Internet users who allow others to copy songs from their hard drives could face prison time under legislation introduced by two Democratic lawmakers yesterday (July 16). The House bill is the strongest attempt yet to deter the widespread online song copying that record companies say has led to a major declines in CD sales.
Eminem and Cypress Hill's B-Real have recorded the song "911" with veteran rap outfit Boo Yaa Tribe which will appear on the latter's upcoming album, "West Kosta Nostra." "Hip-hop is in a state of 911," Eminem raps on the cut. "It feels like any minute the bomb is about to go off."
Madonna will be the new face for clothing retailer the Gap's multimillion-dollar fall ad campaign. A Gap spokesperson gave few details, other than to say the campaign kicks off July 28 and also features rapper Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.
With Hurricane Claudette wreaking havoc in Southern Texas, hard rock act Staind was forced to postpone its scheduled concert last night (July 15) in San Antonio. The band will make up the show at the city's Sunken Gardens venue on Oct. 10; all original tickets will be honored.