Warner Music Group
Executive Vice-President and Hip-Hop entrepreneur Kevin Liles will be honored
by The Fortune Society, one of the preeminent ex-prisoner services and advocacy
organizations in the country.
According to The Fortune Society, Liles will be honored for
his “hands on approach” in helping ex-prisoners "turn their
Defense attorney Myron Beldock of Beldock Levine & Hoffman
is being honored for his 35 years of legal service and for “protecting
the legal rights of persons enmeshed in the criminal justice system.”
The Fortune Society was founded in 1967 and honors individuals
who have devoted themselves to helping former prisoners re-enter society.
Liles started his career as an executive at Def Jam in 1991
and rose from mailroom clerk to President and CEO of Def Jam in just five years.
He left Def Jam to accept the Executive Vice President post
at Warner Music Group in Aug. of 2004.
Liles’ is currently touring to promote his recently released
inspirational book “Make It Happen : The Hip-Hop Generation Guide to Success
by Kevin Liles” with Samantha Marshall.
Tickets to the event are priced at $150.00. The event takes
place at The Prince George Ballroom at the Prince George Hotel in New York,
on Nov. 1 from 6:30pm–8:30pm.