New York, NY – Def Jam Recordings is embarking on its 35th anniversary by placing the highlight on its new crop of artists. The label has introduced plans to a launch Undisputed, a compilation introducing their newest signees, in March.
“During the course of the previous 12 months, in collaboration with our proficient EVP Steven Victor and our unimaginable crew of executives, now we have labored diligently to outline the label we try to change into,” Def Jam chairman & CEO Paul Rosenberg mentioned in a press launch. “One of crucial facets of our efforts has centered round constructing a brand new roster.
“Together with these unimaginable new artists now we have developed pressing, cutting-edge, and actually nice new music and content material. As we proudly enter our 35th anniversary 12 months, I’m excited to launch this undertaking, one which I feel defines and encapsulates our new course.”
SOBxRBE member Lul G, Fetty Luciano and YFL Kelvin are among the many notable new artists who shall be featured on the compilation. More established acts, comparable to YG and Tyga, are additionally slated to make visitor appearances on the undertaking.
“I consider in artistry and the concept that nice music will discover its viewers,” Def Jam EVP & head of A&R Steven Victor mentioned. “I’m past excited concerning the roster of recent artists we’ve constructed right here at Def Jam. Each one in every of them is making the form of music I wish to take heed to now.
“We’ve introduced them collectively and requested them to purchase into one thing bigger, the Def Jam emblem and legacy. It’s outstanding to see how a lot these artists have embraced it. I couldn’t be extra pleased with the outcomes.”
Undisputed is scheduled to drop on March eight. Def Jam may also roll out a documentary sequence of the identical identify, which chronicles the “Rap Camp” periods that produced the compilation.