1. Yardnoise's Chad Hugo, 'Face Your Destiny (Manny's Theme)': Exclusive Video Premiere

    March 10, 2014 12:54 PM EDT Chad Hugo has followed his partner Pharrell Williams into the film music ring, composing half a dozen themes for the Manny Pacquiao documentary, "Manny." One of the film's directors, Ryan Moore, has used footage from the film to create a music video for the track "Face…

  2. Kenna, 'Relations (An Ode to You and Me)': Lyric Video Premiere

    August 20, 2013 12:30 PM EDT The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter signs with Dim Mak Records for the release of his three-part EP series. A year after the re-release of "Land 2 Air Chronicles I," Kenna signs to Dim Mak Records for the release of his three-part EP series, "Land 2 Air Chronicles II.…

  3. Pharrell Williams' Resume: The History of a Hardworking N.E.R.D.

    July 11, 2013 10:45 AM EDT It's incredible to think that Pharrell Williams, the artist and entrepreneur who recently turned 40, was once fired from three different McDonald's in Virginia Beach. It all in began in 1992. That year, Pharrell helped Teddy Riley write his verse for Wreckx-N-Effect's …

  4. RZA, Solange, Earl Sweatshirt, ScHoolboy Q & More to Perform At Bonnaroo's Superjam

    June 06, 2013 5:06 PM EDT The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has announced the lineup for its Superjam performance, which will be packed with a cast of hip-hop heavy hitters. Superjam will take place on Friday night (June 14) at 12 A.M. Fans can expect performances by RZA, DJ Jazzy Jeff, ScHoolboy Q, Earl…

  5. Kenna Launches Three-EP Series

    April 21, 2011 12:10 PM EDT Singer/songwriter/producer Kenna , best-known for his Grammy-nominated song "Say Goodbye to Love," will independently release the EP "Land 2 Air Chronicles 1: Chaos and the Darkness" on April 26. Being made available digitally to all retail outlets, the release will be the…

  6. Pharrell Describes New N*E*R*D Album As 'A Time Capsule'

    October 12, 2010 11:00 AM EDT P harrell Williams says N*E*R*D fans can expect "a departure" when the group's fourth album, "Nothing," comes out Nov. 2. Though fronted by the playful, club-friendly single "Hot N' Fun," featuring Nelly Furtado , Williams -- who founded the group with…

  7. Kevin Rudolf

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT You may not know him yet, but Kevin Rudolf is on his way to regular rotation on your iPod. You may not know him yet, but Kevin Rudolf is on his way to regular rotation on your iPod. Signed to Cash Money/Universal Republic earlier this year, the 25-year-old singer/songwriter/producer released …

  8. Kanye West / May 13, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New York's Madison Square Garden last night (May 13), and one got the sense this was the show for which West has been preparing hi Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New…

  9. 'Bittersweet' Symphony

    April 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With an engagement to and child on the way by rocker Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson has had a lot on her mind besides her own music. But into the tabloid maelstrom comes her third Geffen album, "Bitterswe With an engagement to and child on the way by rocker Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson has had…

  10. Ashlee Simpson Sets Date For Third Album

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ashlee Simpson has set an April 22 release date for her third Geffen album, "Bittersweet World," which, as previously reported, features production from Timbaland and the Neptunes' Chad Hugo. Ashlee Simpson has set an April 22 release date for her third Geffen album, "…

  11. Ashlee Goes 'Surreal' For New Video

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting the video for "Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya)," the first single from her third studio album. The as-yet-untitled set is due in March via Geffen. Ashlee Simpson spent yesterday (Dec. 6) shooting the video for "Out of My Head (Ay Ya Ya…

  12. Kenna

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful label (Columbia), he had opened for No Doubt and Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode. It looked like Kenna would take In 2003, Kenna was poised to become a superstar. With a load of online buzz and a powerful…

  13. Phinally! Pharrell Makes Up His 'Mind'

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pharrell Williams' solo debut, "In My Mind," has had almost as many release dates as a cat has lives. First slated to street last November, then December, then early 2006, then April, the Star Trak/In Pharrell Williams' solo debut, "In My Mind," has had almost as…

  14. Pharrell Finds Time For N.E.R.D., Jay-Z

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Now that his oft-delayed Star Trak/Interscope solo debut, "In My Mind," is set for a July 25 release, Pharrell Williams is focusing on promoting the new disc and honing other projects. They include a Now that his oft-delayed Star Trak/Interscope solo debut, "In My Mind,"…

  15. Usher, Keys Duet Keeps Cozy At No. 1

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST With a gangsta and a Neptune breathing down their necks, Usher and Alicia Keys manage to hold on to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for a third straight week with "My Boo." The hit duet is also in its fo With a gangsta and a Neptune breathing down their necks, Usher and Alicia…

  16. Pharrell Runs Into Sneaker, Fashion Game

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams, one half of production duo the Neptunes and CEO of the Star Trak recording label, is getting into the fashion industry. Reebok and Williams have entered into a long-term licensing p Pharrell Williams, one half of production duo the Neptunes and CEO of the Star Trak…

  17. R&B/Hip-Hop Acts Lead Grammy Nominees

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead with six nominations for the 46th Grammy Awards. Missy Elliott, Eminem, Evanescence, 50 Cent, the Neptunes' Chad Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead…

  18. 50 Cent Cashes In At First Vibe Awards

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent scored three awards at last night's (Nov. 20) inaugural Vibe Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Receiving statuettes for artist of the year, dopest album ("Get Rich or Die Tryin'") and hottest hoo 50 Cent scored three awards at last night's (Nov. 20) inaugural…

  19. Big Stars To Rock Vibe Awards

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige, Eve, Missy Elliott, OutKast, Ludacris and Chingy have all signed on to perform at the inaugural Vibe Awards: Beats, Style, Flavor. Hosted by Queen Latifah, the event will be held Nov. 2 Mary J. Blige, Eve, Missy Elliott, OutKast, Ludacris and Chingy have all signed on to…

  20. Pharrell Leads Inaugural Vibe Nominees

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, Pharrell Williams leads the field for the inaugural Vibe Awards. Set for Nov. 20 at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Center, the event will be hosted by Queen Latifah and broadca With five nominations, Pharrell Williams leads the field for the inaugural Vibe Awards. Set…

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