1. The Game, Azealia Banks, Lecrae & More React to NYPD Officer Killings in Brooklyn

    December 21, 2014 2:22 PM EST Members of the hip-hop community are sharing their thoughts on social media following the shooting of two NYPD officers who were killed on Saturday (Dec. 20) in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner. Hip-Hop Moves As Strong Force for Michael Brown Rappers like The Game ,…

  2. Tupac Shakur Musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' Releases New Songs Ahead of Opening: Listen

    May 31, 2014 2:47 PM EDT "Holler If Ya Hear Me," the new musical inspired by Tupac Shakur, is only days away from beginning previews at New York’s Palace Theatre on June 2. 'Slam' Star Saul Williams Cast In Tupac Musical To help stir up buzz, three tracks from the Broadway show have been…

  3. 'Slam' Star Saul Williams Cast In Tupac Musical

    April 07, 2014 3:26 PM EDT Casting is in place for the world premiere of "Holler If Ya Hear Me," the Broadway musical about struggling inner-city lives, inspired by and set to the music and lyrics of rap legend Tupac Shakur. Heading the cast of the non-biographical musical drama is Saul Williams, the…

  4. Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup: Run DMC, Girl Talk, Against Me! + More

    July 12, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the full lineup for the 2012 festival, to be held November 2-4 at Auditorium Shores. The 7th annual festival will feature big name acts like the reunion of Run D.M.C. , Santigold , an appearance from De La Soul , Girl Talk , and Explosions…

  5. Neon Indian Signs To FADER

    June 08, 2010 8:29 AM EDT Chillwave artist Neon Indian , aka Alan Palomo, has found a new home, FADER Label, Billboard can confirm exclusively. The eventual home of the artist was the subject of speculation following a series of breakout SXSW performances, with rumors of a bidding war. FADER Label is part of music…

  6. Janelle Monáe Crosses Boundaries With 'ArchAndroid'

    April 26, 2010 12:07 PM EDT J anelle Monáe has no desire to define her sound. "It's genre-less, because it has an energy about it that genres can't really live up to, so I don't want to diminish it by trying to restrict it," the eccentric 24-year-old says about "The ArchAndroid," due…

  7. Kanye West, NIN Bring Lollapalooza To A Close

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West and Nine Inch Nails closed Lollapalooza 2008 in grand fashion Sunday (Aug. 3) in Chicago's Grant Park, with the former regaling his hometown crowd with hit after hit and the latter band off Kanye West and Nine Inch Nails closed Lollapalooza 2008 in grand fashion Sunday (Aug. 3…

  8. Lollapalooza 2008 Artists

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Check out performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates and features from Lollapalooza 2008 performers. This complete list of the artists performing at Lollapalooza 2008 includes performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates. Click on a name to view Billboard's full…

  9. Doherty, M.I.A. Eyed For Ex-Arctic Monkey Project

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Pete Doherty, M.I.A. and Saul Williams are all likely to feature on the forthcoming debut album from Mongrel, the new band from former Arctic Monkeys bassist Andy Nicholson, Billboard.com has learned. Pete Doherty, M.I.A. and Saul Williams are all likely to feature on the forthcoming debut…

  10. Beck, STP, Lucinda Set For Bumbershoot Festival

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle's Cit Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts…

  11. New Nine Inch Nails Album Hits The Web

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST As expected, Nine Inch Nails is utilizing the Internet to disseminate its new instrumental album, "Ghosts I-IV," which went live at 9 p.m. ET tonight (March 2) via the Trent Reznor-led group's Web sit As expected, Nine Inch Nails is utilizing the Internet to disseminate its new…

  12. Trent Reznor And Saul Williams

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Trent Reznor is tired of waiting to share new music with the rest of the world. Now, he's taking Saul Williams along for the wild ride of Internet-only distribution. Trent Reznor is tired of waiting to share new music with the rest of the world. Now, he's taking Saul Williams along…

  13. The Billboard Q&A: Trent Reznor And Saul Williams

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has spent the last few years utilizing new methods to disseminate his music to fans. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has spent the last few years utilizing new methods to disseminate his music to fans. Past experiments have included hidden messages…

  14. New Order, Ladytron, Faint On NIN Remix Album

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here earlier this week, Nine Inch Nails' "Year Zero" has been remixed track-by-track for "Y34RZ3R0R3MIX3D," due Nov. 20 via Interscope. As tipped here earlier this week, Nine Inch Nails' "Year Zero" has been remixed track-by-track for "…

  15. Post-Interscope, Reznor Focusing On New Album

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The future of Nine Inch Nails is now completely in the hands of frontman Trent Reznor following the Oct. 7 expiration of the band's contract with Interscope, for which it had recorded since 1994. Sour The future of Nine Inch Nails is now completely in the hands of frontman Trent Reznor…

  16. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo', Monte Montgomery, Bird York, Stanley…

  17. Tobin, Cut Chemist, Spooky Spin For Stalin Series

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amon Tobin, Cut Chemist, DJ Spooky and J-Rocc are among the acts scheduled to perform at Pravda -- a "progressive exploration of sounds, sights and philosophies of the Stalin era," set for May 26 at t Amon Tobin, Cut Chemist, DJ Spooky and J-Rocc are among the acts scheduled to…

  18. Our Lady Peace's Maida In Poetic Mood On Solo Debut

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Something different and exciting is how Our Lady Peace singer/songwriter Raine Maida describes his upcoming solo debut, which is in the spoken-word vein. Something different and exciting is how Our Lady Peace singer/songwriter Raine Maida describes his upcoming solo debut, which is in the…

  19. Keys, Bowie Duet At African Charity Gala

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys joined David Bowie for a neo soul-injected take on the latter's "Changes" last night (Nov. 9) to close out a star-studded New York benefit for the Keep a Child Alive organization, which he Alicia Keys joined David Bowie for a neo soul-injected take on the latter&…

  20. OnTV

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 12-18, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 12 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artists: Fiona Apple (also scheduled: Jack Black, Dermot Mulroney). "The Tyra Banks Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Institute.…

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