1. Hot Product

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ludacris 'Chicken' Fried Sounds In hip-hop, family can be everything. Most rappers are affiliated with one clique of artists or another. For Ludacris, it's Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP). The group and the label of the same name serve as the Atlanta-based rapper's foundation.…

  2. THE BILLBOARD HOT 100

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/hot100.jsp 1. Baby Boy , Beyonce featuring Sean Paul 2. Shake Ya Tailfeather , Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee 3. Get Low , Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins 4. Right Thurr , Chingy 5. Frontin' , Pharrell featuring Jay-Z Issue date: Oct. 11, 2003 News…

  3. Me & My Brother

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After years of thriving in the South, crunk music is now everywhere. After years of thriving in the South, crunk music is now everywhere. Crunk veterans Ying Yang Twins look to take full advantage of the sub-genre's newfound fame with their TVT debut, "Me & My Brother." The…

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Metallica, Clay Aiken, Erykah Badu, Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley. METALLICA'S METAL (AND CLAY AIKEN, TOO) Dear Mr. Bronson, My husband and I have a debate going. He says that Metallica's "black" album went double-platinum in 12 days and I am…

  5. HOT RAP TRACKS

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. Get Low , Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins 2. Damn! , YoungBloodZ featuring Lil Jon 3. Shake Ya Tailfeather , Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee 4. Right Thurr , Chingy 5. Stand Up , Ludacris featuring Shawnna Issue date: Oct. 11, 2003…

  6. 'Baby Boy' Holds Down Singles Chart Lead

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Baby Boy" from Beyonce and Sean Paul maintains its grip on Billboard's Hot 100 for a second-straight week. The cut also leads Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for the third "Baby Boy" from Beyonce and Sean Paul maintains its grip on…

  7. HOT RAP TRACKS

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rap.jsp 1. Shake Ya Tailfeather , Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee 2. Get Low , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins 3. Right Thurr , Chingy 4. Damn! , YoungBloodZ Featuring Lil Jon 5. Into You , Fabolous Featuring Tamia Or Ashanti Issue date: Oct. 4,…

  8. Missy, Tweet, Sean Paul Sweeten 'Honey'

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Selections from Missy Elliott, Tweet, Fabolous, Sean Paul and Erick Sermon will be featured on Elektra's soundtrack to "Honey," due Nov. 25. Selections from Missy Elliott, Tweet, Fabolous, Sean Paul and Erick Sermon will be featured on Elektra's soundtrack to "Honey,…

  9. Erykah Badu Cuts 'Underground' Distinctly Her Way

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. One thing hasn't changed since Erykah Badu first grooved into crossover success in 1997: The singer/songwriter does things her way. And that includes musical messages pulsating throughout her fourth project, the EP "Worldwide…

  10. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. Me & My Brother , Ying Yang Twins 2. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 3. The Wind , Warren Zevon 4. In Reverie , Saves The Day 5. A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar , Dashboard Confessional Issue date: Oct. 4, 2003 News Warren Zevon , Lil…

  11. Boyz II Men Prep Hits Collection

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Superstar R&B quartet Boyz II Men's career will be celebrated with the Oct. 7 release from Motown/UME Records of "The Best of Boyz II Men." The album is part of Motown/UME's 20th Century Masters/T Superstar R&B quartet Boyz II Men's career will be celebrated…

  12. Mescalero

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT That lil' ol' band from Texas delivers another satisfying serving of rock'n'roll comfort food. That lil' ol' band from Texas delivers another satisfying serving of rock'n'roll comfort food. Three decades on, its now techno-enhanced brand of border blues…

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of a host of veteran artists, as well as Beyoncé & Sean Paul, Erykah Badu and Patty Loveless. LIVING IN THE PAST: After taking a look at this week's Billboard charts, I wouldn't blame you if you ran to the calendar to see what…

  14. 'Baby' Kicks 'Tailfeather' From Chart Roost

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With a 2-1 move, Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul finally unseats "Shake Ya Tailfeather" from the top of Billboard's Hot 100 this week. The chart's fastest-growing track at radio for the With a 2-1 move, Beyoncé's "Baby Boy" featuring…

  15. DMX Proves 'Grand Champ' On Album Chart

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With what is being hyped as his last release, DMX has become the only artist in the history of The Billboard 200 to reach No. 1 with his first five albums. The rapper's latest Def Jam set, "Grand Cham With what is being hyped as his last release, DMX has become the only artist in…

  16. HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES & TRACKS

    September 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/rnb.jsp 1. Baby Boy , Beyoncé Featuring Sean Paul 2. Frontin' , Pharrell Featuring Jay-Z 3. Get Low , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins 4. Shake Ya Tailfeather , Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee 5. Right Thurr , Chingy Issue date: Sept 27, 2003…

  17. TOP INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/indie_albums.jsp 1. The Wind , Warren Zevon 2. Kings Of Crunk , Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz 3. A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar , Dashboard Confessional 4. From The Ashes , Pennywise 5. The Fiction We Live , From Autumn To Ashes Issue date: Sept 27, 2003 News Warren Zevon ,…

  18. Crunk King Lil Jon Readies CD/DVD

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. The DVD is a video diary of the Dirty South rap act's rise to popularity, while the audio…

  19. Jay-Z Plans NYC Benefit Concert

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall in New York. The Nov. 25 multi-artist event at Madison Square Garden will benefit the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) and the Shawn Carter Scholars Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall in New York. The Nov. 25 multi-artist event…

  20. Ludacris Boosts DTP Clique On New Set

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In hip-hop, family can be everything. Most rappers are affiliated with one clique of artists or another. For Ludacris, it's Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP). The group and the label of the same name serve as the Atlanta-based rapper's…

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