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The Blurred Lines Between Goldman C.E.O.’s Day Job and His D.J. Gig


Once Mr. Solomon and Mr. Mestel settled on Whitney Houston, Mr. Mestel convinced Pat Houston, the sister-in-law of the deceased singer who is the executor of her estate, to sign off on the project, Pat Houston said in an interview. Sony Music Entertainment, which owns the original recording of Ms. Houston’s song, also approved it.“Our business is in part to get artists to cover, sample, and or remix our legendary song catalog,” Mr. Mestel said in an emailed statement. He declined to disclose the terms of the deal. Mr. Fratto said that Mr. Solomon’s lawyer dealt with Sony on its particulars. Sony declined to comment.Mr. Solomon …

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