Hip-hop magnate Lyor Cohen will be starting his own label, the symbolically-titled 300, with Todd Moscowitz and Kevin Liles. They have a storied history together: all three are former Warner big wigs, in addition to being shotcallers at Def Jam during its ’80s/'90s heyday. Show More Summary
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During today's earnings call, it was announced that former Warner Music Group CEO Edgar Bronfman, Jr. is leaving the company's board. His exit marks the end of an era. With first Lyor Cohen and now Bronfman officially exiting, along with their old school salaries and attitudes, we've lost two of our easiest major label targets. Show More Summary
I’m gonna be sixty. And unlike Tommy Mottola and Lyor Cohen I’m not gonna shave a decade off my age in order to appear young and hip, because my hip hurts, you can get plastic surgery, put on a happy face, but you’re still your real age inside, you might as well own it, especially [...]
New York Post: As Fashion Week winds down, so has Tory Burch and Lyor Cohen’s relationship, Page Six can exclusively reveal. The high-flying preppy designer and the former Warner Music Group head have broken up after dating for five years, multiple sources close to them said. Read and comment. From nypost.com.
Even though Lyor Cohen, Tory Burch's boyfriend of five years, attended her fashion show at the Pierre earlier this week, the Post reports that the pair has broken up. Sad, but apparently the split is amicable. According to the Post's "source," Cohen and Burch have "decided to take a break... But they ... More »
Take, for example, Warner Music Group and its executives. As Digital Music News reports: Lyor Cohen ( CEO, Recorded Music) Salary+Bonus: $14.0 million Are they hiring?! Read and comment. From thedailyswarm.com.
Rapper Rick Ross Being Sued By Actual Drug Dealer ‘Freeway’ Rick Ross ‘Freeway’ Ricky Ross isn’t letting up on Rick Ross the rapper stealing his name for his fugazi coke-filled music career… According to NY Post: Rapper Rick Ross is
Who says there are no second acts in American lives? Almost a decade after the producer and label owner’s career was thrown into a tailspin by criminal charges Irv Gotti is getting back into the music industry courtesy of long-time business associate Lyor Cohen. Show More Summary
Lyor Cohen’s upcoming management company just got very interesting even though nothing has been officially announced. Sources say the former Chairman/CEO of Warner Music Group will be bringing on Hip-Hop exec Irv Gotti as a partner. The Inc. Records (formerly
Yeah, 6 stories. Luckily there's also an elevator. Blackstone's global head of private equity, Joseph Baratta is in contract to pick up a sweet 6 story townhouse from music mogul Lyor Cohen (he's Tory Burch's boyfriend), the NY PostShow More Summary
It seems as if the departure of former recorded music chief Lyor Cohen has set off a chain reaction at Warner, leading to a major restructuring which will see the publishing and sound recording catalogues brought together under the same umbrella. Show More Summary
The reorganization was under discussion when Lyor Cohen still headed up the company's recorded music operation. read more
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Lyor Cohen appears headed back to artist management after his exit this week as the CEO of Warner's recorded music division, according to several sources. The New York Daily News adds that Cohen used a code name with friends as he secretly developed the new talent management company over the last for two years while still heading Warner Music. Show More Summary
He’s going to be working in music, according to the New York Daily News: A source close to Cohen tells Confidenti@l exclusively that the 52-year-old music mogul, who has worked with the Beastie Boys and Foxy Brown, has been secretly developing a talent management company for the past two years while working at Warner. Show More Summary
Lyor Cohen is resigning as chairman and chief executive of Warner Music Group’s recorded music division after eight years with WMG effective Sept. 30, the company announced in a statement.
NEW YORK, September 24, 2012—Warner Music Group (WMG) announced today that after more than eight years at WMG, Recorded Music Chairman and CEO, Lyor Cohen will resign from the company effective September 30, 2012. MORE: Since joining...Show More Summary