Lyor Cohen Set to Launch New Music Company with Google
From Def Jam to Google. Veteran hip-hop executive Lyor Cohen is launching a new music company with backing from Google.
Billboard reports that the former Def Jam and Warner Music Group honcho is launching a new music venture. Google and other investors are on board to fund the "music-based entertainment company." Lyor is recruiting his former colleagues Todd Moscowitz, who oversaw Asylum Records, and Kevin Liles for the new firm.