1. Tunes On TV

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 28-April 3, 2005 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY,APRIL 28 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: BeBe Winans, Queen Latifah (also scheduled: Charlie O'Connell). "7th Avenue. Drop: Queens Of The Stone Age,"…

  2. Jail Can't 'Stop' New Sigel Album

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel returns to the spotlight tomorrow (March 5), when AOL Music's First Listen initiative begins streaming his new single, "Don't Stop." Incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel returns to the spotlight tomorrow (March 5), when AOL Music's First…

  3. TunesOnTV

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 21-27, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 21 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jesse McCartney (also scheduled: Ray Romano). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Tina Turner. "Ego Trip&…

  4. Dash Spreads Wings With New Music Group

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO Damon Dash has formed a new music company, the Damon Dash Music Group, with Kareem "Biggs" Burke, who co-founded Roc-A-Fella with Dash and Jay-Z. Former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO Damon Dash has formed a new music company, the Damon Dash Music Group, with…

  5. Billboard Bits: Ben Lee, Sasha, Cam'ron/Diplomats

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Ben Lee, Sasha, Cam'ron/Diplomats New West Records has signed singer/songwriter Ben Lee and will release his next album, "Awake Is the New Sleep," Feb. 22. It was produced by Brad Wood, who also helmed Lee's first two sets, 1994's "Grandpaw Would"…

  6. Billboard Bits: Paisley, CMAs, Taste Of Chaos, N.O.R.E.

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Brad Paisley, CMAs, Taste Of Chaos, N.O.R.E. Country star Brad Paisley will kick off a 2005 tour with a Jan. 15 benefit show in Wheeling, W. Va., not far from his hometown of Glen Dale. The Mud in the Valley concert at the WesBanco Arena will raise funds for flood relief organizations…

  7. Beanie Sigel Gets Year In Prison

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced to a year in federal prison in Philadelphia on Friday, on a gun-possession charge stemming from a traffic stop. Sigel, 30, could have received more than three years, Rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced to a year in federal prison in Philadelphia on Friday, on a…

  8. Beanie Sigel Prepares For Prison

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Prior to receiving an expected prison sentence today (Oct. 8) of about three years for drugs and weapons charges, Beanie Sigel has worked overtime to complete a new album, "The B-Coming," the sequel t Like a man given only a few months to live, Beanie Sigel has spent this year…

  9. Jay-Z's 'Streets' Heads To DVD

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 1998 film "Streets Is Watching," which chronicles rapper Jay-Z's background and rise to prominence, will be released Oct. 5 on DVD by Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. The 1998 film "Streets Is Watching," which chronicles rapper Jay-Z's background and rise to prominence,…

  10. Hot Product

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Memphis Bleek 'Made' In America Rapper Memphis Bleek will release his first album in three years, "M.A.D.E.," this week via Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. The artist has kept a fairly low profile since the 2000 release of "The Understanding," while he cared for an older…

  11. Hot Product

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: • R&B vocalist Joe's "And Then..." (Jive) • A triple-disc live album chronicling the Grateful Dead's Dec. 31, 1978, concert in San Francisco, "The Closing of Winterland." …

  12. Roc-A-Fella Rummages Through 'Files'

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Roc-A-Fella label is taking a look back at its history with the singles compilation "The Roc Files, Vol. 1," due Dec. 16. With Jay-Z's self-proclaimed final album topping the charts , his Roc-A-Fella label is taking a look back at its history with the singles compilation "…

  13. Kanye West Goes Back To 'College'

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST After various delays, producer Kanye West's star-packed debut album, "The College Dropout," will be released Jan. 27 via Roc-A-Fella. First single "Through the Wire" topped out at No. 88 on Billboard' After various delays, producer Kanye West's star-packed…

  14. Roc's Young Gunz To Fire In January

    October 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With Roc-A-Fella flagship artist Jay-Z planning to retire after the release of his next record, his label will look to its Young Gunz to keep the flame alive. The Philadelphia-based hip-hop duo will r With Roc-A-Fella flagship artist Jay-Z planning to retire after the release of his next…

  15. Billboard Bits: Crown Royal, Microsoft, Memphis Bleek

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Crown Royal, Microsoft, Memphis Bleek The Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire will provide the musical muscle for the upcoming Crown Royal Comedy Soul Festival, which will hit 20 U.S. markets beginning Nov. 13 in Atlanta. The shows will be hosted by comedian Bruce Bruce and will…

  16. Beanie Sigel Cleared To Attend Treatment

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jailed rapper Beanie Sigel can attend a residential treatment program for substance abuse and anger management while awaiting his federal drug and weapons trial, a federal judge ruled. Jailed rapper Beanie Sigel can attend a residential treatment program for substance abuse and anger…

  17. The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees Below is the final list of nominees for the The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003, which will be presented Oct. 13 in Miami and broadcast in November on BET. ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- MALE SOLO Jay-Z Nelly Baby aka Birdman LL Cool J Ja Rule ARTIST OF…

  18. State Property Presents the Chain Gang, Volume 2

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT While most labels are satisfied with their crews and cliques, Roc-a-Fella's burgeoning roster of talent can only be described as an army. While most labels are satisfied with their crews and cliques, Roc-a-Fella's burgeoning roster of talent can only be described as an army. The…

  19. Jackson, Dashboard Albums Bow On Top

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New albums from country star Alan Jackson and moody indie rock act Dashboard Confessional shake up the top of The Billboard 200 this week. Jackson's "Greatest Hits Volume II" (Arista Nashville) and Da New albums from country star Alan Jackson and moody indie rock act Dashboard…

  20. Hot Product

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT State Property 'Chain' Letter Roc-A-Fella label supergroup State Property is back this week with its second album, "State Property Presents the Chain Gang Vol. II," The crew is made up of Philadelphia natives Freeway, the Young Gunz, Oschino & Sparks, Peedi Crakk and…

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