CAA Promotes Hadley, Cheatham To Co-Heads Of Hip-Hop/R&B Touring
CAA has named Joe Hadley and Mark Cheatham as co-Heads of its expansive global hip-hop/R&B touring group. Both are based out of Los Angeles.
Hadley has been with CAA since 2016 and has also led the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, including a CAA Amplify Town Hall dedicated to dismantling systemic racism. He represents Beyoncé, A$AP Rocky, Anuel AA, Jorja Smith, Miguel and many others. CAA’s hip-hop/R&B touring group also represents Kanye West, H.E.R., Logic, Doja Cat, Playboi Carti, Lil Wayne and others. Hadley also developed the CAA Quarantine Speakers Series. He previously worked at The Windish Agency.
Cheatham joined CAA in 2008 and has previously worked at ICM Partners and WME. He represents Cardi B, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Lil Baby, Saweetie and Anthony Hamilton.
“Mark and Joe are extraordinary leaders – gifted, inspiring agents who care deeply about their colleagues and invest in helping those around them succeed,” CAA Co-Head of Contemporary Music Darryl Eaton said in a statement. “Their intense drive combined with their profound understanding of where the business is heading will help ensure CAA remains the leading home for world-class hip-hop and R&B artists.”
These promotions come after CAA just signed one of hip-hop and R&B’s biggest stars in The Weeknd.
CAA also promoted James Burston To President and Carol Sawdye as CFO in January.