Lyor Cohen

It looks like Dame Dash is at a crossroads in his life. In a surprise move he has recently offered contrition to many of his former foes.

Dame Dash turned heads after accusing veteran music executive Lyor Cohen of being a culture vulture, which the former Dej Jam major player rebuffed in his typically brash fashion. Funkmaster Flex took up for Cohen in a recent Instagram post, calling Dash a liar in the process.

Lyor Cohen opened up a world of trouble when he recently denied knowing Dame Dash. Dusko is now tearing his legacy down every chance he gets.

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For the millennials that don’t know, don’t show, or don’t care about the history of Hip-Hop music, Lyor Cohen is one of the few quadruple OG Hip-Hop executives in the game. And with 37 years into the game, he’s still going strong.

Back in March, Tuma Basa unexpectedly moved on from his position curating RapCaviar’s Spotify playlist. It was reported back in May that he took his experience in the industry to YouTube but in what capacity was a mystery until now. 

Lyor Cohen has essentially done in it all in the Hip-Hop industry as one of the genre’s more notable music executives. In a keynote speech at this year’s SXSW, Cohen ran down his career from the start to now, beginning with his time as a roadie for the legendary Run-DMC, and even addressed Russell Simmons‘ […]

Quavo of Migos is steamface emoji mad about his label 300 Entertainment holding Migos new album Culture hostage.

Lyor Cohen is leaving 300 Entertainment to join YouTube in a new position that will help bolster the music portion and dealings of the network. Cohen becomes YouTube’s Global Head of Music and will work on behalf of the network to secure new streaming deals between record labels and artists.

In an episode of CNBC’s new show Follow The Leader former Def Jam executive and current 300 Entertainment head Lyor Cohen and Young Thug have a heated discussion over his shyness and musical output.

Lyor Cohen is recovering in a hospital today (April 9) after suffering a pulmonary embolism. The legendary music executive, whose 300 Entertainment roster includes Young Thug, Fetty Wap and Migos, shared his current predicament via Snapchat. 

Irv Gotti has a lot of free time on his hands as he plans his next endeavor and he’s currently spilling some of the hidden gems he’s recovered along his travels in the music industry. During his 20-year+ career, Gotti (born Irving Lorenzo in Queens) has had tremendous success as a manager (Ja Rule) record […]

There are many things about Dame Dash that will earn him a spot in Hip-Hop’s collective memory. Namely, his work in building the Roc-A-Fella Records brand and the fall of that business relationship, and that the big part of Dame’s story that won’t be ignored: the beefs.