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IEBA Convention marks the launch of “the most exciting” era of career

For Immediate Release:

Nashville, TN (October 7, 2016) - Veteran country music mixologist DJ DU has signed with the Nashville office of The Agency For The Performing Arts for representation, it is jointly announced by APA and DU’s management/marketing team at The Talent Associates.

A native of New Jersey, DJ DU (Duhamel Cassell) has home bases in Nashville and Arizona, and travels to perform all across North America.  He’ll play over 150 shows in 2016, and plans to have an even busier 2017. A true original, he has performed alongside some of the world’s biggest acts. Set lengths run from 90 minutes to over 4 hours, and musical stylings, rooted in country, range across every genre - to Rock, Hip Hop, and almost anything in between.  Everything is Custom. Everything is LIVE.  For every show.

“He’s simply the best live country music mixer in the world,” said APA agent Jim Butler, who spearheaded bringing DU aboard “because all of us here love his brand of pure entertainment.”

Founded in 1962, APA is one of the largest, diversified and privately owned talent agencies in the industry with offices in Beverly Hills, New York, Nashville, Atlanta and London.

“I couldn’t be happier to be on the APA roster,” said DU. “They are ready to combine with TTA on an exciting plan for the next years and beyond.”

The Talent Associates was formed in 2012 to provide label and management support to artist careers.  Successes include the launch of artistsBlackjack Billy, High Valley, Alissa Griffith, and Tebey and serving a key role in the start of the solo career of founding Sugarland member Kristian Bush. The company acts as US label and managers for Emerson Drive, Stereo Specter, Arabella Jones, DJ Du, Griffith, and Tebey.