1. Redman & Jayceeoh Join Forces as 1000volts, Debut 'I'm Gone' Feat. Trae Tha Truth: Exclusive

    May 13, 2016 7:06 AM EDT Hip-hop veteran  Redman and rising trap and bass producer Jayceeoh have joined forces to create the electrifying new duo, 1000volts. After a random encounter in Croatia, they discovered that their musical visions aligned, even tag teaming on the 2015 trap track "Turn Me Up Some"…

  2. Method Man & Redman Reportedly in Talks With Pot-Finding Mobile App

    March 21, 2016 1:44 PM EDT How High stars Method Man and Redman are said to be looking to invest in a new app that makes it easy to find legal pot. BlazeNow CEO Jeremy Carr tells HipHopDX that the pair are in talks to "be involved" with the app -- which, when officially launched April 20, will let users…

  3. Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Redman & Method Man Perform At One Music Fest 2014: Live Review

    September 15, 2014 2:45 PM EDT On Saturday, Sept. 13, music fans flocked to Atlanta's Aaron's Amphitheatre for One Music Fest. The day-long festival featured three stages: Zeus (main stage), Hercules (small stage) and the DJ stage, Soulection. After Atlanta's own Cody ChesnuTT kicked off the afternoon,…

  4. Missy Elliott, Nas, Wiz Khalifa Top Rock The Bells Lineup

    May 16, 2012 11:55 AM EDT The annual hip-hop summit Rock The Bells revealed its lineup on Wednesday (May 16), and while Nas , Kid Cudi and Wiz Khalifa top the 2012 bill, the big news is the promised special performance by Missy Elliott . Elliott, who revealed her battle with Graves' disease last year and whose…

  5. Method Man Reps Sour Patch Kids in New Commercial: Watch

    October 04, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Method Man is no stranger to commercials. He shilled for Right Guard with his cousin Redman and if you dig through the annals of YouTube you'll uncover some sweet St. Ides Malt Liquor commercials from 1994 featuring Meth and the rest of the Wu-Tang Clan . But the previously mentioned…

  6. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: T.I., Charlie Wilson, Trey Songz

    December 18, 2010 12:00 PM EST Currently-incarcerated Atlanta rapper T.I. notches the week's top debut on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, as "No Mercy" opens at No. 1 with 159,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The opening marks his fourth No. 1 set on the list, following 2004&…

  7. Ghostface Killah's 'Apollo Kids' Track-By-Track

    December 15, 2010 6:00 PM EST After releasing offbeat R&B exploration "Ghostdini: Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City" last year, Wu-Tang Clan MC Ghostface Killah returns to creating pummeling street rap with "Apollo Kids," his ninth studio album set for a Dec. 21 release. Taking its title from a…

  8. Redman Drops New 'Reggie' Album, Explains 'How High 2' Holdup

    December 07, 2010 2:44 PM EST Although his seventh studio album, "Reggie," hit stores today (Dec. 7), Redman is already looking ahead to a busy 2011. The veteran rapper tells Billboard.com that he is using the often-delayed new album, which features cameos by Method Man , Bun B and Faith Evans , to explore…

  9. Billboard Bits: Beyonce's Parents Call Off Divorce, Taylor Swift Admits to Giving Bad Advice

    November 16, 2010 6:46 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce's Parents Not Divorcing; Britney's Parents Reconcile A pair of pop stars have watched their parents undergo recent relationship changes. Matthew and Tina Knowles, the mother and father of Beyonce …

  10. Tupac 'Wanted Me to Smoke Weed' with Him: Mike Tyson

    September 07, 2010 3:28 PM EDT When Mike Tyson looks back on his friendship with Tupac Shakur , he thinks about the rapper's big heart, explosive anger - and the one regret he has about their relationship. "He always wanted me to smoke weed with him, and I never did it, and I wish I did," Tyson said in a…

  11. Rah Digga Taps Redman for 'No Lil Kid Rap' Remix

    September 01, 2010 12:23 PM EDT Earlier this summer, Rah Digga gave fans the first taste of her upcoming project, "Classic," with the song "This Ain't No Lil Kid Rap." Now, the former Flipmode Squad princess has tapped Redman for the remix -- marking the first time the two New Jersey natives have…

  12. Lil Wayne's 'Rebirth' Rock Album Gets Release Date

    November 09, 2009 2:38 PM EST After much delay, Lil Wayne 's highly-anticipated rock album, "Rebirth," is now slated for a Dec. 15 release date according to the Universal Music Group website. The set will be packaged as a dual-disc along with the Young Money collective, "We Are Young Money."…

  13. Sublime Reunion Show Sparks Controversy

    October 23, 2009 5:11 PM EDT Last month, the surviving members of Long Beach, Calif. ska-punk band Sublime made a surprise announcement : the group would reform with a new lead singer and would make at least one live appearance, its first official concert since the death of its founder Bradley Nowell from a drug overdose…

  14. Eminem, DMX, The Roots Pay Tribute To Def Jam At 2009 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

    September 24, 2009 6:14 PM EDT Since its inception five years ago, VH1's Hip-Hop Honors has paid tribute to the preeminent figures in hip-hop history. For the sixth annual show, taped at Brooklyn's Academy of Music in New York last night (Sept. 23) and set to air on the network on Oct. 13, event coordinators…

  15. Eminem, Fabolous, Jeezy To Celebrate Def Jam At VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    September 03, 2009 9:11 AM EDT Eminem was never a part of Def Jam Records, but the rapper is going to join the likes of Young Jeezy , Rick Ross , Fabolous , Ludacris , Method Man and many others to celebrate the pioneering hip hop label during this year's 6th annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors. The show will commemorate the…

  16. Sublime To Reunite For Cypress Hill's Smokeout Fest

    August 31, 2009 2:25 PM EDT Sublime , the chart-topping Long Beach-based punk reggae group that split-up more than 13 years ago when its lead singer OD'd, will play its first official gig with a new vocalist as part of the Smokeout festival, to be held Oct. 23-24 at the San Manuel Amphitheatre in San Bernardino,…

  17. Eminem's 'Relapse' Tops Billboard 200

    May 27, 2009 11:00 AM EDT No surprise: Eminem's "Relapse" brings the rapper back to familiar ground -- the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200. With 608,000 sold in its first week, it not only nets the biggest sales week of the year for any album, but the best since AC/DC's "Black Ice" began…

  18. 50 Cent, Ludacris, Method Man and Redman: Billboard Bits

    March 24, 2009 5:51 PM EDT Cent: No 'Expendable' Film, Las Vegas Video Shoot, Fall Out Boy Tour Last week, it was announced Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson had been tapped to replace Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker in Sylvester Stallone's "The Expendables." But today, 50 Cent's…

  19. Billboard Bits: Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Def Jam Vinyl

    February 23, 2009 1:08 PM EST Beyonce Launches $250,000 Dance Contest After singing and dancing with host Hugh Jackman at the Oscars yesterday (Feb. 22), Beyonce is asking her fans to show off their moves. The singer has announced a "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" dance video contest which invites fans to…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate, whispery vocals and top-drawer piano playing, dies at Gladys Spellman Nursing Home in Cheverly, Md., following 2005 - Shirley Horn, the Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and pianist known for her intimate,…

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