Founded by multi-platinum producer J.R. Rotem, Beluga Heights is a record label known for working with top musical artists such as Rihanna, and Leona Lewis as well as discovering and developing new acts like Sean Kingston, Jason Derulo, and IYAZ.

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Evan Bogart
Writer

Beneath the jackhammer beats and the candy-coated wizardry of modern pop music, there exists the alchemy of compelling words and undeniable music. Evan “Kidd” Bogart breathes life into the souls of songs. A roster of platinum artists including Adam Lambert, Pussycat Dolls, Leona Lewis, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Natasha Bedingfield, Jason Derülo, Ke$ha, Sean Kingston, Rihanna and Beyoncé -- whose “Halo,” co-written by Bogart and Ryan Tedder, became a Grammy-winning smash -- bears witness to the power of this authenticity.

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Jonathan Brown
Writer

With his extensive background in writing, producing and playing multiple styles of guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and creative sound design, Jonathan Brown has made his stamp throughout the music industry. He continues to be involved in shaping today’s music marketplace by writing hit songs for some of today's top artists. Jonathan’s inspiration for creating and disseminating music to the masses comes from his passion to merge modern technology with vintage sounds, in innovative ways. Jonathan is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music, Music Production and Engineering Program.

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Clemm Rishad
Writer

If there's anything that should intrigue you about Clemm Rishad, it should be not only his music but his beautiful struggle as an artist. Usually the youngest in the crowd, Clemm has always been motivated to work harder by the added experience of his peers. Rap music is not the only place Clemm is leaving a mark. Making up one half of Sky Movement’s writing team, The Writers Block, Clemm Rishad is signed to Universal Music Group’s publishing arm, Rondor and has teamed up with Beluga Heights.

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William Jordan
Writer

A fresh face to the music scene, William Jordan is a 21 year old musician, with a diversified ear for music. One half of Sky Movement's writing team The Writers Block, he recently signed a deal with Universal Music Group's publishing arm, Rondor in cohesion with Beluga Heights.

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Kevin Hissink
Writer

Playing guitar for hours on end ever since he was a kid, it was clear Kevin's passion for riffs, melodies and beats would one day culminate into a music career. Born and raised in the Netherlands, humble but competitive, Kevin has formed a work ethic that enables him to survive in today's music industry.

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Mike Mac
Writer

 Mike Mac is a Los Angeles based Music Producer/Songwriter for Mactown Music Group. He grew up as an athlete with a huge passion for basketball and music. At USC, Mike fell in love with writing music and music production. Since the year 2005 he has been producing and writing songs for artists in all genres of music for his production company Mactown Music Group. Mike Mac has recently worked with JR Rotem, Sean Kingston, Iyaz, Auburn and Livvi Franc. The future looks bright as he continues to follow his motto "Can't Stop Me".

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Jordan Baum
Writer

Jordan Baum is a songwriter, guitarist, and vocal producer from Los Angeles CA for Mactown Music Group. Growing up listening to blues, classic rock, and motown is what gave him his ear for melody, and his love for pop music. An already accomplished singer, actor, and guitar player by the age of 14, he started playing in bands and writing his own songs. Playing in LA clubs such as the whiskey, the Roxy, the Key Club, and the House Of Blues before the age of 18 gave him a professional edge, and a love for live music that he still carries to this day.

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Travis Margis
Writer

Travis Margis is an engineer and producer/songwriter from Los Angeles, Ca for Mactown Music Group. Growing up heavily influenced by Hip Hop music, Travis Margis has a tuned ear to mixing and producing hard hitting tracks. A Musician's Institute graduate, Travis is a Pro Tool's certified engineer that knows his way with crafting sounds in all genre's of music. His work has ranged from the likes of Sean Kingston to Jazz ballads. His love for words and story telling has lead him in the direction of songwriting as well. A recent signee to Beluga Heights and Universal Music Rondor, Travis Margis looks forward to making his mark in all facets of the industry.

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