Four years after the untimely death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule has completed a lengthy mourning period marked by several tribute albums—which included most of the top bass players of the last 35 years—and relentless touring, likewise featuring a large cast of guest players.
After recording well-received projects with Black Star partner Mos Def and Reflection Eternal colleague Hi-Tek, Talib Kweli went on his own in 2002 with "Quality." On this sophomore solo jaunt, the lyrically diverse and prolific griot delves deeper into the real-life realm from which he staked his initial acclaim.
Courtney Love's trial on drug possession charges was postponed yesterday (Sept. 30), but her financial woes mounted as creditors on both coasts pressed court claims that the singer/actress was dodging unpaid bills.
Justin Timberlake has signed on to star in the Nick Cassavetes-directed film "Alpha Dog," which will also feature Emile Hirsch and Sharon Stone. It marks the first film project Timberlake has attached himself to after his acting debut in the upcoming drama "Edison," alongside Kevin Spacey, Morgan Freeman and LL Cool J.