Devyne Stephens Net Worth
Devyne Stephens is worth an estimated $16 million. He is an American rapper and music executive and is best known for his record label, UpFront Records. He began by working an image expert for LaFace Records where he was able to collaborate with big names like Usher, Boyz II Men, and Toni Braxton, to name a few.
Devyne Stephens is a music mogul. The ATL native has spent the last decade grooming the careers of artists like Usher, Alicia Keys and Akon. Stephens’ Upfront Megatainment serves as one of the city’s few one-stop shop for artists, featuring a recording studio, hair and make up wing, photo studio, nutrition and fitness counseling, media training and a choreography studio. Akon, who is currently signed to Upfront/Konvict as a recording artist, has spawned the likes of T-Pain. Stephens also brokered a label deal for Akon’s KonLive music label with Geffen/Interscope Records and Akon tapped Stephens to be the Executive Vice President of the label, a testament to their mutual respect. Lady GaGa is signed to KonLive. Despite all his success in the music industry, the thing that Stephens is most proud of is his recent philanthropic efforts. Essence.com recently spoke with Stephens about discovering stars, Atlanta and his Devyne Intervention non-profit project.
Despite all his success in the music industry, the thing that Stephens is most proud of is his recent philanthropic efforts. ESSENCE.com recently spoke with Stephens about discovering stars, Atlanta and his Devyne Intervention non-profit project.
Devyne Stephens Quotes
- It was about building a brand, putting out hit records, establishing hit acts and creating superstars. – Devyne Stephens
- I want to bring something different to the music business. – Devyne Stephens
- It’s music to my ears when someone tells me that they don’t know what to do with an artist because that’s my job as a guide – my background is artist development. It’s my job to develop the talent, to bring something unique to the marketplace. – Devyne Stephens
Devyne Stephens Videos on YouTube
Music Mogul Devyne Stephens and Celebrity Photographer Leo Marshall hosted The Dream, Fashion Event honoring local figures for their charitable acts.