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Rostrum Records

Birthed: 2003
Founder: Benjy Grinberg
Description: A Pittsburgh-based independent label and management company. Rostrum also has an office in New York City.
Past Achievements: Wiz Khalifa appeared on the 2010 XXL Freshmen cover; landed a record deal with Atlantic Records.
Current Roster: Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Vali Porter (R&B Singer), Donora (Indie Rock Band) and Scott Simons (Singer/Songwriter)