Russell Simmons & Rick Rubin – Def Jam’s First 25 Years (Audio Interview)

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Here’s an interview of Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin on the founding and legacy of Def Jam.  The intro is a bit stiff (the interview is from NPR…) but it’s very cool to hear the story of Def Jam from the voices of the founders, themselves.  Click here to hear the interview.  Also, check out our playlist of some of Rick Rubin’s best productions during the Def Jam years below.