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WTH! WEST COAST RAPPER WAX SAYS DEF JAM WANTED HIM TO DO GAY SH!T!

West Coast rap newcomer Wax has opened up on Def Jam Recordings recently releasing him after signing a contract last year and his internal problems with the iconic label.

According to Wax, his creative freedom got compromised while at the Def Jam empire.

"I'd been signed to them for a while, and I've been…

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on September 10, 2012 at 8:21pm — No Comments

CO-FOUNDER OF CTE MUSIC SUES YOUNG JEEZY & DEF JAM!

A business partner is suing Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy and Def Jam Recordings, claiming the artist and prominent record label have failed to share millions of dollars in profits from hits he helped Jeezy produce and promote.



In a lawsuit filed recently in Fulton County Superior Court, Demetrius Ellerbee said he and… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on August 22, 2012 at 12:54pm — No Comments

GUNPLAY SIGNS A SOLO DEAL WITH DEF JAM!

Following his appearance on stage with the Maybach Music Group during the 2012 BET Awards on Sunday night (July 1), Miami native Gunplay has officially inked a solo record deal with Def Jam Records.

Ross, a longtime friend of Gunplay, announced the deal this afternoon when he tweeted, “Breaking News!!!!…

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on July 4, 2012 at 4:26pm — No Comments

DEF JAM TO RELEASE KANYE WEST "UNPLUGGED" ALBUM!

Prior to Weezy’s unplugged performance, there hasn’t been a rap act to do the stage since Hov. Now it appears, 1 1/2 of The Throne will be pushing out a live performance LP on May 29th. This seems to be in accordance with the upcoming G.O.O.D Music album.…

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on March 26, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments

RICK ROSS WANTS TO RENEGIOTIATE HIS DEF JAM DEAL?

Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill and Stalley all hit up Hot 97 in New York City to chat with Funkmaster Flex. While in town for their show at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Ross cleared up any rumors that he was at odds with his record label, Def Jam, and maintained that things were on the up and up. It was rumored at a point that…

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on March 14, 2012 at 8:41pm — No Comments

SAY WORD! DEF JAM WON'T SUPPORT RIHANNA & CHRIS BROWN SONGS!

Much to the horror of Chris Brown nay sayers, the reports of a duet between he and ex girlfriend Rihanna were confirmed last night, with the release of two numbers featuring the pair.

Lending their talents to the other’s respective ‘Turn The Music Up‘ and ‘Birthday Cake’, the stars have come…

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on February 22, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

ASHER ROTH SIGNS TO DEF JAM!

Why wait until the New Year to start with a clean slate. According to Def Jam’s Capo, Shawn Pecas, Asher Roth is the newest player on the…

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on November 18, 2011 at 6:08pm — No Comments

NAS, COMMON & MOS DEF AT WEBSTER HALL!

In celebration of Nas’s recent XXL cover and 20 years in the game, he performed at NYC’s Webster Hall last night and brought out Common, Mos Def and Maino to the stage.



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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on October 21, 2011 at 11:09am — No Comments

IRV GOTTI WANTS TO BE THE PRESIDENT OF DEF JAM!

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on October 6, 2011 at 12:13pm — No Comments

PUSHA T SIGNS A SOLO DEAL WITH DEF JAM!

Clipse member Pusha T has signed a solo recording contract with Def Jam Records, according to KarenCivil.com.



“Solidifying my first solo venture, G.O.O.D Music/DefJam is my home. That machine with my creativity is gonna make for satisfied hiphop fans,” said Pusha.…



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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on August 31, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments

SUPER PRODUCER NO ID IS NOW VP OF DEF JAM!

Long time hip hop producer No ID has been named Executive Vice President of Def Jam Records, according to reports.



“I'm (now) executive VP of Def Jam,” No ID recently told Billboard. I'm going to keep on doing what I'm doing and take it to another level. Def Jam is a cultural staple. It's not just a label,… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on August 29, 2011 at 3:25pm — No Comments

MOS DEF PERFORMS "BROOKLYN WE GO HARD" AT THE FORT GREENE FESTIVAL!

Mos Def performing "Brooklyn Go Hard" and "Super Magic" at the Fort Greene Festival, Brooklyn, NY 6-25-11…

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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on June 26, 2011 at 3:59pm — No Comments

DEF JAM SAYS THEY DON'T HAVE A RELEASE DATE FOR YOUNG JEEZY'S TM 103!

