Chuck Wilson

An esteemed alumnus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Chuck Wilson received his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Business Administration, and Juris Doctorate from the school. While an undergraduate, Mr. Wilson served as President of the school’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. In recognition of his academic excellence, he was selected to live in the prestigious Thomas Jefferson’s Academic Village. After finishing his studies, Chuck Wilson worked as an intern on the set of Spike Lee’s 1994 movie Crooklyn, which marked the beginning of his career in the film industry. Mr. Wilson served as Executive Producer or co-Producer of the films Afrocentricity and A Gut Feeling. He also directed and wrote the 2000 short film, Breakfast at Ben’s and co-wrote the comedy Soul Plane, which was released in 2004 by MGM. Currently, Chuck Wilson serves as co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Triumph Media Holdings, Inc., a Beverly Hills, California multimedia company that seeks to target media opportunities for African Americans. In 2006, Triumph Media launched iHipHop, the first hip-hop oriented social media network. Upon its release, Billboard Magazine called the website, “a MySpace/YouTube for hip hop.” Chuck Wilson has worked as Executive Producer on over 100 albums, and has served as an Associate Producer or Assistant Engineer on albums by Janet Jackson, Mariano y Melina, and the Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God. Mr. Wilson previously served as Director of Artists and Repertoire at Priority Records in Los Angeles, California and as Director of Business Affairs at Black Entertainment Television in Washington, D.C. He also founded the New York City-based independent record label Babygrande Records.