Dellessa James has joined Amazon Music in the new role of senior artist relations manager, with a remit to steer the company’s black music strategy.
“I am super excited to be joining the Amazon Music team, I am so passionate and committed to elevating black music and culture,” said James.
I am so committed to elevating black music and culture
James previously served as executive producer of The Rap Show and Fire In The Booth on 1Xtra. After leaving the BBC in 2018, she worked alongsid Charlie Sloth at Apple Music. James has produced freestyles with artists including Drake, Stormzy, Megan Thee Stallion, Wretch 32 and Lil Baby.
James was at the BBC for 16 years, serving on the playlist team and producing shows for Trevor Nelson, Annie Mac, DJ Target, Nihal, MistaJam, Jo Whiley and Fabio and Grooverider.