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John Janick to Succeed Jimmy Iovine as Chairman, CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M

John Janick to Succeed Jimmy Iovine as Chairman, CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M | Recent Changes at Interscope Records | Scoop.it
John Janick has been named chairman and CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M, succeeding Jimmy Iovine, the most successful head of a major label for th
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Billboard is extremely credible when it comes to anything on the music scene. Magazines actually use this artcle as a source. They quote Jimmy Iovine directly. As reported, John Janick is the new CEO after Jimmy Iovine.

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[NEWS] Jimmy Lovine Leaves Interscope Records, John Janick steps in as Chairman

By Tony Neal Right as Apple confirmed the official purchase of BeatsByDre headphones, Interscope’s Jimmy Iovine announced that he was stepping down. Iovine had served as Chairman and CEO of Interscope for the past 25 years, easily making him the most successful label head in history. John... http://getmybuzzup.com/news-jimmy-lovine-leaves-interscope-records-john-janick-steps-chairman/


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Although I can not say these people are known and credible, I can say this is a true story. After reading it, I do deme this article to be credible. I believe, Jimmy Iovine stepped down and is now moved on to bigger business investments.

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Jimmy Iovine Takes Credit For Bringing J.Cole's Dreamville To Interscope - XXL

Jimmy Iovine Takes Credit For Bringing J.Cole's Dreamville To Interscope - XXL | Recent Changes at Interscope Records | Scoop.it
J. Cole capped off the last stop of his What Dreams May Come Tour with a major announcement. He made public for the first time that his Dreamville label would be partnering with Interscope Records, which was made final when co-founder Jimmy Iovine convinced the North Carolina rapper that Interscope was the right machine for his vision. “They had a monster two years. I’m coming in at the right time.... Read more »

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XXL is a very well-known hip-hop magazine. Jimmy Iovine was the CEO of Interscope Records when this happened. J. Cole is a well-known hip-hop artist who owns Dreamville. This would be a very credible source.

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Will Davis's curator insight, May 13, 2014 8:36 PM

Jimmy Iovine believes he is the reason J.Cole's Dreamville to Interscope.

 

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Cocaine Ring Used Music Label To Ship Drugs

Cocaine Ring Used Music Label To Ship Drugs | Recent Changes at Interscope Records | Scoop.it

"SEPTEMBER 15--Members of a narcotics ring that sent large amounts of cocaine and cash back and forth across the U.S. in music “road cases” arranged pickups and deliveries at the offices of Interscope Records, a music industry power whose roster includes artists like U2, Eminem, and Lady Gaga, according to federal investigators."

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This site actually provides shipping documents from the reports. There are multiple sources reporting on this. Interscope has been going through many changes and this has been one thing to cause one.

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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s School for Innovation

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s School for Innovation | Recent Changes at Interscope Records | Scoop.it

After the runaway success of Beats—recently bought by Apple for $3 billion—the duo is launching a new academy at the University of Southern California with the goal of inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.


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The Wall Street Journal has always been a credible source for business related news. This sort of business venture is usually what they look to report on. I personally would deme most of the information provided in The Wall Street Journal to be true.

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Logan Findeison's curator insight, December 6, 2015 9:30 PM
This is a great move in Dr. Dre's career. By him opening an academy at the University os Southern California he is just I'm proving how people see him as a rapper and as a business man.
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Wow! 50 Cent Leaves Interscope

Wow! 50 Cent Leaves Interscope | Recent Changes at Interscope Records | Scoop.it
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50 Cent has officially left Interscope Records, the label that helped

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Power 99 is very credible when it comes to hip-hop news. The person who was credited on this announcement was Cosmic Kev. Cosmic Kev is a very active DJ in the hip-hop scene. This was reported on by many different music news sources such as BET.

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James Christiani's curator insight, December 3, 2014 4:31 PM

I feel that it is great that 50 Cent is leaving Interscope Records to bring back his old group "G-Unit". The good thing is, is that he left on a good note and Eminem and Dr. Dre respect his devotion to his rap crew.