1. Afroman Arrested for Punching Fan Onstage Mid-Show

    February 17, 2015 8:55 PM EST Afroman was arrested Tuesday in Biloxi, Miss., for punching a female fan during his set.  The "Because I Got High" rapper was performing when a woman got on stage and approached him, TMZ reports. As a video shows, Afroman was playing guitar and without warning he turned and…

  2. Exclusive: Afroman Remixes 'Because I Got High' in Support of Marijuana Legalization

    October 15, 2014 7:30 AM EDT Remember "Because I Got High," Afroman 's 2001 smash about failing to clean his room and graduate high school while managing to lose his wife and children and start sleeping on the sidewalk just because he, you know, got high? Some of you probably (cough) don't, but that…

  3. New Seasonal Offerings Compete For Attention

    November 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking perennial silver and gold, and 2004 can be considered a banner year for seasonal fare. Thanks to new albums from Ever year, artists and labels pull together holiday music releases in hopes of striking…

  4. Christina, Missy, LL Dress Up For Chicago Bash

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Christina Aguilera made a rare live appearance last Thursday at Chicago radio station B96's Halloween Bash, offering four tracks from her new album, "Stripped," due tomorrow (Oct. 29) from RCA. Christina Aguilera made a rare live appearance last Thursday at Chicago radio…

  5. Cypress Hill 'Smokes Out' 5th Annual Fest

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rap act Cypress Hill has scheduled its fifth annual Smoke Out event for Nov. 23 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The notoriously pro-marijuana group will be joined by a long list of fello Veteran rap act Cypress Hill has scheduled its fifth annual Smoke Out event for Nov. 23 at…

  6. Westlife, Steps Top U.K. Charts

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Irish pop pin-up act Westlife achieved its ninth U.K. No. 1 yesterday (Nov. 11) as "Queen Of My Heart" (RCA) replaced Afroman's "Because I Got High" (Universal Island) at the top of the region's singl Irish pop pin-up act Westlife achieved its ninth U.K. No. 1…

  7. Afroman Still 'High' On U.K. Chart

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST In an uncharacteristically slow-moving U.K. singles chart yesterday (Oct. 28), Afroman's "Because I Got High" (Universal Island) kept hold of the No. 1 spot, as only one title debuted in the top-5 and In an uncharacteristically slow-moving U.K. singles chart yesterday (Oct. 28)…

  8. Afroman Marks 'High' U.K. Debut

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Afroman's Universal single "Because I Got High" easily outstripped its No. 13 peak on The Billboard Hot 100 by making a long-anticipated debut at No.1 on the U.K. chart yesterday (Oct. 21), bringing a Afroman's Universal single "Because I Got High" easily…

  9. Cypress Hill's Smoke Out Hits More Snags

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Cypress Hill has canceled the San Francisco date of its Smoke Out festival, and has expanded the lineup for the Los Angeles show instead. Cancellation of the San Francisco date, which was scheduled fo Cypress Hill has canceled the San Francisco date of its Smoke Out festival, and has expanded…

  10. Cypress Hill Alters Smoke Out Schedule

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Cypress Hill-organized Smoke Out festival has undergone a series of logistical changes, with a Sept. 29 date in Holmdel, N.J., postponed while producers look for another New York-area location. An The Cypress Hill-organized Smoke Out festival has undergone a series of logistical changes,…

  11. Aaliyah Posthumously Tops Album Chart

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of her tragic death, Aaliyah's self-titled Blackground/Virgin release shoots 19-1 on The Billboard 200 this week, based on a sales jump from 62,000 to 306,000 units in the U.S., according In the wake of her tragic death, Aaliyah's self-titled Blackground/Virgin release…

  12. Deftones, Busta Join Cypress Hill's Smoke Out

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The initial slate of acts for Cypress Hill's fourth annual Smoke Out festival, which this year will play dates outside of Southern California for the first time, includes hard rock act the Deftones, r The initial slate of acts for Cypress Hill's fourth annual Smoke Out festival,…

  13. 'Jay & Silent Bob' Assemble Eclectic Soundtrack

    June 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even though it's still in the assembly stage, the Universal soundtrack to director Kevin Smith's "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back" is turning out to be a wide-ranging compilation. Due out Aug. 14, th Even though it's still in the assembly stage, the Universal…