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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Def Jam Recordings Appoints Joie Manda as New President

Joie Manda Def Jam Official Release Island Def Jam Music Group, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG),  today announced its appointment of Joie Manda to President of Def Jam Recordings.  The announcement was made by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam to whom he reports.  Mr. Manda will be based in NY.    “As we look to expand Def Jam and our creative urban music activities even further, there is no one better to lead them than Joie,” said Mr. Weiss.  “He has emerged as one of the most respected young executives in today’s Urban music landscape, possessing all the qualifications and experience  that are essential to run Def Jam, the world’s most important hip-hop destination. The entire Def Jam family looks forward to working closely with Joie as he puts his unique imprint on the next chapter in the label’s storied and successful history.”      “Running Def Jam is the greatest challenge of my career,” said Mr. Manda, “and I am appreciative to

Jay-Z, Russell Simmons, Young jeezy Celebrate 25 Years Of Def Jam Records

Rick rubin ,Jay z, Rusell simmons   Def Jam  celebrated their 25th anniversary Friday night with a star studded event featuring some the label's most recognizable faces.   Included in that lineup was former Def Jam head  Jay-Z , founders  Rick Rubin  and  Russell Simmons  and former execs  Kevin Liles  and  Lyor Cohen . The Hip-Hop cohorts converged on "The Spotted Pig" where they held a private dinner and invited out Young Jeezy, Terrence J  and a number of others. terrence J Young jeezy Julissa    Def Jam was created by Rick Rubin in his dorm room in Weinstein Hall at New York University   and its first release was a single by his punk-rock group  Hose .  Russell Simmons  joined Rubin shortly after they were introduced to each other by  Vincent Gallo . Def Jam Recordings  is an American record label, focused primarily on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group, and operates as a part of The Island Def Jam Motown Music Group. photos ;hiph

D banj's Future albums to be released under DefJam recordings

    Kanye west's G.O.O.D Music has officially joined Def jam recordings agreeing to a long term worldwide label agreement.