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Jeezy Inks New Record Deal and Earns Position With Def Jam

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Seems like Def Jam won’t be cutting ties with Jeezy any time soon. The Atlanta rapper not only recently inked a new deal with the label, but he’ll serve as a senior advisor to the interim chairman and CEO Jeff Harleston.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In a statement Jeezy was clear on his feelings […]

Dave East’s Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘Karma 3′

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Dave East has overnight released the deluxe edition to his excellent, 15-track charting mixtape Karma 3 on Nas’ Mass Appeal Records and Def Jam Recordings. The new deluxe edition features eight new tracks, building off the initial momentum of the latest incarnation of East’s Karma mixtape series which dropped back in mid-August this year. While […]

New Scott Storch and Phi11a Single ‘Dirty Dancer’ Out Now On Def Jam

New Scott Storch and Phi11a Single ‘Dirty Dancer’ Out Now On Def Jam

Legendary hitmaking producer Scott Storch has teamed up with emerging Australian artist Phi11a on the new 3-minute single titled ‘Dirty Dancer’ out now on Def Jam Recordings ANZ. This is Phi11a’s first major release since his earlier collaboration with fellow young rapper Trippie Redd, which was released six months ago back in late April titled […]

JAY-Z Cleared $12 Million Def Jam Debt for Ruff Ryders

JAY-Z Invests In Perch Credit App Aimed To Help Minorities Boost Credit Scores By Reporting Recurring Expenses

The Ruff Ryders has a star-studded lineup, but DMX was the heartbeat of the collective. There was a point in time when JAY-Z and X were beefing, and it hit a peak when Hov became President of Def Jam in 2004. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “What had happened was Jay-Z called X and told […]

Def Jam Teases Bringing Back Their Video Game Series

Def Jam Teases Bringing Back Their Video Game Series

In the early 2000s, Def Jam had a loaded roster of the best rappers in the game. DMX, Ludacris, Ghostface Killah, some real heavy hitters, and they allowed fans to match them up to fight in three video games Def Jam Vendetta, Def Jam: Fight For NY and Def Jam Icon. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Dave East Reveals Track List for ‘Karma 3’ Dropping August 14

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Dave East announced earlier this month that Karma 3 was coming soon. The Harlem rapper took to social media to reveal the tracklist for the Friday, August 14 release. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The 15 track project is loaded with talented features like Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, Benny the Butcher, Popcaan, Young Dolph […]

Teyana Taylor Previews New Album at Listening Party In Beverly Hills

Last night Teyana Taylor debuted The Album as Terrence J and Karreuche hosted her listening party in Beverly Hills, LA. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It was a star-studded “kickback” to say the least. Close friends and family enjoyed an amazing night of food, drinks, and social distancing last night in LA while getting a […]

Universal Music Group Announces the Launch of Def Jam Africa

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Def Jam is continuing its global expansion with the launch of Def Jam Africa. The announcement from Universal Music Group states the new wing fo the iconic label will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The new label will focus on hip-hop, Afrobeats, and trap talent throughout […]

‘Beastie Boys Story’ Documentary Released On Apple TV Today

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Legendary New York group the Beastie Boys have today released their long-awaited live documentary directed by Spike Jonze on Apple TV titled Beastie Boys Story. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The innovate near 2-hour stage performance of Mike D and Ad-Rock runs through the iconic groups’ pre-history from the early 1980s until today from their […]

Paul Rosenberg Steps Down as Def Jam CEO and Will Launch Goliath Records

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The Paul Rosenberg era at Def Jam Recordings has come to an end. The seasoned industry vet stepped down from his role as Chairman & CEO to launch a new joint venture with Universal Music Group, Goliath Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Rosenberg, who is also Eminem’s manager, became CEO just two years ago, […]

Jadakiss Set to Drop New Album ‘Ignatius’ This Friday

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NYC rap legend Jadakiss is set to drop his fifth solo studio album Ignatius this Friday on Def Jam/Roc Nation/D-Block. The album is named after his former manager, Ruff Ryder producer/A&R and long-time friend Ignatius “Ice Pick Jay” Jackson who unfortunately passed away from cancer in June 2017 (RIP). Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Irv And Chris Gotti Beat The Feds 14 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 […]

Dave East Hosts Private Listening Session for Studio Debut Album ‘Survival’

Dave East Hosts Private Listening Session for Studio Debut Album 'Survival'

Dave East is officially in album mode. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Its been two years since the release of his last project, Paranoia 2, and he’s finally ready to tell his story. He hosted a two-part private in-studio session in Mass Appeal’s recording studio for Survival on Monday evening. I sat in during the […]

Cam’Ron Reveals He Passed on a Role in ‘Next Friday’

Cam'Ron Reveals That he Passed on a Role in 'Next Friday'

Cam’Ron sat down with Rap Radar and gave a lot of interesting insight about his past disagreements with JAY-Z,  performing at the B-Sides 2 show, snitching and many more. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Harlem rapper revealed that he passed up an opportunity to star in the second installment of the Friday franchise. “I […]

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