1. The Doors Team Up With Skrillex

    October 07, 2011 2:00 PM EDT With celebrity DJs and a-list producers becoming more and more like the rock stars of old, the documentary "RE:GENERATION" attempts to bring the two even closer together. The most striking combo is perhaps that of dubstep artist Skrillex (Sonny Moore, formerly of the screamo punk…

  2. T.I. Stops Dispute Between Diddy & Non-Ciroc Drinker: Watch

    October 03, 2011 2:45 PM EDT After the taping of the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday (Oct. 1), Diddy and T.I. joined forces to host the official afterparty at Atlanta club, Compound. Friends of Puff and Tip -- Nelly , Young Jeezy , Erykah Badu , T.I.'s wife, Tiny, and more -- came through to celebarte. The…

  3. Lauryn Hill Reunites With Pras at 2011 Rock The Bells: Watch

    September 06, 2011 6:15 PM EDT On Saturday (Sept. 3), Erykah Badu , Lauryn Hill , Nas and more hit the stage in New York for the 2011 Rock The Bells festival. Ms. Hill performed vintage tracks from "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" such as "Doo Wop (That Thing)" and "Lost Ones." Pras surprised…

  4. Billboard Bits: 'Punk'd' Returns With Bieber Pranking Swift, Beach Boys 'Smile' Gets Release Date

    August 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Punk'd' Returns With Justin Bieber Pranking Taylor Swift MTV's revamped and reincarnated prank show "Punk'd" is back, and instead of Ashton Kutcher, each episode will feature a…

  5. Lauryn Hill Performs at Rock The Bells Alongside Common, Erykah Badu, Nas & More: Watch

    August 22, 2011 4:40 PM EDT When Lauryn Hill welcomed a bouncing baby boy on July 23, many fans wished the singer would expand her musical contributions in addition to her family. Lauryn Hill Gives Birth to Baby No.6, Fans React Hill may not be hitting the studio, but she did hit the stage for the Rock the Bells…

  6. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Talks 'Battleship' Movie, Feist Debuts First 'Metals' Single

    August 12, 2011 6:25 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Discusses Her 'Battleship' Film Role The movie adaptation of the classic, yet plotless, game Battleship may be eliciting a few eye-rolls around the Internet, but pop-star-turned-"Battleship…

  7. Little Dragon Issue 'Ritual Union' After Gorillaz, Raphael Saadiq Collabs

    July 29, 2011 3:30 PM EDT Experimental Swedish pop act Little Dragon has long been championed by its peers. The group-vocalist Yukimi Nagano, drummer Erik Bodin, bassist Fredrik Källgren Wallin and keyboardist Håkan Wirenstrand-appeared on Gorillaz ' 2010 effort, "Plastic Beach," and Nagano has lent her…

  8. Ameriie Shares Exclusive Details on Upcoming Album, 'Cymatika Vol. 1'

    July 14, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Ameriie has kept busy since the release of her last album, "In Love & War" (2009), both in love and work. The singer took time off before recording her upcoming fifth studio album, "Cymatika Vol. 1" (Spring 2012), to plan a "magical" Carribean wedding with…

  9. Billboard Bits: Sean Kingston Released from Hospital, Kreayshawn Directing RHCP Video

    June 23, 2011 8:04 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Sean Kingston Released From Hospital Sean Kingston has been released from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami three weeks after being involved in a jet ski accident that left him in critical condition. The pop…

  10. Erykah Badu, Rick Ross Perform at Tupac Birthday Show in Atlanta

    June 17, 2011 11:10 AM EDT Even though rapper Rick Ross lacked a father figure growing up, he found guidance through many of Tupac Shakur 's songs that taught him how to approach life as a young man. So when Ross was asked to perform at Shakur's 40th birthday concert celebration Thursday night (June 16), he…

  11. Erykah Badu Joins My Morning Jacket Onstage: Watch

    June 01, 2011 12:00 PM EDT To celebrate the release of their sixth studio album, "Circuital," Southern rockers My Morning Jacket played to a sold-out crowd in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, as well as a world-wide audience as the concert was streamed live on YouTube. Of course a big show demands some…

  12. Rock the Bells 2011 Lineup Announced: Lauryn Hill, Nas, Erykah Badu, Mobb Deep and More

    May 25, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Just when you thought you bought a ticket to the hip-hop concert of summer 2011, Rock the Bells announces their line up: Lauryn Hill, Nas, Erykah Badu, Mobb Deep and more. The full line up for Rock the Bells 2011, which kicks off in Los Angeles on August 20, was revealed on the festival'…

  13. Billboard Bits: Bon Iver Gives Lyrical Taste, Blondie to Release New Album

    May 19, 2011 6:19 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bon Iver Gives Lyrical Taste Of Upcoming Album First came "Calgary," the first single off Bon Iver's upcoming album, and now Justin Vernon fans can get a taste of the sophomore set through its lyrics…

  14. Coachella 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 17, 2011 12:27 PM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed on Saturday (April 16) that you may have missed -- even if you were…

  15. SXSW: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Friday

    March 19, 2011 11:29 AM EDT Check out 10 things that caught our attention in Austin yesterday: SXSW 2011 Main Page 1. Erykah Badu , sporting overalls and gold chains, jumped on-stage with Brooklyn duo Matt & Kim at the Fader Fort. 2. With the Texas sun blazing down on those at the SPIN Stubb's party Friday…

  16. SXSW: Matt and Kim Take On Fader Fort With Erykah Badu

    March 19, 2011 8:30 AM EDT Following the ultra-hyped and ultra-insane Odd Future would be a daunting task for most bands, but Matt and Kim managed to pull it off at SXSW's Fader Fort last night (Mar. 28). Video: Matt and Kim Perform "Cameras" at the Fader Fort, Mar. 18 Though the only thing the sunny,…

  17. POTW SXSW Edition: Jay-Z, Kanye West, The Strokes, Erykah Badu, B.o.B

    March 18, 2011 4:00 PM EDT A SXSW this week, Jay-Z and Kanye West played G.O.O.D. Snoop Dogg grabbed a mic. The Strokes rocked out, Yelawolf crowd surfed, Erykah Badu manned the ones and twos, B.o.B shared the stage with fellow rapper Donnis, Pete Wentz rocked a fuzzy bear hat, Dave Grohl whipped his hair back and…

  18. D'Angelo Pleads Guilty in Prostitution Case

    March 12, 2011 1:02 PM EST D 'Angelo wrapped up a prostitution case Friday by pleading guilty to disorderly conduct, ending one of the Grammy Award-winning R&B singer's series of run-ins with the law since his heyday a decade ago. D'Angelo, 37, said nothing as he left a Manhattan courthouse and…

  19. Prince's Super Bowl-Weekend Concert Cancelled At Last Minute

    February 05, 2011 8:17 PM EST P rince's Super Bowl-weekend concert was a Super Bust. The superstar was supposed to perform Friday night at TheEvent, a concert with Erykah Badu that was to be a fundraiser for The Goss-Michael Foundation, the art group founded by George Michael and his longtime partner, Kenny Goss. But…

  20. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Rocks Frizzy Hair in 'S&M' Video, Joe Jonas Admires Daft Punk

    January 20, 2011 7:20 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Shows Off Frizzy Hair in New Pic from 'S&M' Video Shoot Rihanna shared a photo from the set of her "S&M" music video yesterday (Jan. 19) after excitedly discussing the video…

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