Celebration of Life announced for Atlanta music exec Claybourne Evans Jr.
ATLANTA, Ga. - A well-known figure in the Atlanta music scene has died, according to a social media post on Friday.
Claybourne Evans Jr., CEO of Rubicon Brand Management and VP of Grand Hustle Records, represented such stars as T.I., Lil Duval, Travis Scott and DJ MLK.
Evans reportedly suffered a stroke at his home on March 8, according to various media reports. According to the social media post, he "fought a good fight and transitioned peacefully surrounded by close family and friends."
Evans was known for promoting young talent and providing opportunities for up-and-coming artists.
Many celebrities, including T.I., Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams, 2Chainz, Mike Emps, DjNasty, Big Boi, and Lil Duval have been paying their respects to Evans on social media.
A celebration of life will take place at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Stonecrest at 1 p.m. April 1. A viewing will begin at noon.