FINALLY! – Rick Rubin’s Def Jam Records is on the lookout for new, up-coming Irish based talent.
A video surfaced on Facebook of (Kim Marie) an organizer for the Def Jam competition supposedly taking place in the RDS, Dublin in October. In the video Kim describes how the competition will be taking place, where and what to expect.
Def Jam Recordings is an American record label focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group (UMG). In the UK, the label takes on the name Def Jam UK and is operated through Virgin EMI Records, while in Japan, it is known as Def Jam Japan, operating through Universal Music Japan. The label distributes releases of various record labels, including Kanye West’s GOOD Music, Ludacris’ Disturbing Tha Peace, and ARTium Recordings, headed by Def Jam’s current executive vice president, No I.D.. Current artists include Iggy Azalea, Logic, Big Sean, Kanye West, Leona Lewis, 2 Chainz, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Mother Mother, Afrojack, Jeezy, Jeremih, Ludacris, Alesso, Pusha T, Vince Staples, Desiigner and Jhené Aiko among others.
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