The Collective, once one of music's most innovative firms, is closing its management division as top client Linken Park decides to go self-managed. Will other major artists take charge of their own careers? Michael Green lead firm, The Collective, is shutting its substantial management division to focus entirely on digital video. The Collective's music management clients included Linkin Park, Slash, Godsmack, Toni Braxton, Kelly Rowland and Staind. “We’ve built a real investment, a real MCN (multichannel network), and it’s succeeding - and my heart is no longer in the management world,” Green told Variety. But the move may have also...

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