|Parent company Atlantic Records Group|
Country of origin U.S.
Official website www.300ent.com
Date founded 2012
Location New York City
Parent organization Atlantic Records Group
|Distributor(s) Atlantic Records
WEA International Inc.|
Founders Lyor Cohen, Todd Moscowitz, Roger Gold
Artists Young Thug, Fetty Wap, Migos, Dae Dae, Highly Suspect
Albums The Color Before the Sun, Mister Asylum, Yung Rich Nation, The Boy Who Died Wolf, Fetty Wap
300 entertainment founder lyor cohen says migos are still under contract denies they left label
300 Entertainment is a record label founded by Lyor Cohen, Roger Gold, Kevin Liles and Todd Moscowitz. The label is distributed by Atlantic Records. The label currently includes Tee Grizzley, Fetty Wap, Young Thug, Rich the Kid, Jefe, Rejjie Snow, Alex Winston, Migos, Conrad Sewell, Highly Suspect, Cobi, Meg Mac, Dae Dae, Coheed and Cambria, ASTR, Tate Kobang, Mainland, Maggie Lindemann, Famous Dex, The Hunna and Demo Taped.
- 300 entertainment founder lyor cohen says migos are still under contract denies they left label
- Lyor cohen is leaving 300 entertainment record label to work for youtube
- 1 Records
- Birth of a New Nation tour
- YSL Records
Lyor cohen is leaving 300 entertainment record label to work for youtube
Cohen resigned as chairman and chief executive officer of Warner Music Group’s recorded music operation to start 300 with Todd Moscowitz, ex-Warner Bros president, Kevin Liles, ex-EVP Warner Music, and Roger Gold, former SVP of the office of the chairman and CEO at Warner Music. Cohen, Liles, and Moscowitz had also worked together at Def Jam, which Cohen ran in the '80s and '90s.
It was announced on March 26, 2014, that singer Eric Bellinger signed to 300 Entertainment. In April 2014, Atlantic Records A&R DJ Drama stated that Atlanta rapper Young Thug was signed to 300 Entertainment, In June 2014, it was revealed that Atlanta hip hop group Migos were also signed to the label. In early 2014, Lyor Cohen quietly signed Conrad Sewell after he knew that Sewell was passed on by most of the major labels. The day after signing with 300, the Australian singer received offers from virtually every label that passed on him for in some cases "Well over $1 million."
The company is getting backing from a wide range of investors; Google (which has put in around $5 million), investment firm Columbus Nova, Israeli-American hedge fund billionaire Noam Gottesman’s Toms Capital, former Warner Music digital chief Alex Zubillaga, Kemado Records' co-founder Andres Santo Domingo and several other investors. The investment agreements were pulled together by media investment banker Aryeh Bourkoff and Ori Winitze] of LionTree.
In 2014, 300 announced +1 Records had become an official partner label of the company.
In February 2014, 300 signed a deal to partner with Twitter that will allow 300 full access to the company’s data—including information unavailable to the public, such as tags that reveal the location from which a tweet was sent, in order to discover artists at an early stage and help develop them.
Birth of a New Nation tour
In November 2016, 300 premiered the Birth of a New Nation tour which featured artists Dae Dae, Jefe, and PNB Rock.
In November 2016, Young Thug started YSL Records as an imprint under 300 Entertainment.