DEMONICA SANTIAGO // Licensing
DeMonica began her career in the entertainment industry early in high school as a Motown recording artist with the group "The Good Girls." After five years as a recording artist, and having a thirst to gain a better understanding the dynamics of the music recording industry, DeMonica enrolled in music publishing courses at the University of California – Los Angeles. This opportunity not only allowed for DeMonica to gain a wealth of knowledge in music publishing and music licensing, she was able to secure employment at the prestigious Harvey Entertainment Company, which is the copyright owner of such intellectual property as Casper The Friendly Ghost, Wendy the Good Witch and Richie Rich to name a few. This opportunity with Harvey Entertainment Company prove not only a great educational opportunity, but open doors to other employment opportunities for DeMonica with several other great entertainment companies such as Loud Records (Steve Rifkind), RCA Records, LaFace Records, Arista Records and Ruthless Records home to famed Los Angeles rapper Eazy E. All of the knowledge and great work experience would ultimate cumulate in DeMonica deciding to take the proverbial “bull by the horns” and open her own company known as Music Administrative Services, Inc. (M.A.S).
M.A.S. provides music administrative, clearance and licensing services to entertainment-based clients, including but not limited to, copyright registration and administration, music licensing and clearance and song administration. M.A.S. client list has included such dynamic entertainment companies such as Flavor Unit (Queen Latifah), Twentieth Century Fox, NBC, Goodwin Sports Management, Front Page Music (Damian Lillard), Motown Records, Hidden Beach Records; and artist such as NeYo, Wyclef Jean, Anderson Paak, Kevin Hart, Lil Yachty, Damian Lillard (pka Dame D.O.L.L.A.), Erykah Badu, Chief Keef, Papoose, Chaz French, Eric Bellinger, BJ The Chicago Kid, Ray J, Swizz Beatz, Queen Latifah, Jamie Foxx. When DeMonica is not working, she enjoys attending various entertainment-based forums to keep up to date with current trends, listening to various types of music and spending time with her daughter and son Julia and Josh who are her pride and joy.