Dan Rys

News Director

Dan Rys is the news director at Billboard, who has written for Rolling Stone, Vice and the Village Voice, and most recently worked as the senior editor of XXL Magazine. He probably likes funk music more than you do.

Lonny Olinick and Willard Ahdritz

Can Kobalt Disrupt the Label Game With AWAL?

Publishing maverick Kobalt raised $150 million to get into the label services game and snap up today’s rising stars. Can it support thousands of “middle class” acts without taking their copyrights?
Lonny Olinick and Willard Ahdritz

Can Kobalt Disrupt the Label Game With AWAL?

Publishing maverick Kobalt raised $150 million to get into the label services game and snap up today’s rising stars. Can it support thousands of “middle class” acts without taking their copyrights?

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