Orlando Music Lawyer Nick Nanton, Esq. Named Legal Counsel For Fuel Records Co-Founded By GRAMMY® Winning Producer RockWilder and Business Mastermind Dave Drazen
Nick Nanton, Esq., Orlando Music Lawyer, has recently been named as legal counsel for independent record label, Fuel Records, co-founded by Grammy® winning producer RockWilder and business mastermind, Dave Drazen.
Orlando, Fla. – November 21, 2008– Nick Nanton, Esq., Orlando based music lawyer, was recently tapped as chief legal counsel for independent record label, Fuel Records. Fuel Records was co-founded by business mastermind Dave Drazen and two-time Grammy® award winning producer, RockWilder. Fuel Records is an independent record label that is distributed via Warner Music Group | ADA. The label has offices in Orlando, Fla., New York City and Los Angeles.
RockWilder has worked with a virtual “who’s who” list of artists across the pop music spectrum including Jay-Z’s “Do It Again” (1999), Busta Rhymes and Erykah Badu’s “One” (1998), Xzibit’s Front 2 Back (2000), and De La Soul’s “I.C. Y’all” (2000). He also went on to work with Janet Jackson (several album tracks on All for You) and Destiny’s Child (the “Rockwilder Remix” of “Bootylicious” as well as “If” and “Free” from Destiny Fulfilled), and was the co-producer, with Missy Elliott, of the 2001 Christina Aguilera/Lil’ Kim/Mya/Pink cover of Labelle’s “Lady Marmalade” for the film Moulin Rouge! for which he received a Grammy Award. He also produced the song “Dirrty” for Aguilera featuring Redman using the original beat he produced for Redman’s song “Let’s Get Dirty (I Can’t Get in da Club)”. In the ’00s, Rockwilder produced several tracks on Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes’ Supernova (2001). The songs include “Hot” and “Rags 2 Riches”. Later in 2003, he made the collaboration between couple Kelis and Nas, “In Public”, being released from Kelis’ Tasty.
Nick Nanton, Esq. said, “I am thrilled to be working with Dave and RockWilder at Fuel Records. Music has led me down many exciting paths throughout the years, and there is no doubt that this is going to be a very exciting journey. I am excited to work with such respected and prolific players in the music industry. RockWilder has been a pioneer in his field and his success shows that and with Dave’s business mind, you have an unstoppable combination. I have no doubt that Fuel Records will be a major force in the music industry, and I’m excited to be a part of that history.”
Dave Drazen, CEO of Fuel Records stated, “ Mr. Nanton’s knowledge of the music industry coupled with his strong law and business skills is a great fit for fuel records.” Drazen further stated, “Mr. Nanton is a very accomplished professional who has an excellent reputation in this industry and we look forward to working with him as he helps to guide our Label and Fuel’s artists.”