One of Hip-Hop most’s powerful exec’s makes a power move… Streetz 94.5 got the info
Todd Moscowitz, co founder of 300 entertainment with Lyor Cohen has struck out on his on to launch a new record label called Cold Heat Records that will be dedicated to discovering new talent in all genres. The new label is in partnership with Universal Music Group. Now if you’re asking who is Todd Moscowitz, just know he is no stranger to the hip hop business. He started out at Rush Management while in law school and eventually became president of Rush Communications and Def Jam Music Publishing.
In addition to working at Def Jam during its golden age, Moscowitz also was co founder of Violater Management where he discovered the likes of 50 cent, Missy Elliot, and Busta Rhymes. Moscowitz was also head of Warner Music Group, where he resuscitated David Geffen’s Asylum label and turned it into a Hip-Hop powerhouse with hit records from artists like Mike Jones, Paul Wall, Slim Thug and others. Now he’s been instrumental in breaking new acts like Meek Mill, Action Bronson, Fetty Wap, Macklemore, Young Thug, Gucci Mane and Migos.