Y’all know what this is. After getting inducted into the Songwriters Hall Fame, Jermaine Dupri will celebrate 25 years So So Def with a new compilation.
Due this summer Sony/Legacy/Certified Classics, So So Def 25 will commemorate the 25th anniversary the iconic imprint through a compilation essential records, which will drop digitally and on 12″ vinyl.
“I been dreaming getting to this point since my very first release,” J.D. said the project, which is set to feature hits, remixes, and deep cuts spanning a quarter century.
Legacy is also set to release reissues select projects from So So Def’s catalog.
Dupri recently became the second hip-hop act ever to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Fame behind JAY-Z. He will be honored along with the rest this year’s class at the Induction and Awards Dinner on June 14.
This year, he will also be recognized with the Music Innovation Award at the Trumpet Awards, the Breaking Barriers Award at the Global Spin Awards, and the Trailblazer Award at the 2018 Legendary Awards.
So So Def launched in 1993 and has been home to some major figures in hip-hop and R&B, including Bow Wow, Da Brat, Xscape, and Jagged Edge.
The celebration is set to continue all year long. In honor the milestone, an all-star So So Def Tour is in the works. Details will be announced at a later date.