Man Charged With Impersonating Slick Rick

Man Charged With Impersonating Slick Rick

A 28-year-old North Carolina man is accused of diverting mail intended for rapper Ricky "Slick Rick" Walters and trying to cash his royalty checks.
Diddy Gets The Blues In HBO Film

Diddy Gets The Blues In HBO Film

Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will star as 1930s blues musician Robert Johnson in the HBO Films feature "Love in Vain," which Tim Blake Nelson will helm. Production begins in September in Mississippi.
RI Club Owners Said To Promote Over Capacity

RI Club Owners Said To Promote Over Capacity

Investigators have found a document that suggests the owners of a Rhode Island nightclub where 99 people died in a fire promoted its capacity well above the limit that night, according to attorneys representing people considering lawsuits in the disaster.
Mother Testifies In Tommy Lee Drowning Suit

Mother Testifies In Tommy Lee Drowning Suit

The mother of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in rock drummer Tommy Lee's pool testified yesterday (April 9) she would have insisted he bring his water wings if she'd known there would be swimming at a birthday party for Lee's son.
Friends Wish Willie 'Happy Birthday'

Friends Wish Willie 'Happy Birthday'

It was nearly one o'clock this morning (April 10) when Shania Twain and Toby Keith wheeled a guitar-shaped cake onstage to lead a rousing rendition of "Happy Birthday" in country music legend Willie Nelson's honor.
LIVE REVIEW

LIVE REVIEW

Willie Nelson & Friends, April 9 in New York
'American Dreams' Spawns Soundtrack Album

'American Dreams' Spawns Soundtrack Album

As tipped here last month, the NBC drama "American Dreams," which centers on the 1960s version of the classic music show "American Bandstand," has spawned a soundtrack.
Da Brat Steps Back Into 'Limelite'

Da Brat Steps Back Into 'Limelite'

Atlanta-based rapper Da Brat is set to release her fourth album, "Limelite, Luv & Niteclubz," June 24 on So So Def/Arista. The artist is one of a select few originally signed to Jermaine Dupri's So So Def label who moved with the imprint to Arista in January, when Dupri signed a new label and production deal.
Deftones Set Tracklist, May/June Tour Plans

Deftones Set Tracklist, May/June Tour Plans

The Deftones have unveiled the tracklist for their upcoming self-titled studio album, due May 20 from Maverick/Warner Bros. The modern rock outfit's 11-track set will be led by the single "Minerva," which arrives Tuesday (April 15) at U.S. radio outlets for airplay consideration. Album cut "Lucky You" will also appear on the soundtrack to "Matrix Reloaded," due May 6 from Maverick.

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