HITS Daily Double

IB tease

LET IT I.B.: Longtime allies Doug Morris and Lucian Grainge will soon be adversaries calling the shots for the Big Four’s Big Two, and L.A. Reid is shaping up as the X factor—which is literally where the IDJ chief could end up if he follows Morris from UMG to Sony Music. This unfolding drama, which begs for a David Fincher/Aaron Sorkin treatment, is previewed by our own I.B. Bad in this weekend’s lead story—required reading for anyone with an interest in the music biz…or in high drama. (2/25a)