1. 50 Cent on The Game & Lloyd Banks' Reunion Photo: 'I See Confusion'

    February 18, 2016 12:25 PM EST G-Unit loyalists rejoiced when The Game shared a photo of his reunion with former cohort Lloyd Banks in Dubai. The simple caption offered no context, just the word "Still."   Still. A photo posted by The Game (@losangelesconfidential) on Feb 17, 2016 at 4:02pm PST In 2005, The Game…

  2. 50 Cent Signs 'Power' Star Rotimi to G-Unit, Drops 'Lotto' Single

    June 19, 2015 2:11 PM EDT The G-Unit roster added a new member yesterday (June 18) as 50 Cent announced singer and actor Rotimi has joined the clique. The New Jersey native stars in the second season of the Starz show Power , alongside 50, who also produces the hit program. 50 Cent Brings Out Star Guests for '…

  3. Mobb Deep Kick Off 'Five Out of Five' Hip-Hop Concert/Discussion Series

    September 27, 2011 12:55 PM EDT The Red Bull Music Academy kicked off its "Five Out Of Five" concert series -- highlighting what it considers New York City's "five most iconic hip-hop albums" -- with a discussion with Prodigy and Havoc from Mobb Deep about the making of their 1995 album "The…

  4. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Trey Songz, Jamie Foxx, Drake

    January 27, 2011 1:53 PM EST Trey Songz picks up a 13th week atop R&B/Hip-Hop Songs making "Can't Be Friends" the longest-running chart-topper since Maxwell 's "Pretty Wings" spent 14 weeks at the summit in 2009. Besides Maxwell's hit, only Mary J. Blige 's "Be Without You…

  5. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Ne-Yo

    December 02, 2010 12:10 PM EST Kanye West takes the No. 1 spot on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" catapults 59-1 with 496,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Street date violations caused the set to debut last week at No. 59. Each of West's five albums have now…

  6. Rod Rocks Back With Fourth No. 1 Album

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "Still the Same ... Great American Rock Classics of Our Time." The J Records effort sold 184,000 copies in the United State Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "…

  7. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sting looks (way) back for musical inspiration on his new album, Robert Randolph and the Family Band make the best of a release date switch, Cobra Starship moves beyond "Snakes on a Plane" and Jimmy B The latest studio album from Jimmy Buffett, "Take the Weather With You" …

  8. Young Buck Gets Probation In Vibe Stabbing

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck pleaded no contest yesterday (Dec. 12) to a felony in the stabbing of a man during a melee at last year's Vibe Awards show. Rapper Young Buck pleaded no contest yesterday (Dec. 12) to a felony in the stabbing of a man during a melee at last year's Vibe Awards show.…

  9. Young Buck May Avoid Trial In Vibe Case

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST An agreement has been reached to "favorably" resolve the assault charge against Young Buck, who is accused of stabbing a man during last year's Vibe Awards, the rapper's attorney said. An agreement has been reached to "favorably" resolve the assault charge…

  10. Charles Earns First Platinum RIAA Award

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After nearly 60 years of recording, Ray Charles posthumously earned the first platinum award of his career with "Genius Loves Company" (Concord) via September certifications by the Recording Industry After nearly 60 years of recording, Ray Charles posthumously earned the first…

  11. Straight Outta Cashville

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following the success of 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks and their collective G-Unit efforts, it's not surprising that anticipation is high for the debut from G-Unit member Young Buck. Following the success of 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks and their collective G-Unit efforts, it's not surprising that…

  12. Simpson's 'Autobiography' Soars To No. 1

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ashlee Simpson may have followed in the footsteps of her singer/reality show star sister Jessica, but she's the first in the family to notch a No. 1 album. The actor-turned-singer's Geffen debut," Aut Ashlee Simpson may have followed in the footsteps of her singer/reality show…

  13. Usher's 'Burn' Reclaims Hot 100 No. 1

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher reclaims the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as his hit "Burn" rebounds after falling to No. 2 last week. The previous No. 1, Fantasia's "I Believe," drops to No. 6. By claiming ano Usher reclaims the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as…