1. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Janet Jackson begins her new chapter at Island Def Jam, Erykah Badu returns from a long recording hiatus with an ambitious new project, Dolly Parton gives mainstream country another try and Goldfrapp Rapper Webbie's "Southern Life 2" (Asylum), featuring the hit "…

  2. Cheri Dennis Falls In 'Love' Again

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following its online release via iTunes late last year, Bad Boy singer Cheri Dennis' oft-delayed debut album, "In and Out of Love," will finally hit stores on Feb. 26. Following its online release via iTunes late last year, Bad Boy singer Cheri Dennis' oft-delayed debut…

  3. 'Me,' Myself & I

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Newcomer Cassie Ventura's demo-turned-lead single "Me & U" has already collected more than 115 million gross audience impressions, according to Nielsen BDS. Newcomer Cassie Ventura's demo-turned-lead single "Me & U" has already collected more than 115…

  4. Billboard Bits: Bad Boy, Krauss, Radiohead/O'Riley

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Bad Boy, Krauss, Christopher O'Riley Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy label bundles together its best-known R&B material on the CD/DVD "R&B Hits." Due Nov. 23, the audio disc gathers up such favorites as P. Diddy's "I Need a Girl (Part One…

  5. Diddy Gets 'Inventive' On Remix Album

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The next album effort from rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will be a remix compilation titled "P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present ... We Invented the Remix," due May 14 from Bad Boy/Arista. The 14 The next album effort from rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs…

  6. Billboard Bits: Puffy, Mascis, Joe Henry, and more

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Sean Puffy Combs, Faith Evans, Kelly Price, Carl Thomas, Brandy, Brian McKnight, J Mascis, Mike Watt, Ron Asheton, Stooges, Joe Henry, Ornette Coleman, Madonna, Marc Ribot, Brad Mehldau, Jeffe Embattled rapper/producer Sean "Puffy" Combs and minister/artist Hezekiah Walker…