Member Spotlight: Calvin Spann
“Follow your passion and never give up.”
WHAT DO YOU DO AND WHAT LED YOU TO THIS CAREER?
I’m a (music) artist manager. I started out interning at Def Jam and worked my way up at other record labels and agencies. My first big break was working on Ne-Yo’s management team. Soon after, I landed a job at iHeart and three and a half years later I decided to start my own entertainment management company, C.S. Entertainment Group.
WHAT IS THE NAME AND AGE OF YOUR CHILD?
Olivia Grace Spann, who is 3 years old.
WHAT IS THE MOST REWARDING ASPECT OF BEING A FATHER?
Seeing your hard work and the lessons you instilled be exhibited by your child.
AND WHAT IS THE MOST CHALLENGING?
Instilling those lessons! Lol
WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR GREATEST CAREER ACHIEVEMENT THUS FAR?
The growth of my company and being able to work with a variety of talented artists.
WHAT IS YOUR BEST ADVICE FOR SOMEONE NEW TO YOUR INDUSTRY?
Follow your passion and never give up.
WHAT IS YOUR BEST ADVICE FOR A NEW DAD?
Take your time, be patient, and do what’s best for you and your family.
WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT FAVORITE ACTIVITY WITH YOUR KIDS?
Singing songs in the car together.
ANY EXCITING PROJECTS COMING UP?
Yes, I am currently working on a live album and tour for the fall of 2019.
Follow Calvin at @CalSpann