Pay Kolmüs (NL)
Pay has been active in the music and entertainment industry for 20+ years. She’s been a studio and performing artist, hosted her own radio show and as a DJ, she has released promotional mixtapes for artists.
As a known music journalist, she has interviewed artists, DJ’s and producers such as Ice Cube, Jazzanova, Little Dragon, Nas, Ne-Yo and the Wu-Tang Clan. As well as important industry people like Shanti Das (Silence The Shame), Rob Stone (The Fader) and Nicki Farag (Def Jam). Her resume also includes actors and comedians like Kevin Hart, Charlie Murphy and Romany Malco.
Her journalistic experience led to also being a host, moderator, and speaker at several international (music) festivals and conferences such as Amsterdam Dance Event and got her a seat at the Supervisory Board of The Melkweg, one of Amsterdam’s most known music venues. She is the host of Game Changers (presented by Team Beats), a live talk show where she dives into the influences and creative process of producers, and for The Pay Check (presented by Sneakerjagers), an online show in which she connects all elements of the culture through conversations with different creative guests.
Next to all that, she applies her 20+ years of experience in the music & entertainment industry, combined with an MBA in marketing, as an artist consultant, helping new artists and other creative talents strategically brand their name and art. She does this as well as a mentor and teacher doet ze at Master The Mix Academy, The Foundation and Ivy Chanel Music Academy. Pay also manages the business of several artists and creative talents.
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015