Renowned musician, composer, and producer Raphael Saadiq continues to leave an indelible mark on the world of television and film with his latest contribution to the highly anticipated Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden-directed film “Freaky Tales,” earning a coveted spot at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in 2024. Drawing on Saadiq’s multifaceted talents, the film promises an unforgettable auditory experience that complements its compelling narrative.
In a strategic move to further elevate its musical endeavors, Saadiq’s music production company, My Kind of Music/My Kind of Movies (MKOM), proudly welcomes entertainment industry veteran Yancey Richardson to oversee music supervision for film and television projects. Richardson, who serves as the Music Supervisor for “Freaky Tales,” brings a wealth of experience and a keen understanding of the industry. Richardson is poised to contribute to MKOM’s continued success.
“We are thrilled that Freaky Tales” is premiering at Sundance 2024, and the addition of Yancey Richardson to our team further solidifies MKOM’s commitment to delivering exceptional musical experiences in the world of television and film,” said MKOM CEO Raphael Saadiq.
In addition, Saadiq’s fans can anticipate the second season of the Emmy-nominated animated Marvel series “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur,” which has recently been given the green light for production. The show’s success is a testament to Saadiq’s ability to blend his musical mastery with the visual storytelling medium seamlessly. “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur “season two is set to debut on February 2, 2024, on Disney Channel.
About Raphael Saadiq
Saadiq’s illustrious career includes an Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures for his outstanding work on the critically acclaimed film **Mudbound**. The award-winning composer has also lent his musical expertise to a diverse array of projects, such as the thrilling drama “Abduction” and the hit HBO series “Insecure.” Adding to his impressive list of accolades, Saadiq received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music Composition for his contribution to “Lovecraft Country” and earned recognition from the International Film Music Critics Association as a nominee for Best Original Score for a TV Series. Additionally, his exceptional talent garnered a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song.
About Yancey Richardson
Yancey Richardson’s impressive achievements include contributing to countless #1 records during his 18-year tenure at Atlantic Records, working under the tutelage of the late music mogul Andre Harrell, A partnership with Republic Records, where he discovered and developed R&B sensation Adrian Marcel, producing his chart-topping #1 platinum single, “2am,” and the acclaimed debut 7 Days of Weak. Through his production company, Toler Heights Music, Yancey navigated the industry landscape, securing a joint venture with LA Reid’s Hitco Records and releasing The Bonfyre’s platinum single “You Say,” which reached #1 on the R&B charts and earned an iHeart “R&B Artist of the Year” nomination. Collaborating closely with mentor Raphael Saadiq, Yancey served as A&R and co-Executive Producer for Saadiq’s album “Jimmy Lee,” resulting in the #1 R&B chart-topping single, “Something Keeps Calling.” Yancey further refined his expertise in music curation, serving as Music Assistant for multiple a host of of Raphael Saadiq’s TV and film projects and as Music Supervisor for the AMC crime drama series “61st Street,” seasons one and two executive produced by Michael B. Jordan. Most recently, under Saadiq’s direction, Richardson served as the Music Supervisor for StayMacro’s “Freaky Tales,” directed by Anna Bolden and Ryan Fleck. As a testament to their 10-year working relationship, Richardson now oversees music supervision for Saadiq’s music production company, MKOM (My Kind of Music/My Kind of Movie). Beyond his music career, Yancey actively contributes to the development of aspiring entertainment professionals through his advisory role at Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Recording Arts & Technology program since 2019.