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Is Rihanna still signed to Def Jam?

Rihanna has fulfilled her deal with her longtime label, Def Jam, and is now signed with Jay Z’s Roc Nation, a source at Def Jam, has confirmed with MTV News. Rihanna’s last album, Unapologetic, was released in 2012.

What is Rihanna record label?

Roc Nation
Universal Music GroupDef Jam RecordingsSRP Records
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Who is under Def Jam label?

Now in its fourth decade, Def Jam’s music and lifestyle has grown into a global brand – synonymous with creativity, quality and authenticity – encompassing a diverse roster of marquee and emerging stars like West, Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara, Logic, Pusha T, Jadakiss, Vince Staples, Jeremih, Big Sean, YG, 2 Chainz.

Is Roc Nation Under Def Jam?

While Rihanna will be a frontline artist going forward with Roc Nation’s label, which is distributed by the Universal Music Group, Def Jam still will be involved with the project.

Was Jay-Z messing with Rihanna?

Unfortunately, a rumor began that Jay-Z and Rihanna were secretly hooking up. The rumor was especially scandalous because Rihanna was only seventeen at the time, still a teenager. According to Cosmopolitan, some reports claim that Jay-Z and Beyoncé actually split up due to the rumors.

What label is Beyonce signed to?

Parkwood Entertainment
Columbia RecordsSony Music EntertainmentSony BMG Music EntertainmentLegacy Recordings
Beyoncé/Record labels

Did Jay Z find Rihanna?

In 2005, Rihanna was discovered by American record producer Evan Rogers in her home country of Barbados. The 16-year-old’s demo was then sent to Def Jam Recordings, where it was played to the company’s new CEO Jay-Z.

Who signed Rihanna to Def Jam Records?

After signing with Def Jam, Jay-Z and his team did the A&R for Rihanna’s debut album and spent the next three months recording and completing her debut album. She worked with different producers to complete her debut studio album, primarily Rogers and his production partner Carl Sturken.

Is Rihanna in Roc Nation?

Rihanna is managed by Jay-Z’s talent agency Roc Nation Management. Roc Nation Management was founded in 2008 and Rihanna left her agent, Marc Jordan, to join Roc Nation in 2010. Since its founding, Roc Nation has represented musicians and athletes across all genres and sports.

When did Rihanna sign to the Def Jam label?

Rihanna was signed to Jay-Z’s label, Def Jam, in 2005. Jay-Z and Rihanna in 2005. She has described his treatment of her as “paternal.” In December 2004, Rihanna recorded the Caribbean jam “Pon de Replay” and sent the song off to several record labels.

How did Rihanna come up with her name?

He helped Fenty record a demo that led to an audition with the rapper Jay-Z, who at the time headed the Def Jam record label, and he soon signed the budding vocalist. For her professional career, she adopted her middle name, Rihanna.

When did Rihanna sign with Jay Z’s Roc Nation?

Rihanna Has Left Def Jam and Signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation Label. When Rihanna first signed her record deal with Def Jam in 2005, she said then-label-president Jay Z wouldn’t let her out of the office until the 17-year-old signed on the dotted line.

Who is the CEO of Def Jam Records?

CEO Barry Weiss stepped down and Universal Music Group, the corporate parent of IDJMG, dissolved the company into three distinct record labels: Def Jam, Island, and Motown.