Posts Tagged ‘president’

Joie Manda Resigns as Def Jam President; Relocates to Interscope

It was announced today that Def Jam’s President, Joie Manda, has resigned and plans to relocate back to Los Angeles. It was just a year ago that Joie took the position at Def Jam.

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President Obama Brings Hip-Hop To White House Correspondents Dinner

President Obama brought a few of jokes and a couple hip-hop references at the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner on in Washington, D.C. Check it out.

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Priority Records Relaunches Through Capitol/Insurgency Joint Venture; Names New President


Capitol Music Group and Insurgency Music have formed a joint venture to re-launch iconic imprint Priority Records. A pioneering independent force in rap music during its initial heyday whose roster included such West Coast hip-hop legends as N.W.A, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and Eazy-E, the relaunched Priority will now be a producer-driven label…

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VIDEO: Young Jeezy – We Done It Again

Young Jeezy celebrates President Obama’s re-election by dropping the inspiring video for “We Done It Again.” Watch.

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Joie Manda Named President of Def Jam Recordings

Def Jam has finally found their man to take the coveted position of president—a role that has been vacant since Roc Nation CEO Jay-Z stepped down in December 2007. Joie Manda has been appointed president of Def Jam Recordings

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The Industry’s Hottest Celebrities To Support Obama Re-Election Campaign

The first time Barack Obama ran for president, he had help from a wide range of celebrities that included Ben Affleck, Jamie Foxx, 50 Cent, Oprah Winfrey and director Michael Moore.

This time, according to a “wish list” of celebrity endorsers circulated to a group of campaign donors that was reportedly obtained by The Tennessean

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Katy Perry & Jennifer Hudson Sing For Obama Fundraiser

President Obama was back in the spotlight on Sunday during a star-studded fundraiser in Los Angeles dubbed the “30 Days to Victory Concert.” The show at the Nokia Theater was headlined by Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder, with additional appearances by Earth Wind and Fire, Jon Bon Jovi and George Clooney.

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VIDEO: Kanye West’s Short Film ‘Cruel Winter’ (Trailer)

Kanye West has just a released a teaser for his short film Cruel Winter—which is “narrated” by the speech President George H.W. Bush.

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