Harrogate music guru's thrilling Black Panther movie encounter

Harrogate's Richard Jones, left, with Paul Arion, global head of layout for the visual fx house which delivered visual fx for the Oscar-winning movie Black Panther for Marvel Studios.
Harrogate's Richard Jones, left, with Paul Arion, global head of layout for the visual fx house which delivered visual fx for the Oscar-winning movie Black Panther for Marvel Studios.

Harrogate’s one-man music industry machine has done it again!

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So far this year music manager and video maker Richard Jones has organised the shoot of Honey G’s second music video, which earned her an invitation to The Brit Awards.

The former St John Fisher’s student also become a featured photographer in Now Magazine and he has released a host of new material on his own label.


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He even found time to hang out in central London with Paul Arion, global head of layout for the visual fx house which delivered visual fx for the Oscar-winning movie Black Panther for Marvel Studios.

But it’s been no overnight success for the former Harrogate-based housing officer.

Having lived in North London, Sheffield and Leeds while pursuing music as a hobby’ for nearly 20 years, he built up trusted contacts in the music industry slowly.

Since setting up his Brexit label, he has released singles by the likes of Real Love, featuring Sharlette, and Stomp featuring Rosie Gaines, the Motown songstress and original member of Prince’s New Power Generation.