Def Beat Entertainment, Inc. is a multi-media production entity with a music, film production, screenwriting and book publishing division. Def Beat was founded in 2003 as a record label and music production company by CEO and Hip Hop legend Dana Dane. After releasing Def Beat's debut album Dana Dane & the Great Unknowns in 2005. Dana quickly realized his creative aspiration went far beyond just music.
In 2006 Dana began exploring his passion as a writer and adopted his classic Hip Hop story raps Cinderfella, Nightmares, Chester and others into a book of short stories "Dana Dane's Hip Hop Tales". This would prove to be Dana 's training ground for the release of his debut novel NUMBERS via [Nikki Turner's] publishing brand.
In 2007 Def Beat executive produce the DVD mini series “DA STUY” . Since then Def Beat Entertainment has produced “Passive Aggressive” a short film several music videos including Young Dane’s “Truth and Lies” and Eleven’s “Dancin’ By Myself”, and is in the process of developing several TV programs one of those being “The Rock & Dane Show” with fellow Hip Hop legend Chubb Rock. At present he and his beautiful wife have a entertaining, web-series entitled “Dana Says, Tana Says” where they discuss relationships and other topics.
DBE aspires to be a major player in all facets of multi-media industry. Dana draws inspiration from the quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson “A brilliant idea is a job half done!” With that being said, Dana will not rest until Def Beat Entertainment has solidified its place in the media and entertainment industry. This Be The Def Beat!