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Kice Akkawi


Chicago, IL

Member Since September 2023


Business Consulting
Music Production


DJ, producer, and CEO. In 2015, Kice combined his decade of business acumen and music experiences to found Treblemonsters, a sonic branding agency that has reached nationwide acclaim. Kice and his team consult and operate with leading nightlife and hospitality brands by programming hundreds of weekly custom elements including audio/visual, DJs, live music, playlists, speciality acts, and more. As an artist, Kice has performed at some of the top venues worldwide. He has further distinguished himself by teaming up with elite instrumentalists in his popular DJ featuring live music shows.

Published content

What It Takes To Be A Successful Artist In 2024


Nowadays, artists have many options to help them grow their brand and become successful.

11 Key Steps Business Leaders Can Take to Meet Their 2024 Goals

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Your team needs a clear plan of action if they’re going to help you succeed. Individuals aren't the only ones setting resolutions for the new year. Throughout the month of January, even business leaders are reviewing their major goals for the year, setting timelines and creating plans for how to achieve them. Without such plans, business leaders aren’t likely to see success, as it takes intentional effort from them and their teams to accomplish the potentially challenging tasks they’ve set before them.  To ensure you’re setting you and your business up for success in 2024, taking the following 11 steps can be a good place to start. Here, Rolling Stone Culture Council business leaders each suggest one thing their fellow business leaders can do to ensure they meet their goals for 2024 and beyond.

Seven Tips for Collecting Consumer Data So It's Actually Useful

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Boost your marketing efforts by ensuring your data collection is effective and efficient. When it comes to properly marketing to your customers, data is king. Armed with information regarding who is buying their products, from where and why, companies can make smart decisions about how to continue marketing to this audience and how to try marketing to any new ones they might want to reach. But if you’re not collecting the right data, or if you’re not collecting it in the most effective way, an overload of information can actually be more harmful than helpful. To ensure you make the best use of your resources and time when collecting consumer data, the business leaders of Rolling Stone Culture Council have a few ideas that can help you succeed. Here, they discuss their insights around how to better coordinate consumer data collection so it's actually useful to you and your team, as well as their best tips and tricks for doing so.

5 Reasons Why Sonic Branding Is Important


In today’s media-oversaturated market, setting your brand apart is vital and sonic branding can help by creating a sound and vision that is exclusive to your brand.

Eight Tips for Building Positive Relationships With Freelancers

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Leveraging contractors can be a great move for your business if you set them up for success. Whether they're writing content for your website or editing your social media videos, freelancers and contractors can be a major help to growing businesses. However, like any part- or full-time employee, they need to be set up for success in order to help your business achieve its goals. Whether through detailed communication or resources and support, treating freelancers like you would any permanent staff member ensures they’re able to do their best work. For further guidance, consider the following advice from the business leaders of Rolling Stone Culture Council. Below, they share useful tips for building positive working relationships with your freelancers and explain why doing so is so key to the success of your company.

Nine Best Practices for Turning Unhappy Customers Into Happy Ones

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Resolve customer problems any time of year with these expert-recommended tips. The holidays can be a busy, stressful time for companies and customers alike. An influx of orders, too few staff and emotions running high can mean an increase in mistakes and dissatisfied customers. But these situations aren’t unique to the holiday season, and now that the new year is in full swing, businesses can step back and reflect on customer service lessons they can take with them throughout the rest of the year.  Below, the business leaders of Rolling Stone Culture Council discuss some of their top customer service lessons and the practices businesses can keep in mind when trying to find the best way to deal with an unhappy customer, no matter the season.

Company details


Company bio

Experiential Sonic Branding • Custom Music Curation • Artist Agency



Area of focus

Media and Entertainment
Event Management

Company size

11 - 50