It’s hard to picture Rihanna in 2020 without her multiple crowns: wealthiest female musician, one of the world’s best-selling artists, a multi-hyphenate businesswoman, the first woman of color to lead a luxury fashion house under LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. But in 2005, she was just a tenacious, unknown 17-year-old from the left side of […]

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Trouble is back with a new album titled Thug Luv. The LP serves as his follow-up to 2018’s major label debut Edgewood, which was executive produced by Mike WiLL Made-It. The Def Jam rapper’s latest work is comprised of 18 songs. Quavo, Jeezy, 2 Chainz, Boosie Badazz, City Girls, Jacquees and Scalez make guest appearances […]

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RealStreetRadio Premiere – Burgeoning Zimbabwe rapper Bantu has linked with fellow Zimbabwean Dr. Chaii for their new collaborative EP, Coming To America Vol. 1. Bantu’s multicultural background shines on every song and spotlights a collage of unique sounds, rhythms and stories. “We spent a year working on this EP,” Bantu tells RealStreetRadio. “It’s been a crazy […]

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Fredo Bang has released his new mixtape Most Hated on Def Jam Recordings. The project serves as the follow-up to 2019’s Pain Made Me Numb. The Baton Rouge-bred rapper’s latest tape includes 12 tracks. Moneybagg Yo, Lil Baby, Tee Grizzley, YNW Melly and CeeFineAss make guest appearances on the project. Check out Fredo’s Most Hated […]

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Big Sean has officially announced his next album, Detroit 2, and released a trailer in support of the project. The clip and announcement coincide with his 32nd birthday, which he celebrated on Wednesday (March 25). While the Detroit 2 trailer hones in on Sean’s connection to his hometown, the clip also offers a glimpse at […]

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New York, NY – After roughly 25 months in the position, Paul Rosenberg has decided to step down as Def Jam Recordings’ CEO/Chairman. According to a press release, Rosenberg has decided to launch a new joint venture with Universal Music Group (UMG) called Goliath Records. However, he’ll continue to serve as a consultant to Def Jam for […]

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Foxy Brown unloaded a full clip of Instagram fury on DJ Envy to end the year, calling him a “cocksucker,” “DICKRIDER” and “LIL’DJCLUE.” The Grammy Award-nominated artist’s strong words came after The Breakfast Club radio host asked music executive and entrepreneur, Don Pooh – the Brooklyn businessman who discovered and later managed Foxy – why […]

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Fredo Bang hopes to apply more pressure to the rap game with the release of Pain Made Me Numb, his second mixtape of 2019. The Def Jam rapper has already dropped four videos forthe new project. The 16-track tape mostly stars Fredo with DreamDoll as one of the notable features, contributing to the track “Poppin.” […]

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New York, NY – Mass Appeal all-stars Nas and Dave East are picking up where Michael Corleone left off with the release of their “Godfather 4” single. The cinematic track — produced by DJ Green Lantern — will appear on Dave East’s upcoming studio debut album, Survival, due out November 8th Def Jam Recordings/Mass Appeal […]

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Fairfield, CA – SOB x RBE rapper Lul G — real name George Harris — was arrested for one count of murder in Clark County, Nevada last month. According to the Solano County website, he was taken into custody by the Solano County Sheriff’s Office on September 21 and is currently being held at the […]

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Big Sean has teamed up with director Lawrence Lamont to create a short film for his new track “Single Again.” The video tells the story of misguided friction in a couple’s relationship due to their opposing viewpoints on Sean’s alleged cheating. “The visual highlights a few social issues, including social media’s ability to sway people’s […]

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Logic’s has opted to give his label a facelift by switching up its moniker. On Wednesday (June 19), the multi-platinum selling artist revealed his Elysium Records will now be known as BobbyBoy Records. “I’ve decided to change the title of Elysium Records to BobbyBoy Records,” he said in a video uploaded to Instagram. “And the […]

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YG takes viewers back a few centuries in the video for his song “Stop Snitchin.” The West Coast rapper portrays a runaway slave in the visuals, which show snitches aren’t a new phenomenon. Stay tuned to the very end because YG’s latest release includes a twist ending that viewers won’t want to miss. View this […]

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Amber Rose is preparing to welcome a new addition to her family. The popular model and her boyfriend Alexander “AE” Edwards, Def Jam’s Vice President of A&R, have announced she’s pregnant with a baby boy. “@ae4president and I are SUPER excited to announce that we have a Sweet little Baby Boy on the way!” Rose […]

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JAY-Z’s sixth studio album, The Blueprint, has reportedly been chosen for the Library Of Congress. According to the Associated Press, the album is certainly one of 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Other inductees embody “La Bamba,” ″Gunsmoke,” “Hair,” Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline,” Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September,” Sam & Dave’s “Soul Man,” Curtis […]

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