Lauren A. Spalding talks about Missy Elliott, breaking Chingy and her amazing organization FEMME HOUSE

Lauren A. Spalding graduated from high school on a Thursday afternoon and started working as a publicity intern at Capitol Records the next morning. That was over fifteen years ago, and she hasn’t worked a “real” job since. As an artist management consultant for her own shop, The Spalding Company, she’s shepherded fruitful partnerships to help bring her clients’ big ideas to life. As a managing member of Sofi Tukker’s artist oasis, Animal Talk Collective, she’s been a songwriter, party planner, publishing executive, and webmaster, sometimes all in the same day. As co-founder of educational non-profit FEMME HOUSE, she chips away at the equity gap inherent to the technical roles of the music industry, providing womxn and non-binary folx opportunities to learn how to be producers and engineers. And as her artist alter ego, hermixalot, she lives out her pre-teen Missy Elliot dreams, writing and performing songs to move the people. 

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