More Details Revealed on Def Jam Rapstar Video Game

Def Jam Rapstar is shaping up to play like a hip-hop version of the hugely popular Guitar Hero and Rock Band video games.

As previously reported, the game is a collaborative project from Def Jam Interactive and 4mm Games, featuring artists from across all the four major labels, as Def Jam Interactive is separated from the record label.

USA Today reports that the game will include more than 40 songs, including 2Pac’s “I Get Around,” Lil Wayne’s “A Milli,” Kanye West’s “Gold Digger,” Slick Rick’s “Children’s Story,” T.I.’s “Live Ya Life,” Jeezy’s “Put On,” Dr. Dre’s “Nuthing’ But a ‘G’ Thang,” Biggie’s “Juicy” and Wu Tang Clan’s “C.R.E.A.M,” that players can rap along to.

Rapstar will also allow users to record and upload 30-second video clips of themeselves performing on social networks like Facebook. “We’ll start to find all these great people that really would never have a chance in any other game to express themselves,” Def Jam Enterprises president Kevin Liles told the paper.

The game is expected to drop this fall for Xbox 360, Sony Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii. —Brooklyne Gipson

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  • wtf

    hope its better than that dj hero bullshit

  • sealsaa

    DJ Hero’s a great game.

  • nunya

    it’s a great idea for kids and for drunks. but kids won’t relate to most of those songs listed.


    fuck all theze singing/dj/rock band/guitar hero games made by Def Jam N shit. GIVE ME ANOTHER DEF JAM: FIGHT FOR NEW YORK!!!!!!!!, kuz DEF JAM: ICON was fuckkiinn garbageee!!!

    • $yk

      “GIVE ME ANOTHER DEF JAM: FIGHT FOR NEW YORK!!!!!!!!, kuz DEF JAM: ICON was fuckkiinn garbageee!!!”

      ^ THIS

      • S.I.O

        Let Me Find Out $yk’s Thoroughness Extends To Video Games Too! I’m Wating for Microsoft to Re release it on Xbox Live With Online Multiplayer,The only thing it was originally missing. One of the best And Underrated fighting games Ever.

        • $yk

          “One of the best And Underrated fighting games Ever”

          ^ Word is bond, that game done helped me pay bills…

  • Anonymous

    yyyyeeeessss!!! fight 4 ny was the coolest game ever!!!!! icon looked awessome too….until i bought it

  • P81

    uh nunya i hate to break it to you but the industry and mainstream rappers focus on kids as their primary market… of course kids relate… and that in my opinion is one of the major problems with the industries hold on society. cash grab at the expense of tainting the youth. kids eat this shit up, and want to relate. pschology 101.

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