Eminemโ€™s longtime manager Paul Rosenberg is taking a top executive position at Def Jam Records, Variety has confirmed. A co-founder of Shady Records, which has released albums by such artists as 50 Cent, D12, and Obie Trice, and CEO of Goliath Artist Management (Eminem, Action Bronson, Danny Brown), the 46-year-old Detroit native and attorney has also been a recurring character on multiple Eminem tracks including one from 2002โ€™s โ€œThe Eminem Show,โ€ and served as executive producer of the 2002 Imagine/Universal film โ€œ8 Mile.โ€

Rosenberg will continue to manage Eminem and is expected to start as CEO of Def Jam in Jan. 2018.