Long time hip hop producer and musician, Salaam Remi has been named as the new VP of A&R at Sony Music Entertainment. 

Billboard reports that a source has confirmed this will be Remi’s new role and his position will stretch across all labels under the Sony umbrella.  Remi has been in the game for a long time, even appearing as a keyboardist on a Kurtis Blow record.

Salaam is closely associated with Nas, and is even credited as the person who nas-on-working-with-lauryn-hill-and-amy-winehouse-news.3374.html" target="_blank">introduced him and Amy Winehouse.  Recently, Remi has credits on Nas’ Life Is Good, Miguel’s Kaleidoscope Dream and Alicia KeysGirl On Fire.