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  1. Death Grips Tracks Yanked From YouTube Amid Continuing Label Squabble

    4:41 pm 2/27/2013

    The controversial rap group raised the ire of Sony's Epic Records in November when it leaked its own album. Read more

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  2. Sylvia Rhone on New Label and Undoing 'Old-School Models' That Segregate Along Genre Lines (Q&A)

    7:30 am 2/14/2013

    "What's pop, what's hip-hop, what's rock -- it's really more who that fan is," says the industry veteran and chairman of Vested in Culture, a joint venture with Epic Records. Read more

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  3. Sylvia Rhone Announces Joint Venture With Epic Records

    11:38 am 1/30/2013

    The new union has a name, Vested in Culture, and a slate of first releases. Read more

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  4. Charlie Walk Named EVP of Republic Records

    1:04 pm 1/28/2013

    The music industry veteran will oversee marketing, PR and promotion at the 18-year-old label, which counts Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Florence + the Machine on its roster.Read more

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  5. 'X Factor's' Fifth Harmony Signs With Syco Music, Epic Records (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 1/17/2013

    After finishing third on season two of the Fox reality competition, the girl group joins L.A. Reid's roster at the Sony label. Read more

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  6. COO Mark Shimmel, Erik Olesen Exit Epic Records

    11:11 am 1/9/2013

    In a surprise move, L.A. Reid's number two and the label's svp of promotion are out. Read more

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  7. Is L.A. Reid Looking to Sign Rapper Macklemore to Epic Records? (Video)

    5:41 pm 11/4/2012

    The Epic Records chairman and "X Factor" judge flew to Montana to catch a recent show by the hip-hop act, whose latest album, "The Heist," debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.Read more

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  8. Scott Seviour Named Epic Records' EVP Marketing and Artist Development

    5:00 am 11/2/2012

    The exec's music business pedigree goes back to Clive Davis’ J Records, where he was a founding employee.Read more

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  9. Epic Records Drops Controversial Rap Group Death Grips

    4:06 pm 11/1/2012

    Says the Sony-owned label in a statement addressing the hardcore rappers: "When marketing and publicity stunts trump the actual music, we must remind ourselves of our core values."Read more

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  10. Death Grips Leak New Album: Marketing Ploy or Middle Finger?

    5:30 pm 10/3/2012

    It appears the Sacramento punk-rap outfit is going up against label Epic Records. At issue: racy cover art and unexplained delays. Read more

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