RCA executive Tunji Balogun just launched a new label called Keep Cool alongside Courtney Stewart, Jon Tanners and Jared Sherman. Tunji, who’s been instrumental in developing at RCA including artists Brockhampton, Khalid, SZA, Bryson Tiller, GoldLink, H.E.R. and Wizkid has also been promoted to EVP of A&R at RCA. This joint venture will sign and develop artists under the Keep Cool/RCA Records banner.
Throughout his career, Tunji has worked with number of labels including Interscope, Bad Boy and Shady Records while working with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, The Game, Keyshia Cole, Dreamville’s Cozz, K-Camp and others. He started his music career as a marketing intern at Warner Bros. Records as an assistant.
“This is a natural progression for Tunji whose passion for music and dedication to his artists has led him to become a force and a leader in the music world. “Tunji has an innate ability to identify an artist’s musical genius and understands the potential of their cultural impact. “This is a well-deserved promotion and I am excited to see how Keep Cool will further enrich the musical culture at RCA at such an exciting time in the label’s journey.” RCA Chairman & CEO, Peter Edge said about Tunji
Normani, former member of Fifth Harmony is the first artist to sign with Keep Cool/RCA Records. She’s currently working on her debut album.