The pre-eminent label for much of hip-hop's history, the best Def Jam songs are the evolution of the genre.
Tonight, McCartney can also been seen on YouTube’s ‘Released’ when Chris Rock sits down to talk with him about 'McCartney III'.
LL Cool J’s debut album, ‘Radio’, turned the MC into a hip-hop superstar and put the emerging Def Jam record label on the map.
The first hip-hop album ever to top the ‘Billboard’ 200, ‘Licensed To Ill’ saw Beastie Boys lay the groundwork for the hip-hop world we now live in.
Showing that the American roots music dubbed ‘Americana’ had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.
A celebration of one of the most outstanding rock figureheads with 20 of his finest moments, both as the Heartbreakers' frontman and a solo artist.
With a hip-hop cover and legendary producer Rick Rubin on board, ZZ Top supercharged their classic boogie rock with their 2012 album, ‘La Futura’.
The song comes off the Americana stars’ newest album, ‘Closer Than Together’.
A collection of 20 little-known facts about one of the true titans of country music.
Helmed by Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings saw the country legend make a stunning return late his career, re-establishing his rebel cred.
The four titles in the collection are 1985's She's The Boss, Primitive Cool (1987), Wandering Spirit (1993) and Goddess In The Doorway (2001).
The special 2,500 square foot installation touches down in Long Beach, California in November.
“In the history of hip-hop, no two words have meant more to the culture than Def Jam.”
The centre-piece of this collaborative offering is an updated rendition of Def Jam’s coveted varsity jacket.
To mark the 25th anniversary of 'Ill Communication', Beastie Boys members Mike “D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz appear in the short documentary, 'Still Ill: 25 Years of Ill Communication'.
The Brit Award-nominated artist's new album. 'The Book Of Traps And Lessons' is set for release on 14 June.