Ebro Darden

Ebro Darden Save The Music Music Industry Advisory Board

Global Editorial Head of Hip-Hop and R&B, Apple Music

Ebro Darden is Apple Music’s Global Editorial Head of Hip-Hop and R&B and a daily host on Apple Music 1. A cultural authority and arbiter of taste in the Hip-Hop and R&B community, Darden has been instrumental in bringing up authentic conversation around music and spotlighting some of the largest artists on the globe.

In his current role, Ebro manages a team of Hip-Hop and R&B editors as they build out editorial plans for artists, albums and song releases on Apple Music. With his own team and cross functional teams, Darden is plugged into the various music communities, seeking out talent in the United States and around the world.

On Apple Music 1, Darden showcases the latest and greatest music spanning genres and has interviewed Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, J Balvin, Ariana Grande, Meek Mill, SZA, Chance The Rapper, Khalid, and many more. He also continues to host Ebro In The Morning, his successful New York morning radio show on Hot 97 (WQHT) which airs M-F from 6AM to 10AM.

The Music Industry Advisory Board aims to ensure that students have access to a diverse set of successful music professionals, so they are aware that there is more to the industry beyond being on the main stage. Our mission is to close the gap for the next generation of music industry professionals to create a more inclusive and diverse future.