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Listen: 2 Chainz – Like Me

Visit for more information You can find 2 Chainz on the cover of the current issue of The Source Magazine with Tyga and Mac Miller. One of the hardest working artists in the game, (just look at 2011 and his 30 + features) comes at us with some new material with “Like Me.” The […]

Rihanna Attends Maybach Music Group’s NYC Show

Visit for more information While Rozay and company were on stage last night for their MetroPCS 5 Boro Takeover, their was one notable guest in attendance. A stunning Rihanna stood out quite clear while in attendance in Hammerstein Ballroom.  Advertisement – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)  

Women’s History: The Source Celebrates Nikki D.

Visit for more information Veteran rapper, Nikki D, was the first female rapper signed to Def Jam Recordings back in 1989. In 1991, Def Jam released her first and only album, ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’.  She reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart with her commercial hit single ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’ which spoke wisdom to the […]

Video: Big K.R.I.T. On The Proper Way To Listen To 4EveNaDay

Visit for more information   Advertisement Before K.R.I.T. gave you a chance to listen to 4EvaNaDay (Download/Listen here), he let ride around in his “time machine” bumping some cuts and speaking on the project’s concept. It’s safe to say your laptop speakers won’t cut it.

BTS Video: Young Jeezy Ft. Ne-Yo – Leave You Alone

Visit for more information As Jeezy continues to push his “Leave You Alone” collaboration with Ne-Yo, take a behind the scenes look at the visual for it. Jeezy shakes off any notion of disappointment with first week sales, while director Taj speaks on the concept.  Advertisement  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Props: Nigel

Big K.R.I.T. – 4Eva N A Day (Mixtape)

Visit for more information The wait is finally over, it’s been almost a year since we last heard from KRIT with his acclaimed ‘Return Of 4eva’ project, but today he drops something to hold you over untill his debut album drops on Def Jam very soon. – Argenys Collado (@aKiDnamedHENNY) Advertisement     Download: […]

Don Henley Upset Over Frank Ocean Sample

Visit for more information Frank Ocean released “American Wedding” in 2011, a much talked about rendition of The Eagles “Hotel California.” Frank spoke out saying that Henley and company threatened to sue him, which they supposedly weren’t thinking about doing but now are strongly considering it.   Advertisement Henley’s spokesperson, Larry Solters is speaking […]

UnCovered with 2 Chainz: Presented by The Source

Visit for more information The Source and Def Jam Records present the latest edition of our UnCovered series. Take a moment to go behind the scenes of our latest cover shoot with 2 Chainz. Be sure to pick up the latest copy of The Source featuring 2 Chainz, Tyga and Mac Miller. Ride around […]

Video: Big K.R.I.T. Performs New Single “I Got This”

Visit for more information     Advertisement While continuing his tour throughout Texas, K.R.I.T. stopped by Houston’s Fitzgeralds where the Def Jam signee performeda his new single “I Got This, as well as other notable songs from his already impressive collection. Krizzle brings out Houston’s ambassador, Bun B. – Argenys Collado (@aKiDnamedHENNY)   Country […]

Young Jeezy Reveals How Def Jam Tried To Block “TM101” Intro Track

Visit for more information Jeezy went against his label’s opinion for TM:101. Advertisement In an interview with Statik Selektah on his Sirius’ Shade 45 radio show, Young Jeezy spoke candidly about the making of his critically acclaimed TM:101 album. Jeezy says that Def Jam did not want him to put his “Intro” track on […]

Video: Young Jeezy & Ne-Yo Perform On Jimmy Fallon

Visit for more information YJLYAFNJFL by YardieGoals Young Jeezy is still riding that TM:103 wave and rightfully so, his latest single “Leave You Alone” featuring Ne-Yo is picking up steam. Last night the two performed on Jimmy Fallon backed by The Roots. The track should have a video hitting the internet soon. Advertisement  – […]

Video: Asher Roth – Dope S***

Visit for more information     Advertisement Today we get another visual from one of the newest Def Jam signee’s Asher Roth’s Pabst & Jazz mixtape. Asher drops the visuals for his track “Dope S***” which is directed by Aristotle. Hopefully we get Asher’s second album Is This Too Orange sometime in the near […]

Video: 2 Chainz Speaks On Def Jam Deal & Working With Kanye

Visit for more information 2 Chainz made his presence felt in 2011 with all those features upon features upon features. Now he’s found a new home with Def Jam and during an interview with MTV he speaks about working with Kanye West as well. Advertisement “For the most part, when we started building our […]

Video: Big Sean’s Weekend Recap 25 (The Source Shoot)

Visit for more information Check out the 25th edition of Big Sean’s Week Recap video series. Giving us an in depth look into his touring, conversations with Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose, his DJ’ing skills and his hometown shoot for the cover of The Source. Advertisement – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

2 Chainz Performs Sold Out NYC Show At SOBs

Visit for more information   Last night 2 Chainz hit the stage in front of a sold crowd at SOBs. Check out the newest Def Jam signee (told you so) performing “Spend It” and other songs from his catalog for his first NYC crowd above.  Video credit goes over to the folks at RapRadar.  […]

Ne-Yo Joins Motown, Appointed Senior VP Of A&R

Visit for more information Ne-Yo is moving his talents over to Motown Records, in more ways than one. While he will release his upcoming album under the label, Ne-Yo will serve as Vice President of A&R as well. In an exclusive announcement to Billboard,  Ethiopia Habtemariam Senior VP of Motown spoke on the move, “In […]

Rumor: 2 Chainz Taking His Talents To Def Jam?

Visit for more information Greasefire hot rapper, 2 Chainz, lit up Twitter last night when he let people know that he was possibly signing to a major label deal soon. However, sources close to the situation are saying that 2 Chainz is going to sign to Island Def Jam. He will be joining Kanye […]

Rumor: G.O.O.D. Music Compilation First Single Is…

Visit for more information The G.O.O.D. Music compilation album will be the talk of 2012. Kanye, Pusha, KiD CuDi, Big Sean and the rest of the G.O.O.D. Music cast will be reportedly releasing their first compilation album sometime 2nd quarter.  Today FSD is reporting, “The tentative first single from the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation […]