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Noriega Checks Def Jam For NOT Paying Jeezy’s Bail


Noriega Checks Def Jam For NOT Paying Jeezy’s Bail!!!

Noriega Points out that Labels like Def Jam no longer help artists in trouble like back in the day. In a series of Tweet’s Nore BLAST the hip hop label for turning their backs on Young Jeezy!

CelebNMusic247.com has a series of interesting Tweet’s from rapper Noriega who points out how labels no longer rescue troubled artists in hip hop unless their name is Justin Bieber.

After nearly four days of sitting in the slammer for alleged possession and firearms charge, Young Jeezy was able to bail himself and five others out of jail on $1 million dollar bail.

Hip Hop veteran, Noreaga has been around the rap industry blocks a few times and shared his keen observation on the situation, pointing out how The Snowman’s label, Def Jam used to be more involved with the legal troubles of their artists. However, today they are NOT. 

Noriega Checks Def Jam with his perspective on major labels not protecting their artist anymore via Twitter:


Nore points out:


He adds:


Then he states T.I. was the last artist they helped, saying:


He compares the past to present saying:


What do you think about what Noriega had to say?

Lots of truth there. Do you think Def Jam turning their back on Jeezy had anything to do him bashing the label back in 2013?


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Trinidad James Gets Dropped From Def Jam


Trinidad James Gets Dropped From Def Jam

Not even a year after he’s debut album, Trinidad James gets Dropped From Def Jam, Trinidad took to twitter to announce that he was dropped from Def Jam Recordings.

James stated following the announcement that his his album was now “free,” and that he has “no money” to pay for beats or features, the 26-year-old Atlanta native posted the following message:

@TrinidadJamesGG posted August 2, 2014:

“I should tell yall. I got dropped by the Label. My Album is now free. If u hear ur beat or verse on it. I hope u want dap cuz i got no money.”

Apparently, James failed to keep to his contract with the label and was dropped after he only released two mixtapes while with Def Jam: Don’t be S.A.F.E. and 10 PC Mild.

The now one hit wonder exit from the music industry following the release of his track “Rap Game Just Too Funny,” on which he launched complaints about music executives.

Def Jam has not released an official statement regarding Trinidad James comments.


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Damon Dash BASHES Combat Jack Show


Damon Dash BASHES Combat Jack Show

Since his days at Roc-a-Fella Records Damon Dash has NEVER been a man to bite his lip and after hearing former Def Jam president and music executive Joie “Joeyie” Manda interview with the Combat Jack Show he has some words.

Dame Dash has been on personal mission of calling out what he sees as “culture vultures” in Hip Hop. CelebNMusic247.com has leaned that the 43-year-old Vampire Life co-owner’s hit list included music executive Joie “Joeyie” Manda.

See the former Def Jam president visited the Combat Jack show to discuss Dash’s attacking him as well as his early life and his history in the game.

Manda weighed in on Dash, saying:

“There’s nothing going on on my side of it. Dame put my picture up on Instagram a few times, and he said some unkind things which I was really surprised about.”

“I know Dame. We were never friends. Not to say we ever had a problem, but we never hung out.”

He added:

“I don’t know what goes on in anyone else’s brain. I don’t know what’s fueling him. I don’t agree with the things he says, but it’s for him to say.”

Well, Dame heard the 80-minute interview, and he released this statement about Manda and Combat Jack below BLASTING them both:

“So disappointed in @combatjackshow for this lame interview but hearing this culture vulture lie was pretty funny they only spent 5 min of the whole interview addressing my concerns which was the only reason he was up there in the first place… Such a lame thing to do to your fans@combatjackshow hope you enjoyed our interview cause it won’t ever happen again…your now a victim of a culture vulture…look how cool they look by the way…I’m done with this lame whoever has to work under him should be laughing at him in front of him….he deserves to be treated like a liar… He cant remember is to funny to me he had the nerve to say that with a straight face!”


Obviously things didn’t go the way Dame thought they should have.


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