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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 in Cleveland, Ohio. They were granted a once-in-a-lifetime…
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…
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 their…
Ja Rule, Ashanti, Irv Gotti’s Murda Inc Reunion At ‘Def Jam 30′
DMX And Swizz Beatz Set The Barclays Center On Fire For ‘Def Jam 30′
Watch: Russell Simmons & Rick Rubin Talk Def Jam’s Early Days
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…
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…
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 August Alsina will be hitting the road this summer for his Testimony…
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…
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 described the venture a…
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…
Rihanna Parts With Def Jam + Female Alum List
It’s official. Rihanna has cut ties with label Def Jam after ten years with the record company. The Bajan songstress now has a newly inked…
Rihanna Leaves Def Jam To Sign As A Roc Nation Artist?
Rihanna Leaves Def Jam?
There has been a major update to the Def Jam roster.
Def Jam Denies Mariah Carey Surprise Album Release
Def Jam has confirmed that Mariah Carey’s 14th studio album will not be a surprise release a la Beyonce. Laura Swanson, Executive Vice President…
Vixen Boombox: August Alsina ‘Get Ya Money’ Ft. Fabolous
August Alsina gives the classic stripper anthem a makeover with “Get Ya Money,” a Fabolous-assisted track off his upcoming debut album Testimony. Instead of singing…
Vixen Boombox: August Alsina ‘Kissin’ On My Tattoos’
August Alsina took a break from reflecting on his New Orleans past to drop “Kissin’ on my Tattoos” just for the ladies. Inspired by hi…
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 track, “Benediction.” With a little assistance from Rick…
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 said…
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 on bystanders.
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