Interscope lays off employees

Mid- and entry-level staffers most affected

NEW YORK -- Roughly two dozen staffers were cut at Interscope Geffen A&M on Friday, according to sources. The layoffs hit the A&R, marketing and promotion departments and affected mostly mid- and entry-level staffers, according to one source.

The layoffs come as Interscope plans for highly anticipated albums from 50 Cent, U2 and Eminem in the coming months.