Rumour has it that Chairman/CEO of the Warner Music Group Lyor Cohen, is about to desert the sinking ship. This wouldn’t come as a big surprise if true, and I wouldn’t be surprised if Kevin Liles follows his lead and they both end up back at Def Jam.
“Hip-hop has lost that generational thing. This used to be my generation’s little secret. Now you’ve got fathers getting jiggy with it. Who wants that? My son does not think it is sexy when he’s looking for his Jay-Z album and he finds it in my CD player. Where it goes, who knows? When something goes from nothing to the most popular you usually know where it goes from there.” (Former Def Jam President and now Chairman/CEO Warner Music Group, Lyor Cohen, talks to […]