1. #BowWowHive Is a Twitter Trend & Bow Wow Is Laughing About It

    July 26, 2015 6:44 PM EDT BeyHive, FutureHive and … BowWowHive? Twitter users decided to pass the time on Sunday afternoon (July 26) by trending the hashtag #BowWowHive, bringing back some memorable moments involving rapper Bow Wow (previously known as Lil’ Bow Wow ). 32 Rappers Who've Hopped From Music to Acting…

  2. Chris Brown's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    September 16, 2014 2:00 PM EDT Chris Brown 's talent is proven. Setting the singer's tumultuous personal history aside, Brown's musical career has been pristine since he first stepped onto the scene at age 16. Brown has made a big impact on the Billboard charts along the way, from his first career single, …

  3. Bow Wow to Co-Star in 'CSI: Cyber'

    August 19, 2014 3:49 PM EDT Rapper joins Patricia Arquette in the 'CSI' spinoff. Rapper and actor Bow Wow, born Shad Moss, has been cast as a series regular on the CBS spinoff CSI: Cyber , the network announced Tuesday (Aug. 19). Moss will play 19-year-old hacker Brody "Baby Face" Nelson. A cyber…

  4. Bow Wow 'Would Like to Meet' 'Catfish' Victim, Impersonator

    October 09, 2013 9:06 PM EDT They say that imitation is the highest form of flattery, and Bow Wow was certainly flattered by this week's episode of "Catfish." The Young Money rapper found himself the subject of on online dating scheme featured on the MTV series, in which 19-year-old Keyonnah believed…

  5. Jermaine Dupri Joins Mariah Carey's Management Team

    October 08, 2013 4:34 AM EDT Music producer Jermaine Dupri is joining Mariah Carey's management team. A representative for Carey confirmed the news Monday. They have collaborated on hits like "Always Be My Baby," "Don't Forget About Us" and "We Belong Together," which was named…

  6. The Seed: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Troy Ave, Trinidad Jame$

    July 21, 2013 8:00 AM EDT All five original members of legendary Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony reunite on their new single, "Everything 100." The smooth Wundermine-produced cut, featuring recent Taylor Gang signee Ty Dolla $ign, is radio-friendly and looks to return the group to the charts. Bone…

  7. 'Dark Knight' Dedications: The 5 Best Songs About Batman

    July 18, 2012 12:00 PM EDT It's been four long years of waiting, but "The Dark Knight Rises," the conclusion of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, finally hits theaters this weekend. To celebrate what may be Christian Bale's final run as DC Comics' Dark Knight, we've put together a…

  8. Q&A: Hit-Boy on 'Ni--as in Paris' Success & His Own Rap Career

    May 11, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Hit-Boy is living up to his name. The Southern California native (born Chauncey Hollis in Pasadena) co-produced "Ni**as in Paris," the double-platinum hit from Jay-Z and Kanye West 's "Watch the Throne." With another West track ("Way Too Cold") under his…

  9. Lil Wayne Launches DEWeezy Campaign With SXSW Concert

    March 16, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Lil Wayne was the headliner of one of the most anticipated concerts at this year's SXSW since last week's announcement of his partnership with Mountain Dew. "DEWeezy" posters splattered across the streets of Austin, Texas since Monday (March 12) helped garner a line of…

  10. Rihanna & Chris Brown Gain Twitter, Facebook Fans After Release of Remixes

    March 01, 2012 7:45 PM EST It is no surprise that both Rihanna and Chris Brown made moves on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week after releasing two new collaborations, with Chris Brown being featured on a remix of Rihanna's "Birthday Cake" and Rihanna appearing on a remix of Brown's "…

  11. Musiq Soulchild Penning Book About 'Love and Relationships'

    March 01, 2012 4:35 PM EST Though he'll surely record a follow-up to last year's "MusiqInTheMagiq" album, Musiq Soulchild is "in writer-producer mode" right now. And in author mode, too. The Philadelphia neo-soul artist tells Billboard.com he has a book "in its early, embryonic…

  12. NBA Jams: 10 Slammin' Songs For The All-Star Game

    February 26, 2012 4:45 PM EST While fans get ready to watch Kobe, LeBron, Dwight and CP3 in Orlando, Billboard.com is offering its own stellar basketball collection: 10 basketball-themed songs and music videos that will fire up any hoops diehard. From Michael Jackson's b-ball jam to all-star tracks by Shaquille O&…

  13. Four-Play: 2 Chainz, Bow Wow, Brianna Perry, & Esperanza Spalding

    February 03, 2012 3:30 PM EST Chainz puts on for ATL, Bow Wow returns as a rock star, Esperanza Spalding soulfully uplifts the NYC streets, and newcomer Brianna Perry pays tribute to Marilyn Monroe, Miami style. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring 2 Chainz , Bow Wow, Esperanza Spalding, and…

  14. Bow Wow Pens Open Letter About His Daughter & Debuts First Trailer to Documentary

    July 06, 2011 6:25 PM EDT After rumors of fatherhood circled the 'net, Bow Wow penned an open letter to his fans today (July 6), admitting that he indeed has a daughter, by the name of Shai Moss. Posted on his site, Bow Wow Today , the 24 yr. old Young Money rapper writes on why he chose to keep the birth of his…

  15. Katy Perry Takes Third Week Atop Hot 100 with Airplay Boost

    April 13, 2011 4:00 PM EDT K aty Perry 's "E.T.," featuring Kanye West , tallies a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, tacking on the chart's Airplay Gainer award as it has in its prior two frames at the summit. "E.T." - the fourth Hot 100 No. 1 from Perry's album "…

  16. Cali Swag District Working on New Label Situation, Prepping Debut Release

    March 29, 2011 12:45 PM EDT Last spring, hip-hop upstart Cali Swag District exploded on the music scene with their first single, "Teach Me How to Dougie," which not only peaked at No. 6 on Billboard's rap singles chart, but also spawned the biggest dance phenomenon since Soulja Boy 's "Crank Dat…

  17. Chris Brown Headed for Another No.1 R&B/Hip-Hop Song with 'No BS'

    January 21, 2011 2:15 PM EST C hris Brown is headed for another No. 1. "No BS," which claimed Greatest Gainer/Airplay honors last week, steps up 5-4 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart -- an 11% gain with 29.9 million listener impressions. If "No BS" reaches the summit, it will be…

  18. George Clinton Sues Black Eyed Peas Over Song Sample

    December 13, 2010 10:59 PM EST G eorge Clinton has filed a copyright lawsuit against members of the Black Eyed Peas , UMG Recordings and Cherry Hill Music for allegedly sampling his song "(Not Just) Knee Deep" on a Grammy-award nominated album. According to the complaint, filed on Friday in U.S. District Court in…

  19. Bow Wow Explains Suicide Tweets, Talks Kat Stacks, Raz B

    December 08, 2010 1:32 PM EST Bow Wow visited WKYS in D.C. this week and spoke with radio host Angie Ange about those suicidal tweets that he posted a little while back, as well as his thoughts on Kat Stacks, Raz B and his signing to Young Money/Cash Money. Video: Bow Wow speaks about suicidal tweets. In hopes of clearing…

  20. Nelly Regains Cool with Taylor Swift's Help

    September 06, 2010 12:00 PM EDT He's a Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum hip-hop star who's scored a host of top 10 hits, collaborated with heavy hitters from T.I. to Tim McGraw , owns a label and a successful clothing line and is celebrating his 10th anniversary in music. But for rapper Nelly 's teenage…

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