300 Entertainment is one of the most successful modern independent labels in the United States.
Run by CEO Kevin Liles, the company has enjoyed success with artists such as Megan Thee Stallion, Gunna, and Young Thug.
300 Entertainment was originally founded in 2012 by Liles alongside his former Warner Music and Def Jam colleague, Lyor Cohen.
Their fellow co-founders at 300 were Roger Gold (now manager of Camila Cabello) and respected A&R specialist, Todd Moscowitz.
Its other successes over the years have included signings such as Fetty Wap and Migos, who released their first album with the company.
Google investment and Lyor Cohen exit to YouTube
Google was an early investor in New York-based 300 Entertainment, and is rumored to have pumped a seven-figure sum into the company in its early years.
Lyor Cohen left 300 Entertainment in 2016 to become Global Head of Music at YouTube, leaving Kevin Liles as the sole head of the record label.
In late 2020, Liles announced that former EVP of Republic Records, Rob Stevenson, was joining 300 as a Partner.Music Business Worldwide