(Photos) Childish Gambino Wants Out Of His Contract!

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Childish Gambino has had enough! As the actor/rapper’s debut album ‘because the internet’, continues to rise in popularity, Gambino took to twitter to express his dissatisfaction with the way those in power have handled business. Check out the tweets below!

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Island Def Jam Splits, Weiss Steps Down And New Promotions

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Barry Weiss the CEO of Island Def Jam is stepping down. This move has also split three labels that he was over seeing. Island, Def Jam and Motown will now run on their own. Not only will these labels run independently they will have new EVP’s. Click below.for more info.

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#DJFunkFlexApp NEW MUSIC: August Alsina – Kissin On My Tattoos

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Off his upcoming Def Jam debut LP “Testimony”, which is set to drop on April 15th, check out out “Kissin On My Tattoos” after the jump.

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Album Tracklisting: August Alsina – Testimony

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Def Jam crooner August Alsina will release his debut album Testimony on April 15th. After revealing the official artwork last week, today August comes through with the tracklisting for the 13-song project. Features include Jeezy, Fabolous, Yo Gotti, Rick Ross and more. You can check it out in full below. Testimony goes up for for pre-order tomorrow.

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Album Tracklist: YG – My Krazy Life

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YG will drop his debut album, My Krazy Life, this Tuesday via Def Jam. After releasing the project’s cover art earlier this week, today he gives us the album’s tracklisting. Features include Drake, Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign and more. Check the full listing below!

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(Video) NFL: Rick Ross & Meek Mill Perform at Def Jam Super Bowl Party

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New York City was alive and kicking (yes even more than usual) as numerous events took place around the city for the Super Bowl.  Def Jam is also celebrating their 30th anniversary so they threw a dual party and had performances from Rick Ross and Meek Mill.

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(Video) 30 Years Ago Today Def Jam Released Their VERY First Rap Record!

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Exactly 30 years ago today on January 28th, 1984, Def Jam Records released its FIRST Hip-Hop record ever from T La Rock and Jazzy Jay called “It’s Yours.” This was a vital moment not only for Def Jam but in rap history. This paved the way for the genre to expand and gain the following and popularity it currently has. Check out the track below!

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Tests Show Def Jam Artist Khalil Was NOT Drunk During Drag Race Vs Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber’s blood alcohol level was basically near zero the night of his arrest and now even Khalil’s BAC actually was ZERO when he got caught in Miami. Khalil was the guy driving the red Ferrari last week, and got booked for DUI and drag racing — but the data from his breathalyzer and the numbers prove that his blood alcohol level came up 0.00 both times he blew in the breathalyzer. Sources close to Khalil tell us the rapper does not drink at all. Weird thing is, the police report said an officer “smelled an odor of alcohol” on JB, but his BAC was actually .014. he only remaining issue is cops say Bieber and Khalil failed field sobriety tests … which could indicate being under the influence of something other than alcohol …basically marijuana or pills. Now, everyone is awaiting urinalysis results, where it would show what if any drugs were in their systems.

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Oh Sh*t! The Young Male In The Drag Race Vs Justin Bieber Was Def Jam’s Very Own…

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Earlier today, Justin Bieber was arrested for DUI, resisting arrest, and drag racing. Sources say the person Justin was racing was also arrested. TMZ claims that the driver was Khalil, a rapper on Def Jam Records. He was in a red Ferrari. See the photos of the rapper below.

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(Photos) The-Dream Announces His Departure From Def Jam; Breaks Down All Of His Past Releases

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In a series of photos posted to Instagram just a little while ago, singer/songwriter The-Dream announced his departure from his long-time recording home, Def Jam. Though no explanation was provided as to the reason behind the split, it seems as though it’s amicable, as Mr. Nash was sure to add he’d “miss this logo,” and proceeded to break down each release he’d put out through the label, while promising bigger things are on the horizon. Where do you think he’ll end up next?

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