Claude Ismael

Ismael is joining Level 77 following tenures as president of Rockstar Records, and Magnetic Records, as well as having held numerous executive positions at labels such as DX3 France, Arcade Music France, and Breakbeat Entertainment.

His career highlights include overseeing projects for globally recognized artists like Toni Braxton, Aaliyah, Barry White, JoJo, and Frank Zappa, in addition to having managed Rita Marley—singer and widow of Bob Marley—and securing book and film deals for her acclaimed autobiography, No Woman No Cry.

A 30-year veteran of marketing and A&R—will be responsible for international communication and business development.