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A revealing interview from Complex magazine shows members of Def Jam not believing in Dark Man X. Irv Gotti, who was involved during the pinnacle…

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

Universal is considering another high-profile hip-hop biopic. This time on Def Jam Recordings and its co-founder Russell Simmons.

Larry Smith, famous producer for Run-DMC and a pioneer of the hip-hop sound as passed away at the age of 63. Smith was known as one of Russell Simmons’ right hand men co-producing tracks like “Sucker MCs. Rev Run took to twitter to show his respects to the legend. Please keep Larry Smith’s family in your […]

Courtesy of Rap Radar Dot Com Big Sean is officially the newest artist to sign to Jay-Z’s management firm Roc Nation.  Roc Nation congratulated Sean on his arrival to their management family by posting the tweet below.  Big Sean is an added addition to the Roc Nation roster because of his musical talent and also […]

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Rapper Trinidad James who is known for his hit single “All Gold Everything”, recently tweeted this to his fans “I should tell y’all, I got dropped from the label. My album is now free. If you hear your beat or verse on it, I hope you want dap cuz I got no money.” I’m sure […]

Courtesy of  Def Jam August Alsina releases his long-awaited controversial music video to “FML”, track off his latest album, Testimony that received serious buzz due to the depiction of him being hung by a noose in a behind-the-scenes photo that circulated across the internet for the song. Well, August has finished the video and the song features […]

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…

After dropping seven successful albums for the label, pop superstar Rihanna has decided to part ways with Def Jam Records. The island bombshell is leaving…

I like what Ross did with this video! He made it like a mini movie! He took it back to when all videos were like movies! He even included footage from his 2013 attempted drive by shooting. I must say though I would have rather they used Biggie’s voice on the hook instead of French […]

While Def Jam Recordings newest crooner, August Alsina, finds himself basking in the success of his latest single, “I Luv This Sh*t,” featuring label mate…