Music Industry Vet Lyor Cohen who is responsible for historic moments in Hip Hop from The Beastie Boys to the Migos, stopped by The Breakfast Club and here's how it all went down:

-Talked about his start in America and how he got into hip-hop

-Threw a 36k dollar party with red hot chili peppers run DMC etc

-YouTube best outlet for up and coming

-The disconnect between label and streaming

-Labels don't like YouTube payout

⁃paying with your eyeballs

⁃subscription service

-What does Lyor see for future regarding music distribution (cassettes to CDs to streaming)

⁃cost of CDs

⁃importance of labels

Importance of touring/developing an audience

-Kanye with MAGA hat picture

-If the artist is talented, but don't agree with views, does that matter

⁃drug problems in the industry


-How does he respond to being called a culture vulture

-People feel like lyor broke up Rocafella

-Where does he see the future of music going

-Will streaming ever be free

⁃issue of exclusives

-YouTube music streaming

-What's your overall mission for YouTube in industry

-Rich The Kid goes off on 300 on Instagram

-Do you ever redo contracts?

-Migos issue with 300

⁃culture 1 vs 2

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