The rumor mill has it that industry veteran Kevin Liles was fired from his position at Warner Music Group. Liles, who got his start interning at Def Jam, authored the book Make It Happen: The Hip-Hop Generation Guide to Success. He recently celebrated his engagement to Erika Jones.
From Hits Daily Double:
Sources are telling us veteran Urban music exec Kevin Liles has exited his post at Warner Music Group. We’ll let you know when we hear more details. Liles, a Lyor Cohen cohort since both were at IDJ, returned to the company just a few months ago, when he was put in charge of Warner’s growing portfolio of 360 deals, with an emphasis on monetizing those rights.
I know you don’t care, but singer Keri Hilson has a boyfriend named Errol whose texturizer, diamond studded earrings and lip gloss makes him look very How U Doin. But I could be wrong. The couple have dated for years, supposedly.
Industry whore Erika Jones celebrated scoring another high stakes baller last night at the elegant Soho Grand Hotel in NYC. Jones, who used to date NBA star Shawn Marion, ran through other wealthy industry cats before finally bagging Kevin Liles, who is Executive Vice President for Warner Music Group. I looked for pics of Jones showing off Liles’ wallet, but there were none. I hear that everybody in the room was laughing behind Liles’ back. Now that’s not nice.
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