Ruffhouse Records


Ruffhouse Records

Ruffhouse Records is a record label founded in 1989 by Chris Schwartz and Joe Nicolo as a joint venture with Columbia Records. In 1999, Schwartz and Nicolo stopped the label. Schwartz and Kevon Glickman continued with RuffNation Records, Nicolo continued with Judgement Records.

Kris Kross, the controversial Tim Dog, The Goats, and Cypress Hill brought the first hits. The Fugees and solo members Pras, Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill took the label to a higher level.

See also

* List of record labels


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