Posts Tagged ‘Def Jam’

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Trinidad James may be pawn that gold chain soon…

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The rumor-mill is reporting that Mariah Carey is not pleased with the way her new project is being promoted at Island Def Jam.
Word is, she is ready to jump ship…

Q-Tip has signed to G.O.O.D Music in a joint venture with Def Jam. Def Jam released a statement this morning announcing their new acquisition.  (more…)

The major label musical chairs have once again commenced with the rumored hiring of Warner Bros. Records executive Joie “Joey I.E.” Manda to fill the open position of president of Def Jam Recordings.  (more…)

On Wednesday, MSDTV was on site live with Def Jam recording artist Bobby V. and rapper JNAN who filmed a music video for their new song, “Nothing On Me” in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  The video features top African fashion model, Phelora Elle as the video vixen.

You can preview the song for the video here.

 

Reported by: Raquel Feurtado

Compton’s own YG appears on Ms. Drama’s radio show to talk about his recent feature as a XXL Freshman. He opens up about his start in the game, and being the originator of the Jerk Movement. He emphasizes his youth fanbase and how it helped him to ultimately receive support from his idol, Snoop Dogg. In regards to his relationship with 50 and G-Unit, he explains how Lloyd Banks helped him out when a New York club wasn’t having him.

On the topic of being lyrical versus making hits, YG explains that he’s more focused on making hits then being considered a lyrical artist. He admits that he started rapping to get back at someone, but says that if he “wanted to be a lyrical artist he could be one”. He also goes further saying Lil Wayne and Drake are lyrical, but Tupac Shakur wasn’t lyrical and that “he just told the truth”. YG ends with his upcoming releases, and why he’s waiting to drop his album. He finishes with a “Drama Queen” freestyle.

s/o to Andre Ward for the Video work!!