Former Def Jam Prez Heads to Warner

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After leaving Def Jam for the second time a few weeks ago, former Island/Def Jam president Kevin Liles is set to follow his former boss Lyor Cohen by joining Warner Music.

According to the New York Daily News, Liles will serve as executive vice president and once again report to Lyor Cohen. Liles reportedly had a falling out with Def Jam’s new chief L.A. Reid, causing him to leave the label. Liles was instrumental in jumpstarting the careers of Ludacris, DMX, Ja Rule and Jay-Z.