness, families facing destitution in need of subsistence benefits, elders and individuals with disabilities in need of critical income and medical benefits, immigrants fleeing torture and persecution needing protection and low-wage workers denied their earned wages and benefits.
Particularly committed to community development whilst deeply engaged in various international initiatives, she has exercised full leadership by initiating and forming creative projects to assist and uplift failing communities. Ms Green have earned the full respect as a direct source of power and as a selfless individual. Being able to service the masses with compassion and empathy has stabilized her position within the chosen industries. Her generosity towards the less fortunate is admirable and an act of kindness that radiates her positive energy. Born in St. Mary, Jamaica, Ms Green started practicing the likes of writing Music at a very young age by penning songs within her school text and notebooks. It was evident that she knew of and about great music, as she studied the musical works of such artists as Elton John, Mdara Tuku, Michael Jackson, Lucky Dube, Whitney Houston, Dennis Brown and the King of Reggae Music – Bob Marley.
In June 2010, the Music & Entertainment producers witnessed the rare musical ability that Ms Green brought to their ‘musical beats’ competition, as she walked away as the first female Producer and winner of the iStandard Producer Showcase in Boston, Massachusetts. The iStandard brand is dubbed as one of the longest running most successful producers event in the world and who have had amazing judges over the years from DJ Premier, Swizz Beats, and Hi Tekto, ShaMoney XL(Co founder of G Unit) Lenny S(VP of A&R Def Jam), Riggs Morales(SR VP of A&R Shady Records) and Senator Skid (AR Manager Bad Boy Records) to name a few. The music producers quickly recognized that in male dominated industry of making musical beats that she was a diamond in the rough.
She has worked within the capacity of some of the top music and entertainment professionals such as: Modeling and Scouting for The Wilhelmina Modeling & Talent Agency, Transcontinental Records, NUSTAR TV & Film Productions, Smart Route Systems of the ABC News Channel, The Agency Group & Clear Channel Communications and One Love International Management, just to name a few…..
As an Entrepreneur, Ms Green’s success and achievement within the sporting and entertainment industries have culminated relationships that have played a viable pivotal role in her profession over the years. Her mission is exemplary by her creation as President of Intl Starz, a professional consultative 360 Creative Management Agency (CMA) servicing Art, Athletics and Music.
Ms. Green’s experience within the entertainment and music industries have afforded her extensive knowledge and her resume boasts an impressive list of job experiences. She has maintained a strong client base, which have highlighted her experiences within the music and entertainment industries. Her professional experiences are within: Events Promotions & Production, Songwriting, Artist/Music Management, Tour Production Management, Tour Management, Road Manager, Merchandise Manager, Music & Fashion talent scout. As the Founder and CEO of Intl Starz, Ms. Green explains that her success with building the Music Management Consulting business has been attained and comprised through consultation by individual lists of business associates, record producers, organizers, promoters and institutions involved in the Music & Entertainment industries.
Her passion to assist struggling musicians to thrive in the Music and Entertainment industries led her to initiating her own Global Music News & Entertainment Report radio segment. A 30-minute music segment that rapidly skyrocketed to some 18 Internet and mainstream AM/FM radio within a 2 month span. The 30-minute Global Music News & Entertainment Report radio segment highlights quality songs by new, emerging, signed and unsigned Artists, international news, current and upcoming events. Averaging 500 – 700+ monthly submissions from a worldwide audience is just a tip of the iceberg, as various Promoters, Radio Stations and Music Executives have embraced the positive movement, as they remain in wait and look forward to the weekly productions. The Global MNE Report radio segment can be found on, Spotify, Apple Podcast, Spreaker, Castbox, iHeart Radio and Google Podcast.
The ability to possessing an eclectic personality affords her optimal success within other areas, such as Sports. She is also the owner of her own Dare 2 Dream Track & Field club. As a former track & field athlete, Ms. Green created the Dare 2 Dream T&F Club as a project geared to giving back to her community, training and preparing athletes for their National Championships and the Olympics. As an Entrepreneur, Ms Green’s success and achievement within the sporting, music and entertainment industries have culminated relationships that have been a viable tool over the years. Her mission is exemplary by the creation of Intl Starz, a company she built for producing professional workshops and music tours and as a consultative agency servicing Art, Athletics, Music & Entertainment.