Universal Music Publishing signs worldwide deal with Lana Del Rey producer

Universal Music Publishing signs worldwide deal with Lana Del Rey producer

Emile Haynie produced Lana Del Rey's album, Born To Die and co-wrote the track Blue Jeans.

He also collaborated with Eminem on the Grammy winning Best Rap Album, Recovery, producing the track Going Through Changes, co-wrote and co-produced Runaway from Kanye West's platinum-selling My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (which won the Grammy for Best Rap Album), collaborated with Lil Wayne on his multi-platinum Tha Carter IV, co-writing and producing track Novacaine and worked with Gym Class Heroes on The Papercut Chronicles II and Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon.

Evan Lamberg, President, Universal Music Publishing Group North America said: "Emile is one of the most talented songwriter-producers we have met in a very long time."

"From his innovative work with Eminem, Kanye West and now Lana Del Rey, I think we are seeing the emergence of a very special songwriter and producer talent. Kudos to Universal Music Publishing's Jessica Rivera for connecting with Emile in all of the ways a great music publisher should."

Jessica Rivera, Vice President, Creative Urban Music, East Coast, Universal Music Publishing Group commented: "Emile Haynie is an amazing songwriter/producer whose music transcends genres. We got an early taste from his work on Kid Cudi and Kanye West and we always knew there was something refreshingly different about it and this was just the beginning."

"Emile's talent extends out to nurturing and guiding the sounds of new artists as he so effortlessly proved with emerging artist Lana Del Rey. I am excited that UMPG will be a part of continuing to build his creative brand."

Haynie said: "I'm so excited to join the team at Universal Music Publishing. Jessica Rivera and Evan Lamberg's passion and understanding of what I am working towards has been truly amazing. Thank you for believing in my vision."

"Thank you to Neil Jacobson at Interscope Management and Renee Karalian and Michael Guido for putting it all together."


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