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11 Memorable Hip-Hop Stories Told on N.O.R.E.’s ‘Drink Champs’ Podcast

N.O.R.E. gets the best stories from rappers.

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Lyor Cohen Named Head of YouTube Global Music

Lyor Cohen is leaving 300 Entertainment after December 2016.

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Young Thug and Lyor Cohen to Appear on CNBC’s ‘Follow the Leader’

"There’s few really special talented artists out there that we as an industry are trying to find."

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Young Thug’s ‘HiTunes’ Album Confirms Lyor Cohen’s Belief in Artist Development

'SS3' drops tonight at 11.

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300 Entertainment’s Lyor Cohen Visits OG Maco, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan And More

After rebranding and remolding their 300 Entertainment label, Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles and Todd Moscowitz have been on a mission to provide a more intimate relationship with their artists and distribute amazing content that engages viewers...

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Lyor Cohen’s Music Company 300 Entertainment Is Not Folding, They’re Just Rebranding

For the past couple of days Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles and Todd Moscowitz's record label/management team 300 Entertainment have been steadily tweeting for the past couple of hours that a "New Day" is arriving on Oct...

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“Mesmerize”
Artist: Ja Rule featuring Ashanti
Producer: Irv Gotti
Release Year: 2002
Song Sampled: “Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)”
Sample Release Year: 1973
Sample Effect: The instrumentation of this song really fits Ashanti’s voice well and provides something of a buffer between the listener and the gruffness of Ja Rule’s rap/singing.
Why The Song Is Dope: Because Ashanti & Ja were the Diana & Marvin of the new milleni—I’m sorry, I couldn’t even get through that. This song is terrible [Ed Note: I actually still like this song], but I definitely felt like a thug when I requested the DJ play it at my middle school dance. —MC

“Mesmerize”

Artist: Ja Rule featuring Ashanti
Producer: Irv Gotti
Release Year: 2002
Song Sampled: “Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)”
Sample Release Year: 1973
Sample Effect: The instrumentation of this song really fits Ashanti’s voice well and provides something of a buffer between the listener and the gruffness of Ja Rule’s rap/singing.
Why The Song Is Dope: Because Ashanti & Ja were the Diana & Marvin of the new milleni—I’m sorry, I couldn’t even get through that. This song is terrible [Ed Note: I actually still like this song], but I definitely felt like a thug when I requested the DJ play it at my middle school dance. —MC

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Ja Rule Doesn’t Think Lyor Cohen Is A Culture Vulture

If you recall, Dame Dash went on demolition spree in hopes of burning down industry heavyweights Joie Manda, Steve Stoute, and Lyor Cohen...

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Dame Dash Has Been Throwing A Lot Of Shade This Year

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Dame Dash Calls Music Executive Lyor Cohen “A Fake CEO”

Despite Dame Dash extending the olive branch over to Funk Flex a few weeks ago to end their beef, it seems he has some targets left on his radar...

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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...

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