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 top. 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!
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