1. Common Recording New Album With Kanye, No I.D.

    April 27, 2010 6:05 PM EDT C ommon is back in the studio cooking up his next album with producers Kanye West and No I.D., the rapper announced today. He described the project, tentatively titled "The Believer," as "soulful hip-hop." "It's 'good' music," he said. "The…

  2. Stones Throw Acts Set For 2K Sports Gaming Tour

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Six hip-hop artists on Stones Throw Records highlight the 14-stop, third annual 2K Sports Holiday Bounce Tour, co-sponsored by VTech Phones. Six hip-hop artists on Stones Throw Records highlight the 14-stop, third annual 2K Sports Holiday Bounce Tour, co-sponsored by VTech Phones. The cross…

  3. Hip-Hop Stars Help J Dilla 'Shine'

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT J Dilla's (also known as Jay Dee) longtime friend and collaborator Karriem Riggins served as the album's executive producer. The late hip-hop producer J Dilla's second solo project "The Shining," which was nearly completed when he died Feb. 10, will be issued Aug. 22…

  4. Common Invites Fans To 'Electric Circus'

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Thought-provoking rapper Common will release his fifth album, "Electric Circus," Dec. 10 via MCA. The set will feature guest performances by the likes of Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Bilal, and Cee-Lo, an Thought-provoking rapper Common will release his fifth album, "Electric…

  5. Trinity

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Slum Village makes its major-label debut with Trinity, a sterling combination of music and message that follows the critically acclaimed Fantastic, Volume 2. Slum Village makes its major-label debut with Trinity, a sterling combination of music and message that follows the critically…