Def Jam Records, the influential label that cultivated hip-hop’s brightest stars, held their 30-year celebration at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center last night. The special concert mixed Def Jam’s past and present roster, including Warren G, Onyx, Foxy Brown, EPMD, Method Man & Redman, Ja Rule, Fabolous, DMX and many more surprises.
Hip-hop is undeniably deep in some sort of nostalgia phase; you only have to look at the sheer number of reunions and celebrated anniversaries that have cropped up in the past two years to see that. But while it's always great to see classic outfits like G-Unit and Dipset get back together, there's something about seeing those rappers back in the day, before they hit it big, that is still somethin
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