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Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label

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Daily Discussion Thread 12/01/2014
In association with Def Jam, a celebration of the first twenty-five years of the label that defined hip-hop music and culture, in the words and photographs of its founders and artists. This is the story of Def Jam in the words of its artists and top executives, taken from interviews and seamlessly told as a narrative of no-holds barred recollections and anecdotes, made even more compelling by the fact that Def Jam is one of the last great record labels to enjoy the widespread cultural influen…

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Fuck I love the daily leaks/drops we get at the end of the year, it’s starting to make up for the drought we’ve had. I haven’t had a chance to listen to PRhyme or 36 Seasons yet at work but I’m excited to check em out tonight.

Do albums always seem to come in bunches in November/December because of Christmas and the Grammys, or is there something else? I was reading my book on Def Jam yesterday and it talked about how December drops were almost unheard of in hip-hop before DMX dropped Flesh of My Flesh in December of 98 (his second album that year) and it went triple platinum.

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Def Jam

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Rizzoli

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