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Logic Wants To Claim His Spot In Hip-Hop History
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With a big first album, dope rhymes and serious determination, hip-hop heads have only just begun to see Logic shine
Words Jeff Weiss
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now...
Check Out DJ Premier’s Def Jam 30 Mix
All month long, Def Jam has been hosting mixes by 30 different DJs to celebrate the historic label's 30th anniversary. With the likes of Tony Touch, DJ Scratch, Mister Cee and Afrojack involved, it's been a star-studded affair. But the label saved the best for last...
Shawn “Pecas” Costner Leaves Def Jam For Roc Nation Sports
It was fun while it lasted. After spending 18 years over at Def Jam, Shawn Pecas Costner is hanging it up and taking his talents over to Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports. According to Rap Radar, Pecas is chucking the deuces for his new role as Senior Management Executive at Roc Nation Sports...
No I.D. Is The New Head Of A&R At Def Jam
No I.D. has been behind some of Def Jam's most successful releases this year, including Logic's Under Pressure, and Common's No Smiling, and the producer has been rewarded for his work. According to a Billboard report, No I.D. has been promoted to Head of A&am…
LL Cool J On Def Jam’s 30th Anniversary And His New Street Album
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Def Jam Promotes Bill Evans To Vice President Of Urban Promotions
While some labels would desperately search all over the industry in hopes of filling a need, Def Jam prefers building from within. That's what they did when they promoted Bill Evans to Vice President of Urban Promotions. Executive Vice President or Urban Promotions, Rodney Shealey, made the ann…

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