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Summary

Chuck Wilson began his career in the fields of music, film, and social media as an intern on the set of Spike Lee’s 1994 film, Crooklyn. In 1999, Mr. Wilson sold his first script about wealthy African Americans in the Hamptons region of New York to actor and director Danny DeVito. In 2000, he directed and wrote the short film Breakfast at Ben’s, and served as Executive Producer or co-Producer of several films. In 2004, Chuck Wilson co-wrote the widely released comedy Soul Plane, starring Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart, Snoop Dogg, and Mo’Nique. Mr. Wilson also served as Director of Business Affairs at Black Entertainment Television in Washington, D.C. Chuck Wilson also possesses extensive experience in numerous areas of the music industry. As Director of Artists and Repertoire at Los Angeles, California's Priority Records, Mr. Wilson searched for new talent, managed current artists, and played an important role in producing the soundtrack for the 2001 film Training Day, which featured prominent artists such as Dr. Dre, Nelly, Cypress Hill, and Gang Starr. In 2001, he founded Babygrande Records in New York City, which has released albums by Raekwon, Jedi Mind Tricks, Army of the Pharaohs, and GZA and U-God of the Wu-Tang Clan. Support Hip Hop Online and Billboard Magazine have both recognized Chuck Wilson as an important player in the hip-hop scene. Mr. Wilson currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Triumph Media Holdings, Inc., a Beverly Hills, California multimedia company that focuses on media opportunities for African Americans. Triumph Media created the first hip-hop social media network, iHipHop, in 2006. Chuck Wilson spends most of his time in Beverly Hills, California and New York City, and has a wife and two sons.

Work experience

2001Present

Founder

Babygrande Records

Education

1994

MBA, JD

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA