Amadeus Joins the Yamaha Family

Multi-platinum R&B and Hip Hop Producer Will Play Motif Synthesizers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 7, 2015) — Yamaha Entertainment Group of America is proud to announce the addition of multi-platinum R&B and hip hop producer Antwan "Amadeus" Thompson to its artist roster.

Amadeus is credited for producing music featured on records and television, including the theme song to ESPN's First Take, Keyshia Cole's BET Reality Show "Family First," ESPN's Sportscenter, Diddy's MTV and VH1 reality shows, EA Sports Fight Night, and Burger King. He is currently the music director/tour drummer for Trey Songz.

"Amadeus is a distinguished music producer, and we are looking forward to collaborating and building a successful partnership with him," said Chris Gero, founder and vice president, Yamaha Entertainment Group.

Yamaha will support Amadeus, who uses Yamaha Motif synthesizers, with logistics, promotions and collaborations.