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Steve Rifkind
Caked Up

Steve Rifkind is responsible for breaking some of hip-hop's biggest artists in his 25 years in the business. He first got his start in street promotions even coining the term “the street team,” but in 1992 the New York native ...

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Jim Jones Introduces DipSkate Team

Diplomat Records co-CEO, Jim Jones, has announced he’s sponsoring a “freestyle rolling” team called DipSkate. Freestyle rolling follows in the footsteps of extreme sports and is often referred to as “aggressive skating.” It’s a modern day progression of inline skating ...

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Is Jay-Z leaving Def Jam?

It's often been put forth that I'm a hypocrite because a) I refer to Jay-Z as the fake president of Def Jam, but b) I blame everything that's gone wrong with the label in the past three years on Jay-Z ...

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