PRODUCER GLEN CANNON PROFILE
Glen Cannon, a native Detroiter, has an in-depth understanding of the music business that stems from a wealth of experience in several areas of the industry. He began his career in the early 90’s as independent record and concert promoter working with artist such as BODY and Bell Biv DeVoe/BBD on MCA Records. Cannon later started his own independent record label Streetnoise Records, distributed by Bellmark, in which his independent efforts discovered and ushered several promising acts to the music industry on a major level “Da’ Honeys” [WillieMax, on Motown/Pookie Records with Rafiel Sadiq and Award Winning Christian/R&B Artist Detrick Haddon who was a part Streetnoise gospel quartet “Perfect Peace”, who was later signed to Arista Records]. Bellmark Records recruited Cannon as their East Coast Representative. A key player whose participation was essential in in breaking the rap singles “Whoomp There It Is” and “Daisy Dukes” by Tag Team. Under the Bellmark umbrella Cannon was a vital player in the success of The Artist (formerly known as Prince) with the hit single “ The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” working as Production Manager and Assistant Tour Manger on the “ Jam of The Year Tour” starring Prince. Jam of the year was the most successful grossing tour of Prince’s career. In addition to these achievements, Cannon provides consulting advice to many independent label managers, producers, and artist breaking into the entertainment industry. Cannon has a reputation for integrity and being both a motivator and mentor. It is because of these attributes that he has an in-depth understanding of the music industry and how it works. In turn, this reputation has solidified his profile as a successful and respected music industry executive. Cannon is married, a father of five and is currently a part of the strategic planning team for Al Bell of Stax Records.