Posts tagged "Def Jam"

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Music Industry Heavyweights Educate at The Deal Makers Conference

It was a big day this past weekend (Jan. 24) for unsigned artists, aspiring entrepreneurs, and music fans i…

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Kevin Liles Shares Amazing Stories About Def Jam’s History On ‘The Combat Jack Show’

Power broker. Executive. Manager. Mogul. All of these titles apply to former Def Jam and Warner executive Kevin Liles. Known to offer a few gem…

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New Music: Trinidad James feat. Young Scooter and Twista “Def Jam (Remix)”

Adding trapstar Young Scooter and the Chi-town's Twista to the remix, Trinidad James evokes the demons of every artist who was ever disgruntled with…

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Ja Rule, Ashanti, Irv Gotti’s Murda Inc Reunion At ‘Def Jam 30′

Murda Inc’s chart topping run over a decade ago will forever be in hip-hop history. The combination of Irv Gotti and artists like Ja Rule,…

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DMX And Swizz Beatz Set The Barclays Center On Fire For ‘Def Jam 30′

The Dark Man crept out from the shadows last night (Oct 16) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Celebrating 30 years of Hip-Hop, Def Jam,…

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Watch: Russell Simmons & Rick Rubin Talk Def Jam’s Early Days

Def Jam is about to celebrate its “Dirty Thirty” this October, and what better to way to commemorate three decades of great music than to…

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Def Jam & VFILES To Crown DJ Champion At 2014 New York Fashion Week

It's almost that time to crown one lucky turntablist the 2014 VFILES DJ Champion. In partnership with Def Jam Recordings, VFILES created a tournament to…

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Jhene Aiko Reveals ‘Souled Out’ Cover and Release Date

Yesterday (Aug. 5) via Instagram, singer Jhene Aiko unveiled the cover art for her long awaited LP, Souled Out. She also revealed that we…

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Teyana Taylor Joins August Alsina on Tour This Summer

Teyana Taylor is going on tour this summer—just not her own. We already reported that …

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Jhene Aiko Announces Album Release Date

Good news sailing souls, Jhene Aiko has announced a release date for her debut album Souled Out. RapUp reports that her Def Jam/Atrium project…

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Russell Simmons is Creating A Rap Opera

Via VIBE Russell Simmons is putting on a new hat as creator of a Hip Hop opera titled "Cain and Abel." The mogul…

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Interview: Logic Talks New Album, The Biggest Misconceptions About Him, Being Biracial

Looks can be deceiving—just ask Def Jam signee Logic. The 24-year-old MC has fought against misconceptions most of his life because of his cream colored…

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Rihanna Parts With Def Jam + Female Alum List

It's official. Rihanna has cut ties with label Def Jam after ten years with…

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Rihanna Leaves Def Jam?

There has been a major update to the Def Jam roster.

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Def Jam Denies Mariah Carey Surprise Album Release

Def Jam has confirmed that Mariah Carey’s 14th studio album will not be a…

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Vixen Boombox: August Alsina ‘Get Ya Money’ Ft. Fabolous

August Alsina gives the classic stripper anthem a makeover with…

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Vixen Boombox: August Alsina ‘Kissin’ On My Tattoos’

August Alsina took a break from reflecting on his New Orleans past to drop "Kissin' o…

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Vixen Boombox: August Alsina Ft. Rick Ross ‘Benediction’

Unlike his debut single, "I Luv This Shit," August Alsina uses his tumultuous upbringing to inspire his latest…

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Vince Staples Reveals ‘Shyne Coldchain II’ Tracklist

Is Vince Staples going Hollywood on 'em over at Def Jam? The Cali spitter tweeted out the tracklist to Shyne Coldchain II, which he…

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New Music: Lil’ Durk ‘More Bars’

While we wait for his "Fuckery" tape which Def Jam delayed, Lil' Durk blesses us with "More Bars," unleashing a barrage of rhymes o…
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