Read Russell Simmons' and Rick Rubin's Def Jam Recordings 30th Anniversary Open Letter

Following the recent 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin have

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Following the recent 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin have now spoken on the growth and history of their collaborative entrepreneurship, sharing how it developed from a small hip-hop recording at an NYU dormitory to one of music’s most influential projects as well as a cultural empire. Read the letter below and check out early pictures of the duo above.

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