1. 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…

  2. '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…

  3. 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.…

  4. 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…

  5. 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 -…

  6. 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…

  7. 'Better' Tupac Set Springing From Vaults

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The catalog of iconic rapper Tupac Shakur continues to grow. The late artist's 10th album and the sixth released since his murder in September 1996 will be the double-disc "Better Dayz," due Nov. 26 f The catalog of iconic rapper Tupac Shakur continues to grow. The late artist&…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2001 - Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2002 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…

  10. Paper Links Notorious B.I.G. To Tupac's Death

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles Times investigation into the long-unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur concluded that his killer likely was a gang member who used a pistol provided by rival rapper the Notorious B.I.G. No ar A Los Angeles Times investigation into the long-unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur concluded…

  11. Presley Leads 'Forbes' Money List

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A quarter-century after his death, Elvis Presley continues raking in the big bucks. A quarter-century after his death, Elvis Presley continues raking in the big bucks. For the second year in a row, Presley, leads the list of the top-earning dead celebrities, according to Forbes magazine.…

  12. Billboard Bits: Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More Although the details are still being hammered out, acclaimed U.K. rock acts Doves and Elbow will hit North America together for a 10-date tour of major cities likely to begin in June, Doves principal Jimi Goodwin tells Billboard.com. "It…

  13. MTV To Produce Tupac Documentary

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST The late rapper Tupac Shakur will be the subject of a feature-film documentary to be released in theaters next year. The as-yet-untitled film will be created by MTV Films -- which releases movies in a The late rapper Tupac Shakur will be the subject of a feature-film documentary to be…

  14. 'Suge' Knight Sprung From Slammer

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was released yesterday (Aug. 6) from a federal prison in Oregon after serving nearly five years behind bars. The 36-year-old co-founder of Death Row Records was re Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was released yesterday (Aug. 6)…

  15. Suge Knight To Be Freed In August

    June 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Marion "Suge" Knight, the rap music mogul who co-founded Death Row Records, will be released Aug. 9 from a federal prison in Oregon where he is completing a sentence for violating probation. Knight wa Marion "Suge" Knight, the rap music mogul who co-founded Death Row…

  16. Death Row's Suge Knight To Be Freed In Days

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Marion "Suge" Knight, the multi-millionaire rap mogul, says his first stop after serving a five-year prison stint will be a hot tub. "The first thing that I'm gonna do when I get out of here is take a Marion "Suge" Knight, the multi-millionaire rap mogul, says…

  17. Tupac Lives Again At No. 1

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but that hasn't stopped him from making a major impact on the Billboard charts. "Until The End Of Time," a double-disc collection of archival material on Rapper Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but that hasn't stopped him…

  18. Pair Of Posthumous Tupac Double-Discs Due

    March 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST It's been four and a half years since Tupac Shakur was murdered, yet that hasn't slowed down the rapper's output. "Until The End Of Time," a double-CD of previously unreleased recordings due out March It's been four and a half years since Tupac Shakur was…

  19. Documentary Goes Behind The Scenes Of Death Row0

    January 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST The story behind the rise and fall of Death Row Records will appear on the big screen when the documentary "Welcome To Deathrow" is shown Feb. 2 at the Hollywood Black Film Festival in Los Angeles. Th The story behind the rise and fall of Death Row Records will appear on the big…

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