Quality Control Music is looking to expand its empire. After launching QC Sports in 2019, co-founders Pierre “Pee” Thomas and Kevin “Coach K” Lee officially launched a basketball division on Monday (December 6) under the Quality Control Sports umbrella, according to ESPN‘s Marc J. Spears.
“QC Sports, a sister company of Quality Control Music, has launched its QC Sports Basketball Division,” he wrote. “Long-time NBA agent Derrick Powell was named Global Head of Basketball of QC Sports.”
QC Sports, a sister company of Quality Control Music, has launched its QC Sports Basketball Division. Long-time NBA agent Derrick Powell was named Global Head of Basketball of QC Sports. QC Sports was founded in 2019 by music executives, Pierre Thomas and Kevin Lee.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) December 6, 2021
Powell, a Hampton University graduate, represents numerous players including Cleveland Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen who inked a $100 million deal over the summer.
Executives Pee and Coach K publicly announced the launch of QC Sports in June with a full-service football division. Tramiel “Twin” Clark currently serves as President of QC Sports.
“We’re working tirelessly to build QC Sports and it is with great passion that we announce our football division and it’s an honor to have an agent with such respect and esteem amongst his players and the football community joining our QC Family,” Coach K added in a statement.
— Alvin Kamara (@A_kamara6) June 21, 2021
Veteran agent Brad Cicala came on board to lead the football division and QC Sports currently boasts a talented roster of players that includes New Orleans Saints superstar Alvin Kamara, Deebo Samuel, D’Andre Swift, Diontae Johnson and DeSean Jackson.
Quality Control Music will look to their high-profile signees such as Lil Baby, Lil Yachty and the Migos to help recruit some of their NBA baller friends to join QC Sports.
James Harden (38 PTS, 13 ASTS, 11 REBS) put on a show tonight with Lil Baby at the game. Following the Nets win, here’s what the 26-year-old rapper had to say on a story post to Harden:
Lil Baby: “Good s*** champ.”
Expect to see Lil Baby at more games this season pic.twitter.com/uPDlZf17S6
— Ajayi Browne (@ajayibrowne) March 30, 2021