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Big Sean’s ‘Detroit’ Hits Streaming Platforms On 10th Anniversary

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Happy Anniversary. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Detroit mixtape is one of the defining projects in Big Sean‘s career. On the tape’s 10th anniversary, the father-to-be releases it onto streaming platforms via Def Jam Recordings. For the anniversary, Sean Don extends the project with a bonus track, “More Thoughts”. MORE: Big Sean Received Award […]

Armani White Inks Deal with Def Jam Following Success of ‘Billie Eilish’

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Armani White recently signed a deal with Def Jam Recordings following the success of his viral hit, “Billie Eilish.” The song is a catchy tune that samples The Neptunes produced hit, “Nothin.” The song has amassed billions of streamed and even received the ultimate co-sign from Future Hall of Fame quarterback, Tom Brady. Brady posted […]

Muni Long Links With Saweetie For “Baby Boo” Visual

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After a show-stopping performance at this year’s BET Awards, rising R&B sensation Muni Long supports the release of her new EP with the release of her new visual for the lead single “Baby Boo” featuring Saweetie. Watch the new video now. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information MORE: Muni Long Announces New EP ‘Public Displays of […]

SOURCE LATINO: Def Jam’s OHNO Releases ‘Sunshine In A Bag’ EP

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After releasing last month’s double feature in a new vlog, “24 Hours In Tijuana” and visual for “Okay Okizzle,” Def Jam’s first-ever signed Mexican recording artist OHNO kick-off the summer with the drop of a new EP, titled Sunshine In A Bag. Stream it below via Def Jam/One Percent Sounds. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information […]

Brody Brown: More Than a Decade of Quality over Quantity

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If one were to examine Brody Brown’s catalog as a songwriter, producer, composer, and instrumentalist, one would conclude that he’s intentionally selective with his collaborators and projects. Based on the number of timeless songs he has helped to create, who would blame him? Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information These moments of magic have led to […]

Logic to Def Jam: “Why You F**king Up My Releases?

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Logic just dropped off a new single but he doesn’t seem pleased with how Def Jam is operating. The rapper called out the label but says the label’s CEO Tunji Balogun is not at fault in a video on social media. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Def Jam, why you fucking up my releases, man?” […]

Coco Jones on Signing to Def Jam, ‘Bel-Air’ & Redefining Success

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Coco Jones is no stranger to stardom. The former Disney Channel star has gracefully matured and glided into her greatness as a multi-talented actress and singer. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Jones has already dazzled fans in her role as the social media influencer and culinary expert Hilary Banks in Peacock’s hit series Bel-Air to […]

Def Jam Hosts ‘The Women of Def Jam’ Celebration and Release Compilation Album

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Def Jam Recordings, in collaboration with LUCID Motors, sponsored a special evening in honor of Women’s History Month in LUCID’s Beverly Hills studio on Monday night. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “The Women Of Def Jam” paid tribute to Def Jam’s iconic female musicians, both past and present, and brought together the label’s entire female […]

Snoop Dogg Reveals How He Secured Benny the Butcher for Def Jam

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Back in November, Benny the Butcher signed to Def Jam Records. That deal was brokered by Snoop Dogg, who is the reigning executive consultant for the iconic label. Speaking with Elliott Wilson, Snoop revealed he helped Benny’s deal go through after the label allegedly low-balled him. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I said, ‘Lowballed you? […]

New Dave East “Bet It” Single Out Now

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East Harlem rapper and actor Dave East of Mass Appeal / Def Jam has released the visuals to his new single “Bet It” produced by Danny Wolf of Chaos Club, his first film of the new year since mid-December’s “Dear Summer (East Mix)”. This new four-minute offering created in partnership with DraftKings was expertly directed […]

Happy 54th Birthday to Hip Hop Pioneer LL Cool J!

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James Todd Smith, a.k.a. LL Cool J, nickname “Ladies Love Cool James”; born on Long Island, New York, January 14, 1968. LL Cool J signed to pioneer Hip Hop label Def Jam Records in 1984. His career took off with classic hits, included on albums like: Bigger and Deffer, Walking with a Panther, Mama Said […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Irv and Chris Gotti Beat The Feds 16 Years Ago

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Even with a 98% conviction rate, the federal government was no match for Irv Gotti and the Murder Inc. crew. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On this date in 2005, the U.S. government exonerated Irv and Chris Gotti along with their Murder Inc. after a two-year-long case in which the Lorenzo brothers were forced to […]

Camino Taps Wiz Khalifa & D Smoke For Passionate Track “Steady”

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Camino gives Snoop Dogg’s Algorithm album a proper farewell with the release of “Steady.” Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Last month Snoop Dogg visited The Breakfast Club morning show to speak on his new role at Def Jam, his new compilation album, Algorithm, and more. During the interview, Hip-Hop’s favorite uncle, ushered one of his […]

Snoop Dogg Signs Benny The Butcher to Def Jam Records

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Snoop Dogg had a conversation on The Joe Rogan Experience on Friday, November 12th, newly-minted Def Jam Recordings executive Snoop Dogg revealed he just signed Benny to the longtime label. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Griselda Records founders Benny The Butcher, Conway The Machine, and Westside Gunn have paid their dues and finally sit among the upper echelon of rap artists. Benny has now inked […]

[WATCH] Snoop Dogg Talks Upcoming 2022 Super Bowl Performance, Def Jam With Roxanne Shante On SiriusXM

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Snoop Dogg sat down with SiriusXM’s Roxanne Shante for a “New Music & Motivation” special on LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells Radio on SiriusXM. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Roxane Shante and Snoop Dogg discuss his new album Algorithm, which is scheduled to be released on Friday, November 12. Snoop Dogg answered a fan question about his upcoming 2022 Super Bowl […]

Smiles773 Signs to Def Jam and Releases New Video “The Real Fed Up”

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The city of Chicago continues to ban its artists from performing. The latest is Def Jam’s newest signee Smiles773. The controversial rapper was not allowed to perform in Chicago during the Summer Smash Festival in August. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information He now resides on a banned list with Chief Keef. In his new single, […]

Ariana Grande Confirms She Does Not Appear on ‘Donda’

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Ariana Grande is not on Kanye West’s album Donda. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Shortly after Kanye West released “Donda” fans started to speculate that Grande provided backup vocals on the title track and “Believe What I Say.” Grande took to her Instagram stories to celebrate the artist who is actually on the song. Grande […]

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