Welcome to the LightHarted Podcast with Rising NBA Star Josh Hart (New Orleans Pelicans) & Rising Business Mogul Matt Hillman (Cut + Sew).They have Dreamville’s President Ibrahim Hamad join the conversation & unwind over a bottle of red wine to discuss: Wine drinking in their lives, Growing up in Queens, NY, Being Born in France & having family from Sudan, Biggest Queens influences, Going to St. John’s University, The demise of The Big East, How he met J. Cole & the first time he heard him freestyle, Learning how to be a Manager, J. Cole signing to Roc Nation & Building the Path to Dreamville, putting together their first single on the label & learning about the business, when the transition happened, scheduling an album on the same day as Kanye West, signing with Interscope Records, signing his brother Bas, meeting with Jimmy Iovine & discussing Tupac, The Process of getting their masters back, Building Dreamville & how it took off with J. Cole being reclusive, signing the second round of Dreamville artists, The Dollar & Dream Tour, relationship with the fans, going to war over Crooked Smile, Kendrick Lamar, Seeing KOD & Scorpion Tours at Staples Center this past year and comparing the shows, the story of “Wet Dreams”, touring being the biggest business, creating cutting edge content & management, The Dreamville Festival, The future of Dreamville, The LightHarted 10 & more!