vp of A&R

On July 8, Def Jam made the announcement that producer/DJ Don Cannon had joined the staff as Vice President of A&R. Cannon tells Hip-Hop Wired that his goal with the label is to assist in helping Hip-Hop culture move forward.

2012 has been the year of the come-up for songwriters and producers. Add Salaam Remi to the list of production mavens getting ready to take the corner office at record labels.