Def Jam Music, Inc.

Def Jam Music, Inc.

Profile:
A US publishing entity associated with the Def Jam Recordings label. It was established on April 10, 1986 and subsequently dissolved in 2000.

For releases issued prior to April 10, 1986, please see Def Jam (2).
For releases issued after 2000, please see Def Jam Music.

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
4CT 07563 L.L. Cool J* - Going Back To Cali L.L. Cool J* Going Back To Cali(Cass, Maxi, Lon) Def Jam Recordings 4CT 07563 US 1988 Sell This Version
4KM-38455 Janet Jackson You Want This (Single) 4KM-38455 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
12CXP 06861 Public Enemy - You're Gonna Get Yours Public Enemy You're Gonna Get Yours(12") Def Jam Recordings 12CXP 06861 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
12CXP 07563 L.L. Cool J* - Going Back To Cali L.L. Cool J* Going Back To Cali(12") Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 12CXP 07563 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
38T 73701 EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* - Rampage EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* - Rampage(Cass, Single, Sli) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels, Columbia 38T 73701 US 1991 Sell This Version
38T 73706 L.L. Cool J* - Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Mama Said Knock You Out (Single) 38T 73706 Canada 1991 Sell This Version
38T 73820 L.L. Cool J* - 6 Minutes Of Pleasure L.L. Cool J* 6 Minutes Of Pleasure(Cass, Single) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 38T 73820 US 1991 Sell This Version
38T 74120 Slick Rick - It's A Boy Slick Rick It's A Boy(Cass, Single) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 38T 74120 US 1991 Sell This Version
44K 73703 L.L. Cool J* - Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Mama Said Knock You Out(CD, Single) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44K 73703 US 1991 Sell This Version
44K 73821 L.L. Cool J* - 6 Minutes Of Pleasure L.L. Cool J* 6 Minutes Of Pleasure(CD, Single) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44K 73821 US 1991 Sell This Version
44T-73703 L.L. Cool J* - Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Mama Said Knock You Out(Cass, Maxi, Promo) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44T-73703 US 1991 Sell This Version
44T 73705 EPMD - Rampage EPMD Rampage(Cass, Maxi, Gri) Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels, Def Jam Recordings, Rush Associated Labels 44T 73705 US 1991 Sell This Version
44T 73835 Downtown Science - Room To Breathe Downtown Science Room To Breathe(Cass, Maxi, Dol) Def Jam Recordings, Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, Columbia 44T 73835 US 1991 Sell This Version
44T 74737 Bo$$* - Deeper Bo$$* Deeper(Cass, Maxi) DJ West 44T 74737 US 1993 Sell This Version
174-2 Various - Hit Power Various Hit Power(CD, Comp) K-Tel, CBS Special Products 174-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
174-4 Various - Hit Power Various Hit Power(Cass, Comp) K-Tel, CBS Special Products 174-4 US 1989 Sell This Version
9148 Eagle-Eye Cherry - Permanent Tears Eagle-Eye Cherry Permanent Tears(CD, Single, Promo) Polydor, Superstudio, Universal 9148 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
35656 8 Janet Jackson - Janet. Janet Jackson Janet.(CD, Album, RE) Virgin, JDJ Entertainment 35656 8 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
61818-2 Various - Wigstock The Movie: Music From The Original Soundtrack Various Wigstock The Movie: Music From The Original Soundtrack(CD, Comp) Sire 61818-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
61818-4 Various - Wigstock: The Movie (Music From The Original Soundtrack) Various Wigstock: The Movie (Music From The Original Soundtrack)(Cass, Dol) Sire 61818-4 US 1995 Sell This Version
65923-2 Keith Sweat - Why Me Baby? (Part 2) / I'll Give All My Love To You Keith Sweat Why Me Baby? (Part 2) / I'll Give All My Love To You(CD) Elektra 65923-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
82961-2 Various - Space Jam (Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture) Various Space Jam (Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture)(CD, Album) Warner Sunset Records, Atlantic 82961-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
83573-2 Lil' Kim - La Bella Mafia Lil' Kim La Bella Mafia(CD, Album, Cle) Atlantic 83573-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
