1. Jagged Edge Still Smooth On Island Urban Debut

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Having jumped to Island Urban with longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri and his So So Def imprint, R&B quartet Jagged Edge is eyeing a Sept. 25 release date for its new album, "Baby Making Project Having jumped to Island Urban with longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri and his So So…

  2. Homie, Don't Bring Your Girl To Meet Me

    May 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Aside from radio-pumped singles "I'm a Flirt Remix" and "Same Girl," it's a very sexually explicit R. Kelly who greets fans on "Double Up," due this week via Jive. Aside from radio-pumped singles "I'm a Flirt Remix" and "Same Girl,…

  3. Beastie Boys Go Instrumental On 'The Mix-Up'

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Returning to a style dabbled in with 1996's "The In Sound From Way Out!," the Beastie Boys will release an instrumental album, "The Mix-Up," June 26 via Capitol. The 12-track set is the follow-up to 2 Returning to a style dabbled in with 1996's "The In Sound…

  4. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a ceremony at Dublin's Vicar Street music. 2006 - Galway singer Julie Feeney is the surprise winner of Ireland's inaugural Choice Music Prize, announced during a…

  5. Stooges Confirm New Album Title, Release Date

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Stooges have christened their first studio album since 1973 "The Weirdness" and will release the set March 20 via Virgin. The set is presently being mastered at London's Abbey Road Studios. The Stooges have christened their first studio album since 1973 "The Weirdness…

  6. Stooges Sounding Like Themselves On Reunion Album

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Iggy Pop and the Stooges have just wrapped their first studio album since 1973. The as-yet-untitled disc is due in March via Virgin and was recorded with engineer Steve Albini at his Electrical Audio Iggy Pop and the Stooges have just wrapped their first studio album since 1973. The as-yet…

  7. CALIFONE, "Roots and Crowns"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Following the dark digicoustical tone poetry of 2004's “Heron King Blues,” the new album comes closest to Red Red Meat than anything Califone has done in the eight years since leaving that band be Why does it seem lately as though gear theft happens only to the most progressive, forward…

  8. Billboard Bits: Sting, Ali Lohan, 'Guitar Hero II'

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sting will play three intimate concerts next month in support of his new album, "Songs From the Labyrinth." Sting will play three intimate concerts next month in support of his new album, "Songs From the Labyrinth." As previously reported , the set is due Oct. 10 via…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Raymond Rogers, who performed under the name Freaky Tah in the hip-hop group the Lost Boyz, is fatally shot in New York. Rogers, 28, is fired on by an unidentified black male wearing a s 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican…

  10. DJ Shadow Feeling Freaky On New Album

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST There's no firm release date (summer) or title yet for the next DJ Shadow album, but the reclusive artist has unveiled the first taste of new music in the form of "3 Freaks," which features undergroun There's no firm release date (summer) or title yet for the next DJ…

  11. Garbage's Shirley Manson Flying Solo

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST With Garbage on a hiatus of undetermined length, frontwoman Shirley Manson has begun work on her first solo album. With Garbage on a hiatus of undetermined length, frontwoman Shirley Manson has begun work on her first solo album. The artist tells Billboard.com she recently completed a track…

  12. DMC's Solo Debut Finally Ready For Release

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works solo debut, "Checks, Thugs and Rock'n'Roll," March 14 via RomenMpire. Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works solo debut, "Checks, Thugs and Rock'…

  13. No Verdict In Day Eight Of Murder Inc. Trial

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Anxiety set in as the jury was unable to reach a verdict today (Dec. 1) in day eight of the Murder Inc. money laundering trial. After nearly seven hours of deliberation, the 14 jurors asked to review Anxiety set in as the jury was unable to reach a verdict today (Dec. 1) in day eight of the…

  14. Former Employee Testifies In Murder Inc. Case

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The prosecution called former Murder Inc. employee Donell Nichols to testify today (Nov. 17) as the money laundering trial of Irv and Chris Lorenzo entered its second day. The prosecution called former Murder Inc. employee Donell Nichols to testify today (Nov. 17) as the money laundering…

  15. Billboard Bits: Eric Clapton, Ashanti, Paul Anka

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Eric Clapton, Ashanti Eric Clapton has renewed his deal with Reprise, for whom he has recorded since 1983. Since Nielsen SoundScan began tabulating sales in 1991, the artist has sold 15.2 million copies of his Reprise releases in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. …

  16. FATLIP, "Theloneliest Punk"

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The long-in-coming solo record from the Pharcyde exile culminates in "What's Up Fatlip?" a piano-powered track (with accompanying Spike Jonze video) in which the "emotionally scarred" MC pretty much f The long-in-coming solo record from the Pharcyde exile culminates…

  17. Billboard Bits: Neil Young, Bowling For Soup, Rob Swift

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Neil Young, Bowling For Soup, Rob Swift Following U2's recent weeklong takeover of "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," Neil Young has signed on to appear four nights in a row (Nov. 1-4) on the NBC talk show. Young will head to New York to tape the shows immediately…

  18. Unreleased Waits Track Leads Katrina Benefit CD

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An exclusive track featuring Tom Waits and the Kronos Quartet leads the lineup for an upcoming double-disc compilation from clothing retailer Urban Outfitters and Filter magazine. An exclusive track featuring Tom Waits and the Kronos Quartet leads the lineup for an upcoming double-disc…

  19. This Day in Music

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican acts in the market, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash the night before. He is 19. Sanchez was the son of 2004 - Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican…

  20. Notes From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, held last night (March 14) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. U2, the Pretenders, Buddy Guy, Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

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