Music Stars Who've Found Success on Two Labels

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  • Pharrell
  • Jay Z
  • Nas
  • Mariah Carey
  • Michael Jackson
  • Janet Jackson
  • Ray Charles
  • Cam'ron
  • The LOX
  • Snoop


Nas released eight albums via Columbia, including his first, Illmatic, and it's followup, Stillmatic, which included the unforgettable Jay Z dis record "Ether." In 2006, however, he pulled a surprise move on everyone when he signed to Def Jam — where Jay was just named president — and came out with the slaughter, Hip Hop Is Dead and 2012's Life Is Good.

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