Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but his star is only on the rise. Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Cash remain in the public eye with current projects.
Former Warner Bros. Records chairman-CEO Tom Whalley is returning to Universal Music Group with Seven Four Ent., a new joint venture with Universal Republic Records.
TV writer-producer Gary Randall and has joined forces with writer-director Timothy Scott Bogart and music producer Evan Bogart to launch Boardwalk Entertainment Group.
Hot producer Alex Da Kid, who helmed major hits by Eminem and B.o.B. in 2010, is getting his own imprint via Interscope Records.
In a sweeping change of the guard aimed at reversing its declining fortunes, Warner Bros. Records has installed a new executive team led by Rob Cavallo, previously Warner Music Group chief creative…