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Professor Griff claims that Russell Simmons was picking off girls and boys during his time as boss at Def Jam.

Kanye West must be feeling the ultralight beams flowing after achieving his latest accomplishment. According to the Pitchfork, Ye’s 2016 project, The Life of Pablo, has surpassed the one million equivalent album units mark, earning the rapper his eighth career platinum album. TLOP has been streamed over 3 billion times worldwide and has just hit 1.5 billion streams […]

It's Jay Z's birthday and we're looking back at the star over the years!

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The most successful label in hip-hop history is Def Jam, with a cumulative 1,925 weeks on the chart.

Before signing to Def Jam Ludacris worked for a radio station. He tells us on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” he literally resigned and signed his record deal…

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In case you haven’t heard Def Jam is throwing a 30th anniversary celebration and 1 name was noticeably absent. G.O.A.T (Greatest Of All Time) LL Cool Jay. Did he not get the text, memo or invite intentionally. Can you celebrate Def Jams history without including LL Cool Jay? See what LL has to say


Damon Dash has no problem telling anyone what’s on his mind. He’s been going on a spree airing out his grievances and putting record execs…

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Def Jam celebrated its 30th anniversary on Tuesday at SXSW was a showcase of the label’s past and present artist performing some of their greatest hits…

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Uncle Russ has been in the kitchen cooking up something new. Russell Simmons,  music executive Steve Rifkind, who helped launch the careers of Wu-Tang Clang…

Legendary music/media mogul and Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons has been honored for his activism by animal rights organization PETA, who named him their 2011 Person of the Year. The long-time vegan and environmentalist runs Argyleculture, a clothing line free of fur, wool and leather. He has also taken public stances against dogfighting and fast-food […]

Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music has signed a worldwide label agreement deal with Def Jam music! Kanye brings with him artist Big Sean who is said to benefit the most from the new deal. Sean is the “first G.O.O.D. Music signee to have a project released via the label agreement, with his debut album Finally Famous […]