Lyor Cohen previewed the whole album on Snapchat.
He made his name with Def Jam and came through the ‘Greek tragedy’ of Napster. The mogul tells the Guardian why Apple’s svengali was difficult to work with and how he’s survived in the music business Lyor Cohen has something of a reputation in the record business. Show More Summary
“Young Thug is not going to be Young Thug anymore.”
Do you know who Lyor Cohen is? This isn’t a rhetorical question. I have no perspective here. If you work in the music business, he’s a household name. If you don’t work in the music business, why the fuck would you care about some corporate executive? But maybe, in this case, you actually would care, […]
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 his label head have differing views on how Thugger should handle his career and music. Continue reading…
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 […]
"You just record so many songs and leave them like little orphans out there."
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
According to his SnapChat, Cohen is now recovering.
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
Veteran music executive Lyor Cohen was hospitalized on Saturday (April 9) after suffering a pulmonary embolism, according to reports. Continue reading…
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...
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…
The rapper pays homage in an interview on Apple Music alongside hip-hop industry veteran Lyor Cohen.
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...
Troxler. Ingrosso. Quincy Jones. Lyor Cohen. Dave Grutman. One Conference. Endless knowledge.
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 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 […]