Speaker Profile

Brooks Rico

Job TitleCEO & Talent Manager

Company NameAdella Thomas Management (USA)


As CEO of Adella Thomas Management, Rico Brooks, he oversees the music careers of some of the most notable names in the industry including platinum-selling producer Sonny Digital, international producers Bobby Johnson and iBeatz as well as hit-makers B Wheezy Beatz, D. Rich, Fukk12, duo Ro & Smoke, XL, songwriter/producer Tasha Catour, and German producer Bobby Johnson. Brooks got his start in music as a sales associate of Peppermint Music and his start in management helping to shape the careers of various Hip-hop artists as a manager, then President of Block Entertainment. With plans on developing a career in Movie Production, Branding and Strategic Marketing, the future holds limitless opportunities for this respected entrepreneur.


CEO Rico Brooks founded Adella Thomas Management, a full service talent management agency. Based in Atlanta, Ga., the agency is home to many of Hip-hop’s hottest heavy hitters and up-n-coming producers. ATM’s roster includes Platinum-selling producers Sonny Digital, Bobby Johnson and iBeatz, Grammy-award winning songwriter/record producer Tasha Catour, D. Rich, B Wheezy and more! ATM is also home to producers XL Beat God, Fukk12, Yung Coke, 6Silky, ChaseMillie, HEAL and producing duo Ro x Smoke.


Talent and brand management, booking shows, merchandising and publishing are just a few of the services offered to ATM’s clients. With an ever-expanding brand and growing clientele, Adella Thomas Management is one of the few management companies that functions like a full-service label

Conference Sessions

  • Atlanta: 30 Years & Running as the Hip-Hop Capitol of the World

    07 Jun 2019, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM, Ca$h Factory

    More music is listened to today than ever before and hip-hop is the most streamed, watched and influential genre. Atlanta has become ground-zero for hip-hop art...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
      2. Event Date
        Fri, Jun 7
      3. Event Theme
        Country Focus
        Music & Brands
        Music Business
        Music Genre Focus

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