1. Stalley, Master P, Outasight & DONCHRISTIAN: Free Music Round-Up

    August 09, 2013 4:39 PM EDT From street mixtapes to an EP that’ll probably accompany your remaining summer days, and even some more eclectic stuff in between, these free releases will keep your ears occupied for the weekend. Master P, "Famous Again" (Mixtape) Master P has been so consistent this year, and he…

  2. Outasight, 'I'll Drink to That': Exclusive Video Premiere

    February 14, 2013 10:05 AM EST Outasight's voyage continues with "I'll Drink to That," a clip that symbolizes his "long journey" and studies the road that got him there -- all the way back to NYC. The video sees Outasight – whose real name is Richard Andrew – getting on with life in a…

  3. Lollapalooza 2012: 15 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    August 06, 2012 11:15 AM EDT After the sweltering heat of Friday and the show-halting storm of Saturday, the closing Sunday of Lollapalooza 2012 struck a balance with the sun shining brilliantly on Chicago's Grant Park for the emotional wallop of Florence and the Machine , the ethereal sounds of Sigur Ros , and…

  4. Chart Highlights: Carrie Underwood Crowns Country Songs With 'Good Girl'

    June 04, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Underwood's 'Good Girl' is better than good: it's the new No. 1 on Country Songs. Plus, fellow former 'American Idol' queen Kelly Clarkson tops AC and One Direction rules Dance/Club Play Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard…

  5. Pepsi Launches New Michael Jackson Campaign

    May 04, 2012 10:15 AM EDT PepsiCo Inc. is resurrecting Michael Jackson to try to pump life into its flagship cola, three years after the singer's death and more than a quarter century after the pop icon's landmark sponsorship deal to become the voice of the brand, according to The Wall Street Journal .…

  6. Drake To Perform at NHL All-Star Game

    January 24, 2012 12:35 PM EST Drake , the hip-hop pride of Toronto, will toast the Canadian pastime of choice when he performs at the 2012 NHL All-Star Game, which will be held in Ottawa, Ontario on Sunday (Jan. 29). The rapper will be joined by New York singer-rapper Outasight and "The Voice" winner Javier…

  7. 'X Factor' Results: Paula Abdul's Groups Have a Bad Night

    November 04, 2011 9:50 AM EDT Wednesday night after the top 12 finalists performed live on "X Factor," America finally got the chance to vote -- via call, text, mobile app, online or Twitter -- for their favorite contestants. The votes were in last night, and two of Paula's groups landed in the bottom…

  8. Girl Talk, Big Boi Ring In NYC's Inaugural Governors Ball

    June 20, 2011 3:00 PM EDT The line-up may have been small but the sound was still big. Girl Talk , Big Boi , Pretty Lights , Empire of the Sun and more rocked NYC's Governors Island on Saturday (June 18) for the inaugural Governors Ball Music Festival. The two stage set-up and limited number of artists ensured no…

  9. Roc Nation's J. Cole Performs Sold-Out NYC Show, Brings Out Roc-A-Fella Artist

    March 31, 2010 5:28 PM EDT It was a cold, wet night in New York City yesterday (Mar. 30), but the weather didn't stop fans from coming out in support of J. Cole, Jay-Z's Roc Nation protege, for his first sold-out show in the Big Apple. Held at S.O.B.s, the 400-person venue was over capacity as the North…