Nas manager Anthony Aymen Saleh is joining production, management and promotion company C3 Presents, according to Billboard. Saleh will become the company’s Executive Vice President of Management.
C3 has grown to become one of the largest festival promoters in the country in recent years, producing Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits in addition to more than 1,000 shows in venues across the country. The company also deals in artist management and as a partner in Big Day Out Australia as well as international Lollapalooza events in Chile and Brazil.
“After much thought and prayer, I’ve decided to take my talents to C3,” Anthony, who had previously worked at the Atom Factory with artists such as Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj and Toni Braxton, said in a statement to Billboard. “I’m extremely excited about creating a true full-service company on the foundation the C’s have built through the live concert business. I’m really looking forward to merging our relationships and joining the C3 family.”
Saleh was the executive producer of Nas’ 2008 album Untitled, and also booked the rapper’s 2007 European Hip-Hop Is Dead tour.
“We welcome Anthony Saleh in to our C3 management family,” said C3′s Charlie Walker. “His experience in managing careers and forward thinking work in the progressive tech movement will play a pivotal role in the continuous growth of our company.”