Don Cannon Is Def Jam’s New Vice President Of A&R

Don Cannon has a big announcement after the long holiday break.

Today, the DJ/producer announced that he has officially signed on as Vice President of A&R at Def Jam. He will remain in Atlanta and report to directly to Karen Kwak, Head of A&R at Island Def Jam Music Group

Don Cannon says: “A music person can only dream about being at Def Jam, the most important hip-hop destination in the world. I feel I have a cutting edge vision for where the culture and hip-hop are heading and I’m excited to be joining the team. I’m already working 24/7 to drive the innovation of music forward and I’m confident we’ll land some big successes in the very near future.”

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