1. Tributo

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Born in Yugoslavia, composer/producer Suba migrated to São Paulo, Brazil, in the late-'80s and began producing records for such artists as Marina Lima and Edson Cordeiro, as well as collaborati Born in Yugoslavia, composer/producer Suba migrated to São Paulo, Brazil, in the late-'…

  2. Snoop, James Brown Bring The Funk 'Undercover'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired soundtrack to the upcoming Universal comedy "Undercover Brother." Snoop Dogg's "Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)" will serve as the lead singl Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired…

  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. Tropicalia Legend Tom Ze Suffers Heart Attack

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tom Ze, one of the founding fathers of Brazil's tropicalia movement, suffered a heart attack following a Sunday night concert in a northeastern city, hospital officials said. The 65-year-old musician Tom Ze, one of the founding fathers of Brazil's tropicalia movement, suffered a…

  5. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  6. This is Where I Belong: The Songs of Ray Davies & the Kinks

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST On this entertaining tribute, Ray Davies himself covers his own "Waterloo Sunset," while the non-Kinks participants deliver imaginative choices—which, for better or worse, tend to be in sync wi On this entertaining tribute, Ray Davies himself covers his own "Waterloo Sunset,…

  7. Hot Product

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Ashanti, Tweet, Shana Morrison, and more. 'Fool' For You Ashanti is quickly becoming one of R&B's biggest new stars. With three songs -- Ja Rule's "Always on Time," Fat Joe's "What's Luv?" and her own "…

  8. Rings Around the World

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Like disco queen Alicia Bridges, Mexican electronic/rock outfit Kinky sure loves the nightlife; the five-piece band's deliciously spicy eponymous debut full-length confirms this. Like disco queen Alicia Bridges, Mexican electronic/rock outfit Kinky sure loves the nightlife; the five…

  9. Black Ivory Soul

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The sterling Black Ivory Soul is Kidjo's seventh full-length set and first for Columbia. The sterling Black Ivory Soul is Kidjo's seventh full-length set and first for Columbia. Lovingly produced by Bill Laswell, the soulful set finds Kidjo merging the traditional music of her Benin…

  10. Billboard Bits: McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand Paul McCartney dedicated an a cappella rendition of "Yesterday" to his former Beatles bandmate George Harrison during a tribute concert at Liverpool, England's Empire Theater last night (Feb. 24). Before the show, McCartney…

  11. Lupillo Rivera Leads Billboard Latin Awards Finalists

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican artist Lupillo Rivera, a maverick in the genre who released two successful studio albums within a year of each other, leads the finalists for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards, Regional Mexican artist Lupillo Rivera, a maverick in the genre who released two…

  12. Yauch, Smith, Gilberto Join Tibet House Lineup

    February 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, Brazilian pop artist Bebel Gilberto, and rock icon Patti Smith are among the performers who will take part in the 12th annual Tibet House Benefit Concert, set for Feb. 22 The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, Brazilian pop artist Bebel Gilberto, and rock icon…

  13. Doughty Coughs Up Solo Tour

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will kick off a U.S. club tour Feb. 13 in Northampton, Mass., winding down Feb. 28 in Madison, Wis. As with past solo tours in the wake of Soul Coughing's 20 Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty will kick off a U.S. club tour Feb. 13 in…

  14. Samba Bossa Nova

    January 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Antonio Carlos Jobim's incredible bossa nova, born of the samba, continues to attract musicians. Antonio Carlos Jobim's incredible bossa nova, born of the samba, continues to attract musicians. This compilation provides a major clue as to the present state of samba and bossa nova in…

  15. McFerrin Goes 'Beyond Words'

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Beyond Words," the 12th album from vocal innovator Bobby McFerrin, is set for a March 12 on Blue Note/Angel. It's the first set to be released in collaboration between jazz label Blue Note and classi "Beyond Words," the 12th album from vocal innovator Bobby McFerrin,…

  16. Albarn, Lambchop, Queens Cover The Kinks

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Jonathan Richman, Fountains Of Wayne, and Bebel Gilberto are among the acts that have recorded Kinks covers for "T Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age,…

  17. Born on the 24th of July

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST British tunesmith/producer/DJ Charles Webster has been concocting beats and rhythms for dancefloors since the mid-'80s. British tunesmith/producer/DJ Charles Webster has been concocting beats and rhythms for dancefloors since the mid-'80s. In the past, he recorded under numerous…

  18. Reports: New Cancer Treatment For George

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former-Beatle George Harrison reportedly has received experimental cancer treatment at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. The 58-year-old Harrison was treated by Dr. Gil Lederman, the hosp Former-Beatle George Harrison reportedly has received experimental cancer treatment at…

  19. Billboard Bits: Gil Scott-Heron, Nine Inch Nails, & more

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Gil Scott-Heron, Nine Inch Nails, Boyz II Men, Greg Dulli, Lo Fidelity Allstars Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron was sentenced to one to three years in state prison Monday (Oct. 29) in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug…

  20. Listen.com Inks Indie Deals

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Online music company Listen.com has entered into content licensing deals with 19 independent labels for use of their music on Rhapsody, the on-demand streaming subscription service it is developing, B Online music company Listen.com has entered into content licensing deals with 19 independent…

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