Rick Rubin

“I knew from the jump that it was gonna be a challenge for my listeners’ ear,” Kendrick Lamar tells Rick Rubin about To Pimp a Butterfly. “But if I’m challenging myself in the studio, I want to challenge you as well.” For GQ Style’s first-ever Holiday issue, Kendrick sat down with the legendary record producer/former co-President of Columbia […]

The rapper posted on Twitter that he will be hosting a new radio on Beats 1 Radio called Worldwide Chi.

Montana of 300 stopped by to discuss his rise in the rap game, being different from other Chicago artists, hanging with Kanye West and Rick Rubin, and details about his new project.

Universal is considering another high-profile hip-hop biopic. This time on Def Jam Recordings and its co-founder Russell Simmons.

Behind the music, Mac Miller struggled with addiction for some time. The Pittsburgh rapper opened up about his days pre-sobriety in a new podcast episode with…

Nick Jonas is on the move to take over the pop scene, and he’s done it once again with a new version of his music…

Rick Rubin has solidified himself as one of the best producers from the last 30 years. Being co-founder of the Def Jam, of course, he…

Once upon a time doing an entire song about butts was a novelty. Before we were inundated with odes to shaking backsides, the music industry…

There is a controversy brewing that has people talking…a lot..and according to Spin Magazine it all centers around a new toy company called the Goldie Blox toy…

‘Yeezus’ may have beat out J. Cole’s ‘Born Sinner’ for the top spot on the Billboard 200 this week, but the album is already shaping up to be Kanye West’s most divisive release — for now, anyway. In an in-depth interview with The Daily Beast, legendary producer and Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin, who was drafted in […]

  There are two schools of thought on album releases. One is to announce it way in advance and build up anticipation before it comes…

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Rick Rubin’s dorm room11 University Place, New York University When: 1984 What: The future mogul and aspiring record producer agree to join forces, signing their first act, a sixteen-year-old from Queens named LL Cool J. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black […]