1. Space Monkeyz, Gorillaz Go Ape On Remix Disc

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. production team the Space Monkeyz has tangled with fellow British simians Gorillaz' debut album and come up with a dub-influenced remix set, "Laika Come Home," due July 16 from Astralwerks. U.K. production team the Space Monkeyz has tangled with fellow British simians…

  2. Billboard Bits: Hard Rock Vault, Shakira, George Clinton

    May 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Hard Rock Vault, Shakira, George Clinton Hard Rock Cafe International (HRCI) plans to establish a music memorabilia museum in Orlando, Fla. The Hard Rock Vault, scheduled to open its doors in November, will offer an "educational look at the evolution of music," according to…

  3. Hill, Roots, Marsalis Set For JVC Jazz Festival

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artists Lauryn Hill and the Roots will join jazz stars Cassandra Wilson and Wynton Marsalis as part of the lineup for New York's JVC Jazz Festival. The annual concert series, which runs June 1 Hip-hop artists Lauryn Hill and the Roots will join jazz stars Cassandra Wilson and…

  4. Musiq Bids Fans To 'Juslisen'

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns May 7 with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing," which peaked at No. 4 on Billboar Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns May 7…

  5. More Stars Added To Olympic Celebrations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official opening ceremony scheduled for this evening (Feb. 8), musical talent is still signing on to appear at various ev With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official…

  6. George Clinton Back In Court Over Royalties

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Funk music star George Clinton has returned to an Adrian, Mich., court to try to resolve a lawsuit involving music royalties and a five-year-old eviction. In 1996, Armen Boladian of Bridgeport Music I Funk music star George Clinton has returned to an Adrian, Mich., court to try to resolve a…

  7. R&B/Hip-Hop Stars To Honor Roger Troutman

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBarge, Ice-T, and members of tha Liks have contributed tracks to an upcoming tribute to the late R&B/funk artist Roger Troutman of Zapp. Wolfpac Records' "Still Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Chico DeBarge, Ice-T, and members of tha Liks have…

  8. Tupac DVD Due In 2002

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST "Thug Angel: The Life and Times of Tupac Shakur" will be the first DVD title released by QD3 Entertainment under a new deal with <A HREF="www.image-entertainment.com" TARGET="new">Image Entertainment< "Thug Angel: The Life and Times of Tupac Shakur…

  9. Concert Video Takes Chili Peppers 'Off The Map'

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a concert DVD/VHS, "Off the Map," on Dec. 4 through Warner Bros. The 70-minute VHS version features 18 songs captured in Portland, Ore., in September 2000, inclu The Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a concert DVD/VHS, "Off the Map,"…

  10. Two New Songs On Ice Cube Best-Of

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Priority Records will on Dec. 4 issue a best-of compilation from veteran rapper Ice Cube. "Ice Cube Greatest Hits" will comprise tracks culled from Cube's eight Priority solo albums and one soundtrack Priority Records will on Dec. 4 issue a best-of compilation from veteran…

  11. 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…

  12. Voodoo Fest To Feature Tool, Snoop, Others

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock act Tool, rapper Snoop Dogg, and rockers the Black Crowes are among the artists confirmed for the third edition of New Orleans' Voodoo Music Festival. Set for Oct. 27 in City Park, the eclec Hard rock act Tool, rapper Snoop Dogg, and rockers the Black Crowes are among the…

  13. Que Bo Gold Sticks With 'Red Clay'

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The stain left by the red dirt that's indigenous to the South -- called "red clay" by the locals -- is nearly impossible to remove. And that's how newcomer Que Bo Gold (aka Niqua Jones) describes his The stain left by the red dirt that's indigenous to the South --…

  14. Iggy Pop Still Packs A Punch

    July 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With his new disc, "Beat 'Em Up," Iggy Pop says he was looking to create a garage-rock album that was also "kind of a '70s revival, classic rock album." At the same time, Virgin was hungry for an albu It's almost 6 p.m., and Iggy Pop is midway through his…

  15. Glory B Da' Funk's on Me!—The Bootsy Collins Anthology

    June 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The funk—and nothing but the funk—was the musical anthem of the late '70s. The funk—and nothing but the funk—was the musical anthem of the late '70s. And right there in the thick of things thumpin' his trusty bass was William "Bootsy" Collins. A major link in the funk…

  16. Sampling Suit Targets Vast Array Of Industry Players

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Michigan-based Bridgeport Music Group (comprising publishing companies Bridgeport Music and Southfield Music and label arms Westbound Records and Nine Records) has filed a copyright infringement suit Michigan-based Bridgeport Music Group (comprising publishing companies Bridgeport Music and…

  17. Malpractice

    June 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Consistency has always been the key for Redman. Throughout his nine-year career, the Newark, N.J. Consistency has always been the key for Redman. Throughout his nine-year career, the Newark, N.J., native has steadily nurtured his fan base with each solo album (Whut? Thee Album, Dare Iz a…

  18. Prince Drafts Top Guests For 'Celebration' Bash

    May 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Prince is welcoming fans to his Minneapolis-based Paisley Park Studios complex in June for a week-long gala event akin to his name-reclaiming celebration last summer. Prince: A Celebration will run fr Prince is welcoming fans to his Minneapolis-based Paisley Park Studios complex in June for a…

  19. 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…

  20. It's A 'Wash' For Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will star in the upcoming film "The Wash" as mismatched roommates and fellow employees at a car wash, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The feature, written and directed by D Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will star in the upcoming film "The Wash" as…

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