Confusion circling a Kanye West album should surprise no one at this point. Variety is reporting from a source that Ye’s Jesus Is King album will not be dropping on Friday (September 27).
It’s no secret LeBron James loves Hip-Hop, and 2 Chainz loves basketball, so this union makes perfect sense. Tuesday (Feb.19) Def Jam announced the two will come together with the hoop star serving as A&R for the rapper formerly known as Titty Boi’s 5th studio album, Rap or Go To The League.
Public Enemy, one of the most celebrated Hip-Hop acts of all time, made their mark in the late 1980s with their classic second album, It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back. For its 30th anniversary, Def Jam reissued deluxe editions of the album alongside the group’s potent third album, Fear Of A […]
YG will make his silver screen debut in his upcoming short film, Blame It On The Streets, due to release alongside a soundtrack featuring nine songs–six of which are new and two remixes. In advance of the project’s release, the rapper unveils the official trailer for the flick.
Universal Music Group today announced that Barry Weiss is stepping down as chairman and CEO of Island Def Jam and Universal Motown Republic Group.
Are you ready to feel old? This August, Scarface’s landmark album The Fix, will be turning a decade old. The Fix was Face Mob’s first solo album under Def Jam Records as the president of Def Jam South. The classic album featured a young and hungry Kanye West behind the boards, and records with Nas […]
The speculation behind who would take over at Def Jam has officially ended, and it looks like the rumors were true. Former Warner Bros. EVP Joie Manda has been named as the storied record label’s newest president. In his new gig, the industry vet will take over the post once held by Kevin Liles and […]
As one of the newest Def Jam signees , 15-year-old singer Khalil, has garnered the praise and approval of L.A. Reid and his label cohorts. This California born, North Carolina bred teen has a debut single called“Girlfriend Ringtone” described as a “catchy summer ride” that can remind adults how much fun the life of a […]