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News: Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert w/ Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and more

Def Jam 30 Year Anniversary Concert

Def Jam will celebrate their 30th Anniversary this year with a huge concert on October 16th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The concert will feature performances from artists like 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Fabolous, DMX, Ashanti, Method Man, Jhene Aiko, Ja Rule, Jeremih, EPMD, Warren G and more. You can purchase your tickets which go on sale August 20th.

Not only can we expect an epic concert, but Def Jam will also release Def Jam 30, a box set which will feature some of the landmark songs from the first three decades of the labels existence. The box set will drop on September 16th with music from Jay-Z, Kanye West, LL Cool J and others.

Def Jam 30 Box Set

“Other major artists represented on the DEF JAM 30 selections include Slick Rick, EPMD, Nice & Smooth, Onyx, Redman, Boss, Warren G, Montell Jordan, Method Man, DMX, Case, Foxy Brown, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Fabolous, Cam’ron, Ludacris, the Roots, Scarface, Rick Ross, Jeezy, Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, YG, and a host of collabora­tors and featured artists.

DEF JAM 30 will be commercially available in two box set configurations: A 3-CD version (the basic two volumes of 30 Def Jam selections plus Roots) that includes the book and a collectable t-shirt in a limited edition turntable style numbered box; and a 6-LP version (the basic 30 Def Jam selections on 4 LPs, with Roots covering 2 LPs), also including the book and a collectable t-shirt in a limited edition turntable style numbered box.”

To pre-order the Def Jam 30 Box Set click here.

via Def Jam