There are many things about Dame Dash that will earn him a spot in Hip-Hop’s collective memory. Namely, his work in building the Roc-A-Fella Records brand and the fall of that business relationship, and that the big part of Dame’s story that won’t be ignored: the beefs.
Dame Dash has officially thrown off the gloves and his throwing bare-knuckle haymakers. After dousing Steve Stoute with a bit of insider ether, the next target of his music industry cleansing happens to be Joey “Joie” Manda, former president of Def Jam Records and current president of Urban Music at Interscope Records.
Joie “I.E.” Manda has resigned from his position as President of Def Jam Records. However, his next gig it already lined as he will take the reigns at Interscope, assuming the title of President, Urban.
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 […]
Hits Daily Double is reporting that Warner Bros. Records Urban Music EVP Joie Manda is to take over as President of Def Jam. Manda will be the first exect to officially hold the post vacated by Jay-Z in 2007. Manda originally joined Asylum Records in 2004 as head of A&R before he was promoted to EVP/GM […]