1. No Budging Beyoncé From Hot 100 No. 1

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé's "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug registers at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth straight week. The cut also sticks to No. 5 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but falls 2-7 o Beyoncé's "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug registers at No. 1 on…

  2. Billboard Bits: Massive Attack, Hall & Oates, 'Natural Selection,' New Orleans Social Club

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Massive Attack, Hall & Oates, 'Natural Selection,' New Orleans Social Club Massive Attack has confirmed a long-rumored appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 29-30 in Indio, Calif. The U.K. act will play on the mainstage during the…

  3. Scarface Rolls With 'Homies' On New CD

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST In the wake of the mainstream breakthrough of Houston's hip-hop scene, preeminent Texas rapper Scarface is readying a new album for release next month. In the wake of the mainstream breakthrough of Houston's hip-hop scene, preeminent Texas rapper Scarface is readying a new album for…

  4. 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.…

  5. Billboard Bits: Scarface, 'TransAmerica,' 'Holiday Celebration on Ice'

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scarface presents the Product, Dolly Parton drafts a new song for 'TransAmerica' and artists participate in 'Holiday Celebration on Ice.' Geto Boys principal Scarface and his new Underground Railroad Movement label have teamed up with Koch Records for the release of the…

  6. Houston Rap Pioneer Pimp C Up For Parole

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pimp C, the Houston rap legend who teamed with Bun B in the influential UGK, has been recommended for parole from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's Terrell Unit, where he has been serving tim Pimp C, the Houston rap legend who teamed with Bun B in the influential UGK, has been…

  7. SOAD Tops Album Chart For Second Time This Year

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the third time in its career and the second this year, System Of A Down scores the top position on The Billboard 200. "Hypnotize" (American/Columbia) debuts at No. 1 on the album chart with sales For the third time in its career and the second this year, System Of A Down scores…

  8. Hip-Hop Heavyweights

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Several notable hip-hop artists are dropping new albums this week, led by up-and-coming Houston rapper Chamillionaire's "The Sound of Revenge." Several notable hip-hop artists are dropping new albums this week, led by up-and-coming Houston rapper Chamillionaire's "The…

  9. New Lil' Flip CD Due In December

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Originally due Dec. 6, rapper Lil' Flip's sophomore Columbia/Sony Music Urban album, "I Need Mine," has been bumped to Dec. 27. The set features contributions from Nate Dogg, Lyfe Jennings, Mannie Fre Originally due Dec. 6, rapper Lil' Flip's sophomore Columbia…

  10. Kanye's 'Gold' Begins Eighth Week At No. 1

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In its 14th week on the chart, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" continues to dominate the Billboard Hot 100. The song is No. 1 on the big chart for an eighth straight week and also tops the Pop 100 for a si In its 14th week on the chart, Kanye West's "Gold Digger"…

  11. Chamillionaire Plots His 'Revenge'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his latest album, "The Peoples Champ," Houston-based rapper Chamillionaire is plotting his own explosion into the mainstr Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his…

  12. Wall Emerges As Billboard 200 'Champ'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges triumphant with a No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 with "The Peoples Champ." The album sold 176,000 copies in the Unite In a week that sees seven new top tier entries, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerges…

  13. 19TunesOnTV

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 2-8, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 2 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Ashanti, Phil Vassar (also scheduled: Chris Berard. Carrie Wiatt). "Simple Plan Makes a Video,": MTV2 Featured artist: Simple Plan ("…

  14. 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…

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