L.A. Reid, Chairman and CEO of Epic Records leaves the record label over sexual harassment allegations. DJ Khaled is rumored to likely take over Reid’s music executive spot at the Sony Music Label.
Page Six reports: News of a potential Khaled takeover comes only two days after the Khaled shared praise for the ousted executive while in attendance at the Billboard Music Awards, in Las Vegas. “He’s amazing. He’s the Berry Gordy of our time. L.A. Reid is amazing. That’s my thoughts. He’s an amazing person and he’s a great executive, a great music mogul and he’s a great friend,” Khaled reportedly told the press, “He was petitioning to get that job. He’s like, ‘I make more happen than anyone in the game, why would I not be considered to run the label?’,” the source is quoted as saying.