Rick Rubin Returns To Old Dorm Room, Talks Def Jam Launch

By Staff  |  10/18/2014

Legendary producer Rick Rubin helped Russell Simmons launch iconic label Def Jam 30 years ago from his dorm room at NYU. He took Rolling Stone back to that room to reminisce about the label's start, impact and the physical space that manifested the likes of LL Cool J, T La Rock and Jazzy Jay.