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Def Jam is a record label that focuses on hip hop and urban music. Read more

Def Jam is a record label that focuses on hip hop and urban music. Read more

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World Records is Def Jam's top competitor. World Records was founded in 2013 in , . World Records competes in the field. World Records generates $15M less revenue than Def Jam.

Like Water Ent is perceived as one of Def Jam's biggest rivals. Like Water Ent's headquarters is in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and was founded in 2010. Like Water Ent is in the industry. Like Water Ent generates 5.19% of Def Jam's revenue.

Columbia Records is one of Def Jam's top competitors. Columbia Records is a Private company that was founded in New York, New York in 1887. Columbia Records operates in the Movies & Entertainment industry. Columbia Records has 624 fewer employees vs. Def Jam.

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Def Jam News

February 24, 2020Music Business Worldwide

Def Jam CEO Paul Rosenberg steps down to launch Goliath Records JV with Universal Music Group

Exec will continue to serve as a consultant to Def Jam on its legacy artistsThe post Def Jam CEO Paul... See more »
November 22, 2019Variety

Layoffs Hit Def Jam Records

Def Jam Records laid off several employees this week, including executive VP of brand strategy and co... See more »
September 9, 2019Variety

Def Jam Restructures Executive Leadership, Ups Rodney Shealey and Theda Sandiford

In what it describes as a strategic move to strengthen and restructure the top levels of its executiv... See more »
June 3, 2019Marketing Dive

Courvoisier Cognac drinks up partnership with Def Jam Recordings

The brands are planning a series of activations inspired by key cultural moments in hip-hop and event... See more »
May 30, 2019The Spirits Business

Courvoisier and Def Jam Recordings celebrate rising stars

Cognac house Courvoisier has partnered with US record label Def Jam Recordings to launch a platform t... See more »
May 13, 2019Music Business Worldwide

BRITTNEY RAMSDELL UPPED TO SVP, FILM & TV SYNCHRONIZATION FOR REPUBLIC, DEF JAM, ISLAND & VERVE LABEL GROUP

Brittney Ramsdell (pictured) has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Film & TV Synchronization ... See more »
April 25, 2019Music Business Worldwide

DJ Mormile & Jeff Burroughs join Def Jam in senior executive roles

Executives will be based in Los Angeles and New York City, respectivelyThe post DJ Mormile & Jeff Bur... See more »

Def Jam Press Releases

November 23, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

Def Jam Recordings Dominates The Album Charts With 3 New Debuts In The Top 5 & 4 In The Top 10

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Def Jam Recordings - in a feat not accomplished by a label in... See more »
October 21, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

Playwire Partners with Def Jam Recordings To Create New Digital Revenue Streams for Artists

DEERFIELD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Playwire, a division of Playwire Media, joins forces with Def Jam t... See more »

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Def Jam is a record label that focuses on hip hop and urban music. Def Jam was founded in 1984. Def Jam's headquarters is located in New York, New York, USA 10019. Def Jam has an estimated 811 employees and an estimated annual revenue of 21.4M....

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Frequently Asked Questions about Def Jam

  1. When was Def Jam founded?

    Def Jam was founded in 1984
  2. How much revenue does Def Jam generate?

    Def Jam generates $21.4M in revenue
  3. How much funding does Def Jam have?

    Def Jam has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Def Jam's headquarters?

    Def Jam's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  2. How many employees does Def Jam have?

    Def Jam has 811 employees
  3. Who are Def Jam's competitors?

    Def Jam's top competitors are World Records, Like Water Ent, Columbia Records