Happy Birthday, L.A. Reid!
The famed music exec turns 62 today.
Epic Records Executives Accused of Knowing About L.A. Reid Sexual Harassment Allegations
The new accusations against L.A. Reid are getting even heavier.
L.A. Reid Explains Why He Hasn't Paid Bobby Shmurda's Bail
L.A. Reid declined to discuss the company practices that led to the decision to leave Bobby Shmurda in jail.
Ca$h Out Wants To Replicate The Success Of “Cashin’ Out” With New Single
Previously: DJ Spinz Made The Beat For “Cashin’ Out” In 15 Minutes Ca$h Out Releases New Mixtape, Ya Feel Me? Ca$h Out Reacts to LeBron James Rapping “Cashin’ Out”
Sylvia Rhone Named New President Of Epic Records
Sylvia Rhone, the longtime label executive who headed up Elektra Entertainment Group, then Universal Motown for nearly two decades, has been named the new President of L.A. Reid's Epic Records, according to Billboard. Rhone, who got her start in the music business in the mid-1980s by making Atlantic Records one of the leading destinations for hip-hop and R&B artists like MC Lyte, The D.O.C...
Yo Gotti Previews New Album ‘I Am’ In New York City
Yo Gotti is gearing up to drop his first album for Epic Records, titled I Am (CMG/Epic) on November 19, and while he's out touring the country he took a quick break to swing through New York City's Jungle City Studios to preview the album for friends, the press and Epic staff...
Vinny Cha$e Inks Deal with Epic Records
After entertaining label deals left and right, from Bad Boy to Atlantic Records and more, Harlem mainstay Vinny Cha$e has decided to finally take his talents to Epic Records. Confirmed by Vinny himself, exclusively to XXL, the rapper has officially inked a deal with LA Reid's label home...
Hip-Hop Mourns Chris Lighty at Star-Studded Funeral
50 Cent, Diddy, Russell Simmons, Lauryn Hill, Lyor Cohen, LA Reid, Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, LL Cool J and Grandmaster Flash all paid their final respects to the late Violator Management founder...
Def Jam Records to Name Joie Manda Label President, Source Confirms
Warner Bros. Records executive Joie "Joey I.E." Manda is expected to be named the new president of Def Jam Recordings, according to a source who spoke with XXLmag.com...
Astro – The Come Up
A contestant on this past season of The X Factor, Astro didn't win the competition, but he did secure a deal with Epic Records. Get to know more about the 15-year-old here...