Slug Keeps Growing On New Atmosphere Album

Slug Keeps Growing On New Atmosphere Album

Six albums into a career that has mobilized and polarized the indie rap underground, the Minneapolis rapper Slug, one-half of acclaimed Rhymesayers duo Atmosphere, is finally stepping outside himself.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1998 - Puff Daddy plays his first-ever U.K. show at the official opening of the new London venue Sound Republic in Leicester Square. The invitation-only event is broadcast live by MTV U.K.
Bonnie Raitt / Oct. 11, 2005 / Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan Theater)

Bonnie Raitt / Oct. 11, 2005 / Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan Theater)

Bonnie Raitt's been around long enough to have ghosts -- or at east friendly spirits -- all over the country. And she was feeling them when she and her band hit Ann Arbor for the fifth show of their North American tour supporting Raitt's new album, "Souls Alike."
Welcome To The New Billboard.com!

Welcome To The New Billboard.com!

We've been very busy... What you're looking at is the result of nearly a year of planning, design and development to recreate Billboard.com. As you poke around, you'll see we've done a lot more than slap on a new coat of paint.
Dulli Goes Direct To Indie Stores

Dulli Goes Direct To Indie Stores

Former Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli has experienced life on an indie label and life on a major. Now he is finding that an artist may not need a label at all.
Mariah Expands 'Mimi' With New Songs, Videos

Mariah Expands 'Mimi' With New Songs, Videos

Mariah Carey will on Nov. 15 re-release her Island Def Jam album "The Emancipation of Mimi" as a "Platinum Edition" with four new tracks. The set will also be available in a limited edition CD/DVD package.
P.O.D. Goes To 'War' On New EP

P.O.D. Goes To 'War' On New EP

While it prepares for the release its upcoming studio album, "Testify," rock act P.O.D. will tide fans over with "The Warriors EP Vol. 2."
Cullum Has New 'Tales' To Tell

Cullum Has New 'Tales' To Tell

You cannot fence in Jamie Cullum. The spunky 26-year-old pianist's appeal ranges from teenagers to the fiftysomething crowd. And he not only entertains with a plucky panache but also displays heartfelt emotion in his live performances.
Most Contribute To Hurricane Relief Efforts

Most Contribute To Hurricane Relief Efforts

Our readers are a generous lot. A majority of you have contributed to relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's devastation of the Gulf Coast, according to a Billboard.com poll.
Diamond Strips Down, Gets Personal On '12 Songs'

Diamond Strips Down, Gets Personal On '12 Songs'

Neil Diamond unveils some of the most stripped-down, heartfelt material of his storied career on "12 Songs," due Nov. 8 via Columbia. As previously reported, the project was produced by Rick Rubin, who encouraged Diamond to play guitar on one of his own albums for the first time in nearly 30 years. Backing is provided by the Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench, among others.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2003 - Celine Dion releases "Une Fille Et 4 Types, her first French-language album in five years.

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