The last few years have seen an increasing amount of interest in the Def Jux label. MC Aesop confirms that there have been discussions about individual acts or even the whole label being snapped up by a major — a prospect, he says, that makes him extremely uncomfortable. “I don’t have any interest in going bigger. Or if it does get bigger, I want to keep the same team,” he tells Dan Leroy of the Cleveland Scene. “Massive amounts of fame is a pretty scary idea for me. Any success I get, I want it to be on my own terms, with my close friends on my side.”
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