1. Chart Beat Chat

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Kool and the Gang, cover songs, "Girlfriend" and more! 'STILL KOOL' AFTER ALL THESE YEARS Mr. Bronson, I was curious how well Kool and the Gang's first new studio release in 10 years did in relation to their past albums. Are they "…

  2. Prince, Andre 3000 Bolster West's 'Never Forget'

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Cornel West's upcoming album, "Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations," touches down at a time when renewed debate over hip-hop lyrics and video imaging is still swirling post-Don Imus. Prince, Ta Dr. Cornel West's upcoming album, "Never Forget: A Journey of…

  3. Richie Taking 'Coming Home' On Tour

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lionel Richie's Coming Home Tour, which begins Oct. 27 in Detroit, will benefit the United Way via an exclusive pre-sale on Tickets-for-Charity.com. Lionel Richie's Coming Home Tour, which begins Oct. 27 in Detroit, will benefit the United Way via an exclusive pre-sale on Tickets…

  4. Richie Rolls With Young Producers

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lionel Richie has recruited a slew of guests for his his new album, "Coming Home," due Sept. 12 via Island. Lionel Richie has recruited a slew of guests for his his new album, "Coming Home," due Sept. 12 via Island. Jermaine Dupri, Raphael Saadiq, Dallas Austin, Sean…