Set up in a New York dorm room by the now esteemed producer Rick Rubin and quickly joined by Russell Simmons, Def Jam quickly gained fame as the home of groundbreaking Rap and Hip-Hop.
The label's first releases from LL Cool J and the Beastie Boys came in 1984 and were quickly followed by a run of albums from the controversy-coveting political activists Public Enemy, a move that made Def Jam famous worldwide.Listen to this:
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