WBSS MEDIA is the brainchild of award-winning radio presenter and soul/R&B aficionado Wes Berwise. Founded in 2013 to feature, promote and elevate creative and ground-breaking R&B and soul artists worldwide, it concentrates on both traditional and advanced digital media to create a global profile for artists. The passionate and experienced WBSS team has a collective experience of over 50 years in the areas of broadcast, film production and marketing/sales.
WBSS MEDIA is wholly committed to the promotion and profile growth of black and urban artists in the fast-growing digital world as emerging engagement platforms develop. The first WBSS project was “Soul Talk with Wes Berwise” - a series of informative and informal interviews with established and renowned artists. These engaging yet concise interviews cover a wide spectrum of the artists’ lives and work, from personal stories that influence their art, to inside information on the creative process and performing. In addition, WBSS is also committed to promoting the next generation of music artists in order to reach and new and wider audience. As consumers demand brighter and better digital platforms, the importance of high quality video and sound production is a priority that we pride ourselves on.
Wes is one the UK’s most renowned soul and R&B music radio presenters. Born in Jamaica and raised in London, music has been in his blood for his entire life. As a small child he was exposed to the power of music via the spiritual and soulful sounds of the Pentecostal church. From that point music has been a genuine passion that has never left him. He took up the jazz guitar aged 11 and joined his first band at 13, continuing to perform at professional level for many years, including writing and performing his own material accruing awards and major label song writing contracts along the way.
Wes progressed into radio, featuring as a presenter on both Jazz FM and Colourful Radio, the UK’s foremost stations for black music. He is the recipient of the award from London’s Best Male Radio Presenter and is regarded as one of the most knowledgeable and experienced voices in soul music in the UK. With his infectious enthusiasm and wide range of industry contacts, he continues to share his passion and knowledge for all things soul, R&B and urban using WBSS’s digital platform. By this means, he connects to audiences worldwide by championing both established plus new and emerging artists with his unique outlook on the future of music promotion and music lovers awareness worldwide.
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