Born and raised in the city of New Orleans, Lou Hill has been in the music industry for more than 20 years. Trained as a professional musician, Lou Hill has had the opportunity to work on multiple sides of the music business. As Founder, songwriter and drummer for the Billboard Top 20 charting band Water Seed, he has the proven experience to understand the ever-changing market. Formerly the head of marketing for Louisiana Red Hot Records, he is now heavily involved in helping the growth of the New Orleans’ music industry.
He is the CEO of Moonrise Entertainment, LLC. Moonrise Entertainment is a company designed to support all things music and media. Staffed with a team of music professionals, Moonrise Entertainment has worked on projects such as the Water Seed Music Group, HaSizzle the king of Bounce, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra’s Suite Sundays, Embrace the Culture’s Geaux Live Nola. GenRise Entertainment is one of Hill’s latest ventures. Partnering with Raj Smoove’s Gentilly Agency, Hill and Smoove have teamed up and pooled their resources to establish a bridge to success for up and coming artists, productions, and events.