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Kaisha Blackstone
Kaisha Blackstone
Assistant Teaching Professor, Music Industry



Kaisha Askins Blackstone is the embodiment of the phrase “well rounded musician.” She has been a touring background singer for Billboard topping artists and is an accomplished businesswomen specializing in music and media publishing, branding, and finance in the music business.

While recording and singing around the world, her desire for business never faded and her strength in cultivating and promoting quality music grew. In 2001, Blackstone launched Ray’s Sister Publishing, LLC, a Music Publishing Administration and Web, Print and Media Branding company. In 2009 Blackstone partnered with her husband, to start BASSic Black Entertainment, LLC (BBE). BBE is a full music service company that provides live music production, connecting artists and musicians, and studio production. Under the same moniker, they launched BBE Records in 2013. 

In 2020, Kaisha sought to find a path for the next generation in the music and entertainment business and established The Youth Creative Initiative (501c3). She currently sits on the executive board of the Recording Academy (Grammys) Philadelphia Chapter and has served as an ambassador on their National Diversity, Equality & Inclusion committee. She was honored as a 2020 Top Women in Business by Delaware Today Magazine. 

Kaisha's expansive background keeps her as a sought after resource for the music community and as her core values of faith and family center her, she continues to expand her musical empire.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University