Trinidad Jame$

Trinidad Jame$ Confirms What We Already Saw Coming

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Trinidad Jame$ just confirmed his one-hit wonder status.

#MUSIC NEWS

Nasty Nas Now Owns His Own Record Label

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Nasir will be signing his own checks, stank you very much.

MUSIC VIDEOS

2 Chainz Feat. Kanye West – “Birthday Song” Video

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For a guy who's got the world at his fingertips right now, 2 Chainz is a simple man and there's nothing terribly fancy about these "Birthday Song" visuals.

SMOKE BREAK

2 Chainz Owns The Number One Album In The Country

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2 Chainz is having a a full-fledged Lazarus moment.

THE COOLER

7.29 The Cooler

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Chuene'e Rihanna: ‘Women Are Dominating Pop Music’ [WENN] Papoose Announces Independent Album "Nacirema Dream” [HHDX] Spotify Getting Sued for Patent Infringement [DMN] DJ Drama On Drake x Gucci Tape That Almost Happened [Sermon's Domain] Is Florida the Number One Slave State in the US.

#Kanye West

G.O.O.D Music, Common & N.O.R.E. All Have New Record Deals

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You can protest in the name of Rule #4080 all you want.

The Lost Tapes 2

Dear Def Jam, Nas Has Words For You

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After spending an exorbitant amount of dollars to recruit Shyne Po, I was under the impression that Def Jam and current sitting duck L.A. Reid had an endless supply of money.

VIDEOS

Apparently You Can’t Go To War From An Island

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Two quick confessions: 1) I haven't listened to more than 20 combined seconds of any new Shyne material since his release.

EVERYTHING ELSE

Dame Dash For President

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Words by Kid Potential Everywhere you look -- in magazines, on blogs, in some of these offices -- everyone is talking about change in the industry.

Snoop Dogg

Complex Previews Curren$y’s Pilot Talk

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Complex posted a breakdown/preview of Curren$y's Pilot Talk after a couple of their writers attended the DD172 listening last week.

THE COOLER

12.31 The Cooler

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Eunice Kiss Is Tropical The 2009 Women Of GQ [GQ] When Def Jam Was Just That [Jump The Turnstyle] The Samples Of The Year 2009 [HHIR] South Dakota Woman Breaks State Record…for Blood Alcohol Content [OKS] The Dumbest Quotes of 2009 [HuffPo] R.

VH1 Hip Hop Honors

Video: VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2009

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Hip Hop Honors |Celebrity News |Def Jam |Hip Hop I didn't get to watch this year's Hip-Hop Honors, which paid tribute to Def Jam's twenty-five years in the game.

Def Jam Records

For The Free: Def Jam 25th Anniversary Box Set Giveaway

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Celebrate Def Jam's 25th Anniversary with this exclusive box set, for the free courtesy of TSS.

the dream

Update: A Dream Deferred…Not So Fast

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As if giving Jermaine Dupri's has-been behind a stab @ the position wasn't enough, the suits have reportedly decided that The-Dream deserves Executive Vice President of Island Records.

Unreleased

LL’s Lost Album Gets Found

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Contra™ shot me the link & info on this one.


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