After Young Jeezy fans breathed in exhile over the rapper's long-awaited Thug Motivation 103 album finally getting a release date last week, Def Jam has denied the projected drop date.



According to a Def Jam label rep, a release date has not yet been finalized.



Last week, there were… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on May 23, 2011 at 8:44pm — No Comments

SHYNE WANTS TO GET OFF OF DEF JAM & GET DOWN WITH CASH MONEY!

“I’m definitely trying to get with Cash Money but the Def Jam thing is a question mark right now,” Shyne told SOHH. “I’ve been fixing to get up out of there for a while now because [Island Def Jam CEO] L.A. Reid don’t care about hip-hop. The people up there, they don’t know what they’re doing. When you don’t have a strong leader, where you gonna go? … They don’t care about hip-hop music. You give them a hip-hop record with an R&B singer, you… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on October 13, 2010 at 9:01am — No Comments

BRISCO TALKS ABOUT HIS PROMO TOUR & HOW IT FEELS TO WAKE UP IN A DIFFERENT CITY EVERYDAY!

Florida rapper Brisco recently spoke with AllHipHop.com about his recent tour, his interaction with his fans and upcoming projects with Lil Wayne and Rick Ross.



“ just came off the second stage of the promo tour, just finished the midwest, then we did that East coast,” Brisco told AllHipHop.com in an exclusive interview. “Man it was like 20 cities on the first phase. We started in New York, New Jersey and worked our way… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on October 9, 2010 at 1:16pm — No Comments

RICK ROSS MIGHT BE LEAVING DEF JAM!

Rumor has it, Rick Ross will make a move from Def Jam to Interscope. From what I have been told, Ross has fulfilled his contractual obligations with Def Jam as a soloist with the release of Teflon Don. But, moreover, I am hearing they are getting rid of the potential for conflict. “What conflict?” you may ask. Like I said before, I keep hearing Chris Lighty is coming to Def Jam to push the rap stuff over there. You may recall that Chris acts or acted… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on October 6, 2010 at 8:50am — No Comments

ROCKO DA DON SAYS AFTER A YEAR HE FINALLY GETS HIS RELEASE FROM DEF JAM!

Atlanta, Georgia rapper Rocko Da Don has finally negotiated his release from Def Jam after his relationship with the label soured.

According to Rocko, he's been released from his contract and is focusing on building up his own new label, A1 Recordings.



“Things haven't been the same over there since Shakir [Stewart] passed," Rocko explained to AllHipHop.com. "I've been trying to get off the label for almost a year and we finally got all… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on September 30, 2010 at 7:46pm — No Comments

MOS DEF SIGNS TO KANYE WEST LABEL G.O.O.D. MUSIC!

It seems that Kanye West's G.O.O.D. label roster is continuing to grow.

In addition to the recent signing of Pusha T and The Clipse, Ye has also added rapper/actor Mos Def to the super roster of talent that is now home to artists Common, John Legend, and Kid Cudi.



The news, which will be featured in the upcoming edition of XXL, revealed his signing in a story about West's G.O.O.D Music label imprint.



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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on September 27, 2010 at 11:20pm — No Comments

DEF JAM SAYS LA REID STILL HAS HIS JOB!

LA Reid still as a job with Island Def Jam, contrary to recent reports.

The rumor mill has been ablaze all day with rumors that the mogul was terminated from his post, but that is untrue,



“[The rumors] are completely untrue and without merit,” the spokesman told XXLMag.com.



Reid has held the prestigious post since February of 2004 and signed acts like Young Jeezy, Rick Ross and Shyne. He took over Lyor Cohen’s post after he… Continue

Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on September 22, 2010 at 12:20pm — No Comments

LA REID GETS FIRED FROM DEF JAM!

Looks like that multi-million dollar deal L.A. Reid cut with rapper Shyne pushed the Def Jam board over the edge. We hear he just got his pink slip yesterday. News on Mr. Reid getting AXED when you read on...

It's been talked about for over a year now. After Kevin Liles was "let go" last year from Def Jam, rumor had it that Chairman and CEO of Island Def Jam Music Group L.A. Reid would be next.



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Added by WORLD WRAP FEDERATION on September 21, 2010 at 1:18pm — No Comments

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