The Music Biz

Lyor Cohen’s New Label Is Partnering With Twitter
During his keynote speech at Midem in Cannes, France, Lyor Cohen announced that his new label 300 has joined forces with Twitter in order to create A&R tools that will benefit the whole music business.
“In the modern A&R business we are all looking for talent in various places, …
Power 105’s The Breakfast Club Will Be On REVOLT TV
Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy will be on a television near you. REVOLT TV and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announced their partnership to televise Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club radio show. It will be televised live Monday through Friday on REVO…
‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Trailer Will Leave You Breathless
Comic book fans will love this. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer is out and it looks absolutely fantastic. The action looks to be picked up a notch from the first installment of the The Amazing Spider-Man series. I also count that Peter Parker will be taking on three super villains in the movie, Rhi…
Diddy Announces CIROC Partnership With The NBA
Sean "Diddy" Combs just keeps on winning. CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a multiyear marketing agreement today. The campaign will be called "The Toast of the NBA." Led by Sean Combs, CIROC will lead the charg…
Lyor Cohen Names New Music Company After Spartan Warriors
Former Def Jam and Warner Music Group chief Lyor Cohen has announced the full details of his new music company, which he's launching with old Def Jam pals Todd Moscowitz and Kevin Liles. Not quite a record label, not quite a marketing company, the new venture is trying to create a template for the f…
Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2013 By The Numbers
Last week, Forbes released its annual "Hip-Hop Cash Kings" list of the richest hip-hop celebrities in all of music. For the first time in the list's eight-year history, the "Cash Kings" list was topped by Diddy after several years of falling just short after …

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