Twitter: @BigHeff As Cleveland is arguably one of the US’s most important music cities the great pleasure that Altavoz Entmt takes in launching this City Music Deal (; and, announcing Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor as the cities’ Ambassador is huge. Both of these decisions puts the Cleveland’s Independent artists bands and labels in the digital, physical, and global music distribution fast track. The will help to identify and expose emerging artists in the top music cities across the U.S. This program is modeled after the Seattle Music Initiative that started in series of meetings held in Seattle back in 2007. It expresses a vision and development strategy for Seattle’s music industry and the larger community for the year 2020. They identified that building bridges between the music, business and university communities ensured the future of Seattle that was tied to it’s music. “I am really excited to be joining forces with City Music Deal to provide both opportunity and revenue streams to upcoming artists to take their career to the next level” - Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor