Former Murder Inc. executive Irv Gotti might be on his way back to the top of the music industry. Gotti is said to have become the first person hired to work for Lyor Cohen‘s upcoming management company.
Despite not being officially announced, Lyor Cohen has allegedly picked Gotti as his partner and first employee of his new management firm. Apparently, a deal between Irv and Lyor was cemented earlier this week. both Irv Gotti and Lyor Cohen want this company to be a huge power player in the business when it opens, so they are positioning themselves next to some of the hottest rappers in the game hoping to bring them on as clients.
Recently Lyor Cohen has been seen with Kanye West. Word on the street is that Cohen is advising West on business matters. So if everything goes according to Lyor Cohen’s plan, Kanye West will be the first client for his new management firm. Gotti is no slouch either. He is already working to bring Drake on as his first client. Currently, Drake is being represented by Cortez Bryant. Bryant also reps Lil Wayne. Drake might be looking for new management since he signed his OVO label to a deal with Warner Brothers records instead of Cash Money’s parent company Universal.
As we said earlier, things aren’t set in stone. however, we’ll keep you updated on the happenings with Lyor Cohen’s new company.
READ MORE HOT MUSIC COVERAGE ON THEURBANDAILY.COM: