1. Redman Raps With Biggie, Big Pun On New CD

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Redman gets a hand from Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Ghostface on his long-in-the-works new Def Jam album, "Red Gone Wild." Redman gets a hand from Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Ghostface on his long-in-the-works new Def Jam album, "Red Gone Wild." As previously…

  2. Billboard Bits: Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Willie Hutch, Trak Starz, 4AD Veteran singer/songwriter/producer Willie Hutch died Monday (Sept. 19) of undisclosed causes in Dallas. He was 59. Best known for his work at Motown, his association with the label began in 1970 when record producer Hal Davis asked Hutch to help complete…

  3. 'Hour' Is Nigh For New Warren G CD

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rapper Warren G has aligned with Hawino/Lightyear for the Oct. 11 release of his first album in four years. Veteran artist Warren G has aligned with Hawino/Lightyear for the Oct. 11 release of his first album in four years. "In the Mid-Nite Hour" is led by the singles "…

  4. Cee-Lo, Jazze Pha Teaming For Album

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Cee-Lo and producer Jazze Pha have teamed for a collaborative album, "The Happy Hour," due in November via Pha's Sho'Nuff Recordings/Capitol. Rapper Cee-Lo and producer Jazze Pha have teamed for a collaborative album, "The Happy Hour," due in November via…

  5. Billboard Bits: Locobazooka!, Decades Rock, Tupac

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Locobazooka!, Decades Rock, Tupac The lineup for the 14th Locobazooka! United We Rock! Music and Arts Festival in Fitchburg, Mass., boasts more than 50 bands, including Disturbed, Dropkick Murphys, Life Of Agony, Ill Nino, Seemless, 10 Years, Danko Jones, Clutch, Dope, Bloodsimple,…

  6. Billboard Bits: Staind, DJ Quik, Broken Social Scene

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Staind, DJ Quik, Broken Social Scene Staind drew approximately 10,000 fans to the fourth show of the previously announced Fusion Flash Concerts series, which features top acts performing amid circumstances that are not announced until the last minute. The show at Boson's City…

  7. D12's Proof Inspired By Garcia On Solo Debut

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT D12 member Proof is gearing up for the Aug. 9 release of his first solo album, "Searching for Jerry Garcia." D12 member Proof is gearing up for the Aug. 9 release of his first solo album, "Searching for Jerry Garcia." The set will be issued via the artist's own Iron…

  8. Eminem, Kweli Bolster Hush's 'Bulletproof'

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eminem, D12, Nate Dogg, Talib Kweli and Motorhead's Phil Campbell make guest appearances on "Bulletproof," the major-label debut from Detroit rapper Hush. Eminem, D12, Nate Dogg, Talib Kweli and Motorhead's Phil Campbell make guest appearances on "Bulletproof,"…

  9. Terrorist Attacks Force London Concert Cancellations

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Today's (July 7) terrorist bombings in London have forced the cancellation or postponement of a number of concerts in the city. Among the acts that have been affected are R.E.M., Queen + Paul Rodgers, Today's (July 7) terrorist bombings in London have forced the cancellation or…

  10. Foo Fighters Double The Music

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I…

  11. Jackson Jury Ends First Day Of Deliberations

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jurors in the Michael Jackson child molestation trial completed their first full day of deliberations today (June 6) without reaching a verdict. Little more than an hour into the day the jurors sent w Jurors in the Michael Jackson child molestation trial completed their first full day of…

  12. Fantasia Jumps Aboard Kem Tour

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fantasia will take part in her first major U.S. tour this summer. The "American Idol" season three champion will open for Motown artist Kem beginning June 8 at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis. The three- Fantasia will take part in her first major U.S. tour this summer. The "…

  13. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, Torres, Yerba Buena

    April 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Tom Waits, Torres, Yerba Buena Adamantly anti-commercial artist Tom Waits is contemplating legal action over an ad campaign for GM's Opel car line running in Europe's Scandinavian region that reportedly boasts music and a vocal resembling his own. The singer/songwriter…

  14. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome.…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>In what is her first live television performance since her infamous Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson appears on ABC's "Good Morning America." Jackson is interviewed by anchors Dia 2004 - In what is her first live television performance since her…

  16. Pop, R&B Hits Get 'Superstar' Remixes

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hits from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon5, Kelis and Pink are reimagined on the upcoming compilation "Superstars Remixed," due May 10 from Sony BMG Strategic Marketing. Hits from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon5, Kelis and Pink are reimagined on the upcoming…

  17. TunesOnTV

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MARCH 7 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: Dixie Carter, Lori Loughlin). "American Idol," Fox Featured artist: Paula Abdul …

  18. Billboard Bits: Weezer, 'Forever In Our Hearts,' Sammie

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Weezer, 'Forever In Our Hearts,' Sammie More than 100 lucky Weezer fans will be on hand Monday (Feb. 28) in Los Angeles to appear as extras in the video for "Beverly Hills." As previously reported , the track is the first single from the group's as-yet…

  19. The Documentary

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dr. Dre's newest disciple has been touted as the resurrector of a West Coast (Compton, Calif.) rap heritage that includes N.W.A (featuring Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and Ice Cube) and now fellow newcomer Guerill Dr. Dre's newest disciple has been touted as the resurrector of a West Coast …

  20. Houston Gouges Out Eye After Suicide Attempt

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouged out his eye while on an overseas performance junket. Following a suicide attempt, Capitol Records artist Houston gouged out his eye while on an overseas performance junket. A brief statement was released today by a Capitol…

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