Def Jam is emerging as a separate entity, the announcement made today along with several other structural changes within Universal Music Group. This is great news for hip-hop fans! Several artist have outstanding, or pending contracts obligations (Albums which are due to be released) with Def Jam and they’ve been lost in the shuffle. Primarily, because there was a lack of marketing , and focus on their brands. Stay tuned to the latest updates from Def Jam by viewing their twitter page, it’s embedded within this post!

Check out more information about the Def Jam split, on the New York Times website below.
Universal Music Group Breaks Up Its Island Def Jam Division –