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Snoop Dogg Signs Benny The Butcher To Def Jam Records: “The Butcher’s Coming”

"He is one of the hardest rappers up out of Buffalo, New York," said Def Jam Records creative consultant executive Snoop Dogg.

Snoop Dogg Hits New York’s Streets With Benny The Butcher, Jadakiss, And Busta Rhymes In “Murder Music” Video

The D. Baker-directed clip gleans inspiration from King Kong and Tha Dogg Pound's 1995 music video for "New York, New York."

Snoop Dogg Is Def Jam’s New Executive Creative And Strategic Consultant

In his new role, Snoop will sign on new talent and create and curate content for the iconic record.

Joe Budden Considers JAY-Z’s “Pump It Up” Remix “An Amazing Hip-Hop Moment”

Before enduring the struggle of being an independent podcaster, Joe Budden was ruling the Billboard charts, basketball games and movie theaters everywhere with his smash…

Dave East Debuts Gritty Short Film “The Hated” (Featuring Nas)

Dave East has his own story to tell. When the Harlemite dropped Paranoia: A True Story back in August, he included a skit and a song featuring Nas both called “The…

Interview: Trap Beckham Plans To Revive Florida’s Original Sound With His ‘Life Is Lit’ EP

Over the course of 2017, South Florida has become a hot commodity in hip-hop. Rapper Trap Beckham is one of the voices from the Sunshine state and has been paving his…

Watch Logic, Alessia Cara & Juanés Perform “1-800-273-8255” At The Latin GRAMMYS

Logic’s powerful song “1-800-273-8255” with Alessia Cara and Khalid started a movement to save lives across the country, and singer Juanés helped it become a global…

Jeezy & Lil Wayne Know You Ain’t “Bout That” Life

Jeezy keeps the show going with the release of his latest single with Lil Wayne, “Bout That.” Days before the record dropped, Mack Maine gave us a brief preview of what…

Nas Finishes Final Def Jam Album

After an eight-year run on Def Jam Records, Nas prepares his exit. In late 2005, Nas…