300 Leisure — the label house of Megan Thee Stallion and Younger Thug, which was acquired by Warner Music earlier this month for $400 million —has launched a content material and movie division, 300 Studios. Its debut venture, “RACE: Bubba Wallace,” is a docuseries that will probably be launched on Netflix subsequent month.
300 Studios is headed by Kevin Liles, who’s chairman/ CEO of each 300 Leisure and Elektra Music Group, with former Viacom executives Kelly Griffin as head of inventive technique and Nolan Baynes as GM. In line with the announcement, the studio “is primed to develop multi-format, function, and episodic content material by a cultural viewpoint.”
In line with the announcement, 300 Studios has over 20 tasks in manufacturing, together with movie, music-lifestyle sequence, episodic content material, and podcast initiatives.
The six-episode “RACE” follows Wallace, the one full-time African-American driver within the NASCAR Cup Collection, as he competes on Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin’s 23XI racing crew and makes use of his platform to talk out about racial injustice.
Along with “RACE,” 300 Studios has already launched over 85 episodes of “Unplugged,” a digital sequence that highlights unbiased artists from around the globe by reside performances, premiering each Thursday on 300 Leisure’s official YouTube channel.
Whereas greatest often known as a music government, Liles has additionally created, produced, government produced and collaborated on many function movies, quick tales, and documentaries, together with “Rush Hour” and “Rush Hour II,” “The Present,” “Survival of the Illest,” “How Excessive,” “Blood Brother” and extra.
Liles says, “I’ve devoted my profession to telling the story of our tradition and investing within the artists and creatives who’ve formed it around the globe. With 300 Studios, I stay up for incubating, creating, and producing content material for all codecs that inform the vital and impressed tales from the following technology of cultural innovators.”