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The Birth Of Def Jam

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3645382&w=425&h=350&fv=] I respect T La Rock’s “It’s Yours” as the classic that it is, but when I think of the real first record produced by Def Jam Recordings, it’s LL Cool J’s “I Need A Beat.” The above vignette was my favorite from last night’s show. I love to hear the story again and again on how James Todd met Rick Rubin. So legendary. Hey, who still needs a rip? VH1 did the right thing and put the whole […]

J.R. Writer Speaks On Getting Shot

Unbeknownst to me, J.R. Writer was shot in the leg this past Saturday in The Bronx. Recovering at home, he spoke to XXL about the situation. “They wasn’t trying to rob nuthin’, they looked more like they was going to kill something. None of us was strapped, we actually thought we was in a low spot in the BX. On top of that we been coming there for the past three months with no problems working on my album and […]

Young Jeezy & Jay-Z Plan To Shoot A Video For “Real As It Gets”

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3640897&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dvid%253D445239%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A445239] Backstage at the BET Hip Hop Awards, Da Snowman spills the beans that he and Iceberg plan to shoot a visual for track six on the Blueprint 3. Unfortunately, the statue didn’t allow Jeezy to go into detail. Props: 1515