450515-4 L.L. Cool J* - Bigger And Deffer L.L. Cool J* Bigger And Deffer(Cass, Album) Def Jam Recordings 450515-4 UK 1987 Sell This Version
460575 2 Various - Smash Hits 87 Vol. 2 - Der Flotteste Dreier Des Jahres Various Smash Hits 87 Vol. 2 - Der Flotteste Dreier Des Jahres(CD, Comp) CBS, CBS 460575 2 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
463289 4 Various - Def Jam Classics Volume 1 Various Def Jam Classics Volume 1(Cass, Comp) Def Jam Recordings, CBS 463289 4 UK 1989 Sell This Version
465521 2 Tashan - On The Horizon Tashan On The Horizon(CD, Album) CBS, OBR 465521 2 UK 1989 Sell This Version
467315 1 L.L. Cool J* - Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Mama Said Knock You Out (Album) 467315 1 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
467315 2 L.L. Cool J* - Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Mama Said Knock You Out(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings, CBS 467315 2 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
467571 2 The Afros - Kickin' Afrolistics The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics(CD, Album) Columbia, Rush Associated Labels, JMJ 467571 2 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
467852 1 Nikki D - Daddy's Little Girl Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl(LP, Album) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 467852 1 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
467852 4 Nikki D - Daddy's Little Girl Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl(Cass, Album) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 467852 4 UK & Europe 1991 Sell This Version
468162 2 Alyson Williams - Alyson Williams Alyson Williams Alyson Williams(CD, Album) OBR, Columbia 468162 2 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
468584-2 Downtown Science - Downtown Science Downtown Science Downtown Science(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings 468584-2 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
468585 2 Slick Rick - The Ruler's Back Slick Rick The Ruler's Back(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 468585 2 UK & Europe 1991 Sell This Version
473678 4 LL Cool J - 14 Shots To The Dome LL Cool J 14 Shots To The Dome (Album) 473678 4 UK 1993 Sell This Version
491603 2 Blaque Ivory* - Blaque Ivory Blaque Ivory* Blaque Ivory(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia 491603 2 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
501563 2 X-Ecutioners* - Built From Scratch X-Ecutioners* Built From Scratch (Album) 501563 2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
509921 2 Various - School Disco.com The Best Days Of Your Life Various School Disco.com The Best Days Of Your Life(4xCD, Comp + Box) Columbia 509921 2 UK 2002 Sell This Version
0521031 A Tribe Called Quest - The Love Movement A Tribe Called Quest The Love Movement(3xLP, Album, Ltd) Jive, Jive Records 0521031 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
0521032 A Tribe Called Quest - The Love Movement A Tribe Called Quest The Love Movement 0521032 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
0521922 Various - No Sweat 5 (The Coolest R&B) Various No Sweat 5 (The Coolest R&B)(CD, Comp) Jive 0521922 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
523 488-2 LL Cool J - 14 Shots To The Dome LL Cool J 14 Shots To The Dome (Album) 523 488-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
527 357-2 Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush The Show Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush The Show (Album) 527 357-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
530 206-2 Johnny Gill - Provocative Johnny Gill Provocative (Album) 530 206-2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
536 988-2 Onyx - Shut 'Em Down Onyx Shut 'Em Down(CD, Album, MP, RP) JMJ, Def Jam Music Group 536 988-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
555 955-2 Various - Festa Charme 3 Various Festa Charme 3(CD, Comp) Mercury, PolyGram 555 955-2 Brazil 1998 Sell This Version
561 804-2 Eagle-Eye Cherry - Are You Still Having Fun? Eagle-Eye Cherry Are You Still Having Fun? (Single) 561 804-2 UK 2000 Sell This Version
655399 3 Juice* - Pipe Dreams Juice* Pipe Dreams(CD, Mini, Maxi) CBS, OBR 655399 3 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
655819 3 The Black Flames - Watching You The Black Flames Watching You(CD, Mini, Maxi) OBR, CBS 655819 3 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
