1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. George Clinton Loses Copyright Suit

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST A Tallahassee, Fla., judge has ruled that funk legend George Clinton can't keep the rights to music he wrote in the late 1970s and early '80s. The work is worth more than $100 million in profits, the A Tallahassee, Fla., judge has ruled that funk legend George Clinton can't…

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