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2014-06-04 08:27:40

"KINGDOM" FEATURING VINCE STAPLES, NEW DEF JAM SINGLE NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Grammy Award®-winning Chicago rapper, actor Common has fulfilled a life-long goal with the announcement of his signing to No I.D.'s Artium /Def Jam Recordings. "Kingdom" featuring Vince Staples out now, Common's lead track from his upcoming tenth studio album NOBODY'S SMILING, set for July 22nd release. NOBODY'S SMILING marks a creative reunion between Common and his...

2014-01-29 08:27:42

Rick Rubin And Russell Simmons Join Forces With Universal Music Group To Honor 30th Anniversary Year NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, the label credited with spreading rap music from an underground phenomenon to a worldwide movement, all year long along with Def Jam founders Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/NY54758LOGO) Hip-hop - and its...

2014-01-07 20:20:32

Exclusive Midem Insight Into Innovative Google-backed Label PARIS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading music industry stalwart Lyor Cohen will give Midem participants an exclusive insight into the strategies he believes will deliver the next generation of cutting-edge talent to consumers in an increasingly digital environment. Founder of Def Jam Records and former head of Warner Music Group, Cohen will present his new venture, 300, a music content company devoted to the discovery...

2013-06-21 23:00:45

Kanye West asked Rick Rubin to make changes to his new album titled ‘Yeezus’ – just two weeks before it is due to be released. (PRWEB) June 22, 2013 Peculiar Magazine brings you a fresh post from the entertainment category titled Kanye West changes album title with Rick Rubin. Kanye West who released his album on the 18th of June 2013 titled "Yeezus" made several changes to the title before a conclusion and final title was chosen. Kanye West also made a statement about not...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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