656133 6 LL Cool J - The Boomin' System LL Cool J The Boomin' System(12") CBS, Def Jam Recordings 656133 6 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
656257 3 The Afros - Feel It The Afros Feel It(CD, Mini, Maxi) CBS 656257 3 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
656447 0 L.L. Cool J* - Around The Way Girl / Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Around The Way Girl / Mama Said Knock You Out (Single) 656447 0 UK 1990 Sell This Version
656447 1 LL Cool J - Around The Way Girl LL Cool J Around The Way Girl(CD, Mini, Single) CBS, Def Jam Recordings 656447 1 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
656447 7 L.L. Cool J* - Around The Way Girl L.L. Cool J* Around The Way Girl(7", Single) Def Jam Recordings, CBS 656447 7 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
656447 8 LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out / Around The Way Girl LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out / Around The Way Girl(12") Def Jam Recordings, CBS 656447 8 UK & Europe 1990 Sell This Version
656512 6 The Afros - Feel It The Afros Feel It(12") CBS, JMJ 656512 6 UK 1990 Sell This Version
656512 7 The Afros - Feel It The Afros Feel It (7", Single) CBS, Rush Associated Labels, JMJ 656512 7 UK 1990 Sell This Version
656608 5 L.L. Cool J* - Around The Way Girl L.L. Cool J* Around The Way Girl(CD, Single, Car) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, Rush Artist Management 656608 5 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
656608 8 L.L. Cool J* - Around The Way Girl (Four Mix Twelve Inch) L.L. Cool J* Around The Way Girl (Four Mix Twelve Inch)(12") Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, CBS 656608 8 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
656734 6 Nikki D - Daddy's Little Girl / Lettin' Off Steam Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl / Lettin' Off Steam(12") Def Jam Recordings 656734 6 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
656763 2 EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* - Rampage EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J* - Rampage(CD, Single, Promo) Columbia 656763 2 Australia 1991 Sell This Version
659356 2 LL Cool J - Pink Cookies In A Plastic Bag Getting Crushed By Buildings / Back Seat (Of My Jeep) LL Cool J Pink Cookies In A Plastic Bag Getting Crushed By Buildings / Back Seat (Of My Jeep)(CD, Single) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 659356 2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
659356 6 LL Cool J - Pink Cookies In A Plastic Bag Getting Crushed By Buildings LL Cool J Pink Cookies In A Plastic Bag Getting Crushed By Buildings(12") Def Jam Recordings 659356 6 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
828 080-2 Slayer - South Of Heaven Slayer South Of Heaven(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) London Records (3), Def Jam Recordings (2) 828 080-2 Russia 2021 Sell This Version
9 24480-2 Color Me Badd - Young, Gifted And Badd (The Remixes) Color Me Badd Young, Gifted And Badd (The Remixes)(CD, Album, Club) Giant Records 9 24480-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
9 26670-2 Luka Bloom The Acoustic Motorbike (Album) 9 26670-2 Canada 1992 Sell This Version
38-06670 Public Enemy - Public Enemy #1 Public Enemy Public Enemy #1(7", Promo, Styrene) Def Jam Recordings 38-06670 US 1987 Sell This Version
38 07222 Public Enemy - You're Gonna Get Yours / Miuzi Weighs A Ton Public Enemy You're Gonna Get Yours (Single) 38 07222 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
38-07425 Chuck Stanley Introducing Alyson Williams - Make You Mine Tonight Remix Chuck Stanley Introducing Alyson Williams Chuck Stanley Introducing Alyson Williams - Make You Mine Tonight Remix(7", Promo) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 38-07425 US 1987 Sell This Version
44 06719 Public Enemy - Public Enemy #1 Public Enemy Public Enemy #1 (Maxi) 44 06719 US 1987 Sell This Version
44-06799 L.L. Cool J* - I'm Bad / Get Down L.L. Cool J* I'm Bad / Get Down(12", Single) Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44-06799 US 1987 Sell This Version
44-06861 Public Enemy - You're Gonna Get Yours / Rebel Without A Pause / Miuzi Weighs A Ton Public Enemy You're Gonna Get Yours / Rebel Without A Pause / Miuzi Weighs A Ton 44-06861 US 1987 Sell This Version
44-07476 L.L. Cool J* - Go Cut Creator Go L.L. Cool J* Go Cut Creator Go(12", Promo) Def Jam Recordings 44-07476 US 1987 Sell This Version
