DEF JAM RECORDINGS TO HOLD 30TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16

Aug 14, 2014

BROOKLYN (August 14, 2014) -- Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, DMX, Fabolous, Foxy Brown, Jhené Aiko, Onyx, Method Man, Redman, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Warren G, EPMD, and Jeremih will perform during the historic, one-night-only Def Jam Recordings 30th Anniversary Concert. The all-star event will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday, October 16.
 
Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday, August 22, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Saturday, August 23 at noon (if tickets are still available). For information on individual suites, please call 718-BK-SUITE.

The event, which will encompass all 30 years of Def Jam’s influence on hip-hop music and culture, will take audiences through the label’s history, from humble beginnings to what is to come in the future. The show will feature artists who are true masters of ceremony; those who evolved from crowd movers to wordsmith lyricists, and helped transform the face of a culture and give birth to hip-hop’s golden age. It will be the only night audiences can see a rare breed of pioneers across generations who have influenced millions, and continue to change the dynamics of hip-hop to this day. The event is promoted and presented by Masters of Ceremony.

"I’m very excited to be a part of such a special announcement--Def Jam Recordings 30th Anniversary Concert at the iconic Barclays Center--which solidifies and continues the enduring mark the brand has made on pop culture," said Steve Bartels, CEO of Def Jam Recordings. "As the birthplace of hip-hop, there is no better place to celebrate such a cultural touchstone than in New York City itself."

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