Video: Def Jam: The First 25 Years Of The Last Great Label Ep.1
The house that Russell and Rick built (Def Jam) present us with a video series which takes viewers inside the inner workings and history of the first and last great hip-hop record label, Def Jam. In this first episode of the series co-founder Russell Simmons discusses how he met his partner Rick Rubin and how the label got it’s start. Future episodes are set to include notable Def Jam acts such as LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z, Rihanna, Public Enemy and The Beastie Boys. This video series comes in light of the book about Def Jam’s first quarter century in existence is also on its way to stores this September.