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Russell Simmons Aims To Bring ‘The Definitive History Of Hip-Hop’ To A Screen Near You

This year marks the year of hip-hop documentaries.

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Russell Simmons’ Hip-Hopera ‘The Scenario’ Is Reportedly In The Works

'The Scenario' is coming to a Broadway stage near you

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Dave East On His Biggest Moves Of 2016, Why He’s A Proud Muslim & Fatherhood

Dave East is one of the few successful New York City rap stories of 2016. The ball player turned emcee has become one of the…

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Desiigner And Ty Dolla $ign Join Pusha T On New Single, “Circles”

Pusha T is playing for keeps this time around.

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One To Watch: Def Jam’s Jahkoy Drops “Odd Future”

One of Def Jam's latest recruits Jahkoy has released his new single "Odd Future."

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Def Jam And Young Money Are The Most Successful Rap Record Labels

The most successful labels since 1989.

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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…

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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 gems…

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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 their…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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