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Real recognize real. Universal Music Group (UMG) has officially announced that Paul Rosenberg, Eminem’s manager, will become the new CEO of Def Jam Recordings. This will be effective on January 1, 2018.
Paul will be replacing Steve Bartels, who has decided to step down. While Steve will remain CEO until the end of the year, Paul will based in Def Jam’s headquarters in New York.
In addition, Paul is the President of Shady Records, a record music label launched by Eminem and Rosenberg that hails a long list of heavy-hitters, including 50 Cent, D-12, Obie Trice, Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse, and more.
Congrats, Paul! Well-deserved.