1. 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…

  2. Hot Rappers Roll On Mixtape Tour

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Banner, Chingy and Lil' Jon & the EastSide Boyz will co-headline the Dirty South Mixtape Tour, set to launch tomorrow (July 31) in Jackson, Miss. Also featuring the Ying Yang Twins, Killer M David Banner, Chingy and Lil' Jon & the EastSide Boyz will co-headline the…

  3. Mississippi: The Album

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent is definitely rap/hip-hop's man of the hour. 50 Cent is definitely rap/hip-hop's man of the hour. But a Southern revolution is taking shape, thanks to such soldiers as Killer Mike and Bone Crusher. Joining those ranks is David Banner. Banner is the first artist on former…

  4. 50 Cent Holds Off 'Idol' To Return To No. 1

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" moved enough to reclaim the No. 1 post for a sixth non-consecutive week on The Billboard 200. The tot In a week where only two albums topped sales of 100,000 copies, 50 Cent&…

  5. AttenCHUN!

    May 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bone Crusher grabs hip-hop by the throat with his So So Def/Arista debut, AttenCHUN! The aggressive Atlanta native is one of many new Southern MCs who are making a name for themselves in the hip-hop g Bone Crusher grabs hip-hop by the throat with his So So Def/Arista debut, AttenCHUN! The…

  6. Bone Crusher Gets 'Attenchun!'

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When Atlanta MC Bone Crusher signed with So So Def/Arista, his pile-driving, electronica-edged independent hip-hop single, "Never Scared," had already made a dent at local radio. Now his debut album, "Attenchun!," is ready to…

  7. 50 Cent Locked & Loaded At No. 1

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" tops The Billboard 200 for a fourth non-consecutive week, once again holding a relatively narrow lead over Norah Jones' "Come Away With Me." The rapper's Shady/Inter 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'…

  8. Monster

    March 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST The latest artist to emerge from OutKast's Aquemini imprint, Killer Mike looks to pen his chapter in Atlanta's storied hip-hop history with this debut set. The latest artist to emerge from OutKast's Aquemini imprint, Killer Mike looks to pen his chapter in Atlanta's…

  9. Killer Mike Unleashes 'Monster'

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "Rap is supposed to scare soccer moms," declares Killer Mike, whose debut, "Monster," is due March 11 via Aquemini/Columbia Records. The Atlanta-based MC, a protege of fellow Atlantans (and Aquemini proprietors) OutKast,…

  10. J. Lo Remains On Top Of The Chart

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL Cool J tops Billboard's Hot 100 for a second-straight week. The cut withstands a 5-2 charge from Ja Rule's "Mesmerize," which continues to gain radio airplay Jennifer Lopez's "All I Have" featuring LL…

  11. 'Totally Hits 2002' Packs In 20 Top Tracks

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The fifth volume in the BMG/Warner Bros. "Totally Hits" compilation series will consist of tracks from the likes of Alicia Keys, Pink, P.O.D., Outkast, Default, and more. Due June 4, "Totally Hits 200 The fifth volume in the BMG/Warner Bros. "Totally Hits" compilation…

  12. Outkast, Shaggy Cook Up 'Scooby' Snacks

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New music from Outkast, Shaggy, Lil' Romeo, and Solange highlights the Lava/Atlantic soundtrack to the Warner Bros. live-action "Scooby-Doo" motion picture. The set is due June 4, 10 days before the f New music from Outkast, Shaggy, Lil' Romeo, and Solange highlights the…

  13. Creed's 'Weathered' Wins Third Week On Top

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST In the midst of retail's holiday rush, Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) mustered a 10% sales bump to remain atop The Billboard 200 for a third straight week. With U.S. sales of 458,000 units, according t In the midst of retail's holiday rush, Creed's "Weathered…

  14. Outkast Drops Best-Of In December

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Atlanta-based hip-hop duo Outkast has set a Dec. 4 release date for its greatest hits package, "Big Boi & Dre Present... Outkast" (LaFace/Arista). <a href="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily Atlanta-based hip-hop duo Outkast has set a Dec. 4 release date for its…

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