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Sophia Chang

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SVP of A&R Operations, Island Records. Co-founder, Science Genius

Sophia is a music business veteran. After receiving her BA in French Literature at UBC, she moved to New York where she started working with Paul Simon, Atlantic Records, Jive Records, and managing Ol Dirty Bastard. She took a departure from the music business to manage her then partners USA Shaolin Temple. Upon her return to entertainment she managed RZA and Raphael Saadiq, D'Angelo, GZA, Blackalicious, Q Tip, and A Tribe Called Quest. She has produced fashion shows for such brands as: designer Vivienne Tam, TV show Project Runway All Stars, and Ralph Lauren. Sophia also held the position of account executive at digital advertising agency, Sarkissian Mason. She wrote a screenplay which she sold to HBO, and is developing different film and television properties. In 2012 she founded Science Genius with GZA and Professor Chris Emdin which is an education initiative that engages New York City Public high school students in science using hip hop. Sophia Chang recently started working at Island Records as the SVP of A&R Operations.

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