Los Angeles, CA – ONErpm announces the hiring of Allison Hamamura as General Manager/Los Angeles and VP of A&R. Hamamura will oversee the Los Angeles office and acquisition of new business while supporting the growth of ONErpm’s artist services and development. Allison Hamamura will report directly to ONErpm’s Founder and CEO Emmanuel Zunz. Additionally, ONErpm’s Los Angeles-based A&R team sees executive Joseph Adulaimi promoted to VP of A&R. Adulaimi’s most recent signings include Chri$tian Gate$, Elohim, Johan Lenox, Lion Babe, PLVTINUM, and Smallpools.
Allison Hamamura joins ONErpm with extensive managerial, creative, and operational experience from across the music industry. Most recently, Hamamura was the General Manager of Anthem Entertainment where she was responsible for recorded music and publishing for Bluestone, Timbaland’s joint venture with Anthem Entertainment. Prior to her time with Anthem Entertainment, Hamamura spent a decade at Hollywood Records as VP of A&R, working with superstar artists such as Grace Potter, Jesse McCartney, and Raven-Symone. Hamamura was also General Manager at Mercury Records where she worked with Morrissey, Hanson, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and Chuck D.
“ONErpm is poised for continued growth and I look forward to leading the team in Los Angeles,” Hamamura says. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to be a part of such an innovative company leading change in the industry and to focus on working alongside creators to develop their careers.”
Hamamura’s hiring marks the most recent industry executive to join the ONErpm team, with recent hirings and expansions across ONErpm’s A&R, marketing, digital marketing, international, publishing, and leadership teams. ONErpm’s investment in bringing passionate and creative industry leaders into the company has propelled ONErpm’s commitment to providing both label and distribution artists of all sizes with unmatched marketing support.
“Allison is a talented and experienced executive with the entrepreneurial skills and creative vision needed to lead our team in Los Angeles,” ONErpm CEO Emmanuel Zunz states. “We are thrilled to welcome her to ONErpm.”
ONErpm is successfully developing new talent while attracting incredible established artists, with recent signings including hip-hip legend Bobby Shmurda, TikTok sensation Chri$tian Gate$, Nigerian star Korede Bello, and Latin Grammy-award winning Daniel Santacruz. In 2022 alone, ONErpm opened new offices in Atlanta, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, and across Africa including Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa. ONErpm currently operates in 30 territories across the globe with a staff of over 450 – the company’s worldwide footprint is constantly expanding.
ONErpm is a next-generation music company and leader in new revenue opportunities, operating one of the world’s largest music distribution platforms and YouTube Multi-Channel Networks. Offering a full suite of services that includes marketing support, supply chain tools, business intelligence, publishing, accounting, and global payment solutions, ONErpm provides the infrastructure needed to help creators and content owners succeed. As a trusted partner, ONErpm emphasizes transparency in everything it does, from executing a marketing campaign to making payments. ONErpm currently operates in 30 territories across the globe with a staff of over 450, making it one of the fastest-growing independent music companies in the world.