300 Entertainment

300 Entertainment
Parent company Warner Music Group
Founded 2012 (2012)
Genre Various
Country of origin U.S.
Location New York City
Official website www.300ent.com

300 Entertainment is an American independent record label[1] founded by Lyor Cohen, Roger Gold, Kevin Liles and Todd Moscowitz. The label is distributed by Atlantic Records.[2] The label currently includes Fetty Wap, Young Thug, Rich the Kid, Shy Glizzy, Rejjie Snow, Alex Winston, Migos, Conrad Sewell, Highly Suspect, Cobi, Meg Mac, Dae Dae, Coheed and Cambria, ASTR, Tate Kobang, Mainland, Maggie Lindemann, The Hunna and Demo Taped.[3]

Company history


Cohen resigned as chairman and chief executive officer of Warner Music Group’s recorded music operation to start 300 with Todd Moscowitz, ex-Warner Bros president, Kevin Liles, ex-EVP Warner Music, and Roger Gold, former SVP of the office of the chairman and CEO at Warner Music. Cohen, Liles, and Moscowitz had also worked together at Def Jam, which Cohen ran in the '80s and '90s.

It was announced on March 26, 2014, that singer Eric Bellinger signed to 300 Entertainment.[4] In April 2014, Atlantic Records A&R DJ Drama stated that Atlanta rapper Young Thug was signed to 300 Entertainment,[5][6] In June 2014, it was revealed that Atlanta hip hop group Migos were also signed to the label.[7] In early 2014, Lyor Cohen quietly signed Conrad Sewell after he knew that Sewell was passed on by most of the major labels. The day after signing with 300, the Australian singer received offers from virtually every label that passed on him for in some cases "Well over $1 million."[8]



The company is getting backing from a wide range of investors; Google (which has put in around $5 million), investment firm Columbus Nova, Israeli-American hedge fund billionaire Noam Gottesman’s Toms Capital, former Warner Music digital chief Alex Zubillaga, Kemado Records' co-founder Andres Santo Domingo and several other investors. The investment agreements were pulled together by media investment banker Aryeh Bourkoff and Ori Winitze] of LionTree.[2]


In February 2014, 300 signed a deal to partner with Twitter that will allow 300 full access to the company’s data—including information unavailable to the public, such as tags that reveal the location from which a tweet was sent, in order to discover artists at an early stage and help develop them.[9]

Birth of a New Nation tour

In November 2016, 300 premiered the Birth of a New Nation tour which features artists Dae Dae, Shy Glizzy, and PNB Rock.[10]


Artist Year signed Releases under 300
Alex Winston 2014 The Day I Died EP (2015)
Conrad Sewell 2014 All I Know (EP) (2016)
Shy Glizzy 2014 Law 3 (2014)

Young Jefe 2 (2016)

Panama 2014 Always (2014) [11]
Jacquie Lee[12] 2014 Broken Ones (2014)
Raz Simone[13] 2014 0
Eric Bellinger 2014 Eventually[14]

Cuffing Season Part 2 (2015)

ASTR[15] 2014 Varsity[16]

Homecoming EP (2015)

Young Thug 2014 Barter 6 (2015)

Hy!£UN35 (2016) [17]

I'm Up (2016)

Slime Season 3 (2016)

Jeffery (2016)

Migos 2014 Rich Nigga Timeline
Fetty Wap[18] 2014 Fetty Wap (2015)

Wake Up (2016)

Highly Suspect 2014 Mister Asylum (2015)

My Name is Human (2016)

Tate Kobang[19] 2015 Bank Rolls (2015)

Oh My (2016)

T-Wayne 2015 Nasty Freestyle (2015)

Tell Me What You Want (2016)

Mainland [20] 2015 Beggars (2016)
DP[21] 2015 Designer Casket
Coheed and Cambria 2015 The Color Before the Sun
Cobi [22] 2015 Don't You Cry For Me (2016)
TK N Cash 2015 3 X in a Row (2015)
Coast Modern 2015 Hollow Life (2015)
Dae Dae[23] 2016 Wat U Mean (Aye, Aye, Aye) (2016)

Spend It (2016)

Rich The Kid 2016 (Ft. Jaden Smith) Like This (2016)
Blonder 2016 Lean (2016)
Maggie Lindemann 2016 Pretty Girl (2016)
The Hunna 2016 100 (2016)
Mir Fontane[24] 2016 TBA


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  21. Nostro, Lauren. "Premiere: DP Signs With 300 Ent. and Finally Drops the Video for "Jabar"". Complex. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
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