1. Fergie, Banderas, Murphy Pipe Up For 'Shrek 3'

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fergie's cover of Heart's classic "Barracuda" and duet between Eddie Murphy (as Donkey) and Antonio Banderas (as Puss in Boots) on Sly & the Family Stone's "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again Fergie's cover of Heart's classic "Barracuda…

  2. Rhymes To Go On Trial On Assault Charges

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Busta Rhymes will face trial on two assault charges after a judge withdrew a plea offer today (March 26) in New York that would have let the rapper remain free. Busta Rhymes will face trial on two assault charges after a judge withdrew a plea offer today (March 26) in New York that would have…

  3. Rhymes Considering Plea Deal In Assault Case

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Busta Rhymes rejected a New York prosecutor's offer of six months in jail on two assault charges today (Feb. 20) but is considering a judge's deal that would let him plead guilty to misdemeanor assaul Busta Rhymes rejected a New York prosecutor's offer of six months in jail on…

  4. Busta Rhymes Charged With Misdemeanor Assault

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Busta Rhymes posted bail and was released today (Jan. 4) after being arraigned on misdemeanor assault charges that say the hip-hop star beat a man last month in a dispute over money. Busta Rhymes posted bail and was released today (Jan. 4) after being arraigned on misdemeanor assault charges…

  5. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Busta Rhymes - a.k.a. Trevor Smith - is arrested and charged with criminal possession after police find a loaded unregistered pistol in his car. Police originally pull Rhymes over for ch 2003 - Vestal Goodman, the "Queen of Gospel Music," dies in…

  6. THE MELVINS, "A Senile Animal"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST From Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn to Kevin Rutmanis of the Cows to Shirley Temple's granddaughter, the Melvins have seen quite a cast of characters pass through their ranks over the course of 20-odd years From Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn to Kevin Rutmanis of the Cows to Shirley Temple…

  7. Judge: Rhymes Can't Be Charged Over Machete

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A New York judge ruled today (Oct. 24) that prosecutors could not charge Busta Rhymes with possession of a weapon -- a machete found inside a sport utility vehicle -- following his Aug. 12 arrest on a A New York judge ruled today (Oct. 24) that prosecutors could not charge Busta Rhymes with…

  8. Busta Rhymes Arrested For Assault In New York

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Busta Rhymes has been arrested and charged with assault in New York, police said today (Aug. 20). According to the New York Daily News, Rhymes (real name: Trevor Smith) was investigated for ass Rapper Busta Rhymes has been arrested and charged with assault in New York, police said…

  9. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club of France. "Gene Simmons Family Jewels,…

  10. 30OnTV

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miranda Lambert (also scheduled: Matt Dallas). "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party," ABC Featured Artist(s): Brooks & Dunn, Martina…

  11. Patton Juggling Numerous New Projects

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30 release of his new album under the moniker Peeping Tom approaches, Patton has a number of other endeavors in Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30…

  12. Pet Shop Boys Practice 'Fundamentalism'

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Synth-pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys have set a June 27 North American release for their first album in four years. Synth-pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys have set a June 27 North American release for their first album in four years. "Fundamental" was produced by Trevor Horn and is…

  13. Busta Rhymes Sued For Assault

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Busta Rhymes has been sued by a disgruntled fan who says the artist assaulted him after he asked for an autograph. Rapper Busta Rhymes has been sued by a disgruntled fan who says the artist assaulted him after he asked for an autograph. In a civil suit made public yesterday (March 1)…

  14. Rhymes May Be Questioned In Brooklyn Shooting

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Detectives want to question Busta Rhymes about the fatal shooting of the rapper's bodyguard outside a Brooklyn warehouse where a star-studded video was being taped. Rhymes was among several potential Detectives want to question Busta Rhymes about the fatal shooting of the rapper's…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Beyoncé, George Strait, Dolly Parton, "chart years," year-end accounting and much more this week with readers. WHERE'S 'FIGHTING' - GILBERT'S GRIPE Dear Fred, I think I found another Beyoncé song that did not make the top 10 of the Hot 100. Didn&…

  16. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). "Inked: Rockers & Ribbons," A&E…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Busta Rhymes - a.k.a. Trevor Smith - is arrested and charged with criminal possession after police find a loaded unregistered pistol in his car. Police originally pull Rhymes over for ch 2003 - Vestal Goodman, the "Queen of Gospel Music," dies in…

  18. Pet Shop Boys, Erasure Ready New Albums

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Synth-pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys and Erasure are readying new albums for release in the spring. Synth-pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys and Erasure are readying new albums for release in the spring. First up will be Erasure's "Union Street," which is due April 3…

  19. Disagreement Puts Shortlist Prize On Hold

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Prize has become a coveted industry honor, shining a spotlight on artists who have made exceptional albums that have fallen under the mainstream radar. Bu In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Prize has become a coveted industry honor,…

  20. Billboard Bits: Toby Keith, Coldcut, Carlos Ponce

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Toby Keith, Coldcut, Carlos Ponce Shooting has begun in Atlanta on Toby Keith's first feature film, "Angel From Montgomery," which is being produced by Paramount and MTV Networks' new CMT Films division. Noted country music video director Steven Goldmann is…

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