Island Def Jam

Kanye West is going the litigious route these days after filing a third lawsuit, this time aimed partly at Island Def Jam, his label home for the past 17 years. West wants off the label and to obtain his master recordings, citing he’s being exploited by the entity.

Universal Music Group today announced that Barry Weiss is stepping down as chairman and CEO of Island Def Jam and Universal Motown Republic Group.

After announcing earlier in the week that she had inked a record deal with Island Def Jam, Iggy Azalea drops a new, dance-friendly single called “Bounce.”

Ludacris’ Disturbing Tha Peace imprint, and Island Def Jam are being sued, and it’s all over 2 Chainz, reports All Hip Hop.  Before T*ty Two Necklace became the toast of Hip-Hop, he belonged to the group Playaz Circle, alongside rapper Dolla Boy. Now, an Atlanta man has come forward claiming to own the rights to the […]

K-La, out of Gary, Indiana, got herself a nice little record right here. The new signee to Def Jam gets an assist from Nasty Nas on her new record, “Blame.” The Hot songstress  released a mixtape, Coldest Winter Ever, featuring the track “All Your Love”, produced by Stephen Marley back in 2011. She’s back this time […]

R&B’s ATL super group, Jagged Edge,  has been missing from the music scene for two years since their Baby Making Project hit stores in 2007. Now with the help of Slip N Slide Records, the group’s been revamped, recharged and is due for a repeat. Wingo, Kyle and the twins, Brian and Brandon, are back […]