1. All I Got

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This much stronger follow-up to 2000's Tomorrow Today still finds Jarreau in enviably fine vocal form, working once again with arranger/producers Paul Brown, Steven Dubin, and others from the talented This much stronger follow-up to 2000's Tomorrow Today still finds Jarreau in…

  2. A Hundred Days Off

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Following the departure of DJ Darren Emerson, Underworld's Rick Smith and Karl Hyde vowed to "destroy the past" while crafting A Hundred Days Off. Following the departure of DJ Darren Emerson, Underworld's Rick Smith and Karl Hyde vowed to "destroy the past"…

  3. Billboard Bits: Ja Rule, O-Town, King Crimson

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ja Rule, O-Town, King Crimson Rapper Ja Rule will release a new album, "The Last Temptation," Nov. 19 via Def Jam. The first single, "Thug Lovin'," features R&B vocalist Bobby Brown; a video directed by producer Irv Gotti will be show Oct. 15-17 in Las…

  4. McCartney, Dylan Prepping Live Releases

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in July, Paul McCartney will give fans an up-close look at his life both on and off the stage with the Nov. 26 release of a CD and DVD, "Back in the U.S." As first tipped here in July, Paul McCartney will give fans an up-close look at his life both on and off…

  5. Dave Hollister's 'Game' Remains The Same

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The title of Dave Hollister's third solo album may be "Things in the Game Done Changed," but not much has changed about Hollister's message. The Chicago-born singer/ songwriter/producer says he still strives to use his music…

  6. Billboard Bits: Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema Veteran hip-hop artist Kool G Rap will issue his eighth studio album, "The Giancana Story," Nov. 12 as his first release under a newly signed deal with Rawkus/Koch Entertainment. The set features guest appearances by Capone-N-Noreaga,…

  7. Frank Black, Catholics Get In The Van

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Pixies frontman Frank Black and his band the Catholics have set the first handful of tour dates in support of their recent... Former Pixies frontman Frank Black and his band the Catholics have set the first handful of tour dates in support of their recent dual releases on spinART, …

  8. This Day in Music

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>For the first time ever, the Recording Academy agrees to accept a downloadable single for Grammy consideration. Virgin Records releases two singles, ""Dig In,"" by Lenny Kravitz and ""Go 2001 - For the first time ever, the Recording…

  9. Hot Product for Monday, Sept. 24, 2002

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from India.Arie, Peter Gabriel, Beck, and Underworld, the Johnny Cash tribute "Kindred Spirits," and more. Fantastic 'Voyage' It's unusual to meet a successful artist who is not caught up in the pressures of celebrity, but India.Arie seems to be…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects p 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the…

  11. Man Charged In Will Smith Identity Theft

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A man who racked up nearly $33,000 in credit card bills in the name of actor/rapper Will Smith has pleaded guilty to one count of the use of an unauthorized access device. Carlos Lomax, 41, entered th A man who racked up nearly $33,000 in credit card bills in the name of actor/rapper Will…

  12. Public Enemy, Minus Flav, Still Pushing Buttons

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Public Enemy is back on the road, but prominent group member Flavor Flav is back in a place that's unfortunately too familiar: jail. Flav, whose real name is William Drayton, was arrested in New York Public Enemy is back on the road, but prominent group member Flavor Flav is back in a…

  13. 'Floetic' Duo Draws On Philly Scene

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The marriage of music and poetry is not a new phenomenon. But for London natives Natalie Stewart and Marsha Ambrosius, the union serves as inspiration for their musical mission. As Floetry, the duo brings that mission to life on "Floetic,…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

  15. Billboard Bits: Rob Zombie; Bocktoberfest, Brad

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Rob Zombie; Bocktoberfest, Brad Ghoulish rocker Rob Zombie is teaming with Spencer Gifts for a Halloween promotion dubbed "Carnival of Souls" that also encompasses Spirit Halloween Stores and Pete's Wicked Ale. Zombie's CD-ROM "The Halloween Takeover"…

  16. LL Cool J To Star In 'S.W.A.T.'

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT James Todd Smith, aka hip-hop artist LL Cool J, has joined the cast of the Columbia Pictures feature "S.W.A.T." Production begins Oct. 19 in Los Angeles, with Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy James Todd Smith, aka hip-hop artist LL Cool J, has joined the cast of the Columbia…

  17. Rock, Welch Among Farm Aid Additions

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gillian Welch, and blues prodigy Kenny Wayne Shepherd with Double Trouble are among the artists who have been added to the lineup for this weekend's Farm Aid be Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gillian Welch, and blues prodigy Kenny Wayne…

  18. NGDB Ensures 'Circle' Remains Unbroken

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It was 30 years ago when a young band of longhaired musicians from the West Coast teamed with some of country music's legendary veterans to record "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," a landmark project that crossed boundaries and…

  19. Monica Has 'All Eyez On Me'

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Monica has been an R&B mainstay since she debuted in 1995 with the Rowdy/Arista set "Miss Thing." As she prepares for the Nov. 5 release of her third album -- and J Records debut -- "All Eyez on Me," the Atlanta native is…

  20. 38TunesOnTV

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 16-22, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 16 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Our Lady Peace (also scheduled: Bernie Mac, Jill Hennessy). "Late Night With Conan O&…

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