[youtube id=”LHlh2jZy-uA”] Complex’s Magnum Opus series examines LL Cool J’s groundbreaking single, “Rock The Bells.” LL Cool J, Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons, former Def Jam publicist Bill Adler, DMC and legendary hip-hop journalist Bonz Malone all discuss the making and significance of “Rock The Bells.” Related posts: LL Cool JContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”NXqqkgJX5RA”] Elite Daily interviewed veteran hip-hop journalist/publicist Bill Adler and he talks about the early days of Def Jam and the formation of the rap industry and media. Related posts: Jay Electronica & Pharoahe Monch Live At Red Hook 6/1/10 Freestyle Fellowship-We Are Zion I-Human Being Talib Kweli-Outstanding Feat.Continue Reading

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CLEVELAND (October 20, 2011) – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is pleased to host a special lecture “Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of Last Great Record Label” on Wednesday, November 9 at 7 p.m. in the Foster Theater. Bill Adler and Cey Adams willContinue Reading

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