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Music Industry Heavyweight Brings Inspiration, Information to SSU

Tatia Adams Fox is always happy to address the students atSavannah State University. It's her alma mater after all. But she brings aheavy message of empowerment and professional – level  work ethic, and that means that it's a serious message that maybe everyone is notready for.

Still, she and her sister Tracy Adams are happy to come andshare their experience  in the world ofmusic marketing on an international scale. Just how high up are the two in theindustry? Tatia is currently head of marketing for all music genres for WarnerMusic.  Her sister Tracy works for EpicRecords. Both were scheduled to meet with students in Savannah at SSU onTuesday, but as Tracy was preparing to make the trip to Georgia, she was calledaway by  L.A. Reid, Chairman of EpicRecords. That's the kind of day these two are having.

Tatia is patient with the students, but she's also firm. Shereminds them that it's not only important to dream big, but one also has to bewilling to do a lot of hard work to succeed at any business, and surroundingyourself with other successful people is key: " I always liketo surround myself with people that are smarter than I am. And I always tellother people to do the same thing too. You never want to be the smartest personin the room."

Tatia tells the students that its importantto strive for financial success, but even more important than a large income isfinding that work one is most passionate about, and then pursuing that fully.She says wherever one's passion is, one will find success.

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