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Shawn Pecas Named EVP Of Def Jam

We’re excited too. It was announced today that Island Def Jam SVP, Shawn “Pecas” Costner has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Def Jam Recordings. Says Pecas: “Def Jam is the greatest hip-hop label in the world and it is an honor and a privilege to work with such incredible artists every day. I am appreciative of Steve Bartels for his leadership and his continued faith in me as we move the Def Jam brand into the future. With […]

Iggy Azalea Signs To Island Def Jam

Grand Hustle’s first lady fired up her Twitter this afternoon and revealed that she has joined Island Def Jam. Below is what she said of her new label: Hey world. I signed to island def jam. I am now mercury UK/ island def jam USA awesome!!!! No. That doesn’t mean I’m no in hustle gang. Save it. Still in it. Still on the hustle gang album. Friendship doesn’t require contracts. If this confuses you, you are welcome to read the press […]

Logic “XXL Freshman Class” Freestyle

Maryland’s rising MC Logic has just inked a deal over at Def Jam and taps No I.D. to executive produce his debut LP. Today, XXL also gives him their Freshman Class freebie of the day. Congrats. Says Logic: I’m  excited to take this next step in my career. It’s incredible for Def Jam [Records] and Visionary Music Group to work together  and the opportunity to collaborate with a living legend like No I.D. is  priceless. I’m very humbled to be apart of the most  […]

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