The CD series "The Source Presents: Hip-Hop Hits" has switched distribution from Def Jam Records to Image Entertainment. Def Jam released the first seven volumes in the series, which launched in 1997

The CD series "The Source Presents: Hip-Hop Hits" has switched distribution from Def Jam Records to Image Entertainment. Def Jam released the first seven volumes in the series, which launched in 1997 and licenses its name from The Source magazine.

Chatsworth, Calif.-based Image will release "The Source Presents: Hip-Hop Hits Volume 8" on June 29.

Image plans to have at least three Source-related audio releases this year, including a hip-hop boxed set.