Rick Rubin

Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin (born March 10, 1963) is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records. Along with Russell Simmons, Rubin is the founder of Def Jam Records and also established American Recordings. With the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy and Run–D.M.C., Rubin helped popularize hip hop music.Rubin has worked with Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Run–D.M.C.
Posts about Rick Rubin
  • The dorm-room startup mindset

    … "Selling enough records to make another record." Rick Rubin started DefJam in his NYU dorm. Steve and I built TSR in Curtis Hall, and I went on to build my publishing business in my wife's dorm at NYU. It happens more than you might guess, and the reason it works is something you can use, even if you're not in college or living in a dorm…

    Seth Godin/ Seth Godin's Blog- 4 readers -
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