Coach K, A Member Of Quality Control, Is Now A Co-Owner Of Bojangles

Coach K A Member Of Quality Control Is Now A Co-Owner Of Bojangles

Coach K, a co-founder of Quality Control Music, is expanding his portfolio of businesses by taking a stake in Bojangles, one of the most well-known restaurant franchises in the South.

Coach K (actual name Kevin Lee) and Mel Carter, the head of Warner Records’ music division, are joint owners of Melanbo, which has a development deal with the restaurant chain, making it the largest black-owned franchise under Bojangles’.

The well-known eatery, which is well-known for its chicken, biscuits, and tea, will work with Melanbo to open 14 additional locations throughout Atlanta, expanding its purchase of 18 currently open locations in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The business owned by Coach K and Carter will now have a total of 32 eateries.

One year ago, Bojangles opened 100 brand-new locations in cities like Dallas-Fort Worth, Cleveland, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

“I’m proud to do this with Mel and to keep pushing forward black entrepreneurship,” Coach K said of the acquisition. “We built our way up in music, and it’s exciting to branch out in so many ways and to join forces with the number one black-owned franchise.”

Mel Carter added: “Immigrating from Trinidad and Tobago, it was always my dream to be the owner of a major restaurant franchise.” “Being the largest black owner of a QSR franchise alongside Coach K at an establishment as great as Bojangles brings me great honor, and I am deeply blessed.”

The new cooperation between the franchise and the two music executives was also discussed in a statement by Patricia Halpin, vice president of franchise growth at Bojangles’.

“Over the last few years, we have been aggressively seeking opportunities to grow our footprint in Atlanta, and we are thrilled to have reached an agreement with two influential voices in the city’s community,” Halpin said. “Mel and Coach K bring a unique perspective and energy to our network of operators that will be extremely beneficial to the brand’s growth going forward.”

TakeOff was fatally shot in Houston last month, and Coach K is still mourning his passing.

After posting a formal statement from Quality Control Music, the seasoned music executive expressed his personal reflections on the passing of Quality Control MC via Instagram. Coach K described his ex-artist as one of the “kindest, humblest, and [most] compassionate human beings” he had ever met in the article.

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