I can still remember the first time Miss Info told me: “Yo, Joie will take care of you, just go to the front of the line.” When I was fresh to the rap game, nothing felt better than cutting the line at some of New York City’s biggest rap shows — thanks to Info and Joie. In the latest episode of Noah’s Complex series Blueprint, Mr. IE shares his incredible career story.

Continue below…

In our latest episode of Blueprint, Complex’s Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever sits down with Joie Manda to get the story behind his path to success.

Manda’s ascent from passing out club flyers to becoming EVP of Interscope/Geffen/A&M is unheard of. With building the careers of Rick Ross, Vince Staples, 2 Chainz, and more, Manda rose through the ranks at Asylum Records, Def Jam, Warner Bros., and now Interscope.

Check out Manda’s full interview above and subscribe to Complex to catch upcoming episode of Blueprint.

Jinx From Complex Debuts New Show, ‘The Culture’