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  1. Shawn 'Pecas' Costner Named EVP of Def Jam Recordings

    May 14, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Shawn "Pecas" Costner has been promoted to EVP of Def Jam Recordings, it was announced today by Island Def Jam Music Group president and COO, Steve Bartels, in a statement. Costner will be responsible for coordinating release schedules ...

  2. Yvette Davila Named Vice President, Mixshow Promotion at Island Def Jam

    March 07, 2013 12:05 PM EST Island Def Jam today announced the promotion of Yvette Davila to vice president of Mixshow Promotions, according to Def Jam SVP Shawn "Pecas" Costner. Davila previously had worked as senior director of street promotion, a position she ...

  3. Urban Power List: Jay-Z, Jay Brown, John Meneilly & Tyran 'Ty Ty' Smith

    January 18, 2012 4:28 PM EST Jay-Z, Jay Brown, John Meneilly & Tyran "Ty Ty" Smith The Roc Nation Team Website: RocNation.com Twitter: @RocNation Turning Multiple Streams Into A Flood The Roc Nation team -- CEO Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, president Jay Brown ...

  4. 'Psych' Adds Latin Flair

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Popular USA Network series "Psych" will acquire a distinctly Latin flavor in its January 25 episode, when crime solving duo Shawn and Gus step into the set of a fictitious Spanish language soap opera to solve a homicide. "Psych" ...

  5. Jay-Z Talks Exit Rumors, Grammys, 360 Deals

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ringing in the holidays on a sleigh full of Grammy nominations (26 for Def Jam overall and five of his own, including best rap album for "Kingdom Come" and song/record of the year for his featured role on Rihanna's "Umbrella&qu ...

  6. Rocawear Preps I Will Not Lose Campaign

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cultural fashion leader Rocawear will bow its I Will not Lose ad campaign Aug. 15. Inspired by company co-founder and CEO, Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, the multimedia campaign features recording artists like Ciara, Three 6 Mafia, Rich Boy and C ...

  7. TNT Taps Jay-Z For NBA Ads

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Turner Network Television has tapped Def Jam president Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter to star in a series of eight 30-second ads promoting the 2006-07 NBA season on TNT. The first Jay-Z promo spot, dubbed "The Truth About Stardom," begin ...