1. We Are Family

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Inviting today's stars to remix, mash up, sample or otherwise have their way with the original recordings of Sly & the Family Stone was an audacious idea, but it makes a grand payoff on "Different Inviting today's stars to remix, mash up, sample or otherwise have their way…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>A benefit concert for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is held at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. The event, with attendance pegged at around 16,000, is organ 2005 - Legendary rock drummer Jim Capaldi dies after a brief fight with stomach…

  3. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (also scheduled: Dakota Fanning). "Total…

  4. Top Acts Recharge Sly & The Family Stone Classics

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Janet Jackson, OutKast's Big Boi, Moby, the Roots and the Black Eyed Peas' Will.I.Am have recorded new music that has been combined with master tapes from Sly & the Family Stone to create the mate Janet Jackson, OutKast's Big Boi, Moby, the Roots, Maroon 5 and the Black…

  5. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Eye of the Tiger," Survivor. The song is the theme from the film "Rocky III."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology…

  6. Run-D.M.C. Refurbishes Classic Albums

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Legendary rap trio Run-D.M.C.'s first four studio albums will be reissued in expanded form Sept. 5 via Arista/Profile/Legacy, Billboard.com has learned. Legendary rap trio Run-D.M.C.'s first four studio albums will be reissued in expanded form Sept. 5 via Arista/Profile/Legacy,…

  7. Public Enemy Added To 'Hellfest' Bill

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Legendary rap act Public Enemy has joined the extensive lineup for Hellfest 2K5, a three-day New Jersey festival that will boast 188 acts, most of which fall in the category of heavy rock music. Legendary rap act Public Enemy has joined the extensive lineup for Hellfest 2K5, a three-day New…

  8. Hot Product

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Z-Trip Sonic 'Shift' DJ Z-Trip's long-delayed debut album, "Shifting Gears," finally hits stores this week via Hard Left/Hollywood. The set features collaborations with Public Enemy's Chuck D ("Shock and Awe") and underground rappers Aceyalone and…

  9. DJ Spooky, Slayer's Lombardo Drum Up New CD

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST On the surface, DJ Spooky's new collaboration with Slayer's Dave Lombardo is just the latest example of his try-anything aesthetic, which has produced avant-garde turntable symphonies alongside dancef On the surface, DJ Spooky's new collaboration with Slayer's Dave…

  10. Z-Trip, UNKLE, Watt Added To Coachella

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Z-Trip, UNKLE and Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt have been added to the lineup for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Cali Z-Trip, UNKLE and Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt have been added to the lineup…

  11. Junkie XL Channels The '70s For Xbox Game

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST In-demand producer/artist Junkie XL conjures a range of '70s-inspired music on the in-game soundtrack to the Xbox racing simulator "Forza Motorsport," which Microsoft will release on May 3. In-demand producer/artist Junkie XL conjures a range of '70s-inspired music on the…

  12. Billboard Bits: Jam Master Jay, Prince, Ying Yang Twins

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jam Master Jay, Prince; Ying Yang Twins Adidas' 35th anniversary celebration of its Superstar sneaker will also serve as a tribute to slain Run-D.M.C. DJ Jam Master Jay. The Feb. 25 JMJ: Superstar gala at New York's Skylight nightclub will feature participation from the late…

  13. Z-Trip 'Gears' Up For Debut CD

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Shifting Gears" features collaborations with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington ("Walking Dead") and Public Enemy's Chuck D ("Shock and Awe"). DJ Z-Trip's long-delayed debut album , "Shifting Gears," will finally hit stores April 26 via…

  14. This Day in Music

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam & Dave, Sam Moore finally launches a solo career when he releases "Plenty Good Lovin': The Lost Solo Album," in England on Swing C 2002 - More than 30 years after the heyday of soul duo Sam &…

  15. Flavor Flav Brewing Solo, Public Enemy Discs

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Thrust back into the limelight thanks to his scene-stealing appearances on the latest edition of the VH1 reality show "The Surreal Life," Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav is working on a new album with Thrust back into the limelight thanks to his scene-stealing appearances on the…

  16. Damage

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's first formal collaboration with a producer —Steve Jordan, for 2002 set "Plastic Fang"—yielded the trio's most focused, clear-sounding and bright set. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's first formal collaboration with a producer —Steve Jordan,…

  17. Blues Legends Capture 'Lightning In A Bottle'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will hit stores this fall. Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's…

  18. Blues Explosion Doing 'Damage' On Sanctuary

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The first release under the new pact will be "Damage," due Sept. 29. As tipped here in September, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion has exited longtime home Matador Records and inked with Sanctuary. The first release under the new pact will be "Damage," due Sept. 29. It features…

  19. RIAA Will Notify P2P Users Before Suing

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Speaking during a Senate panel yesterday (Sept. 30), Recording Industry Association of America chairman/CEO Mitch Bainwol announced a major change to the group's peer-to-peer enforcement policies. Speaking during a Senate panel yesterday (Sept. 30), Recording Industry Association of…

  20. RIAA Making Headway With Lawsuit Settlements

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) said yesterday (Sept. 29) it has negotiated out-of-court settlements with 64 individuals accused of file-sharing... The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) said yesterday (Sept. 29) it has negotiated out-of-court settlements…

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