Hip-hop pioneers Run-DMC are back on tour — their first without the backbeat of the group, DJ Jam Master Jay, the victim of an unsolved slaying shrouded in mystery and lack of cooperation by witnesses.
The platinum-selling band — which brought hip-hop to the mainstream with hits like “It’s Tricky,” “King of…Continue
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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…Continue
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Hot 97 lineup to their annual Summer Jam concert, which takes place on June 3rd. ASAP Rocky, Pusha T, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Big K.R.I.T. will be performing at the pre-show Summer Jam Festival.
Hot 97 Summer Jam 2012 Lineup Revealed:
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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Lending their talents to the other’s respective ‘Turn The Music Up‘ and ‘Birthday Cake’, the stars have come…Continue
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“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
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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.
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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
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Atlanta, Georgia rapper Rocko Da Don has finally negotiated his release from Def Jam after his relationship with the label soured.
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LA Reid still as a job with Island Def Jam, contrary to recent reports.
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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...
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