Tag Archive for Columbia Records

Where’s Rick?

Hagrids ride

While everyone at 550 Madison Ave. eagerly awaits the exit of Rick Rubin, speculation has risen that the barefoot producer’s next stop will be Universal Music. Uni owns Def Jam Records, co-founded by Rubin and Russell Simmons, and could conceivably…

She’s Baaack!


Reports that ex-UMG/Motown chief Sylvia Rhone will be going to Sony Music in January with a joint venture label, however sources say that’s not quite true. One thing’s for sure though–while she’s at Sony she won’t ride in a Lincoln Town car. Bentley or bust!

Rat Pack Reunites at Sony Music


Who knew that I’d be running Sony Music. I sure didn’t, but evidently septuagenarian CEO Doug Morris is taking me very seriously, especially when I suggested that he revive Portrait Records. Today he actually did, but instead of hiring Tommy…