1. Rick Ross Reveals 'Mastermind' Track List

    February 08, 2014 3:48 PM EST Kanye West, Jay Z, The Weeknd to appear on rapper's sixth album Rick Ross' "Mastermind" finally has a track list. The rapper released the list of songs to be featured on his sixth studio album yesterday (Feb. 7), Pitchfork reports . As with many of Ross' past records…

  2. Q&A With Matisyahu

    August 26, 2009 5:19 PM EDT It's clear that Matisyahu has reggae and dancehall soul inspirations (like Bob Marley and Sizzla , who he namechecks). But on his upcoming album, "Light," released on August 25th on Epic, the Hasidic star says he was moved by other genres. "When I was a teenager in my…

  3. N.A.S.A. Blasts Off With Kanye, M.I.A., Waits

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Boasting one of the more eclectic guest lists in recent memory, Brazilian-influenced duo N.A.S.A. will unveil its debut album, "The Spirit of Apollo," Feb. 17 via Anti-. Boasting one of the more eclectic guest lists in recent memory, Brazilian-influenced duo N.A.S.A. will unveil its…

  4. Wyclef Shares Spotlight With Superstars On New CD

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. A…

  5. Shaggy Teams With Akon, Sizzla On VP Debut

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dancehall superstar Shaggy will inaugurate a new joint venture with Big Yard and VP Records with his next album, "Intoxication." Due Oct. 16, the set is led by the single "Bonafide Girl" featuring "It Dancehall superstar Shaggy will inaugurate a new joint venture with…

  6. Eve Drafts Top Producers For 'Here I Am'

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eve is sifting through tracks for her upcoming fourth album, "Here I Am," a joint effort between Dr. Dre's Aftermath/Interscope imprint and Swizz Beatz' Full Surface. Eve will put the final touches on Eve is sifting through tracks for her upcoming fourth album, "Here…

  7. Styles P's 'Time' Is Now For New CD

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 deliver his long-awaited sophomore disc, "Time Is Money" (Ruff Ryders/Interscope). Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 deliver his long-awaited sophomore disc, "…

  8. Mike Patton, Rahzel / Dec. 28, 2005 / Brooklyn, N.Y. (Warsaw)

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST There's nothing more satisfying than witnessing two masters of a particular musical skill in collaboration, be it guitar legends Chet Atkins and Les Paul or jazz drummers Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa. Bu There's nothing more satisfying than witnessing two masters of a particular…

  9. Banton Faces Assault Charges

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Buju Banton will face trial next month for his alleged role in an attack against a group of gay men in Jamaica's capital last year, a judge said Friday. Buju Banton will face trial next month for his alleged role in an attack against a group of gay men in Jamaica's capital last year…

  10. Ask Billboard

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Foxy Brown, Eric Benet and Kim Wilde. FINALLY FOXY Hello Keith, I'm a big fan of rapper Foxy Brown. I read that her newest album, "Black Roses," will be released Aug. 23. Can you give me any more information? Thanks, Chalvic…

  11. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan/Johnny Paycheck This Is Just A Tribute Toots Hibbert, Beres Hammond, Sizzla and Israel Vibration's Apple Gabriel are among the reggae heavyweights contributing to "Is It Rolling, Bob?," a reggae tribute to Bob Dylan. The 15-track set arrives this week via Sanctuary…

  12. DMX, Ashanti, Eve Shine On St. Kitts Fest

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT DMX, Eve, Shaggy, and Ashanti are among the headliners slated for the seventh annual St. Kitts Music Festival. DMX, Eve, Shaggy, and Ashanti are among the headliners slated for the seventh annual St. Kitts Music Festival. To be held June 26-29, the event on the grounds of the Caribbean island…