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Encyclopedia > Antonio Reid

Antonio "L.A." Reid is the co-founder of LaFace Records. He and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds were responsible for helping bring TLC, Usher, Ciara, Outkast, Dido, Avril Lavigne and Pink to multi-platinum album sells. He was once appointed president of Arista Records from 2000 to 2004. He soon was appointed as Chairman of Island Def Jam Music Group. As chairman of Island Def Jam, Reid is responsible for bringing R&B group 112, rapper Young Jeezy and Mariah Carey to Def Jam. He is also responsible for appointing rapper Jay-Z as president of Def Jam and Def Soul Records. LaFace Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Kenneth Babyface Edmonds (born April 10, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an R&B and pop singer, songwriter, keyboardist, record producer, film producer, and entreprenuer. ... TLC, as pictured on the cover of their third album, FanMail. ... Usher (born Usher Jamie Raymond, IV on October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States) is an African-American singer and actor. ... Ciara in MTV Promo Shoot Ciara (Ciara Princess Harris, born October 25, 1985 in Austin, Texas) is an American rhythm and blues singer. ... André 3000 and Big Boi of OutKast OutKast is a popular and successful American hip hop duo based out of Atlanta, Georgia. ... In Greek and Roman sources Elissa or Dido appears as the founder and first Queen of Carthage in Tunisia. ... Avril Lavigne in her music video for the song Complicated (2002) Avril Ramona Lavigne (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. ... M!ssundaztood album cover (2001) Alecia Moore (born September 8, 1979 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania), better known by her stage name P!nk (also written as Pink), is an American singer who gained prominence in early January of 2000. ... Arista Records was founded in 1975 by Clive Davis, and named after his secondary school honor society. ... The Island Def Jam Music Group is a record label which started when Universal Music merged its two daughters, Island Records and Def Jam. ... 112 (pronounced One-TWELVE) is an American R&B quartet from Atlanta, Georgia, made up of members Slim, Mike, Q, and Daron. ... Young Jeezy is a 24-year old rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. ... Mariah Carey on the cover of The Emancipation of Mimi (2005). ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ...

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L.A. Reid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (233 words)
Antonio "L.A." Reid (born June 7, 1956) is an African-American record executive, best known as the co-founder of LaFace Records.
Reid is the son of singers Brenda Reid and Herb Rooney, both formerly of the 1960s pop group The Exciters.
Reid was once married to singer Perri "Pebbles" Reid, who is the mother of his son, Aaron.
Reid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (225 words)
Eugene F. Reid Boy Scouts of America Scouting notable, awardee of the Bronze Wolf in 1985
Robert Threshie Reid, 1st Earl of Loreburn, Liberal politician in the United Kingdom
Reid, Australian Capital Territory, inner suburb of Canberra, Australia, named after former Prime Minister of Australia George Reid
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