Tom Silverman on “In The Hot Seat with Larry Leblanc”


If Tom Silverman isn’t the smartest person in the room, you can bet he’ll stand next to the smartest guy, figure him out, and then move on.

You see, Silverman—CEO of Tommy Boy Entertainment, and co-director of the New Music Seminar—lives for great music and the chance to analyze people and trends.

In the ‘80s, Silverman and a handful of other pathfinders pushed rap, new school hip hop and dance beyond fringe markets into the American heartland.

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