(Video) DAMN! Logic Was Offered Big Bucks Before He Signed To Def Jam!


Logic got the opportunity to talk about his journey to fame. While speaking with Vlad about his come-up in the game, the “All I Do” rapper opened up about his personal struggles in the beginning of his career. Once his music began catching the attention of the masses, Logic was presented with several offers, including one that was way over the average advance for a new artist. Check to see how much cash Logic could have racked up after the jump!

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What’s Next For The Music Biz?! Universal Music Group Dismantles Distribution Company


Universal Music Group officially dropped the name Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD), and updated its U.S. structure. In a digital market, where applications like Spotify, Tidal, and iTunes have limited the number of hard copies purchased by consumers; it looks like Universal Music Group will be placing more interest in marketing and e-commerce operations.

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Album Cover: Ludacris – Ludaversal


Two years ago, Ludacris drove his 93 Acura Legend (which I’m assuming he’s kept over the years to remind him of where he started) up to his private plane, and posted the photo on Instagram with the caption:

My plane & my 93 Acura Legend. It’s doesn’t get much more Gangsta than that. Lol

Now as he gears up to release his new album Ludaversal on March 31, the father-to-be (again) has decided to use the image as his album cover. Started.

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(Photo) Kanye West Plays New Music For Def Jam

Kanye West

Kanye West Plays New Music For Def Jam
Kanye has kept all details about his seventh solo album on the low.
Is The Chi Town Legend finished with his highly anticipated seventh solo album?

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(Video) Legendary Hip Hop Producer Larry Smith Dies

RIP Larry Smith

It’s confirmed that Legendary Hip Hop Producer Larry Smith Dies at the age of 63 as of yesterday evening. Known to many as the “King of Beats,” the culture is definitely in mourning and celebrating the life of the Queens native who also helped craft the careers of Run DMC and Whodini.

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(Video) Fabolous Could Have Signed To G Unit ?

Fabolous and 50 Cent

Fabolous Could Have Signed To G Unit ?
A couple of years Back, just about around the year 2006.The Bed-Stuy Brooklyn New York rapper Known as Fabolous made a pretty name for himself in the music industry, right around when he made the big career changing move when he signed over with Def Jam . But what if the Bevroot Projects Prophet had some other options on his plate ? an alternative by any chance ?Well In a recent interview yesterday on December 17th back on Hot 97 show Ebro in the morning, The Credible lyricist and Brooklyn veteran, Fabolous reveals that there was in fact a couple different routes he could have taken with his career as appose to taking that Def Jam Deal.

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(Video) Hmmmm… Could There Be A Rihanna Album In The Works?


Rihanna has been dropping little hints here and there that she has a new album in the works. However, Dj Skee confirmed that we can indeed look forward to some new RiRi on the way! Rihanna apparently played 10 tracks off her new album, which is reportedly called #R8, for some high-up Def Jam execs. She then dropped some more hints during the release of her new fragrance line.

“I can’t give you any hints of when it will drop,” she said. “It’s going to be great, that’s all I’m going to tell you and I’m excited about it.” Check out what DJ Skee had to say below. Are you excited for some new RiRi in your speakers?!

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(Video) Logic Freestyles On “Toca Tuesdays”


Def Jam’s latest prodigy Logic stopped by the legendary Toca Tuesdays show to spit some heat. Get into his freestyle below.

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(PHOTOS) NBA: Cheating on Wade?!?! Gabrielle Union Lawyers Get Involved After These Pics Surface


It’s always something isn’t it?  Pictures can be very revealing — and very deceiving.  It’s so easy for picture to be interpreted in different ways — the right and the wrong way.
Well a bunch of photos of Gabrielle Union surfaced today as she partied with Def Jam records producer Ike Ferrera at the Def Jam 30th Anniversary show in Brooklyn (last week) — and many fans think she was getting too close to the man.  That then lead to cheating rumors on her NBA hubby Dwyane Wade.  She was quick to get her lawyers involved — check out the story & her response after the jump…

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Happy Birthday To @therealpecas !!!


Happy Birthday to our guy Shawn “Pecas” Costner!! Wishing you many more!!! Enjoy your day!

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