Warner Chappell Music and Kevin Hart’s worldwide multi-platform media company, Hartbeat, they have declared an exclusive music publishing relationship. Under the agreement – a first of this kind for Hartbeat – WCM will conduct all of Hartbeat’s music production intellectual rights, protecting potential software and also previous writings from showcases like “DieHart” and “Hart t he Heart.” WCM will also help build the company’s music collection across Hartbeat Studios, Hartbeat Media and Pulse, besides offering clever support for a variety of music works, and open to its lyricism and award-winning production music catalog. WCM veteran VP of Creative Services Ashley Winton stated: “This deal was made possible with the support of our Co-Chairs Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall, and we’re all very proud that Hardbeat is entrusting us as their first publishing partner. We have an exciting opportunity to not only administer their music, but also cultivate connections with our songwriters for future projects.” Hartbeat President and Chief Distribution Officer Jeff Clanagan introduced the company, “Hartbeat is thrilled to partner with leading global publisher Warner Chappell Music to develop and build out a first-of-its-kind Hartbeat library. This partnership marks a pivotal moment for Hartbeat, as the company looks to build out its own music publishing arm, as part of our larger brand IP.” WCM President of North America Ryan Press, introduction: “Kevin and I go way back, having grown up in Philadelphia together, and it’s an honor to be able to help him build Hartbeat’s music publishing business from the ground-up. Expanding into music is a natural next step, and all of us at Warner Chappell are looking forward to working with him, Jeff, Bobby, and team to bring their creative vision to life.” According to the declaration, Hartbeat Studios is behind the investment, development and delivery of movie and TV products at the convergence of humor and society; Hartbeat Media links consumers around the world through performances, gameplay, Music Publishing, Web3 projects, and a spacious distribution network. Pulse is Hardbeat’s labeled fun film, and creative and social consulting firm to top brands. Hartbeat was supported in the bargaining by Bobby Francis/Brand Engine Media, Law Offices of Daryl D. Smith P. C, and Ramo Law P. A. C.