1. Rapper Slim Dunkin Shot Dead in Atlanta

    December 17, 2011 12:42 AM EST Atlanta police say the rapper Slim Dunkin was gunned down Friday evening in a city music studio as he prepared to record a video. Police Maj. Keith Meadows said the performer, whose real name is Mario Hamilton, was fatally shot in the chest after getting into an argument with another…

  2. Waka Flocka Flame Stays Hungry on 'Flockaveli' Debut

    October 05, 2010 10:00 AM EDT W aka Flocka Flame just released his debut album has a single climbing the Hot 100, but the Georgia MC is already looking pretty far into the future. He knows he'll become a superstar, and he sees it happening around his fifth album. "It's like a race. This first album is like…

  3. Chamillionaire Plots His 'Revenge'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his latest album, "The Peoples Champ," Houston-based rapper Chamillionaire is plotting his own explosion into the mainstr Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his…

  4. The King Reigns Again On Billboard Charts

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley returns to the throne as "ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) sold more than 500,000 units in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, and bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- his first title to Elvis Presley returns to the throne as "ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits" (RCA) sold…

  5. Rappers Flock To Grey Goose Tour

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cognac, France-based Grey Goose Vodka has teamed with James McMillan's Make Millions Management and Clear Channel Entertainment to organize the first annual Grey Goose Vodka Music Tour. The 20-city to Grey Goose Vodka is getting into the rap game. The Cognac, France-based vodka brand has…

  6. Rock, Hip-Hop Stars Do Battle On 'XXX'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Universal has firmed up the tracklisting for the double-disc soundtrack to "XXX," due Aug. 6. The set is divided into rock and hip-hop discs; the first single from the rock disc is Hatebreed's "I Will Universal has firmed up the tracklisting for the double-disc soundtrack…