(AllHipHop News) Kanye West’s music mentor NO I.D. will be helping to spot emerging talent as the new executive vice president of Capitol Music Group.
The hitmaker, who has produced beats for the likes of Kanye, Jay Z, Drake, Common, and Nas, will take charge of the artists and repertoire (A&R) and production division at the label, reports Billboard.com.
No I.D., real name Dion Wilson, will also continue to oversee his own Def Jam Recordings imprint, ARTium Records, while working at Capitol.
In a statement addressing his new gig, the producer says:
“I look forward to working with the entire Capitol team to build on the cultural impact of our music and further expand into the global markets. There is a legacy of great artists and important records at Capitol, and I look forward to helping create more history and building upon the company’s great brand.”