Calvin Spann

Calvin is the Cultural Ambassadors Field Director of Hip Hop Caucus, driving the organization’s engagement strategy of cultural leaders at the national and regional level. He has garnered over 14 years of experience in cultivating organic relationships and an expansive network within the music, media and entertainment industry. Beginning his career as an intern at Island Def Jam, he later assisted the radio promotions department by leveraging grassroots partnerships with music tastemakers, DJ’s, media personalities, and more. He has previously worked with artists such as, The-Dream, Rick Ross, Justin Bieber, Jeremih, Amerie and others. Calvin then went on to assist the VP of A&R at SRC records, where he worked with developing new acts and touring.

Calvin later joined Compound Entertainment, the management firm for high profile artists such as NE-YO, RaVaughn and Adrienne Bailon. Adding to his multidimensional knowledge of the industry, he joined iHeartMedia in the Business Affairs department. As of recently he joined renowned Grammy award-winning gospel artist Israel Houghton and his team in overseeing touring and management. This new endeavor led him to further expand his roster, working with various artists including gospel acts like Travis Greene, Kierra Sheard and JJ Hairston. Calvin continues to implement his love of music and business, with C.S. Entertainment Group where leads talent management.