Rick Ross brought in the new year with a “new year, new me” attitude. Not only did the rapper part ways with fiance Lira Galore, but he also split with his record label, Def Jam Records. According to reports, Ross just inked a deal with Epic Records. The label announced the news Friday on […]

The Sound

R&B crooner August Alsina has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on his sophomore album This Thing Called Life and today, he treated his fans to a welcome surprise in the form of a new single. The third song to drop ahead of his upcoming album release, August stays true to his reputation for interpersonal […]

  Jeremih‘s smash single gets a bit of a makeover. French Montana & Ty Dolla $ign add a quick 16 to remix the Def Jam crooner’s “Don’t Tell’em”.   Like on Facebook!

The King Remembered In Time is back with his latest mixtape, ‘See Me On Top 4‘. Joining K.R.I.T. on this 22-track journey are Rick Ross, Fabolous, A$AP Ferg, Juicy J, Slim Thug and many more.   You can download and stream the Def Jam MC’s latest project below.   Like on Facebook!

  Looks like today was a G.O.O.D. day for the Detroit MC, as it was just announced that he’s joined the Roc Nation management roster. The official twitter account for the label posted the following tweet: Sean joins an extremely talented roster that includes Kanye West, Rihanna, Meek Mill, and many more. Oh God!   […]

  Def Jam Recordings is on the cusp of its 30th anniversary, and to this day it still looms large as one of hip-hop’s most powerful labels. The label is hosting a 30th anniversary show with a long list of signees past and present set to perform, though there’s one glaring omission: LL Cool J.    […]

Well what do you know about that?! According to MTV, former Def Jam protege Trinidad James spoke about why he never needed Def Jam or a label deal to make it in the rap game. Said James, “I feel like we just had a difference of creative ideas,” he said. “And for me personally, I […]

Damon Dash has no problem telling anyone what’s on his mind. He’s been going on a spree airing out his grievances and putting record execs on blast through his Instagram account. Even today, he posted a back and forth between him and Funk Flex about as a radio DJ, his influence on hip-hop is real […]

Trinidad James takes it to the streets of Brooklyn in his latest video “Def Jam.” Filled with crazy colored contacts, goons and cocky lyrics, James explains why he decided to sign with Def Jam as opposed to the other record labels were interested.   The best part about this video has to be the fact that […]

After dropping seven successful albums for the label, pop superstar Rihanna has decided to part ways with Def Jam Records. The island bombshell is leaving her label home to sign with Jay Z‘s Roc Nation. While many might note the close relationship as the reason Rihanna signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation imprint, but it […]

Entertainment, Film

Wow! In a recent Donkey Of The Day segment featuring Trinidad James, Charlamagne showed all the way off! No we mean even for Charlamagne! Calling Trinidad “Snaggle Tooth” and “Two Teeth James” and that’s just the beginning! Check out what he had to say to Trinidad regarding his on stage disrespect of New York Hip Hop […]

  Chances are you found yourself humming the summer anthem “I Luv This Shit” and have been wondering ‘who is this August Alsina character?’ Alsina is the most recent addition to Def Jam Recordings’ roster of talented artists. Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, Alsina personalizes his music in a different way. Remaining true to his […]