1. Icona Pop, 'This Is... Icona Pop': Track-By-Track Review

    September 18, 2013 2:34 PM EDT One year ago today, a female pop artist released an extremely satisfying album that was somewhat overlooked due to the monumental impact of its first single. This full-length featured a handful of deliriously enjoyable songs that should have been hits in their own right, but unfortunately…

  2. Marion 'Suge' Knight Arrested After Traffic Incident

    September 12, 2013 12:52 AM EDT Former hip hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on an outstanding warrant after being pulled over for a traffic violation in Los Angeles. Police Officer Sara Faden says the founder of Death Row Records was stopped shortly after midnight Wednesday near Beverly Hills.…

  3. Tupac Shakur-Inspired Musical Coming To Broadway

    June 24, 2013 4:50 PM EDT A musical inspired by the music of Tupac Shakur hopes to bring gangsta rap to a Broadway stage. A workshop of "Holler If Ya Hear Me" is currently under way in New York under the direction of Kenny Leon, who helmed the Broadway hits "Fences" and "The Mountaintop.…

  4. Icona Pop Returns With 'Girlfriend': Hear New International Single

    May 30, 2013 2:07 PM EDT New track quotes Tupac Shakur's "Me and My Girlfriend." Icona Pop are still riding high on the success of their breakout single "I Love It" feat. Charli XCX -- which, after being performed at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards earlier this month, climbs back up to No…

  5. Rock The Bells 2013: Ol' Dirty Bastard, Eazy-E Holograms Top Lineup

    May 15, 2013 11:25 AM EDT Real-life performers include Common, Earl Sweatshirt, Black Hippy and Kid Cudi. A little over a year after a projection of Tupac Shakur walked onstage (so to speak) next to Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg and the 2012 Coachella festival, two more hip-hop  holograms will be unveiled at the Rock The…

  6. TLC Plots Reunion Tour and New Music With J. Cole, Dallas Austin

    April 30, 2013 7:30 PM EDT TLC has a busy 2013 ahead, though Chili tells Billboard that contrary to reports, a Left-Eye hologram is not in the works: "It's definitely something we thought about, like years ago. But I think it's very creepy" The announcement of TLC's performance at this year…

  7. 20 Songs Named After Other Musicians: The Wanted's 'Walks Like Rihanna' & More

    April 30, 2013 2:44 PM EDT So far this week, the Wanted has returned with a new single that tips its cap to the body language of a certain Barbadian pop princess ("She can't sing, she can't dance/But who cares, she walks like Rihanna!" goes the chorus), and Lil Kim has jumped on a Tiffany Foxx…

  8. U.S. Senator Quotes Jay-Z, Wiz Khalifa During Epic Filibuster

    March 07, 2013 10:45 AM EST Hip-hop entered the Senate chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday night, with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) dropping references to "modern day poets" Wiz Khalifa and Jay-Z during a filibuster by one of his Republican colleagues over the government's drone policy. A die-hard rap…

  9. Tupac Shakur's Mom Vows to Release His 'Entire Body of Work'

    February 18, 2013 2:17 PM EST The late rapper's estate is now being handled by Jampol Artist Management The estate of Tupac Shakur is being placed in the hands of Jampol Artist Management and the late rapper's mother indicates there is more music to be released. Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur, head of his…

  10. Coachella 2013 Lineup: Blur, Phoenix, Stone Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    January 25, 2013 3:26 PM EST Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Postal Service and Wu-Tang Clan are also set for Indio, Calif. this April Blur, the Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers top the lineup for the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which was unveiled late on Thursday night (Jan. 24). The annual fest is…

  11. Coachella 2013 Lineup: Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    January 25, 2013 12:30 AM EST The Stone Roses, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Postal Service and Wu-Tang Clan are also set for Indio, Calif. this April. Blur, the Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers top the lineup for the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which was unveiled late on Thursday night (Jan. 24). The…

  12. Top 20 Music Moments of 2012: Whitney, PSY, Pussy Riot & More

    December 19, 2012 6:55 PM EST Chart Article   It was the best of times - Taylor Swift, One Direction and PSY had their best year ever. It was the worst of times - the world lost Whitney Houston, Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, and Jenni Rivera. But 2012 was anything but a slow news year. These are the 20 biggest music moments in…

  13. Notorious B.I.G. Family Attorney Criticizes LAPD After Autopsy Report

    December 07, 2012 9:39 PM EST An attorney for the family of the Notorious B.I.G. said Friday it's ridiculous that Los Angeles police have not arrested anyone for the rapper's 1997 killing, which has returned to the spotlight after coroner's officials released a long-sealed autopsy report. The report…

  14. Dr. Dre Tops Forbes' 2012 Highest-Paid Musicians List

    November 29, 2012 12:30 PM EST Dr. Dre has finished a 12-month period of robust headphone sales and resurrecting Tupac Shakur in hologram form as Forbes' highest-paid musician of the year. The hip-hop mogul reportedly earned an estimated $110 million during a scoring period that ran from May 2011 to May 2012. Along…

  15. Barack Obama: 10 Best Songs About The President

    November 07, 2012 3:00 PM EST Hip-Hop has been behind Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign in 2008. From Jay-Z to will.i.am, artists have shown their support for the first African-American President of the United States through inspirational odes and unforgettable performances. This week, amidst Obama's…

  16. Barack Obama: 10 Best Songs About The President

    November 07, 2012 3:00 PM EST Hip-Hop has been behind Barack Obama since his first presidential campaign in 2008. From Jay-Z to will.i.am, artists have shown their support for the first African-American President of the United States through inspirational odes and unforgettable performances. This week, amidst Obama's…

  17. Coachella Festival Location Threatened by Possible Indio Tax

    July 03, 2012 8:11 PM EDT Festival May Skip 2014, Goldenvoice Head Says The Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival may be looking for a new home if a new city tax is put on the books. According the Indio's Desert Sun , a potential admissions tax on entertainment events on more than 2,500 people would cause the…

  18. James Rosemond Admits to Tupac Shakur 1994 Shooting Involvement: Report

    June 25, 2012 8:22 PM EDT The mystery of the shooting that launched a coast-to-coast hip-hop feud may finally be over. James Rosemond, also known as "Jimmy Henchman," has reportedly admitted his involvement in a 1994 assault on Tupac Shakur that left the rapper shot, robbed and nearly dead at New York's…

  19. Lisa Marie Presley OKs 'Hologram Elvis,' but 'No Definite Plans Yet'

    June 12, 2012 2:15 PM EDT Singer Talks New Album and Tour for 'Storm & Grace' L isa Marie Presley is all good with her father being turned into a virtual image ala Tupac Shakur at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Core Media Group, which owns Elvis Presley 's name and…

  20. Estates Ready 'Holograms' of Elvis, Hendrix, Monroe & the Doors

    June 12, 2012 12:50 PM EDT Doors Manager: "Hopefully, 'Jim Morrison' will be able to walk right up to you, look you in the eye, sing right at you and then walk away" The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With…

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