Poo Bear at The Gathering Spot
Last week, 4x Grammy-Award Winning Songwriter, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, celebrated the release of his latest project entitled “Poo Bear Presents: Bearthday Music”, in Atlanta. The two-part event series consisted of an exclusive panel moderated by ASCAP’s Jason Reddick alongside of Multimedia Personality, Rashan Ali as well as a private intimate dinner at the Martell House. Atlanta’s leading hip-hop and R&B festival, One Music Fest, teamed up with ASCAP and Atlanta’s private members-only club, The Gathering Spot, to deliver an in depth discussion surrounding Poo Bear’s musical career.
On Wednesday, Hundreds of music lovers, aspiring songwriters, producers, artists and Atlanta culture shifters gathered together to learn from one of the music industries most sought after talents. The conversation delved in to Poo Bear’s musical start, his illustrious 20+ career which has found him penning for some of the greatest music acts like Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, J. Balvin, Mariah Carey and more. The pair also discussed his influence to the Atlanta sound and ability to cross over genres, fluidly.
Pictured (L to R): Hurricane Dave, Don Cannon, No I.D., Poo Bear, Killer Mike, Kawan “KP” Prather, Courtney Sills (Music Industry Vet, discovered Poo Bear), Slim of 112 and Moetown Lee
The following evening, Martell Cognac powered a private dinner for Poo Bear and some of his close friends and music industry powerhouses at their secret Martell House. Guests such as Super-Producers No I.D., Dallas Austin and Don Cannon, Comedian Lil Duval, legendary artists Killer Mike, Cee-Lo Green and Slim of 112, music execs Kawan “KP” Prather, Fly of T.I.G. and P of Quality Control Music, all shared conversation, business ideas and cocktails over dinner. Longtime friend and colleague, Moetown Lee, announced at dinner that Poo Bear received his proclamation from the city of Atlanta that June 14th is officially “Poo Bear Day”.
“I had an amazing time in Atlanta last week! I am humbled and appreciative of everyone showing so much support of my music and my artistry. I would like to thank my cousin Courtney “Bear” Sills and Motown Lee for putting this together. Happy Birthday!” Poo Bear stated.
His project, “Poo Bear Presents: Bearthday Music” is available on all platforms.
Jason Reddick (ASCAP)
Rashan Ali (Personality)
No I.D., Jason Reddick, P of Quality Control, Courtney Sills
Dallas Austin, Poo Bear and No I.D.
Forte Bowie, Fly (T.I.G.)
Slim of 112, Cee-Lo Green