Kevin “Coach K” Lee of Quality Control and Mel Carter of Republic Records celebrated the holiday season with a special acquisition. In a celebratory Instagram post, Carter revealed that he and Lee had purchased 18 Bojangles locations. According to Carter, the purchases makes the two entrepreneurs the fifth largest Bojangles franchisees in history.
“Man, what a journey this has been. Over a year ago, Kevin ‘Coach K’ Lee, myself, and Frank Cross started working on making a dream of ours a reality. A lot of hard work from everyone involved. As of today, we officially purchased 18 Bojangles restaurants across three states, and became the 5th largest Bojangles franchisee in history,” he wrote.
“With the support and guidance of my friends and brothers, Mike Novogratz, David Barry, Ben Black, Matthew Bradshaw and a group of black music executives we finally made this deal happen. Congrats to everyone who is a part of this, thank you for believing in me and my partners. Official press release coming soon, but was a little over excited to share the news.”
Aside from becoming a major franchisee with Bojangles, Carter has made his name in the world of entertainment He is a major investor in Sweet Chik and the owner of Hikari-Ultra record label. Meanwhile, Lee is one of the major forces propelling Lil’ Baby, Migos and the City Girls to success through Quality Control Records. With their latest endeavor and their success in entertainment, both Lee and Carter are certain 2022 will bring more success.
“2022 is going to be a big year,” Carter added.
“Take this as a reminder to follow your dreams and bet on yourself.”