Def Jam Recordings is an American multinational record label based in Manhattan, New York City. Def Jam has focused predominantly on hip hop, pop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group. The label had a London based, UK arm known as 0207 Def Jam (Def Jam UK in 1990s-2000s) and was operated through EMI Records. The label distributes releases of various record labels, including Kanye West's GOOD Music, No I.D.’s ARTium Recordings and Listen Up Forever Records, headed by producer, Ronny J. Current artists include Justin Bieber, Big Sean, Kanye West, Nas, 2 Chainz, Dave East, Jeezy, Jeremih, Jhené Aiko, Pusha T, Fabolous, and YK Osiris, among others.