1. 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…

  2. Billboard Bits: Vibe Awards, Moby, Don Gibson

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Vibe Awards, Moby, Don Gibson R. Kelly and 50 Cent and G-Unit have been added to the performance schedule for the inaugural Vibe Awards, set for Thursday (Nov. 20) at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Center. They join previously announced performers Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige featuring…

  3. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tupac Shakur Another 'Resurrection' Arguably as popular in death as he was in life, rapper Tupac Shakur is the subject of the new biographical film and soundtrack "Resurrection," the latter due this week via Amaru/Interscope. Four previously unreleased cuts feature some of…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the use of vocal elements in pop arrangements, dies at an Esondido, Calif., hospital after injuring his head in a fal 2002 - Ray Conniff, the Grammy-winning composer and conductor who pioneered the…

  5. Hip-Hop's Biggest Acts Set For Source Awards

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ja Rule, Fabolous. Nelly and Murphy Lee are among the acts confirmed to perform during the 2003 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards. Set for Oct. 13 at Florida's Miami Arena, the ceremony will also feature en Ja Rule, Fabolous. Nelly and Murphy Lee are among the acts confirmed to perform during…

  6. 'Baby Boy' Holds Down Singles Chart Lead

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Baby Boy" from Beyonce and Sean Paul maintains its grip on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second-straight week. The cut also leads Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for the third "Baby Boy" from Beyonce and Sean Paul maintains its grip on…

  7. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity ride in Nashville. Jackson is grand marshal for Rolling Titan Thunder 3, benefiting the Chris Sanders Foundation 2001 - Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity…

  8. 2Pac Lives Again On Death Row Remix Set

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The subject of six posthumous albums to date, late legendary rapper 2Pac (aka Tupac Shakur) will be honored with yet another release, a remix album helmed by his friend and label head Suge Knight. "De The subject of six posthumous albums to date, late legendary rapper 2Pac (aka Tupac…

  9. Parole Violation Nets 'Suge' Knight 10 Months

    August 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Marion "Suge" Knight was sentenced to 10 months in prison after a parole board found yesterday (July 31) that he struck a Hollywood nightclub valet. Marion "Suge" Knight was sentenced to 10 months in prison after a parole board found yesterday (July 31) that he struck a…

  10. This Day in Music

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Gospel singer O'Landa Draper dies at Meharry General Hospital in Nashville following a brief episode of renal failure. He is 34. 1998 - Gospel singer O'Landa Draper dies at Meharry General Hospital in Nashville following a brief episode of renal failure. He…

  11. Lawyer: Witnesses Exonerate 'Suge' Knight

    July 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A lawyer for rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight said she has statements from eight witnesses that the rap mogul did not punch a parking valet, an incident that could return him to prison. A lawyer for rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight said she has statements from eight witnesses…

  12. Suge Knight May Face Year In Prison

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight could face up to a year in prison if state officials revoke his parole after his recent arrest for allegedly assaulting a parking lot attendant outside a Hollywood night Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight could face up to a year in prison if…

  13. Report: Suge Knight Arrested

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight reportedly has been arrested a second time this year for allegedly violating parole. Police arrested the 37-year-old founder of Death Row Records Friday evening, ac Rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight reportedly has been arrested a…

  14. Vandross Still Hospitalized As Album Nears

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album Luther Vandross considers the best of his career hits stores Tuesday (June 10) -- with no videos, television interviews or concerts to trumpet its arrival. With the 52-year-old singer yet to The album Luther Vandross considers the best of his career hits stores Tuesday (June 10) --…

  15. Fallen Artists' Mothers To Be Honored

    March 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seven mothers of R&B/hip-hop artists who have lost their lives through violence or tragic circumstances will be honored Tuesday (March 11) at a New York event staged by the Christopher Wallace Mem Seven mothers of R&B/hip-hop artists who have lost their lives through violence or…

  16. 'Suge' Knight Denounces Arrest

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight charged his arrest for alleged parole violations was a misguided effort by police to salvage their investigation of a string of homicides. Knight, 37, was taken into Los Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight charged his arrest for alleged parole…

  17. Rap Mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight Arrested

    December 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested yesterday (Dec. 23) for allegedly violating the terms of his parole, Los Angeles sheriff's officials said. The alleged parole violations involve his a Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested yesterday (Dec.…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2001 - With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2000 - Faith Hill and Tim…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Creed is the big winner with four awards at the first My VH1 Music Awards, presented at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. 2000 - Creed is the big winner with four awards at the first My VH1 Music Awards, presented at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. 1999 -…

  20. Death Row Offices Raided By Police

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Authorities raided the record company of rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and 16 other locations in Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area today (Nov. 14) as part of a murder investigation. Search warrants Authorities raided the record company of rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight…

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