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Hip-Hop Labels & Organizations

Learn more about music imprints and organizations. Find out how to send your demo's and enjoy other educational resources.

Aftermath Entertainment
Dr. Dre's hip-hop empire is home to The Game, 50 Cent, Stat Quo, Eminem, Busta Rhymes, Eve, etc.

Bad Boy Records
Sean "Puffy" Combs has some heavyweight artists on his Bad Boy roster. The website has resources and info on Black Rob, The Notorious B.I.G., Boyz' N' Tha Hood, Big Gee, Aasim, etc.

DPG Records
California-based DPG Records was initiated by Daz Dillinger. The label also features the recently reunited DPGC.

Duck Down
Duck Down is the recording home of Sean Price, Smif'n'Wessun, and the legendary Boot Camp Click among others.

Interscope Records
Interscope is a Universal Music parent company overseeing artists like Dr. Dre, Eminem, 50 Cent, and others. The label is headed by Jimmy Iovine.

Roc-A-Fella Records
Established in 1996, Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella is home to artists like Kanye West, Memphis Bleek, and Young Gunz.

Shady Records
Eminem founded Shady Records as a rap podium for Detroit artists like D-12 and Obie Trice.

Stones Throw
This groundbreaking label features artists like MED, Madlib, Dudley Perkins, and the late Jay Dee.

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