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  1. Dutch DJ Afrojack: 'I Want to Change the Party Scene' (Q&A)

    4:00 am 1/29/2014

    Photographed for THR's "Pop Goes the World" music portfolio, the EDM star talks about his forthcoming debut album and the challenges that come with being a major label artist.Read more

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  2. Michael Alexander Promoted to SVP of International, Island Def Jam, Motown and Republic Records

    3:31 pm 9/9/2013

    The former IDJ vice president has worked on campaigns of such artists as Fall Out Boy, Rihanna, the Killers, and Kanye West.Read more

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  3. Sara Connally Named VP of Film and Television at Island Def Jam and Republic Records

    11:38 am 6/3/2013

    Based in Los Angeles, Connally will report to Cynthia Sexton, executive vice president, brand partnerships & licensing group.Read more

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  4. Iggy Azalea Signs With Island Def Jam

    12:36 pm 4/24/2013

    The Australia-born rapper parted ways with Interscope in 2012 after she and the label didn't see eye to eye on her management deal with T.I.'s Grand Hustle imprint.Read more

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  5. Island Def Jam Promotes Nicole Wyskoarko to Senior VP of Business and Legal

    5:00 am 2/27/2013

    An IDJ staffer for 11 years who's worked with Rick Ross and Justin Bieber, Wyskoarko started at the company as an intern while completing her law degree.Read more

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  6. Stitcher to the Pop Stars: Rihanna's Vocal Producer Reveals His Process

    11:00 am 2/7/2013

    Kuk Harrell co-wrote "Umbrella," sweetened "We Found Love" and worked on Beyonce's Grammy-winning "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)." Read more

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  7. Hitmaker The-Dream Named Executive VP of A&R at Def Jam

    3:57 pm 10/8/2012

    The writer and producer is also a Grammy winner for his work with Kanye West (“All Of The Lights”) and Beyoncé (“Single Ladies”).Read more

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  8. Justin Bieber's Publicist Gets Promotion

    12:54 pm 8/20/2012

    Melissa Victor, who has represented the pop phenom since he was first signed in 2008, got a title bump to Vice President, Media and Artist Relations at Island Def Jam Music Group.Read more

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  9. Photo Finish Records Founder Matt Galle Takes Label From Atlantic to Island Def Jam (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 8/10/2012

    The Paradigm agent and Bamboozle Festival co-founder, who played a pivotal role in discovering Bruno Mars and Ke$ha, partners with Barry Weiss at Universal, where he'll also provide exclusive A&R services. Read more

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