33. Ghostface Killah
Years on Def Jam: 2003-2010
Signature Def Jam Song: "Back Like That" (2006)
The truest poet of the Wu brought his A game to Def Jam. His gift for off the wall metaphors and profound candor never left him as he crafted quality albums like The Pretty Tone Album and Fishscale. But it was mostly to no avail, as Ghost Deni recently told us, "My career really didn't go nowhere on Def Jam."