Lyor Cohen (Hebrew: ליאור כהן; born October 3, 1959) is an American music industry executive. Cohen has been actively involved in hip-hop at various top labels for more than 30 years, as the industry grew from the margins of pop culture to the mainstream. He started by managing highly successful rappers for pioneering firm Rush Productions, then led Def Jam Recordings, the hip-hop genre's top record label at the time, "the most important African-American music company since Motown" according to Newsweek.

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  • Lyor Cohen (Hebrew: ליאור כהן; born October 3, 1959) is an American music industry executive. Cohen has been actively involved in hip-hop at various top labels for more than 30 years, as the industry grew from the margins of pop culture to the mainstream. He started by managing highly successful rappers for pioneering firm Rush Productions, then led Def Jam Recordings, the hip-hop genre's top record label at the time, "the most important African-American music company since Motown" according to Newsweek. After Def Jam, Cohen successively assumed the leadership of one of the music industry's major labels, Warner Music Group, which represent popular musicians of all genres (including rap, rock, and country). In September 2012 Cohen put in his resignation at Warner Music Group and eventually started his own independent label, 300 Entertainment. (en)
  • Lyor Cohen (nascido em 3 de outubro de 1959 em Nova York) é o chefe executivo oficial e presidente norte-americano de gravação de músicas para a Warner Music Group (WMG). Ele é um pioneiro no desenvolvimento do hip hop e influenciou no crescimento de grupos desse estilo, incluindo Beastie Boys, Foxy Brown, LL Cool J, Jason "Jam-Master Jay" Mizell, Nas, Run DMC e outros. Além disso, Cohen está fazendo vários trabalhos promocionais em nome de artistas famosos como, Jon Bon Jovi, a banda Slayer, a cantora Mariah Carey e os músicos de hip hop Sean Combs e Jay-Z. (pt)
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  • Lyor Cohen (nascido em 3 de outubro de 1959 em Nova York) é o chefe executivo oficial e presidente norte-americano de gravação de músicas para a Warner Music Group (WMG). Ele é um pioneiro no desenvolvimento do hip hop e influenciou no crescimento de grupos desse estilo, incluindo Beastie Boys, Foxy Brown, LL Cool J, Jason "Jam-Master Jay" Mizell, Nas, Run DMC e outros. Além disso, Cohen está fazendo vários trabalhos promocionais em nome de artistas famosos como, Jon Bon Jovi, a banda Slayer, a cantora Mariah Carey e os músicos de hip hop Sean Combs e Jay-Z. (pt)
  • Lyor Cohen (Hebrew: ליאור כהן; born October 3, 1959) is an American music industry executive. Cohen has been actively involved in hip-hop at various top labels for more than 30 years, as the industry grew from the margins of pop culture to the mainstream. He started by managing highly successful rappers for pioneering firm Rush Productions, then led Def Jam Recordings, the hip-hop genre's top record label at the time, "the most important African-American music company since Motown" according to Newsweek. (en)
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