CAA PROMOTES DUO TO HEAD HIP-HOP OPS

Mark Cheatham and Joe Hadley have been elevated to Co-Heads of Creative Artists Agency’s global hip-hop/R&B touring group. They will oversee a team of 14 agents.

CAA’s client roster includes Beyoncé, Kanye West, Lil Baby, Miguel, H.E.R., Logic, Lil Nas X and Doja Cat.

“Mark and Joe are extraordinary leaders—gifted, inspiring agents who care deeply about their colleagues and invest in helping those around them succeed,” said CAA Co-Head of Contemporary Music Darryl Eaton. “Their intense drive combined with their profound understanding of where the business is heading will help ensure CAA remains the leading home for world-class hip-hop and R&B artists.”

Cheatham, who joined CAA in 2008, represents Cardi B., A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Lil Baby, Saweetie, Brandy, Kem and Anthony Hamilton, among others. Hadley joined CAA in 2016. He's played a leadership role in the agency’s ongoing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, including the development of the CAA Quarantine Speakers Series.

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