l.a. reid

Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid stopped by the very popular Rap Radar Podcast with Elliot Wilson and B.Dot this week. The legendary mogul talked about his artist Bobby Shmurda and revealed that one of the reasons the label didn’t pay for his bail is because the record industry doesn’t make the money it used to. Shmurda is in […]

Janelle Monáe is taking her musical brilliance from the stage and into the boardroom. Earlier today, Epic Records and Janelle announced the two have partnered…

15 year old Brooklyn MC Brian “Astro” Bradley of X Factor fame has signed a record deal with L.A. Reid and Epic Records. The Astronomical Kid was booted off the show in early December. Shortly after his dismissal rumors surfaced that he would join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label.  In an interview with MTV on December […]

Rihanna made an appearance on "X-Factor" last night alongside the man who signer her 6 years ago, L.A. Reid. She made the boys go wild, but one caught her eye.

L.A. Reid – the man behind Rihanna, Usher and Mariah Carey’s careers – recently admitted he could’ve taken credit for Lady Gaga’s success too, but was having a bad day when he decided to drop her – only months after originally signing her to Island Def Jam. Of course, Gaga went on to sign with […]

Has Ciara been signed to L.A. Reid’s Epic Records label? Following her split from Jive Records and the failure that was her “Basic Instinct” album, we’ve been waiting for her to announce what her next move was. But L.A. Reid may have made it for her. Over the weekend, he tweeted the subliminal message: “@Ciara […]

L.A. Reid is a highly respected record label executive by day, and a judge on Fox’s “The X Factor” by night. TV One and TheUrbanDaily give you more insight into one of the most powerful men in the music industry in this edition of “What’s Hot.” RELATED POSTS: Aaron Reid Won’t Be Looking To His […]

L.A. Reid is a highly respected record label executive by day, and a judge on Fox's "The X Factor" by night. Here's more insight into one of the most powerful men in the music industry.

LA Reid is now the chairman of Epic Label Group! The Hollywood Reporter states “As part of the restructuring, Epic will absorb some of Jive’s acts including Usher and Pink, who were both signed by Reid. Other stars such as Britney Spears will remain on the RCA/Jive Label Group.” Reid will oversee some of the […]

L.A. Reid has officially resigned from his position as the Chairman of the Island Def Jam Music Group. The announcement comes one day after Reid was revealed to become a judge on Simon Cowell’s X-Factor talent competition.

Music industry mogul Antonio “L.A.” Reid is set to leave his position as chairman of the Island Def Jam Music Group to become a judge on the U.S. version of Simon Cowell’s upcoming talent competition, X-Factor.