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Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental. The restaurant is a favorite spot for the music impresario, who is dining with his mother and two of his three children. "There's so much I want to do," says the 46-year-old entrepreneur and former Warner Music Group executive. "For me, success is helping other people achieve their best," he says. Liles is known in music circles as an expert brand manager who has helped give hip-hop wider reach and turned...

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