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Chris Atlas

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Executive Vice President, Def Jam Recordings

From 2008 through 2014, Mr. Chris Atlas served as SVP of marketing for the former Island Def Jam Music Group. This past December, Chris was named EVP for Def Jam, where his artist-responsibilities include: Kanye West, Rick Ross, Nas, Jeezy, Jhen Aiko, and Ludacris. In 1996, Mr. Atlas began his music career in New York as national director of rap promotions at Tommy Boy Music, and was soon promoted to the labels general manager urban promotions. He moved to Cornerstone Promotion in 2001, as VP, urban marketing & promotions. In 2006, Mr. Atlas was appointed senior director of entertainment marketing, at Ampd Mobile. The following year, he moved to the Cornerstone Agency as VP, strategic marketing. Atlas attended the City College Of New York, where he graduated with the BA degree in Communications, with a concentration in Advertising & Public Relations.

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