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Def Jam Records Names A New Executive Vice President

The latest development in Def Jam staff changes has been announced–the promotion of Shawn “Pecas” Costner to label Executive Vice President.

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B.o.B. Speaks on New ‘Headband’ Video Featuring 2 Chainz

B.o.B. & 2 Chainz have finally collaborated on a music video…and the result is something that hip-hop hasn’t ever seen before. B.o.B speaks on the concept of the visuals for their new hit single “Headband.”

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2 Chainz Debuts “24 Hours to Live” Mini-Series


In anticipation of his upcoming album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, 2 Chainz debuts his “24 Hours to Live” miniseries. In the first episode, cameras follow him to South Africa and L.A.…

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2 Chainz & Pharrell Perform ‘Feds Watching’ On Jimmy Kimmel


2 Chainz is on the job. Pharrell accompained the atlanta rapper last night for a performance of ‘Feds Watching’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live. in support of his new album. B.O.A.T.S. II: #METIME. Watch.…

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VIDEO: Trinidad James – Females Welcomed

Def Jam rapper Trinidad James heads to Carnival in his hometown of Trinidad. In the vibrant Jonathan Mannion-directed video for “Female$ Welcomed,” you will see a lot fire, exotic women and of course Trinidad.

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Joie Manda Resigns as Def Jam President; Relocates to Interscope

It was announced today that Def Jam’s President, Joie Manda, has resigned and plans to relocate back to Los Angeles. It was just a year ago that Joie took the position at Def Jam.

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2 Chainz Confirms New Label Deal?

After numerous rumors about his new label deal have been circulating on the net, 2 Chainz indirectly confirmed to XXL that he is indeed signed to…

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Ne-Yo Leaves DefJam to Join Motown; appointed VP of A&R

R&B singer-songwriter Ne-Yo has signed a deal to bring his Compound Entertainment imprint to Motown Records, where he will release music and serve as the company’s Senior Vice President of A&R.

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Teyana Taylor Officially Signs To Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music

Harlem rapper/singer and actress Teyana Taylor has just now been confirmed as an official member of Kanye West’s all-star team at G.O.O.D. Music.

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The-Dream Appointed VP Of A&R For Def Jam Records

Radio Killa The-Dream has now been named the Vice President of A&R over at Def Jam Records. Read his comments on his latest accomplishment.

I am committed as I have been previously to bringing the power of belief in the artist back to the forefront. I share a unique view of an artist and as

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Rihanna Reaches 12th No.1 Single & Set For First No.1 Debut Album

Rihanna scores her 12th No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with her single “Diamonds.”

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Birdman Wants To Sign More Hip-Hop Stars To Cash Money

Brian “Birdman” Williams has always had a keen eye for talent now he has his eyes on bigger more established talents, namely Rick Ross & Game.

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