He's the co-founder of Def Jam Records and the co-author of the hip hop industry. Rick Rubin's ears are two of the most important in American music history, hearing and crafting the future of some of hip hop's biggest music acts. And some 30 years after the founding of the label, he's still in the mix. Most recently, he assisted Eminem with TheMarshall Mathers LP 2, offered a consulting ear to Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail and to Kanye's Yeezus. Check out 10 more reasons why the bearded one is such a legend.
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