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Today, there’s less drama in the life of DJ Drama. With nearly two decades in the game, DJ Drama can be considered a hip-hop statesmen who can move crowds while in the DJ booth and also make moves behind the desk as an executive. At this point, he’s playing the game of hip-hop at his…

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Producers are the architects of hip-hop. A beat that is perfectly crafted can move crowds, make musical legends, and define a generation. Don Cannon teamed up with Craft Syndicate powered by Dutch Masters, a nationwide competition that pairs up-and-coming creatives with established entrepreneurs, to find the next great producer. On July 24, Dutch Masters will honor Koji The Bandit at the Craft…

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Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters wants to give a mentorship opportunity and a $15K grant to aspiring music producers. Craft Syndicate returns celebrating its second year and is searching for innovators with an unwavering commitment to making their dream a reality. Craft Syndicate looks to share the craft by pairing an aspiring music producer with…

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Over the weekend, Hennessy V.S bottle parades filled Hooray Henry’s in West Hollywood, where reality star Malaysia Pargo and NY Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. vibed to beats by DJ Drama. Hennessy supported Grammy nominee Jhené Aiko’s private dinner at STK, Beverly Hills, Saturday evening, by gifting bottles of Hennessy V.S to her guests…

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Lecrae takes his message to the streets of Midtown Atlanta in his official music video to “Believe,” a great intro to his  upcoming mixtape, Church Clothes 2.  CC2, hosted by Don Cannon, features B.o.B, Paul Wall, Novel,  Crystal Nicole, and production from David Banner, Street Symphony and more. Stay tuned.

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Count on the BET Hip Hop Awards to bring many of our favorite celebrities, artists, and music industry execs to Atlanta. The festivities started Thursday evening as industry taste makers made their way to various events around the city. Lex Monroe invited a few special fashionistas downtown to Elaine Breedlove Fashion Boutique for the private Hip Hop…

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DJ Drama, Don Cannon, Trendsetter Sense, DJ Era and The Academy hosted a community service event called, ‘The Academy Salutes Young Men of Influence’ to highlight the spirit and history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. The Academy DJs hailing from California, Ohio, Philadelphia, Texas and other areas across the…

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Don Cannon will take over as Executive Vice President/Head of A&R, Island Def Jam Music Group. The award-winning producer will work directly with Karen Kwak, Executive Vice President/Head of A&R, to oversee projects and discover new artists to sign to the label. Throughout the years, Cannon has worked with artists such as Jay-Z, Pusha T,…

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On Thursday, March 22, 2013– The Gidewon Group and Jacob York Presents introduced the official tasting of Jay-Z’s D’USSE Cognac hosted by hip hop star, T.I. at Vanquish Lounge in Atlanta, GA. The one night only event brought out some of the biggest names in music and entertainment including: Tiny, Jermaine Dupri, Usher, Young Jeezy, Toya Wright,Bryan Michael-Cox, Nicole Ari-Parker, producer Don Cannon,…

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      The iStandard Producer Showcase brought 15 of the Dirty South’s dopest new producers and showcased their tracks in front of an esteemed industry panel for a chance at a little shine, great prizes, and tremendous opportunities. R&B sensation Myko, Big Rec, and June Summers took the stage throughout the night. At the head of…

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