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How a Photo Inspires This Record Company's CEO to Treat His Team Like Family

What keeps the CEO of Interscope Geffen A&M Records going? An old photo from his first big break.

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This story appears in the September 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

When I was a teenager, in the ’90s, I was really into underground music. I’d buy wholesale orders of CDs I loved and then sell them to friends for $10 apiece. Eventually I started putting together compilations. It wasn’t about making a profit as much as it was about turning people on to new music that I loved.  

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