Music Executive Lyor Cohen Hospitalized After Pulmonary Emobolism

PHOTO BY DAVE M BENETT/GETTY IMAGES As N.W.A basked in their glory while being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 300 Entertainment Founder Lyor Cohen was rushed to the hospital during the festivities following a pulmonary embolism. The blockage to his artery in lungs could’ve been fatal, but according to Cohen, it was his son Norm who saved his life. “If it wasn’t for my son, and my best friend Norm, I would have been a goner. “There’s... Read More

Lyor Cohen & 300 Partnership With Twitter

 Lyor Cohen and Kevin Liles have partnered with Twitter in search of talented artists. It’s always a hopeful opportunity to know that A&R’s are on the look out and scouting fresh talent. For many it’s only a matter of time their talent will catch the attention of the ones who can give that much needed opportunity. For others, it’s just more hard work that may continue to be overlooked. Lyor Cohen, like many other talent... Read More

Hip Hop Lost Another Child Rest In Peace Chris Lightly

The story is still developing about Hip Hop’s Veteran Chris Lighty, our dear friend and music industry legend has passed away. The native of the Bronx died today of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Founder and chief executive of Violator Management/Brand Asset Group, Lighty has been a part of the music scene since 1988 when he joined Russell Simmons and Lyor Cohen at Rush Management. Lighty began his career working for DJ Red Alert. He became... Read More

Baby Confirms he's In Talks With Rick Ross

Earlier this month, rumors spread that Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group was on the market, with potential partners like Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, Lyor Cohen’s Warner Music, Diddy’s Bad Boy Records and Bryan “Birdman” Williams’ Cash Money family all mentioned as being interest in acquiring the imprint. recently caught up with Baby to find out the possibility of Rozay joining the YMCMB family. “We in talks right now,” the... Read More