steve rifkind

Steve Rifkind, who is DMX's official manager, has shut down the rumors and says that the Yonkers star is very much alive.

Steve Rifkind, the mastermind behind popular 1990’s imprint Loud Records, helped usher in a bevy of legendary Hip-Hop releases that still captivate fans to this day. Rifkind has revived Loud along with RED Music, and has plans to bring attention to some of the biggest releases to emerge from the label.

The integration of digital properties into the music industry was bound to happen sooner or later, but Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons and Loud Records founder Steve Rifkind saw an innovative way to capitalize in the marketplace by partnering with YouTube on All Def Digital, a record label and digital production house that looks to alter the way […]

Samsung, fresh off announcing its new Milk Music service, has partnered with some of music’s most powerful entities to introduce a new platform for artists. Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind, along with the Universal Music Group, have joined forces to introduce the innovative ADD52 concept which uses emerging technology to tailor sounds for each listener.

At the time Wu-Tang Clan first appeared on the national stage, it was thanks to a hit 12″ single titled “Protect Ya Neck”/“Method Man”, released by Loud Records. The year before the group independently released “Protect Ya Neck” with a different B-side (“After The Laughter Comes Tears”) which built up enough of a buzz on […]

Russell Simmons can’t leave the music business alone. The Def Jam Records co-founder, is launching a new label, All Def Music, that will mine for talent on YouTube. Uncle Rush’s partners in his latest venture include Loud Records founder Steve Rifkind and film director/producer Brian Robbins.

The industry was thick at last night’s ATL LIVE ON THE PARK monthly music showcase produced by Shanti Das & Marlon Nichols. Devyne Stephens’ Upfront Megatainment hosted the night, which saw the likes of Akon, Jermaine Dupri, Steve Rifkind, Jazze Pha, Q. Parker (112), and so many more. Peep More Flicks From Last Night’s Event […]

Fresh off inking a deal to Steve Rifkind’s SRC/ Universal label, Play-N-SKillz are gearing up to release a new mixtape. As previously reported the Grammy award winning brothers from Dallas agreed to have their G4 Muzik imprint distributed through Rifkind’s label allowing them to sign, develop and market new artists. Switching gears from focusing on […]

Two-time GRAMMY award winning producers and recording artists, Play-N-Skillz have announced that they have signed a record label deal with SRC/Universal Records for their own label imprint, G4 Muzik.  The deal will allow the producers the opportunity to sign, develop and market artists with distribution through SRC/Universal Records.  Play-N-Skillz have been responsible for