Breyon Prescott Named Epic Records Head Of Urban A&R
February 27, 2015 at 3:32 AM (PT)
EPIC RECORDS Chairman/CEO LA REID has named BREYON PRESCOTT Head of Urban A&R. In his new role he will be responsible for identifying, developing, and nurturing new and existing talent for the label. He will also manage the Urban A&R team.
LA READ said, "It gives me great pleasure to welcome BREYON to EPIC RECORDS. His instincts, relationships, and ability to deliver the hits are a perfect match for our A&R team. I'm especially proud of BREYON for spearheading the revival of iconic R&B group JODECI. The guys have delivered an incredible album.
PRESCOTT added, "After 20 years in this industry I am honored to work with one of the last true record men, who undeniably has the best ears in the business. I am continually impressed by LA's leadership and ability to stay passionate for his craft, in spite of all his groundbreaking success. We have some incredible music on deck for 2015 and I'm looking forward to having many more banner years at EPIC.
Under the new partnership PRESCOTT will bring his CHAMELEON ENTERTAINMENT imprint to the label. He has had a successful career in music over the past decade. His credits include numerous #1s and GRAMMY AWARD winning singles as well as serving as A&R Exec., Producer, and Exec. Producer on multi-platinum projects with JAMMIE FOXX, DRAKE, KANYE WEST, D' ANGELO, ANGIE STONE, BRANDY and many others.
In his capacity as Pres./CEO of CHAMELEON ENTERTAINMENT, he continues to executive produce the latest JAMIE FOXX project due for release in DECEMBER. He also manages NIKKI WILLIAMS and BRANDY. During his career he's had joint ventures with RCA and J RECORDS under the tutelage of CLIVE DAVIS & PETER EDGE. PRESCOTT's most recent joint venture was with DEF JAM.