1. Simmons, Kiss, King Deemed 'Heroes'

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, shock rock act Kiss, and singer/songwriter Carole King will be honored with 2001 New York Heroes Awards, bestowed by the local chapter of the Recording Academy. Also to Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, shock rock act Kiss, and singer/songwriter Carole King will be…

  2. VH1 Celebrates Black Music With Documentary, Boxed Set

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Say It Loud! A Celebration of Black Music in America," the five-part documentary focusing on the cultural, political, spiritual, and financial impact of R&B, hip-hop, soul, gospel, jazz, and blue "Say It Loud! A Celebration of Black Music in America," the five-part…

  3. Professor Griff's 'Soul' -ful Solo Effort

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Professor Griff has something to say. And Public Enemy's Minister of Information goes on record Sept. 11 with "And the Word Became Flesh" (The Right Stuff/EMI), his first new solo project since 1998's Professor Griff has something to say. And Public Enemy's Minister…

  4. Professor Griff Eyes Solo Set, New P.E. Album

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Public Enemy's Professor Griff will release his fifth solo album, "And the Word Becomes Flesh," Sept. 11 via The Right Stuff/EMI. The album, featuring a guest appearance by Public Enemy frontman Chuck Public Enemy's Professor Griff will release his fifth solo album, "…

  5. Mellencamp Named 2001 Billboard Century Award Honoree

    July 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp has been named the recipient of the 2001 Billboard Century Award, Billboard magazine's highest honor for distinguished creative achievement. The award -- given annually to an artist wh John Mellencamp has been named the recipient of the 2001 Billboard Century Award,…

  6. 'Twisted Forever' Due In August

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Originally slated for September, "Twisted Forever," a 16-track tribute to 1980s pop metal band Twisted Sister, has been bumped up to Aug. 14. As previously reported, the Koch Records set features cove Originally slated for September, "Twisted Forever," a 16-track tribute…

  7. Cornell, Rage To Record Studio Album

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ex-Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is about to begin work on a studio album with the three remaining members of Rage Against the Machine, according to published reports. The album will feature a Ex-Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is about to begin work on a studio album with the…

  8. Stipe Donates Conversation To Utah Saints Album

    May 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.K. house duo Utah Saints knew they wanted R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe to contribute to their new album, so they gave him a call. What transpired was a taped one-hour conversation, which led to the inspir U.K. house duo Utah Saints knew they wanted R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe to contribute…

  9. The Anglo Files

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Basement Jaxx, Slam, Deviant Records, Chuck D, Public Domain, Essential Festival, Grand Central, Fat City Basement Jaxx Album & U.S. Tour Basement Jaxx -- aka Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton -- is set to release its eagerly anticipated sophomore LP, "Rooty" on June 25…

  10. Napster Preps For Hearing With Promotions

    March 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST In what may seem like a last stand, Napster has planned two major Washington D.C. events -- a forum with Chuck D and Napster founder Shawn Fanning, and a free concert from Boston-based band Dispatch - In what may seem like a last stand, Napster has planned two major Washington D.C. events --…

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