It’s always dope seeing people who inspire your craft and especially from your hometown succeeding. Yesterday it was made public that Aphillates DJ and producer Don Cannon has been hired to fill the position as the new Vice President of the A&R position at Def Jam records. Cannon, who’s signature track mark tag and insane beats complimented artists such as Young Jeezy, Outkast and Pusha T among others, is just another sign of what happens to people when their they strive for better and accept no limitations. Best wishes to you and your new endeavors.
“A music person can only dream about being at Def Jam, the most important Hip Hop destination in the world. I feel I have a cutting edge vision for where the culture and Hip Hop are heading and I’m excited to be joining the team. I’m already working 24/7 to drive the innovation of music forward and I’m confident we’ll land some big successes in the very near future.”
– Don Cannon