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

The rapper-turned-podcaster reflects on all the pros and cons about his iconic single "Pump It Up" 15 years later.


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

Dave East brings the prequel to his Paranoia track "The Hated" to life in his new short film.


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

Trap Beckham how his "new bass" movement and his Life Is Lit EP sets him apart from the rest of Florida's rising rap stars. …


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

Logic, Alessia Cara, and Juanés reach out to battered souls across Latin America with a special rendition of  "1-800-273-8255."


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

Jeezy and Lil Wayne team up once again for their new single "Bout That."


Nas Finishes Final Def Jam Album

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


Def Jam Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Major Concert Including DMX, Rick Ross, Method Man, Redman & More

Pictured: Method Man and Redman performing in Berlin on Aug. 3 The legendary Def Jam Recordings will celebrate its 30th anniversary with the launch of…


Shawn Pecas, Angie Martinez And More Attend Def Jam Site Re-Launch Party

Def Jam celebrated their site's re-launch at the 404 in NYC with DJ ?uestlove and Clinton Sparks on the 1's and 2's, and libations flowing…


RUMOR: Trinidad James Signs For $2 Million With Def Jam

There are rumors flying across Twitter that up-and-comer Trinidad James has secured a record deal, and it's a whopper. Though it remains unconfirmed, the prevalent…


L.A. Reid Walks With Moses In Belize

The maestro himself, Island Def Jam Chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid, flew out to Belize recently to meet up with his newest seven-figure signee Shyne. "He’s…