1. Dave Matthews Band Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    September 19, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 'Away From the World' is DMB's sixth straight No. 1; Top six on this week's chart are all debuts For only the second time in history, the entire top six albums on the Billboard 200 chart are debuts. Led by Dave Matthews Band 's "Away From the World" at No. 1…

  2. Slaughterhouse, Paul Rosenberg Talk 'Welcome to Our House' Album & Success

    August 28, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Rap supergroup Slaughterhouse doesn't quantify success in numbers. Following its self-titled debut on E1 Records in 2009, the quartet started work on its sophomore album, "Welcome to Our House." Consisting of Royce Da 5'9" , Joe Budden , Crooked I and Joell Ortiz ,…

  3. Eminem Victorious At Free Detroit Concert

    May 20, 2009 7:13 AM EDT It was short and sweet but decidedly victorious as Eminem brought his "Relapse" back home with a special free concert in Detroit. Marking the release of his first new studio album in five years, the rapper blitzed through eight songs in 35 minutes at the Sound Board theater in the…

  4. Shady's Back

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eminem planned to make "The Re-Up" a classic kind of hip-hop mixtape -- an underground affair distributed hand to hand and by word-of-mouth rather than conventional label marketing and promotion. Eminem planned to make "The Re-Up" a classic kind of hip-hop mixtape -- an…

  5. Akon Corrals Eminem, Snoop For New Album

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalistproducer Akon will on Dec. 12 release his sophomore effort, "Konvicted," via SRC/Universal. The disc boasts collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Styles P and Eminem. R&B vocalistproducer Akon will on Dec. 12 release his sophomore effort, "Konvicted," via SRC…

  6. Aguilera Takes No. 1 Amid All-New Top Five

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera leads a charge of debuts in the top five slots of The Billboard 200 with the double-disc RCA set "Back to Basics." The set sold 346,000 copies in the United States, according to Nie Christina Aguilera leads a charge of debuts in the top five slots of The Billboard…

  7. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Cyndi Lauper, Usher …

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christina Aguilera channels the '30s and '40s on the double-disc bonanza "Back to Basics," Trace Adkins goes ditty again with "Swing" from "Dangerous Man" and Lyfe Jennings rises on "The Phoenix" in t The debut album from rock outfit the Panic…

  9. Obie Trice Resurfaces With Sophomore Album

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally due May 30, Obie Trice's sophomore album, "Second Round's on Me," will now arrive Aug. 15 via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Originally due May 30, Obie Trice's sophomore album, "Second Round's on Me," will now arrive Aug. 15 via Eminem…

  10. 'Round' Two

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," this week via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," this week via Eminem's Shady Records imprint.…

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Les Claypool bangs around for tales of "Woe," Obie Trice is back for a second engagement, Mike Patton enlivens Peeping Tom and Ralph Stanley salutes a legendary musical family in this week's Hot Produ An EP featuring a host of new songs from electronica outfit Boards Of Canada,…

  12. Rapper Proof Laid To Rest In Detroit

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (April 19) with tears, wails of grief, a few laughs and, appropriate to any hip-hop gathering, some profanity. Among those in attendance were Eminem, 50 C Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (April 19) with tears, wails of grief, a few…

  13. Obie Trice Back For 'Seconds' On New CD

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," May 30 via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Production was supplied by Eminem, Alchemist, Freedwreck, JR Rotem and 9th W Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second…

  14. D12 Rapper Proof Shot And Killed In Detroit

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT D12 rapper Proof was shot to death this morning (April 11) at a Detroit club that was operating illegally after hours, according to the Detroit Free Press. The artist, whose real name was DeShaun Holt D12 rapper Proof was shot to death this morning (April 11) at a Detroit club that was…

  15. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Little Big Town, Van Zant). "2006 CMT…

  16. Billboard Bits: Santana, Hallyday, Obie Trice

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Santana, Hallyday, Obie Trice Santana is the first act confirmed to play the second Rock In Rio -- Lisbon festival, set for May 26-27 and June 2-4 at Bela Vista Park. The massive event was staged in Brazil in 1985, 1991 and 2001 and moved last year to Lisbon, where organizers say it…

  17. Rapper Obie Trice Shot In Detroit

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eminem protege Obie Trice was shot early Saturday while driving on a city highway, Detroit police said Eminem protege Obie Trice was shot early Saturday while driving on a city highway, Detroit police said. Someone in another car shot through the back window of 28-year-old Trice's…

  18. Hip-Hop Titans Bolster B.I.G.'s 'Duets'

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to "The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter," including Eminem, Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Mis Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to …

  19. XXL Compiles Hip-Hop Disc

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop magazine XXL highlights selected album tracks and singles from the past two years on its first compilation, "XXL Raps Volume 1." Hip-hop magazine XXL highlights selected album tracks and singles from the past two years on its first compilation, "XXL Raps Volume 1."…

  20. 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…

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