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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.
“In the modern A&R business we are all looking for talent in various places, …
The 9 Biggest Hip-Hop Business Moves Of 2013
When Jay Z declared that there were new rules to this music industry, he wasn't kidding. King Hova's deal with Samsung to release his Magna Carta...Holy Grail album made his project platinum in a day, and forced the RIAA to redefine what constituted a sale in an ever-shifting business…
Baller Fridays Featuring Meek Mill, Big Boi & Migos
It was Thanksgiving this week and hip-hop's ballers have a lot to be thankful for! As the holiday festivities commenced, rappers showed out their new cars, flew in private jets and played board games with racks of cash. With Black Friday today, we can only imagine what expensive purchases rappe…
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…
Google Backs Lyor Cohen’s New Company
Lyor Cohen's future in the music industry has been a subject of debate ever since he stepped down from his position as the chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group Recorded Music back in 2012, but it appears the speculation will soon be coming to an end...

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