Michael McArthur is the Co-Founder of DASH and is a leading entertainment executive with a great understanding of culture and entertainment.
Michael began his career in the sales/marketing division at Universal Music Group Distribution and later served as the Northeast Marketing manager for Island/Def Jam records where he was responsible for the marketing and promotion of artists such as LL Cool J, JayZ, Mariah Carey, Kanye West and more.
McArthur co-founded his management firm, Mama’s Boys Entertainment Group, in Philadelphia. The company discovered and helped launch the career of Musiq Soulchild. He served as an executive producer for Juslisen and Luvanmusiq which both debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 charts. Mama’s Boys formed a partnership with leading music industry executive Kevin Liles and his company KWL Enterprises. The management firm represents Grammy Award winning artists such as Estelle and D’Angelo to name a few.
Michael is a member of the Recording Academy-Philadelphia Chapter. He is the recipient of multiple awards including the Gamble & Huff Award from the Black Entertainment and Music Association (BEMA), American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Awards, and he was selected as a Philly 360 Creative Ambassador, an award given to key trendsetters in Philadelphia to promote tourism and the entertainment culture.
Michael McArthur holds a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences from the University of Maryland at College Park and is a Professor at Rowan University.