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List of former Def Jam Recordings artists

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This is a list of former artists who have recorded for Def Jam Recordings.
Listed in parentheses are names of Def Jam affiliated labels, under which the artist recorded.

Contents

A

  • Amil (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Ashanti (The Inc./Def Jam)
  • Aztek Escobar (Roc La Familia/Def Jam)
  • Andre Bowen (Def Jam/Columbia)
  • Agnez Mo (Sony Music Ent./Cherry Party)
  • Alessia Cara
  • B

  • Beastie Boys
  • Beanie Sigel (Roc-A-Fella/State Property/Def Jam)
  • Big Audio Dynamite
  • Big Boi
  • Big K.R.I.T. (Cinematic/Def Jam)
  • B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta (Outburst/Def Jam)
  • Bless (Def Jam)
  • Bobby Valentino (Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam)
  • Bone
  • Bo$$
  • Black Child (JMJ/The Inc./Def Jam)
  • Joe Budden
  • C

  • Calvin Jeremy (Def Jam Jakarta)
  • Cam'ron (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Capleton
  • Capone
  • Capone-N-Noreaga
  • Case (Spoiled Rotten/Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Charli Baltimore (The Inc./Def Jam)
  • Chingy (Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam)
  • CKY (Island Records/Def Jam)
  • CyHi the Pryince (GOOD Music/Def Jam)
  • Comp
  • Cormega
  • D

  • Da 5 Footaz (G-Funk Music/Def Jam)
  • Davy DMX
  • Dee The Mad Bitch & DJ King Assassin
  • Def Squad
  • The Diplomats (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • DJ Clue? (Desert Storm/Def Jam)
  • DMX (Ruff Ryders Ent./Def Jam)
  • Domino (Outburst/Def Jam)
  • The Don
  • Downtown Science
  • The Dove Shack (G-Funk Music/Def Jam)
  • Dru Hill (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • E

  • EPMD
  • Erick Sermon
  • F

  • Fam-Lay (Star Trak/Def Jam)
  • Flatlinerz
  • Foxy Brown (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Freeway (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Funkmaster Flex
  • Flesh-N-Bone (Mo Thug/Def Jam)
  • FYA
  • G

  • Grafh (Roc-A-Fella/Dame Dash Music Group/Def Jam)
  • Ghostface Killah (Starks Enterprises/Def Jam)
  • GWH (The Inc./Def Jam)
  • H

  • Headless Horseman
  • Hector Bambino "El Father" (Roc La Familia/Gold Star Music/Machete Music/VI Music)
  • Hollis Crew
  • Honeyz (Mercury/Def Jam)
  • Hose
  • I

  • The Isley Brothers (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • J

  • Ja Rule (The Inc./Def Jam)
  • JAY Z (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Jayo Felony
  • Jazzy Jay
  • Jonell (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Oran "Juice" Jones (OBR/Def Jam)
  • Montell Jordan (PMP/Def Jam; Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • ☆Template:Jay Havar 《POD/Def Jam》

    L

  • Lady Gaga
  • Lady Sovereign (Def Jam/Island Records)
  • Patti LaBelle (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Lil Ru
  • LL Cool J
  • Jennifer Lopez (Island/Def Jam)
  • LovHer (Dragon/Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Lil Niqo

    M

  • M.O.P. (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Teairra Mari (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • MC Serch
  • Memphis Bleek (Roc-A-Fella/Get Low/Def Jam)
  • Method Man
  • Method Man & Redman
  • Christina Milian (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • MoKenStef (Outburst/Def Jam)
  • Keith Murray
  • Musiq (Def Soul)
  • N

  • N.O.R.E. (Thugged Out/Roc La Familia/Def Jam)
  • N-Dubz
  • Ne-Yo (Compound/Def Jam)
  • Neef Buck (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Nikki D
  • O

  • Onyx (Chaos/JMJ/Def Jam)
  • Original Concept
  • P

  • Peedi Peedi (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Playa (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Kelly Price (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Public Enemy
  • R

  • Redman
  • Rell (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam; Dame Dash Music Group/Def Jam)
  • Richie Rich
  • Megan Rochell
  • Ron Isley (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Asher Roth (Def Jam)
  • Rihanna (Def Jam)
  • S

  • Saukrates
  • Shawnna (Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam)
  • Serius Jones (Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam)
  • State Property (Roc-A-Fella/State Property/Def Jam)
  • Shyne (Gangland/Def Jam)
  • Sisqó (Dragon/Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Sizzla (Dame Dash Music Group/Def Jam)
  • Slayer
  • Slick Rick
  • South Central Cartel
  • Static Major (Blackground/Def Jam)
  • Steph Jones (Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam)
  • Jimmy Spicer
  • Warren Stacey
  • SM*SH (Ancora Music/Def Jam)
  • T

  • T La Rock
  • Trinidad James
  • Teriyaki Boyz (BAPE/Def Jam, USA/Japan)
  • Troy Ave
  • Tru Life (Roc La Familia/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • U

  • Uncle Murda (Manhood/GMG/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Utada Hikaru
  • W

  • Terri Walker (Def Soul/Def Jam)
  • Warren G (Violator/Def Jam)
  • WC
  • Alyson Williams
  • Nicole Wray (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam, Dame Dash Music Group/Def Jam)
  • WAX
  • X

  • Xzibit
  • Y

  • Young Chris (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Young Gunz (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
  • Young Jeezy (Corporate Thugz Entertainment/Def Jam)
  • #

  • 3rd Bass
  • 12 O'Clock
  • References

    List of former Def Jam Recordings artists Wikipedia


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