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300 Entertainment

300 Entertainment is an American record label founded by Lyor Cohen, Roger Gold, Kevin Liles, and Todd Moscowitz.

300 Entertainment is an American record label founded by Lyor Cohen, Roger Gold, Kevin Liles, and Todd Moscowitz. The label's roster includes acts across multiple genres such as hip-hop, rock, pop, electronic, alternative, and country. Current artists include Young Thug, Fetty Wap, YNW Melly, Megan Thee Stallion, No Savage, Rejjie Snow, Waterparks, Cheat Codes, Highly Suspect, Tee Grizzley, Famous Dex, Shy Glizzy, Cobi, Meg Mac, Dae Dae, The Hunna, Maggie Lindemann, Bailey Bryan, OMB Peezy, Ice Prince, $NOT, Des Rocs, Savage Gasp, and TLE Cinco. It is based in New York City. The label also acts as distributor for Young Thug's record label YSL Records, which includes rappers Gunna and Lil Keed.

In December 2021, Warner Music Group acquired 300 for $400 million.

Company history
Foundation

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 had run in the 1980s and 1990s.

It was announced that singer Eric Bellinger had been signed to 300 Entertainment. In April 2014, Atlantic Records A&R DJ Drama stated that Atlanta rapper Young Thug had been 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 Sewell had been passed on by most of the major labels. The day after signing with 300, the Australian singer received offers from virtually every label that had passed on him, for, in some cases, "well over $1 million."

As of 2017, Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen" is the label's biggest single to date, going 10x platinum. Its first pop hit was Cheat Codes' "No Promises" featuring Demi Lovato. Its first country pop artist to be signed is Bailey Bryan.

Timeline

September 2017
Hopsin did an interview with HardKnocktv stating that he had signed with 300. His single "The Purge" was released through 300 Entertainment and Undercover Prodigy.
June 2017
It was announced that 300 Entertainment had partnered with Murder Inc. Records.
March 2017
The label's Senior Vice President of A&R, Selim Bouab, launched the label Unauthorized Entertainment under 300.
April 2014
Atlantic Records A&R DJ Drama stated that Atlanta rapper Young Thug had been signed to 300 Entertainment
2014
It was revealed that Atlanta hip hop group Migos were also signed to the label.
2014
In early 2014, Lyor Cohen quietly signed Conrad Sewell after Sewell had been passed on by most of the major labels.

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