You already know the music. DaBaby’s “Suge” and “Baby Sitter.” Nicki Minaj’s “Yikes.” Khalid’s “Location.” Big Sean’s “Bounce Back.” Kehlani’s “Open (Passionate).” Jack Harlow’s “What’s Poppin’.” But there’s one thing that these groundbreaking tracks have in common.
Welcome to the Winners Circle. It’s the publishing/production enclave that’s home to the cutting-edge producers and songwriters behind those and more trendsetting hits. To date, Winners Circle has amassed over 50 platinum and 20 gold-certified songs. In addition to providing management and soon-to-launch mixing/mastering services, the burgeoning enterprise is fast becoming a one-stop powerhouse.
Founder/CEO Kash Johns launched Winners Circle Publishing — administered by global publisher Warner Chappell — in 2015 with one client, producer Go Grizzly. Five years later, the roster numbers24 — and growing. Among those joining Go Grizzly (DaBaby, Future, Kevin Gates) in the Winners Circle since then: fellow producers David Sava6e (Khalid, Chris Brown), Hood Famous (Lil Wayne, Travis Scott), Pooh Beatz (DaBaby, Nicki Minaj, Jack Harlow), Smash David (Khalid, Chris Brown, Big Sean), Turn Me Up Josh ( Lil Durk, Drake), and songwriter London Jae (Cardi B, Mulatto). The roster also includes Sterl Gotti and YNC Cappo.