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Def Jam Recordings

Overview
Works: 46 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 2,926 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Rap (Music)  Rhythm and blues music  Soul music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Drama  Rock music  Computer games 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: M1630.18.R55, 782.42164
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Most widely held works by Def Jam Recordings
Fear of a black planet by Public Enemy (Musical group) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baby makin' music by Isley Brothers ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tracks such as easygoing single "Just Came Here to Chill," "Gotta Be You" and You Help Me Write This Song" show Isley can still set the mood right."--USA Today
Def Jam Recordings : the first 25 years of the last great record label by Bill/ Charnas, Dan/ Rubin, Rick (FRW)/ Simmons, Russell (FRW)/ Cohen, Lyor (FRW) Adler ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The illustrated oral history of the greatest hip-hop hit-making machine in history
Def Jam's Rush hour 2 soundtrack ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rihanna Good girl gone bad : live by Rihanna ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This DVD features nineteen, live performances; show including the #1 hits: Umbrella, SOS, Shut Up and Drive, Hate that I Love You and many more! The DVD also features a behind-the-scenes documentary of life on the road with Rihanna and a special hidden video
Good girl gone bad by Rihanna ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pop sensation Rihanna has gotten no small mileage out of her multi-platinum 2007 release, GOOD GIRL GONE BAD. With its smash singles "Umbrella," "Disturbia," "Shut Up and Drive," and others, and its supplemental release, 2008's GOOD GIRL GONE ... Full DescriptionBAD: RELOADED, featuring three new songs, Rihanna's sophomore release has legs like few other releases. That trend continues with GOOD GIRL GONE BAD: THE REMIXES, which has top-shelf producers like Tony Moran, Jody Den Broeder, Wideboys, and Seamus Haji giving driving, club-oriented treatments to the album's tracks. Rather than seeming like overkill, the remixes highlight the catchy, groove-driven appeal of Rihanna's tunes, making for the perfect party album
Def Jam's how to be a player ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andre "Dray" Jackson is a "player" with so many women, he can hardly keep them apart. Go with Dray as he makes his way across LA, bobbing and weaving, sticking and moving, stripping and tripping--all without getting busted. But when all his phat, fine ladies end up in the same place at the same time, Dray faces the player's ultimate challege
Def Jam Recordings 25 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Def Jam's greatest hits ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King of the streets the ruler of urban marketing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For years, urban marketing has been a key element in the multi-billion dollar record business, with street teams as the heart and soul of hip-hop promotion. There is a lot more to their job than just handing out flyers and putting up posters
How to be a player ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young man who dates several women at once and tries not to get caught
Def Jam vendetta ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yo! Bum rush the show by Public Enemy (Musical group) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
#1 spot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features fourteen music videos by Def Jam artists
Hard knock life by Jay-Z ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angel one more road to cross ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angel : The mini-movie about DMX's rise to super-stardom and his constant fight with evil. Tales of X : A look at DMX's life in hiso wn words. One more road to cross : The makingo f the album And then there was X. Survival of the illest : DMX's first concert tour. Da reel : DMX's greatest hits videos. In a dog's world : Photos of DMX and his crew
Rated R by Rihanna ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wait is over for one of the most hotly anticipated new albums in recent history, as multi-platinum, award-winning Def Jam recording artist Rihanna returns with her new album 'Rated R'! The first single "Russian Roulette" was written and produced by fellow Def Jam artist Ne-Yo, whose long track record with Rihanna includes the #1 hit "Unfaithful" (2006, from A Girl Like Me), their Top 10 duet "Hate That I Love You" (2007, from Good Girl Gone Bad), and #1 pop/ #1 R&B "Take A Bow" (2008, from Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded). In addition to Ne-Yo, other producers and writers on Rihanna's new album include the team of The-Dream and Tricky Stewart, Chase & Status, Stargate, Justin Timberlake and more.Rated R is the long-awaited follow-up to Good Girl Gone Bad (May 2007), which contained the non-stop string of hit singles that began with the MTV VMA and Grammy Award-winning global #1 hit "Umbrella" (featuring Jay-Z), then "Shut Up and Drive," "Hate That I Love You" (featur?ing Ne-Yo), and "Don't Stop the Music." Good Girl Gone Bad spent 98 total weeks on the Soundscan chart, earned cumulative sales of more than 36-times platinum in at least 20 territories around the world, and spun off the CD+DVD package Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded (January 2009) - which continued the string of hits with the #1 "Take A Bow," and the #1 "Disturbia."
Def Jam recordings, 1985-2001 [the history of hip hop, vol. 1] ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Def Jam classics ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Def Jam rapstar ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Def Jam Rapstar captures the essence of what Hip Hop is all about: the music, the battles and of course...the swagger. The ultimate emcee experience for video game consoles, Def Jam Rapstar is the only music game that focuses exclusively on Hip Hop. With more than 40 of the greatest Hip Hop songs available at release, Def Jam Rapstar allows you to be the star: by rhyming, using your console camera, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at www.defjamrapstar.com. Def Jam Rapstar also offers you the ability to freestyle over tracks by some of the hottest hip hop producers and upload your freestyle performances for the world to decide how good you really are"--Amazon.com
 
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