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Black Music Action Coalition to Honor Rep. Maxine Waters, Sony Publishing’s Jon Platt, 300 Elektra’s Kevin Liles, More at 2022 Gala

Click here to read the full article. Today (Aug. 4), the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) revealed honorees for its second annual Music in Action Awards Gala on Sept. 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Jon “Big Jon” Platt, chairman and CEO of Sony Music Publishing (pictured at left), will be receiving the Clarence Avant Trailblazer award. Kevin Liles, CEO of 300 Elektra Entertainment (right), will be honored with the BMAC Social Impact award alongside Amazon Music and the Recording Academy. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, attorney and author Brittany K. Barnett, and Cultural Creators’ Joi Brown will be recipients of...
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Super CEO and music mogul Kevin Liles discusses hip hop music not being a tool to criminalize Black artists

On June 24 at the Nasdaq Marketplace in NYC, music industry legend and Co-founder and CEO of 300, Kevin Liles sat down with Rev. Al Sharpton for a fireside chat to discuss moving the culture forward, Black music, and Kevin’s ‘Protect Black Art’ campaign. The campaign aims to protect Black art, focusing on rap lyrics and how they should not be allowed to be used against an artist during a trial.
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Warner Music Group Forms New 3EE Label Group, Kevin Liles Appointed CEO

One of the culture’s best record men will try to change once again. Kevin Liles has been appointed CEO to the new Warner Music Group venture 3EE. As per Digital Music News Warner Music Group announced the creation of 300 Elektra Entertainment – 3EE – a new frontline label group that brings together the multi-genre power of 300 and Elektra. Headed by Chairman & CEO Kevin Liles, this supergroup of brands includes 300, Elektra Records, Fueled by Ramen, Roadrunner, Low Country Sound, DTA Records, Public Consumption, Young Stoner Life Records, Sparta, and 300 Studios.
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Warner Music Group Forms 300 Elektra Entertainment Label Group Under Kevin Liles

The announcement finalizes the structure and new branding for the combined label group. The Warner Music Group has officially unveiled the final form of its new label group following its $400 million acquisition of 300 Entertainment last December. The new entity will be called 300 Elektra Entertainment — or 3EE for short — and will encompass 300, Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, Roadrunner, Low Country Sound, DTA Records, Public Consumption, YSL Records, distributor Sparta and the new film and content division 300 Studios, the company confirmed today (June 22).
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Kevin Liles Launches Rap Music On Trial Petition, Amid Young Thug RICO Indictment

Music executive Kevin Liles has started a petition in the hopes that the use of lyrics within hip hop music will be decriminalized now that prosecutors attempting to cite them as confessions to crimes in courtrooms across the country. The “Rap Music On Trial: Protect Black Art” petition states that...
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300 Ent. CEO Kevin Liles Tearfully Testifies On Young Thug’s Behalf At Bond Hearing

Fulton County, GA – Young Thug’s attorneys made a last-ditch effort to convince the Fulton County court system to grant the YSL boss bond after being arrested in May. Thugger remotely listened in from Cobb County Jail to Thursday’s hearing (June 2) where a judge allowed his lawyer, Brian Steel, to remain on his case even though the prosecution insisted he be taken off due to conflicts of interests with other co-conspirators in the YSL indictment.

Kevin Liles Celebrates His First Annual Preakness Live Culinary, Art & Music Festival: ‘It’s a Blessing’

Click here to read the full article. Last weekend,  Chairman & CEO of 300 Entertainment and Elektra Music Group, Kevin Liles and 1/ST EXPERIENCE partnered to put together the first annual Preakness LIVE Culinary, Art & Music Festival. The immersive two-day Baltimore-based event featured some of the nation’s top chefs, musicians, and artists during Preakness 147.  Preakness is one of three horse racing competitions held at the Triple Crown at Pimlico Race Course in Charm City. There were over 60,000 guests during the two-day celebration. Preakness LIVE’s line-up boasted a bevy of talented artists from every genre. The exciting celebration of...
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Baltimore-born music mogul Kevin Liles curates Preakness Live festival as homage to hometown. Megan Thee Stallion is a bonus.

Entertainment executive Kevin Liles keeps the music industry’s hottest performers on speed dial, especially those he works with. When the Baltimore-bred music mogul was thinking about creating something special and exciting for his hometown’s premier horse racing and music event, he reached out to a headlining “hot girl.” “I called my girl Megan Thee Stallion and said, ‘Meg, you’re the ...
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Music producer Kevin Liles on new Black artists, and Preakness Live!

It’s Preakness Week! After the longshot horse, Rich Strike stunned the racing world with a surprise win at the Kentucky Derby, we are reminded once again that anything can happen once “they’re off.”. Rich Strike won’t be running in the Preakness Stakes on May 21st, but plenty...
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