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About 99 Hope Road

Richard Dimosi

General Manager

Richard was first influenced by music when he has started working as General Manager for MCM Africa (Former Trace TV) in 1997where he met music legends like Compay Segundo, Khaled, Papa Wemba, Richard Bona etc. Recruited by MTV Networks Europe in London, he was in charge of the Talent & Artist Networks where he helped scouting talents in Africa, manage relationships with Afro-American and Panafrican artists and create synergies with international labels, producers, publishers and event producers. He was involved in the international development of artists like Asa, P-Square, Kaysha, Jose Chameleone and worked alongside international acts who performed in some MTV live events Re John Legend, Eve, Will Smith, Ludacris, Pras Michel. Later on, Richard has launched National Geographic Music including African, Asian, Latin & North American, music and video content. Then he produced shows, booked talents for his own company i.e Seal (Nigeria), Wayne Beckford, Amel bent (Morocco), Ben Harper, Nneka, Cesaria Evora (Italy), managed talents re Actor Gary Dourdan and design business strategies for Media & Music Groups i.e Island Africa.

Ludovic Hoarau

Artistic director & producer

Since his 13, Ludovic plays guitar. Then, he quickly experiments bass and piano in order to improve his music knowledge. A few years later, when the concept of “home studio” has emerged, he decides to produce and compose music. His passion and his cultural openness allow him to work in various music environments and genres i.e Hip Hop, dance music, Pop to name a few. He always brings his African music influences into his productions. Ever since, Ludovic has produced several artists and has participated to the creation of several album since he has first started to work in the music environment some 20 years ago.

Kamil Osmanov

Composer & producer

With more piano certifications, qualifications and commendations under his belt than most people, maestro Kamil Osmanov is to music what air is to breathing – an absolute natural. Gaining first his Bachelor of Arts (Piano), Kamil then secured his Masters of Arts (Piano) at the prestigious Gnesins Academy of Music in Moscow with the school’s perfect score. He has competed – and won – on an international level across Europe, making it to the quarter finals of the world-renowned Clara Haskil competition in Vevey, and preformed recitals with the State Philharmonic Orchestra of St Petersburg, at the Julliard School Summer Piano Festival in Spain, and at the 2013 International Piano Festival in Belgium, to name but a few. A classicist through training but a musician by birth, Kamil can turn his hands to any genre of music, any type of brief, any client requirement.