0044-50114-2 Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis* - Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis* Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis* - Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis(CD, Album) DreamWorks Records, Def Squad 0044-50114-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
44-68216 Public Enemy - Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos Public Enemy Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos 44-68216 US 1989 Sell This Version
44-68864 L.L. Cool J* - Big Ole Butt / One Shot At Love L.L. Cool J* Big Ole Butt / One Shot At Love(12") Def Jam Recordings 44-68864 US 1989 Sell This Version
44 73404 The Afros - Feel It The Afros Feel It(12", Single) JMJ, Columbia, Rush Associated Labels 44 73404 US 1990 Sell This Version
44 73458 LL Cool J - The Boomin' System LL Cool J The Boomin' System(12") Def Jam Recordings 44 73458 US 1990 Sell This Version
44 73468 Nikki D - Lettin' Off Steam Nikki D Lettin' Off Steam(12") Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44 73468 US 1990 Sell This Version
44-73685 Downtown Science - Radioactive Downtown Science Radioactive(12") Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44-73685 US 1991 Sell This Version
44-73697 Nikki D - Daddy's Little Girl Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl(12") Def Jam Recordings, Columbia, Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44-73697 US 1991 Sell This Version
44 73703 L.L. Cool J* - Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Mama Said Knock You Out (Single, Maxi) 44 73703 US 1991 Sell This Version
44 73915 Slick Rick - Mistakes Of A Woman In Love With Other Men Slick Rick Mistakes Of A Woman In Love With Other Men(12") Def Jam Recordings 44 73915 US 1991 Sell This Version
44-73918 3rd Bass - 3rd Bass Theme A.K.A. Portrait Of The Artist As A Hood 3rd Bass 3rd Bass Theme A.K.A. Portrait Of The Artist As A Hood(12") Def Jam Recordings, Columbia 44-73918 US 1991 Sell This Version
44-74121 Slick Rick - It's A Boy Slick Rick It's A Boy(12") Def Jam Recordings 44-74121 US 1991 Sell This Version
9829784 Beastie Boys - (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) Beastie Boys (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)(12", RP) Def Jam Classics 9829784 UK 2005 Sell This Version
9844917 Beastie Boys - No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys No Sleep Till Brooklyn(12", RE) Def Jam Classics 9844917 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
01241-41513-1 Spice 1 - 187 He Wrote Spice 1 187 He Wrote(LP, Album) Jive 01241-41513-1 US 1993 Sell This Version
01241-41513-2 Spice 1 - 187 He Wrote Spice 1 187 He Wrote (Album) 01241-41513-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
01241-41513-4 Spice 1 - 187 He Wrote Spice 1 187 He Wrote(Cass, Album) Jive 01241-41513-4 Canada 1993 Sell This Version
01241-41620-2 Mystikal Unpredictable(CD, Album, RP) Jive, No Limit Records, Big Boy Records (2) 01241-41620-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
01241-41638-2 A Tribe Called Quest - The Love Movement A Tribe Called Quest The Love Movement (Album) 01241-41638-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
01241 44066 2 Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince* - Greatest Hits Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince* Greatest Hits(CD, Comp) Jive, Jive, Jive 01241 44066 2 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
314 523 477-2 L.L. Cool J* - Mama Said Knock You Out L.L. Cool J* Mama Said Knock You Out(CD, Album, Club, RP) Def Jam Recordings 314 523 477-2 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
314 523 601-2 Flatlinerz (2) - U.S.A. Flatlinerz (2) U.S.A.(CD, Album) Def Jam Recordings 314 523 601-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
314 558 131-2 Public Enemy - He Got Game Public Enemy He Got Game(CD, Album, Edi) Def Jam Music Group 314 558 131-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
422 856 963-2 Montell Jordan - Somethin' 4 Da Honeyz Montell Jordan Somethin' 4 Da Honeyz(CD, Maxi) Rush Associated Labels, Def Jam Recordings, PMP Records (4) 422 856 963-2 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
5439-18938-7 Luka Bloom - Bridge Of Sorrow Luka Bloom Bridge Of Sorrow(7", Single) Reprise Records 5439-18938-7 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
697 120 068-1 Murder Squad - Knock On Wood Murder Squad Knock On Wood(12", Single) DJ West, G.W.K. Records 697 120 068-1 US 1995 Sell This Version