The Men Behind Def Jam: The Radical Rise Of Russell Simmons by Alex Ogg

By Alex Ogg

Having brought the realm to LL Cool J, the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, DMX, and Jay-Z, the label shaped by way of hustler-incarnate Russell Simmons and A & R maverick Rick Rubin has now effectively advertised what was once a ghetto phenomenon into the main pervasive early life tradition of the overdue twentieth century. This publication files the expansion of Def Jam from humble origins to its present prestige because the pre-eminent black track label of the 80's and 90's.

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