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Breyon Prescott Heads Urban A&R at Epic

Posted by Mike McCready | February 27th, 2015 | 6 Responses

Music industry veteran Breyon Prescott has joined Epic Records as head of urban A&R. In addition to developing new and existing talent, Prescott will house his Chameleon Entertainment imprint at Epic.

Prescott is among the executive producers on R&B group Jodeci’s new Epic album, The Past, The Present, The Future. His A&R and production credits include projects by Drake, Kanye West, D’Angelo, Jamie Foxx and Angie Stone. In his role as president/CEO of Chameleon Entertainment, he is currently executive producing Foxx’s new RCA album, slated for December, and also managing artists Brandy and Nikki Williams.

Chameleon has previously held joint ventures with RCA, J Records and Island Def Jam.

In a statement announcing Prescott’s new post, Epic chairman/CEO L.A. Reid said, “His instincts, relationships and ability to deliver the hits are a perfect match for our A&R team.”

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Mike McCready is an entrepreneur at the crossroads of music and technology. He pioneered the introduction of Hit Song Science into the music industry and followed up with Music Xray, the company he co-founded and serves as CEO. His companies have been the subject of case studies at Harvard Business School, IESE and he frequently guest speaks at many of the top business schools around the world. He helps the music industry identify high potential songs and talent and helps musicians get deals, get fans, & get better:

  • We at Toi Records LLC. have finished new R&B CD/ Which will be called Renaissance Man. Owner of Toi Records i play and sing all songs with different phrasing. Once guitarist for The chambers Brother Rock band, 69/ also with 5 stairsteps, worked with many on Spring records, Act 5, Party Hardy, Fat Back band. Its very hard to get an A&R person to hear or meet, hope this is a chance.

  • Hi George. Thaïs link will get your music to the A&R team at Epic.

  • Walt Smith

    How do I get music/video link to Epic ?
    We are entertainment company and have produced “hit” quality group…

  • Hi Walt. You go to this link. You can include a link to your video in your submission, but your submission must also (and primarily) be in MP3 format.:

  • OK well try it and thanks

  • Calvin Flowers