Dru Ha preparing for New York City Marathon
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Duck Down Founder, Dru Ha, To Run In NYC Marathon In Memory Of His Father

Duck Down Records co-founder, Drew “Dru Ha” Friedman, is set to attempt to run the ING: New York City Marathon this November … all in memory of his late father. Friedman’s father, Harvey L. Friedman, passed away this past January, following a nine-year battle with Alzheimer. In preparation, Dru Ha has been training all summer, getting ready for the 26.2-mile race. It will definitely be a run to remember. “I wanted to do something extremely challenging in memory of my father and to raise awareness about this compassionless disease,” said Dru Ha…

Duck Down Records, 2K Sports Team Up For ‘NBA 2K12’ Soundtrack Contest

2K Sports and Duck Down Music announced this week, a partnership in which they would give aspiring producers and MCs a chance to be on the soundtrack for the next installment of the “NBA 2K” game franchise. The contest has officially launched. Musicians can enter the contest and submit their music for the upcoming “NBA 2K12” soundtrack by uploading a sample-free beat or clean track. “We’re thrilled to partner with Duck Down Music again…

Black Rob Signs With Duck Down Records

Since being released from prison earlier this year, Black Rob has become a free agent … and just recently, has he inked a new record deal. Unlike his days with a major label, signing with Bad Boy Records back in the late 1990s, the New York rapper has opted to go indie, inking a new deal with Duck Down Music. “I always respected their movement and also been a fan of their music,” Rob said of the indie label…

Duck Down Records Teams Up With L-R-G For Limited Hoodie

Due to the longstanding relationship — which in the past has included cover art, tees, and even print ad campaigns — L-R-G and Duck Down Records have teamed up once again to celebrate the label’s 15-year anniversary with a zip-up hoodie. Available through Duck Down’s online store, the collaborative hoodie comes in navy, with raised double-D lettering in front with the classic L-R-G logo…

Duck Down Music 15-Years In The Game Video Montage

This is a video montage of east coast label Duck Down Records’ 15-years in music, featuring music throughout the indie label’s storied history in the music game. The label will be dropped a 15-year anniversary release and show on July 13th in New York at BB KINGS featuring performances by Boot Camp Clik, Pharoahe Monch, Skyzoo, Kidz In The Hall, and many more. Congrats to Duck Down!