Jay-Z Leads Def Jam's Holiday Charge, Releases From Nas, Jeezy and Fab To Follow

ImageIsland Def Jam is pulling out the big guns during the holiday season with Jay-Z, Young Jeezy, Nas and Fabolous all scheduled to released albums in the next two months.

With T.I. still standing as the only platinum hip-hop release in 2006, Def Jam is banking on four artists with platinum track sheets to bring the legendary label gold during the for the holidays.

First off, President Carter has come out of retirement and is slated to capitalize on his monstrous buzz when his album, Kingdome Come, hitting stores on November 21st.

Fresh off his platinum debut, Thug Motivation 101, Young Jeezy is poised to let it snow when he releases his sophomore disc, The Inspiration, on December 12th. A week later, Nas' highly anticipated Hip-Hop Is Dead will be hitting stores. Lastly, Fab has just seen his release date bumped up to meet fourth quarter deadlines.

In related news, Fab was recently shot in the leg right outside of Sean "Diddy" Combs' Justin's Restaurant. The cops later established a connection between Fab's shooting and Boston Celtics guard Sebastian Telfair getting his chain snatched moments earlier. The investigation is still open.

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