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Kanye’s Lack of Permits Cost Him at Weekend Screenings Of ‘New Slaves’

The second wave of projections taking place in the three cities were shut down by police, leaving the crowds that gathered out of luck.


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Jay-Z Announces ‘Made in America,’ Takes Roc Nation To UMG

Jay-Z is teasing fans with a taste of what’s to come at his second annual Made in America festival that is scheduled to take over Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway this summer. The rapper posted a video […]


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Trinidad James Not Sweating Def Jam Debate: “Everything Is Not For Everybody”

Trinidad James’ catchy, if elementary, “All Gold Everything,” continues to polarize the hip-hop world. With the recent announcement of his Def Jam signing, the rapper and his camp have plans to spin the love-hate histrionics into rap gold.


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The Dream Named New VP Of Def Jam

The Dream, the writer-producer who has penned hits for Kanye West, Beyonce and others, is now joining the Def Jam team as Executive Vice President of A&R.


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Celebs React To Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch’s Passing

Today we learned of the passing of one of music’s biggest influences, Adam Yauch, of the Beastie Boys. The Twitterverse, as it usually does when someone as important at MCA passes, saw an outpouring of […]


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@SovereignSpace Stopped By WPGC… Get Ready For Def Jam 25 DC

[photogallerylink id=91713 align=left] This past Friday, The Sovereign Space was invited to help document for the Def Jam 25 Celebration May 12, 2012. Not knowing what to expect, they made the short trip to WPGC […]


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Q-Tip Signs To Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music, Plans “The Last Zulu” LP For 2013!

[photogallerylink id=115610 align=left] A Tribe Called Quest rapper/producer Q-Tip has announced dropping his next album The Last Zulu on Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam in 2013…Read the rest of the Story Inside!


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Valentine’s Day Throwback: Method Man & Mary J. Blidge “All I Need” [Video]

Greatest love song of all time, off Meth’s 1st solo album “Tical” back in 1994. The all white contact lense seals the deal. [photogallerylink id=24356 align=left]


SXSW Interview: Big Sean Talks Chris Brown, Kanye West, & Pharrell In “Finally Famous”

Sure, it might be a little premature to package your debut record as Finally Famous, but to our delight the 20-something rapper from Detroit, MI., is actually pretty promising. He’s got some big A-list artists […]


L.A. Reid no longer Def…

As if we didn’t see it coming, it is being officially reported that L.A. Reid has stepped down from his executive position at Def Jam. In a letter that he sent to his staff he […]