1. Insane Clown Posse Conjurs 'Miracles', Lil Wayne Has New Prison Job

    April 08, 2010 4:29 PM EDT In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, everyone is talking about the Insane Clown Posse 's new video for the song "Miracles," which marvels at wonders like fire, rainbows, and f*ckin magnets. Lil Wayne has been given a new job in prison, to watch…

  2. Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up SXSW Friday

    March 20, 2010 11:41 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs and just about any open space in the Texas…

  3. Gucci Mane Manages Career From Jail

    March 18, 2010 10:09 AM EDT This was supposed to be Gucci Mane 's time to finally gain mainstream appeal, as he collaborated with Mariah Carey , Mario and Usher while churning out street anthems like "Wasted" and "Go Head," featuring Man Bre-Z. But now he's found himself trying to figure…

  4. DMX Arrested For Violating Probation

    March 10, 2010 7:54 AM EST Troubled rapper DMX was arrested in Arizona on Tuesday (March 9) for violating his probation by regularly using illegal drugs during the last nine months, authorities said. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, told a probation officer that he used cocaine and was not complying with…

  5. Lil Wayne Begins Jail Term

    March 08, 2010 4:00 PM EST L il Wayne was sentenced today to a year in jail in New York City for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in 2007, then was taken away in handcuffs to begin his term immediately. The Grammy Award-winning rapper, born Dwayne Carter, was sentenced in Manhattan after pleading guilty in October…

  6. Lil Wayne Set To Test How Jails Handle Celebs

    March 01, 2010 12:25 PM EST Lil Wayne may be a self-professed gangsta with the gunshot wound to prove it, but he's made plenty clear how he feels about doing time behind bars. "I'd rather be pushin' flowers," he raps in 2008's "A Milli," "than to be in the pen sharin'…

  7. Lil Wayne To Be Sentenced In NYC Gun Case

    February 09, 2010 6:02 AM EST Lil Wayne was due to be sentenced Tuesday (Feb. 9) after pleading guilty in a gun possession case. His plea deal calls for a year in jail, though good behavior could shave that to as little as eight months. "This is Lil Wayne going to jail. Nobody can tell me what that's like,"…

  8. Nanci Griffith Breaks Through Writer's Block On 'Loving'

    June 15, 2009 9:02 AM EDT Before recording her first album of all-new material since 2005, Nanci Griffith suffered a serious case of writer's block. "The direction the country was going in broke my heart," the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter recalls. "I didn't want to write."…

  9. T.I. Begins Federal Prison Sentence In Arkansas

    May 26, 2009 4:08 PM EDT T.I. entered an Arkansas federal prison Tuesday to begin a year and a day sentence on a weapon charge. The rapper made a concertlike entrance to the Forrest City low-security prison — showing up late inside of a black conversion van with tinted windows . T.I. (real name: Clifford J. Harris Jr…

  10. Cash 'Folsom' Box Loaded With Unreleased Tracks

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new three-disc CD/DVD box set that features unreleased material from Johnny Cash's legendary 1968 concerts at Folsom State Prison in California will be released Oct. 14 via Columbia/Legacy. A new three-disc CD/DVD box set that features unreleased material from Johnny Cash's…

  11. Foxy Brown To Be Released From Prison

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After serving eight months at the Rose M. Singer facility in New York's Rikers Island, Foxy Brown will be released from jail on April 18, according to her manager Chaz Williams. After serving eight months at the Rose M. Singer facility in New York's Rikers Island, Foxy Brown will be…

  12. L.A. Times Apologizes For Shakur Story

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story implicating associates of Sean "Diddy" Combs in a 1994 assault on rapper Tupac Shakur. The Los Angeles Times apologized for using documents that were apparently fabricated in a story…

  13. Foxy Says Ear Problem Warrants Early Jail Exit

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rapper Foxy Brown, serving a year-long prison term stemming from an assault charge, has asked a New York judge for early release to treat an ear condition she fears could threaten her hearing. Rapper Foxy Brown, serving a year-long prison term stemming from an assault charge, has asked a New…

  14. Cash/Folsom Prison Anniversary Show Scrapped

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST A concert marking the 40th anniversary of Johnny Cash's famous concert at California's Folsom State Prison has been scrapped, with the prison and the promoter blaming each other for the cancellation. A concert marking the 40th anniversary of Johnny Cash's famous concert at…

  15. Foxy Brown Released From Solitary Confinement

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Foxy Brown, who was sentenced to "punitive segregation" after committing three violations at Rikers Island prison last month, was released this week for good behavior. Rapper Foxy Brown, who was sentenced to "punitive segregation" after committing three violations…

  16. B.I.G. Estate Files Motion Against Witness

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The estate of the slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. filed a federal court motion yesterday (Oct. 29) claiming that a prison inmate who implicated a former police officer in the killing was lying when he r The estate of the slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. filed a federal court motion yesterday (Oct.…

  17. Manager: Foxy's Confinement A Misunderstanding

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jailed rapper Foxy Brown has been in solitary confinement since Oct. 16, but the artist's manager, Chaz Williams, says the entire ordeal is just a misunderstanding mainly due to her hearing impairment Jailed rapper Foxy Brown has been in solitary confinement since Oct. 16, but the artist…

  18. Inmate Says He Lied About Notorious B.I.G. Murder

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A prison inmate who implicated a former Los Angeles Police Department officer in the murder of Notorious B.I.G. says he lied about the officer's involvement, a move that provides another twist in a co A prison inmate who implicated a former Los Angeles Police Department officer in the…

  19. Gary Glitter's Prison Term Reduced

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST A Vietnamese court reduced former British rocker Gary Glitter's child molestation sentence today (Feb. 7), cutting his three-year term by three months as part of a nationwide Lunar New Year prison amn A Vietnamese court reduced former British rocker Gary Glitter's child molestation…

  20. Gary Glitter May Gain Early Jail Release

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former British glam rocker Gary Glitter, convicted of molesting two Vietnamese girls, may be released early from his three-year sentence. Former British glam rocker Gary Glitter, convicted of molesting two Vietnamese girls, may be released early from his three-year sentence. Glitter, 62, is…

Pages