CHRIS STOKES, a Platinum Plus West Coast Music Producer/Director, And Manager of the Hottest Hip-Hop Music Artists in the World Zooms Into the Illuminating Spotlight and Branches Out To Ionospheric Dimensions With Films!

May 29, 2003, 01:00 ET from CHRIS STOKES

    LOS ANGELES, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CHRIS STOKES, Music Producer/Manager,
 and Filmmaker is zooming into the illumination of the spotlight to take the
 title as "The hottest Music Mogul" in the industry today.  STOKES is building
 his empire brick by brick with music artists, videos and films.  As CEO of his
 company TUG (The Ultimate Group) he manages B2K one of the most sensational
 hip-hop groups in the country.  This urban heart throb teen group whose recent
 release "Girlfriend" described as a mini movie, featuring Will Smith, Vivica
 Fox and "Mr. Biggs" Ron Isley is a mega monster hit.  B2K has been voted in
 the top spot on MTV's TRL Countdown, nominated "Favorite Group" at this year's
 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards and in March 2003 they were the recipients
 of two Soul Train Awards for Best R & B/Soul Single (Group, Band, or Duo) and
 Best R & B Soul Album.
     The group concedes that most of the credit and accolades belong to CHRIS
 STOKES, for his savvy management skills that have taken them straight to the
     Currently, CHRIS STOKES is branching out to ionospheric dimensions with
 films.  In addition to cranking out top music artists, CHRIS STOKES has just
 signed a 3-pic deal with Screen Gems.  First film entitled "You Got Served" a
 dance/music film project starring B2K and Marques Houston (IMX) is currently
 shooting and promises to be a smash hit.
     It seems like just a few years ago that CHRIS STOKES got his start when he
 directed House Party 4, now a hip hop cult film classic.  But his name didn't
 come to prominence until he started directing music videos, one right after
 the other.  Today, situated in his beautiful office suites in the prime
 Beverly Center area of West Hollywood, everything CHRIS STOKES does, touches,
 invents or offers creative in-put, turns into platinum.  He is constructing a
 lasting empire rivaling contemporaries Sean "P. Diddy" Combs & Russell
 Simmons.  STOKES, is taking over, taking charge of and taking on challenges
 with great success.
     CHRIS STOKES who also serves as Vice-President of A&M/Interscope Records
 is non-stop action, behind and in front of the cameras.  His groups, his
 videos and his films represent products of a tireless music genius mastermind
 at work.
     Other popular artists touched by CHRIS STOKES' musical magical management
 skills includes Marques Houston of the group IMX, formerly Immature (and
 former series regular on Sister, Sister now in syndication); and female cutie
 pie artist Jehene.
     Sensational singing stars such as Keith Sweat, Brandy, Bizzy Bone,
 Destiny's Child have also experienced the magical stroke of CHRIS STOKES when
 he directed their music videos (MVDB base reference).
     STOKES has set his sights on becoming the supreme reigning music mogul in
 the world!