11 February 2021 | LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Grammy award-winning producer and R&B artist Mario Winans, best known for his UK number one in 2004 “I Don’t Wanna Know” has announced the launch of Artime, an online music mentoring platform.
The new platform gives independent artists, students and aspiring creatives the opportunity to book online mentoring sessions with multi-platinum, award winning producers, songwriters, music directors and engineers.
Winans, who is Founder & CEO of the Artime platform, has spent the last three decades
crafting hits for some of Pop, Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel music’s most well respected artists. His resume includes names such as Kanye West, Janet Jackson, Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, Aretha Franklin, Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Brian McKnight, The Notorious B.I.G., P. Diddy, and of course, his own Winans family.
Now, with the launch of the Artime platform, Winans hopes to offer his time and knowledge to mentor a new generation of independent artists, producers and writers.
Anyone interested in booking time with a mentor can register on the Artime platform to browse a curated list of multi-platinum producers, engineers, songwriters and music directors, handpicked by Winans for their award winning experience and talent. Users can pay a flat fee for a live introductory session with their selected mentors before arranging regular sessions on the platform.
They include Stevie J, Large Professor, Bink!, Amadeus Thompson, Om’Mas Keith, Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver, Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie, Chucky Thompson, Matt Testa, Ron “Amen Ra” Lawrence, Nashiem Myrick, Adam Blackstone, Steve Dickey, Ariel Borujow, Fatman Scoop and Mario Winans himself.
“Collectively this group of ‘Creative Masters’ have helped to shape the landscape of R&B, Rap and Pop over the last 30 years”, says Winans, “We are all very excited about engaging with new and established creatives from around the world, to share our knowledge and experiences.”
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