Christopher 'Tricky' Stewart Named Pres./A&R For Epic Records
January 19, 2012 at 7:29 AM (PT)
Multi-GRAMMY AWARD-winning producer and songwriter CHRISTOPHER "TRICKY" STEWART has been named Pres./A&R at EPIC RECORDS. In this newly created position, STEWART will be responsible for identifying, developing and nurturing new talent for the label in conjunction with the A&R team. TRICKY, who is based in LOS ANGELES and ATLANTA, will report directly to CEO L.A. REID.
"TRICKY has been an extremely talented and consistent hit maker for many years," wrote REID in a memo to staffers. "I have enormous respect for him and couldn’t imagine building EPIC's roster of talent without him."
Commenting on his appointment, TRICKY said, "My goal has always been to help create music with artists who will be doing this until the day they die. L.A. REID has played an important role in key moments in my career and has been a mentor to me, so I know we share in the same vision. Being in partnership with EPIC RECORDS is an amazing vehicle for me to help artists find their voice, be creative and get great music out to the world."