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.”
This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.