Frederick Jay Rubin (//; born March 10, 1963), better known by his stage name Rick Rubin, is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records. Along with Russell Simmons, he is the cofounder of Def Jam Recordings and also established American Recordings. With the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Geto Boys, and Run-DMC, Rubin helped popularize hip hop music. He also produced a number of top-selling artists from a variety of other genres including heavy metal (Danzig, Slayer), alternative rock (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer), and country (Johnny Cash, Dixie Chicks).
|Birth name||Frederick Jay Rubin|
|Also known as||DJ Double R|
The Loudness King
|Born||March 10, 1963|
Long Beach, New York, U.S.