Ruffhouse Records

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ruffhouse Records
Founded 1989; 28 years ago (1989)
July 12, 2012; 4 years ago (2012-07-12) (relaunch)
Status Active
Distributor(s)
Genre
Location Philadelphia
Official website http://www.ruffhouserecords.com/

Ruffhouse Records is an American record label founded in 1989 by Chris Schwartz and Joe Nicolo as a joint venture with Columbia Records. In 1999, Schwartz and Nicolo closed the label, and Schwartz and Kevon Glickman continued with RuffNation Records. Ruffhouse's artist roster at the time of its original closing included The Fugees, Cypress Hill, Kris Kross, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, and Leela James.

The label was relaunched on July 12, 2012 through EMI, with Beanie Sigel as the first artist to be out through its relaunch with the release of his album This Time (2012). More announcements about the label's return are said to be coming soon.

Artists[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [1](List of Ruffhouse Records recordings referencing artists above)

References[edit]