1. Portishead, Jeff Mangum, Public Enemy Highlight ATP Music Fest

    October 04, 2011 11:30 AM EDT The fourth edition of All Tomorrow's Parties' annual East Coast music festival was one big greeting from Asbury Park. After three years of setting up shop on the charmingly dilapidated grounds of Kutsher's Country Club in New York's Castskills area, ATP's 2011 "I…

  2. Billboard Bits: Charlie Sheen Gathering with the Juggalos, SuperHeavy Gets Release Date

    July 07, 2011 7:28 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Charlie Sheen to Appear at Gathering of the Juggalos The festival curated by Detroit's hip hop outcasts Insane Clown Posse has booked some 20 acts for its 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival. Among…

  3. Electric Daisy Carnival: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    June 27, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Now in its 15th year, west coast dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival has been the subject of raised eyebrows in the public and in the industry for its enormous popularity and boundary-pushing events. In a recent move from the Los Angeles Coliseum to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway,…

  4. Billboard Bits: Zach Galifianakis Disses Ke$ha, How Alice Cooper Almost Killed Elvis

    June 08, 2011 7:02 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Zach Galifianakis Disses Ke$ha In the latest Rolling Stone cover story, Zach Galifianakis discusses, in addition to his apparent reluctance to fame, his run-ins with and negative feelings toward Kesha. "I saw…

  5. POTW: Beyonce, Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Katy Perry, Flavor Flav

    May 06, 2011 5:59 PM EDT B eyoncé shows us how to 'move,' Steven Tyler steals hearts, Gwen Stefani takes a stroll with the kiddies, Katy Perry purrs, Flavor Flav gets locked up, and Cyndi Lauper feeds a pup. It all happened this week and we've got the pics to prove it. SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK POTW…

  6. Flavor Flav Arrested in Las Vegas

    May 02, 2011 3:50 PM EDT Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas on Friday night (Apr. 29) for charges stemming from four separate automobile violations, the Las Vegas Metro Police Department has confirmed to Billboard.com. Flav (real name: William Drayton Jr.) was pulled over for a routine…

  7. Flavor Flav's Fried Chicken Restaurant Closes in Iowa

    April 25, 2011 3:00 PM EDT A fried chicken restaurant in Iowa founded by Flavor Flav has abruptly closed its doors after the reality TV star and his business partner cut ties and exchanged harsh words. Flav's Fried Chicken in Clinton, Iowa, closed on Sunday, just four months after opening to much fanfare. Flav…

  8. Chuck D, The Roots Rock 'Fight the Power' on 'Fallon'

    March 31, 2011 4:50 PM EDT Chuck D, Eclectic Method and Clyde Stubblefield -- AKA the Copyright Criminals All-Star Bad -- stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Tuesday night (Mar. 29) to play the Public Enemy classic "Fight the Power" alongside members of house band the Roots . After a video…

  9. POTW: Kanye West, Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Britney

    March 11, 2011 5:31 PM EST Kanye West and Katy Perry shared some laughs, Britney Spears showed off her tats, Chris Brown shot some hoops, Ne-Yo got flashed by a dancer, Snoop Dogg kicked it with Donald Trump, Diddy and son chatted with Michael Bloomberg, Yelawolf crowd surfed, Lil Jon and Flavor Flav put their "1s…

  10. Flavor Flav Opens First 'Flav's Fried Chicken' Eatery in Iowa

    January 24, 2011 9:20 AM EST Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav is bringing the flavor of chicken to Iowa. Flav's Fried Chicken opens Monday in Clinton, Iowa. Flav has been there preparing for the launch and told the Clinton Herald he'll visit often for promotions and even work the fryer. Flav says it'…

  11. Top 5 Coachella 2009 Moments

    April 12, 2010 10:39 AM EDT As you dive into the best of what's going on this year, have a look back at the five best moments of Coachella 2009. 5) The Cure -" The Kiss" Music legends The Cure performed "The Kiss" on the last night of Coachella 2009, a track which highlights the band's…

  12. Flavor Flav Heads Back To High School

    October 01, 2009 10:11 AM EDT That clock around Flavor Flav's neck says it's time to return to reality TV. The original basic-cable ladies man is teaming with producer Eric Ortner to shop a new series to networks in which he returns to high school to receive his diploma. Flav (or as he was known in school,…

  13. Virgin Mobile FreeFest: 2009 CM&P Award Finalist

    September 08, 2009 4:32 PM EDT Tapping into the economic realities of the country, Virgin Mobile USA teamed with Washington D.C. promoter I.M.P. to offer the third annual Virgin Mobile Festival for free, creating Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sunday, August 30, at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. The move to a…

  14. Blink-182, Weezer Rock FreeFest

    August 31, 2009 3:15 PM EDT By the time Public Enemy shook the west stage crowd with Flavor Flav crowdsurfing during "Fight The Power" under the late afternoon sun, the musical momentum at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sunday (Aug. 30) had been building for five hours. It didn't hit its peak, however,…

  15. My Bloody Valentine, Cure Close Out Coachella

    April 20, 2009 12:00 PM EDT The 10th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival concluded Sunday with a series of challenging, dissonant sets that saw the avant-garde take center stage on the event's final day of music. From My Bloody Valentine's wall of noise and Public Enemy's sonic sculptures to Devendra…

  16. March 16, 2009

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Daniel MacMaster, former lead singer of Bonham, dies of pneumonia at a hospital in Ontario, Canada at the age of 39. 2008 – Former ABBA drummer Ola Brunkert, 62, is found dead with cuts to his neck in the garden of his house on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Police say his death was…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store within the U.S. version of the iTunes Music Store dedicated to Latin music and entertainment. iTunes Latino features top Latin music, music videos, tele 2006 - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store within the U.S. version of the iTunes Music…

  18. Kanye, Wayne Star; Rihanna A No-Show At Summer Jam

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain starred, while LL Cool J, Wu Tang Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Method Man and DJ Khaled made surprise appearances yesterday (June 1) at New Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain starred, while LL Cool J, Wu Tang Clan members…

  19. Flav Stars In MyNetworkTV's First Sitcom

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST MyNetworkTV is returning to the scripted arena with a new half-hour comedy series starring rap artist and reality-TV star Flavor Flav. MyNetworkTV is returning to the scripted arena with a new half-hour comedy series starring rap artist and reality-TV star Flavor Flav. The network has ordered…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store within the U.S. version of the iTunes Music Store dedicated to Latin music and entertainment. iTunes Latino features top Latin music, music videos, tele 2006 - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store within the U.S. version of the iTunes Music…

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