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Tuesday
Jun122018

Jermaine Dupri celebrates So So Def 25th anniversary with all-star playlist 

Prince Williams/WireImageJermaine Dupri is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his So So Def label by curating an all-star playliston streaming platforms.

The 50-song list features his hits “Jump” by Kris Kross, “Funkafied” by Da Brat, “Just Kickin’ It” byXscape, “Like You” by Bow Wow, and “Where the Party At” by Jagged Edge.

The So So Def CEO also includes his "Welcome to Atlanta" featuring DiddyMurphy Lee, Snoop Dogg & Ludacris.

On Friday, June 15,  Dupri will add two more songs which will be available for download and streaming for the first time: Jagged Edge’s "Let’s Get Married" reception remix featuring Kanye West, and Da Brat’s "Da B Side" featuring Notorious B.I.G.

“It feels amazing to be able to release this much great music and be the person responsible for it," Dupri says. “Now the real work begins for the next 25 years and beyond to guarantee that Hip-Hop and R&B are treated with the utmost respect and preserved."

The Grammy Award winner will continue the celebration with the So So Def Family 25th anniversary tour kicking off in October.

Dupri will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame Thursday in New York City. He hopes the honor will inspire young people to follow in his footsteps.

“I pray my induction in the @SongwritersHOF sparks a fire in some young kid and makes him or her wanna write music forever and everyone, be in the studio with all levels of artist and thirst for the same separation I’m receiving on June 14, “ he tweeted.

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