1. Bounty Killer Arrested For Onstage Profanity

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jamaican dancehall artist Bounty Killa was arrested in Jamaica today (July 18) and charged with using profanity during a performance at a leading reggae festival in Montego Bay. Jamaican dancehall artist Bounty Killa was arrested in Jamaica today (July 18) and charged with using profanity…

  2. Flo Rida, Missy Take It To The 'Streets'

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Flo Rida's smash hit "Low" and two new Missy Elliott tracks will be found on Atlantic soundtrack to "Step Up 2 the Streets," due Feb. 5. Flo Rida's smash hit "Low" and two new Missy Elliott tracks will be found on Atlantic soundtrack to "Step Up 2…

  3. Pete Rock Nabs Redman, Raekwon For New CD

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rapper/producer Pete Rock, half of the '90s duo Pete Rock and CL Smooth, has wrapped a new album, "NY's Finest," due Feb. 26 via Nature Sounds. Rapper/producer Pete Rock, half of the '90s duo Pete Rock and CL Smooth, has wrapped a new album, "NY's Finest,…

  4. Billboard Bits: Music Nation, Tha Dogg Pound, Galactic

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nelly, the Game, Good Charlotte's Joel and Benji Madden and producer Jonathan "J.R." Rotem have signed on as judges for Music Nation's previously announced online video competition for a global record Nelly, the Game, Good Charlotte's Joel and Benji Madden and…

  5. Slim Thug High On The 'Hogg' With New Album

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Slim Thug has teamed with the Boss Hogg Outlawz for a new album, "Serve & Collect," due Feb. 27 via Koch. Rapper Slim Thug has teamed with the Boss Hogg Outlawz for a new album, "Serve & Collect," due Feb. 27 via Koch. The 17-track set finds Thug rapping…

  6. News And Notes From Backstage At The VMAs

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billboard goes behind the scenes at last night's MTV Video Music Awards in New York to get the latest from Ne-Yo, Rick Ross, Method Man, Mario and more. Billboard goes behind the scenes at last night's MTV Video Music Awards in New York to get the latest scoop from Ne-Yo, Rick Ross,…

  7. Where's 'Brooklyn' At?

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wu-Tang Clan member Masta Killa returns this week with his sophomore album, "Made in Brooklyn," via Nature Sounds. Wu-Tang Clan member Masta Killa returns this week with his sophomore album, "Made in Brooklyn," via Nature Sounds. The set features appearances from the…

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cassie leads a revitalization at Bad Boy with her self-titled debut, Rick Ross uplifts Miami hip-hop with "Hustlin'," Ani DiFranco roars back after taking a hiatus and Masta Killa salutes "Brooklyn" w A live DVD from U.K. singer/songwriter James Blunt, "Chasing…

  9. Masta Killa Keeps Wu-Tang Close For New Projects

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Everybody who has an album coming out, I'm there," Masta Killa tells Billboard.com. "The foundation of my music is family oriented so without my supporting cast it wouldn't be what it is." With his sophomore solo set, "Made in Brooklyn ," due for an…

  10. Masta Killa Surrounded By Wu-Tang On New Album

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wu-Tang Clan member Masta Killa will on Aug. 8 issue his sophomore album, "Made in Brooklyn," via Nature Sounds. Wu-Tang Clan member Masta Killa will on Aug. 8 issue his sophomore album, "Made in Brooklyn," via Nature Sounds. The set features appearances from the entire Wu…

  11. Billboard Bits: Bumbershoot, Shakira, Reggae Sumfest

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jeremy Enigk, Badly Drawn Boy, Zero 7, Lady Sovereign, Alejandro Escovedo, Jose Gonzalez, the Veronicas, Particle, Great Big Sea, Sonya Kitchell and Rogue Wave are among the acts that have joined the Jeremy Enigk, Badly Drawn Boy, Zero 7, Lady Sovereign, Alejandro Escovedo, Jose Gonzalez, the…

  12. Chili's Warm To No. 1 Album Post Again

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A week after making its first No. 1 appearance on The Billboard 200, Red Hot Chili Peppers linger for another frame at the top of the chart with "Stadium Arcadium." The feat is accomplished even thoug A week after making its first No. 1 appearance on The Billboard 200, Red Hot Chili…

  13. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jack White and Brendan Benson had back to the garage for their debut album as the Raconteurs, Hoobastank laughs off the critics and T Bone Burnett breaks an extended hiatus from the studio in this wee Rapper Cam'ron's "Killa Season" (Atlantic/WEA). The third album from pop…

  14. Exclusive: Wu-Tang Videos Making DVD Debut

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Videos from throughout the career of seminal hip-hop act the Wu-Tang Clan have been rounded up for the DVD "Legend of the Wu-Tang: The Videos." The set will be released June 13 via CMV/Loud/RCA/Legacy Videos from throughout the career of seminal hip-hop act the Wu-Tang Clan have…

  15. Ask Billboard

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about the Fugees, Depeche Mode, New Order and digital charts. FUGEE-LA? Hi Keith! I'm wondering about the status of the supposed Fugees reunion album and also the status of another solo project from Lauryn Hill. It seem like they have both been in…

  16. Da Backwudz Does The South Proud On New CD

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Atlanta rap duo Da Backwudz will release its debut album, "Wood Work," March 21 via producer Dallas Austin's reactivated Rowdy Records. Atlanta rap duo Da Backwudz will release its debut album, "Wood Work," March 21 via producer Dallas Austin's reactivated Rowdy…

  17. Billboard Bits: Massive Attack, Hall & Oates, 'Natural Selection,' New Orleans Social Club

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Massive Attack, Hall & Oates, 'Natural Selection,' New Orleans Social Club Massive Attack has confirmed a long-rumored appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 29-30 in Indio, Calif. The U.K. act will play on the mainstage during the…

  18. Cam'ron Would Rather Do Time Than Talk

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Cam'ron, who took a bullet in each arm in October in an unsolved shooting in Washington, D.C., said he would rather go to jail than cooperate with investigators. Rapper Cam'ron, who took a bullet in each arm in October in an unsolved shooting in Washington, D.C., said he…

  19. Sparxxx Hopes Third Album's 'The Charm'

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST With a new label and a new, club-friendly sound, southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx is viewing his third album as a new beginning. With a new label and a new, club-friendly sound, southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx is viewing his third album as a new beginning. "It's like the sun comin'…

  20. Cam'ron Out Of Hospital After Shooting

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Cam'ron has returned to New York after being shot early Sunday morning in an attempted carjacking in Washington, D.C. Rapper Cam'ron has returned to New York after being shot early Sunday morning in an attempted carjacking in Washington, D.C. Two men pulled alongside Cam'…

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