by BBG

Is Def Jux waving goodbye? (more by Ryan Muir)

Is one of the great and pioneering labels in hip hop hanging up their shell toes? According to numerous tweets by artists and reports around the interwebs, Def Jux Records may be folding. The story originated with Shabooty, who aggregated the info and asked honcho El-P for comment. An official statement is on the way.

Over the years Def Jux has been resposible for incredible releases from the likes of El-P, Cannibal Ox, Aesop Rock, RJD2, MURS, Cage, and many many others.

El-P tells what's up.