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Dawn of the Def

uncredited writer, New Musical Express, 9 May 1987

The wit and wisdom of DEF JAM as captured in the NME. From Rick Rubin as hipster to Beastie Boys as Sex Zeppelin and beyond. From our first rap with Run DMC in March '85 through to 'Licensed To III', sickos Slayer and Yo! bums Public Enemy.

Total word count of piece: 1542

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