So So Def Recordings

  1. Jermaine Dupri Joins Mariah Carey's Management Team

    October 08, 2013 4:34 AM EDT Music producer Jermaine Dupri is joining Mariah Carey's management team. A representative for Carey confirmed the news Monday. They have collaborated on hits like "Always Be My Baby," "Don't Forget About Us" and &qu ...

  2. SunTrust Files $1.9 Million Suit Against Jermaine Dupri, So So Def

    May 31, 2013 6:32 PM EDT Jermaine Dupri and his So So Def Productions are being sued for $1.9 million by SunTrust Banks for defaulting on a loan. Should the Grammy Award-winning producer be found at fault, he stands to lose the copyrights and royalties to many So So Def ...

  3. Reports: Jermaine Dupri Exits Island

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Less than two years after becoming president of Island Records Urban Music, Jermaine Dupri exited the post on Wednesday (Jan. 8), according to reports. The Island Records Urban division was created within the Island Def Jam Music Group a short tim ...

  4. Dupri Biog, Compilation Ready To Land

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Island's Urban Music president Jermaine Dupri is releasing both his autobiography and an album, "Y'all Know What This Is-The Hits" this October. Dupri's autobiography, "Young, Rich, And Dangerous: My Life in Music,&qu ...

  5. Carrabba Upped At Zomba

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Named executive VP/GM. Tom Carrabba has been named executive VP/GM for the Zomba Label Group. He has served as senior VP/GM for Zomba since 1997. Carrabba will continue to report to Zomba president/CEO Barry Weiss and work closely with Weiss on al ...

  6. Motown Names Shanti Das As Marketing Exec

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Previous stints include Sony, Arista. Shanti Das has been appointed executive VP of marketing & artist development for Motown Records and senior VP of urban marketing for Universal Records. She reports to Sylvia Rhone, president of Motown Reco ...

  7. EMI Launches U.S. Copy-Protected Plan

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music will kick off its commercial testing of copy-protected content in the United States with the July 19 release of Jermaine Dupri's "Jermaine Dupri Presents...Young, Fly & Flashy, Vol. 1," LOS ANGELES -- EMI Music wil ...

  8. EMI Launches U.S. Copy-Protected Plan With Dupri

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EMI will kick off its commercial testing of copy-protected content in the United States with the July 19 release of Jermaine Dupri's "Jermaine Dupri Presents...Young, Fly & Flashy, Vol. 1," source EMI will kick off its comme ...

  9. Dupri To Helm New Virgin Urban Division

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jermaine Dupri, producer of three No. 1 hits from Usher's Confessions, has been appointed president of Virgin Records Urban Music, a new division at the label. Jermaine Dupri, producer of three No. 1 hits from Usher's Confessions, has be ...

  10. Virgin Names Dupri Urban Music Prez

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec brings So So Def to Virgin. Exec brings So So Def to Virgin. News ...

  11. Virgin Names Dupri Urban Music Prez

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec brings So So Def to Virgin. Producer/artist/So So Def label head Jermaine Dupri has been tapped by Virgin Records to take over as president of the label's new Urban Music division. Dupri will be based in Atlanta and New York and report t ...

  12. Industry Mogul Dupri Buys Vodka Brand

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT So So Def CEO expands into liquor market. So So Def Recordings founder/CEO Jermaine Dupri is the latest hip-hop exec to enter the alcohol business, becoming an owner and partner of 3 Vodka Distilling Co. The brand's primary selling point is t ...

  13. Beats & Rhymes

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun Hall's column. J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun ...

  14. Beats & Rhymes

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun Hall's column. J-Kwon joins the 2004 cast of upcoming rappers with his So So Def/Zomba album, "Hood Hop." Read Rashaun ...

  15. Update: BMG Confirms Label Changes

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has confirmed the realignment of its U.S. labels, first tipped here yesterday. Barry Weiss has taken the new title of president/CEO of Zomba Label Group. He was president of Jive. New York-based W BMG has confirmed the realignment of its U.S. ...

  16. Dupri Resigns As Recording Academy Chapter Prez

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Citing a "double standard," So So Def CEO/Arista senior VP Jermaine Dupri resigned today (Feb. 6) as president of the Atlanta chapter of the Recording Academy. Dupri says his resignation stems from th Citing a "double standard," ...