Sha Money XL is a case study in hustle and dedication. The accomplished A&R is one of the last members of that fraternity of label executives who got their start actually making music. Realizing early on that rapping was not his calling, the Queens, NY native used his piano skills from childhood to become one […]

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Sha Money XL, Island Def Jam’s Senior VP of A&R, took some time out of this day to impart wisdom on some aspiring musicians from Jay-Z’s old middle school in Brooklyn. The students from IS 318 ages 11 to 15 met the executive at the SAE Institute, a world-renowned audio engineering school. The founder of […]

Sha Money XL, nee Michael Clervoix III, has been appointed the role of senior VP of A&R at Def Jam Records. The executive expressed his excitement at being a part of the changes at Def Jam an iconic label founded by Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin.