1. Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos Drops Lineup in Zany Video: Watch

    May 12, 2014 5:19 PM EDT Catch ICP, Cypress Hill and Cannibal Corpse or even "sue your homie at Juggalo Night Court" The Gathering of the Juggalos is back. Even if you won't be able to make it out to the bustling metropolis of Thornville, Ohio this July, there's a brand new 23-minute video that…

  2. Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' Hits No. 1 on Hot Rap Songs Chart

    April 24, 2014 7:03 PM EDT Coinciding with the April 22 release of her debut full-length album "The New Classic," Iggy Azalea's single "Fancy" (featuring Charli XCX) jumps 4-1 on Hot Rap Songs to end the reign of Pitbull's "Timber" (featuring Ke$ha) after 15 weeks. The last time…

  3. South By Southwest Reveals First List of Bands for 2014: Los Lonely Boys, Urge Overkill and a Wilco Side Project in the Mix

    October 16, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Acts playing the 2014 edition of South By Southwest have begun to trickle out, with a first band list announced today (Oct. 16). The extensive list, the first of many prior to the March festival, includes a number of musicians and bands, with an established slant toward breaking and under…

  4. Skate and Surf Festival Revived With A Day to Remember, Macklemore on Tap

    January 10, 2013 11:15 AM EST 'Timing Was Right,' Says D'Esposito The Skate And Surf Festival will return after an eight-year hiatus to the Plaza Green at iPlay America in Freehold, N.J. on May 18-19, with A Day To Remember set to headline.   Other acts announced include Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Saves…

  5. BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012: Chris Lighty Tribute, Cyphers & Winners

    October 10, 2012 8:50 AM EDT More than a week after the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards were taped in Atlanta, the annual show honoring the best in rap aired Tuesday night (October 9). The show started off strong with a performance by Wiz Khalifa . After rocking his single, "Work Hard, Play Hard," Wiz was joined by…

  6. The Beat: Gloriana's Country Success, Music at the Olympics

    July 30, 2012 1:00 PM EDT On the latest episode of "The Beat," host Jonathan Brooks is coming to you straight from Nashville, Tenn., where Billboard and Pepsi's Summer Beats concert is going down tonight at 8 p.m. CT. Today, J.B. kicks off Billboard.com's daily news show by dishing on Gloriana'…

  7. Hopsin Hops Onto Social 50 Chart After 'Ill Mind' Video Goes Viral

    July 28, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Los Angeles rapper Hopsin makes a splash on Billboard's Social 50 chart, debuting at No. 17 this week, thanks to the arrival of his video for "Ill Mind of Hopsin 5." The clip was released on July 18, catching the attention of online viewers and reaching the front page of…

  8. Bubbling Under: Casey Abrams Arrives on AC

    July 27, 2012 9:05 AM EDT Each Friday, Chart Beat presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Casey Abrams, Chris Wallace, Hopsin and Half Mile Home Casey Abrams 2011 "American Idol" sixth-place finalist Casey…

  9. Ruthless Records

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Let's hitch a ride on the music time machine back to the year 1987. Let's hitch a ride on the music time machine back to the year 1987. Whitney Houston, Madonna and Michael Jackson rule the No. 1 hit parade on the pop charts, along with rockers U2, Bon Jovi and Bob Seger. In control…

  10. Ruthless' New Blood

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ruthless Records has had a significant role in shaping hip-hop music during the last 20 years. Ruthless Records has had a significant role in shaping hip-hop music during the last 20 years. Founded by Eazy-E in 1987, the label is credited with pioneering the gangsta rap and G-funk movements…

  11. Ruthless Records Turns 20 With New Signings

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In celebration of its 20th anniversary, legendary independent label Ruthless Records is charging into 2008 with five new acts slated for release between spring and the end of the year. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, legendary independent label Ruthless Records is charging into 2008…