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Follow the Leader: absorbing portrayal of a hip-hop bromance

Rap mogul Lyor Cohen’s relationship with Young Thug on CNBC series about businesspeople was a revealing look at how hip-hop and ego management works I’ve seen and heard some truly ridiculous things while interviewing rappers. There was...Show More Summary

Young Thug and Lyor Cohen Argue Over Thugger's Musical Approach [VIDEO]

Young Thug and his label head have differing views on how Thugger should handle his career and music. Continue reading…

Young Thug’s Label Head Does Not Understand Young Thug

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Lyor Cohen is one of the all-time great rap music executives. He started out as a live-show promoter, booking bands like Fear and the Circle Jerks on the same bills as rap groups like Run-D.M.C. He moved onto Def Jam, where he spearheaded the label’s late-’90s renaissance, helping bring Jay-Z and DMX on board. From […]

Young Thug And Lyor Cohen Debate Songwriting Strategy On CNBC

"You just record so many songs and leave them like little orphans out there."

Lyor Cohen Advises, Yells at Young Thug on CNBC's "Follow the Leader"

On CNBC's show "Follow the Leader," Farnoosh Torabi spends two days hanging out with big name entrepreneurs. On the latest episode, Torabi hangs out with Lyor Cohen, hip-hop mogul and head of 300 Entertainment. Young Thug appears on the episode as Cohen encourages him to do more interviews during the Slime Season 3 roll-out. Show More Summary

Get Well Soon: Lyor Cohen Suffers A Pulmonary Embolism

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Lyor Cohen Hospitalized For Pulmonary Embolism 300 Entertainment head Lyor Cohen is currently recovering today after suffering a pulmonary embolism. The legendary music executive took to Snapchat this weekend to share news on his condition while wearing an in an

Lyor Cohen Hospitalized After Suffering Pulmonary Embolism

Veteran music executive Lyor Cohen was hospitalized on Saturday (April 9) after suffering a pulmonary embolism, according to reports. Continue reading…

Twitter Turns 10: A Look Back At The Music Industry's First Tentative Tweets

Twitter is turning 10 and to celebrate we used their time machine to share the first tweets of more than a dozen music industry luminaries from Bob Lefsetz and Yoko Ono and Lyor Cohen (remember him?) to Nancy Sinatra. Music commentator Bob Lefsetz stays on point - Prince #1 with...

Young Thug's 'Slime Season 3? Is Getting 'Buried,' Says Label Head Lyor Cohen [VIDEO]

A video of Lyor Cohen declaring that "we're gonna bury 'Slime Season 3'" has served as an apparent announcement of the Young Thug project's demise. Continue reading…

Young Thug On Lil Wayne: “He's Always My Idol, He Still My Idol.”

The rapper pays homage in an interview on Apple Music alongside hip-hop industry veteran Lyor Cohen.

Migos Prep New LP: 'Why Wouldn’t It Be Better Than the Beatles?'

Migos, the trio who surged's onto rap radio with 2013's "Versace," have had a hand in eight mixtapes over the past two years. They've collaborated with Justin Bieber, Usher and Drake, signed to Lyor Cohen's 300 Entertainment and left their Atlanta launchpad for a mansion in the suburbs — the...

?IMS Engage Will Be a Battle Royale of Dance Music Brainpower

Troxler. Ingrosso. Quincy Jones. Lyor Cohen. Dave Grutman. One Conference. Endless knowledge.

Kirk Franklin vs. Creflo Dollar: When the Diddy of Gospel Shades the Lyor Cohen of Ministry

Weeks ago, when Creflo Dollar asked his congregation to buy him a G6 jet, the minister felt the wrath of millions online. There was so much wrath, Dolla-Dollar Bill dismantled his online fundraising campaign within hours. The audacity of Dollar’s asking his congregation to pay for a jet. Show More Summary

Migos Cover FADER

Migos land their first FADER cover for the magazine’s December/January Now issue. The cover story by Leon Neyfakh takes a look at the rise of the trio and their label Quality Control Music and its relationship with Lyor Cohen’s 300 entity, which is using non-public Twitter stats and good old-fashioned radio promo to push the group […]

Video: Ja Rule Interview w/ The Breakfast Club

Ja returns to the Breakfast Club to plug his new book Unruly and talk about Curtis, Superhead, Lyor Cohen and much more with Envy, Charlamagne and Ms. Yee. Previously: Ja Rule & Irv Gotti on Juan Epstein

Shots Fired: Dame Dash “Lyor Cohen Ruined Rocafella And Is Benefiting From Exploiting Black Culture” [Video]

VLADTV: Dame Dash explains why he called music industry exec Lyor Cohen a “culture vulture” on Instagram, telling VladTV that he believes Lyor should move on from Hip-Hop and “stop raping our culture.” He then questions what Lyor an...

Funkmaster Flex’s Dame Dash Rant + Dame’s Response

For the last week or so, Dame Dash has been letting off shots at Lyor Cohen and Interscope executive Joie “IE” Manda on Instagram, accusing them of being culture vultures and I quote, “getting money off all of us and our authentic experiences”. Flex also caught a couple of strays for stepping up to defend [...]

Raz Simone – Cognitive Dissonance (Mixtape)

Here’s the self-produced, feature free debut project from Seattle’s Raz Simone, one of the first artists signed to Lyor Cohen’s 300 venture. Previously: Raz Simone – They’ll Speak | Raz Simone – Still Mobbin’ (Video)

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