1. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop

    March 31, 2014 1:15 PM EDT In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 great female MCs over 31 days. Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved that women, though few in numbers, are fearless…

  2. Khia Remixes Miley Cyrus' 'We Can't Stop': Listen

    July 05, 2013 11:46 AM EDT "Hannah Montana, she's a big girl now," rapper declares in new version of the Top 5 hit. As Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" continues to provoke the entire nation -- nay, the entire world -- to twerk, Khia, the rapper best known for her filthy 2002 single …

  3. Rapper Khia Calls Nicki Minaj A 'Weezy-Wannabe Wh*re'

    December 01, 2010 2:48 PM EST It seems like every once-popular rap female is trying to get a piece of the Nicki Minaj success pie. The latest rapstress to go at Nicki is "My Neck, My Back" femcee Khia , who took to her blog to blast Nicki and her recently-released "Pink Friday" album. Read what she had…

  4. Ask Billboard

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Janet Jackson, ABBA and Madonna. SINGLES AND LOVING IT Dear Keith: I know you have answered many questions about Janet Jackson's latest "20 Y.O." Do you think there is any chance any future singles will be released and if she has any…

  5. Timberlake Still Tops, Akon Sets Hot 100 Record

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Showing no sign of slipping, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" retains its lead on the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth week and fronts the Pop 100 for a fifth. Meanwhile, the singer's new single, "My Love" Showing no sign of slipping, Justin Timberlake's "…

  6. Robbie, R.E.M. Overtake U.K. Charts

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Familiar names added to their totals of U.K. No. 1s on yesterday's (Oct. 10) new U.K. charts. Robbie Williams notched his sixth best-selling single with "Radio" (Chrysalis) while R.E.M. gained its sev Familiar names added to their totals of U.K. No. 1s on yesterday's (Oct.…

  7. The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees Below is the final list of nominees for the The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003, which will be presented Oct. 13 in Miami and broadcast in November on BET. ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- MALE SOLO Jay-Z Nelly Baby aka Birdman LL Cool J Ja Rule ARTIST OF…

  8. Billboard Bits: Sublime, Richard Ashcroft, NJ Rap Fest

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Sublime, Richard Ashcroft, NJ Rap Fest Footage from more than a half-a-dozen concert performances has been compiled to created the DVD "Sublime: Live '94-'96," due Sept. 10 via Cornerstone R.A.S. through Music Video Distributors. The officially sanctioned…

  9. Jersey Rap Fest Takes Cancellation To Court

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The promoters of an Atlantic City, N.J., hardcore rap music festival that was abruptly canceled this week will ask a federal judge to let the show go on Sunday (Aug. 25) at a city-owned stadium. The promoters of an Atlantic City, N.J., hardcore rap music festival that was abruptly canceled…