1. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and production company, except for categories…

  2. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the influence of Indian music, the Dixie Chicks controversy, and songs covered by international artists with readers. SENSING A CONNECTION Fred, Sean Paul blasts his way toward the top of Billboard's Hot 100 with his Diwali-influenced "Get Busy." Diwali…

  3. Composer Wins Injunction Over Truth Hurts Hit

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST A famed Indian composer has won a court order barring sales of a hip-hop hit he claims borrowed heavily and without credit from one of his songs in an act of "cultural imperialism." A famed Indian composer has won a court order barring sales of a hip-hop hit he claims borrowed…

  4. Small Faces Feted With Debut Album Reissue

    December 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Small Faces are a band whose recorded legacy seems to grow in legend by the year. British contemporaries of the Beatles and The Rolling Stones, their career was short (four years), but the sheer q The Small Faces are a band whose recorded legacy seems to grow in legend by the year.…

  5. The Best of DJ Quik/Da Finale

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Longevity in rap music is rare. Longevity in rap music is rare. In a genre that is often unfriendly to veteran acts, DJ Quik has ably maintained a lucrative career for the better part of 12 years. A pioneer of West Coast hip-hop, David "DJ Quik" Blake was first introduced to the…

  6. Jay-Z Takes New Songs To Schools

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST For his initial outing in support of new album "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam), multi-platinum rapper Jay-Z is going back to school. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist i For his initial outing in support of new album "The Blueprint 2: The Gift …

  7. Hot Product

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Jay-Z, TLC, Pearl Jam, Fat Joe, Phil Collins, and more. The 'Gift' That Keeps On Giving Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as good as your last hit." For his eighth Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam set, "The Blueprint 2: The Gift…

  8. Indian Composer Sues Over Truth Hurts Sample

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST A famed Indian composer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the recent hit single "Addictive" by Truth Hurts featuring Rakim borrowed heavily and without permission from a 20-year-old Hindi A famed Indian composer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the recent…

  9. Jay-Z Crafts Similar 'Blueprint'

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as good as your last hit." For his eighth Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam set, "The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse" (due Nov. 12), the Brooklyn, N.Y., MC h Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as…

  10. DJ Quik Compiles His 'Best'

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Arista/BMG Heritage is planning a Nov. 19 release for "The Best of DJ Quik," a 19-track overview of the Compton, Calif.-bred gangsta rap progenitor's decade-long career. The compilation will include t Arista/BMG Heritage is planning a Nov. 19 release for "The Best of DJ…

  11. Jay-Z Gives The 'Gift' That Keeps On Giving

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fresh off headlining this summer's Sprite Liquid Mix tour, rapper Jay-Z will return Nov. 12 with his seventh studio set, "The Blueprint II: The Gift and the Curse." The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist tel Fresh off headlining this summer's Sprite Liquid Mix tour, rapper Jay-Z…

  12. Blazin' Squad, Cassidy Overtake U.K. Charts

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blazin' Squad, an aggregation of 10 16-year-old friends, crashed in at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Aug. 25) with "Crossroads" (East West), a version of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's 1996 hit " Blazin' Squad, an aggregation of 10 16-year-old friends,…

  13. 34TunesOnTV

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 19-25, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 19 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: 'N Sync' Joey Fatone, Anastacia (also scheduled: Hugh Grant, Kirsten Dunst, Peter…

  14. 2002 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards Nominees

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the eighth annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 24 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Auditorium: Best R&B/soul single, solo: "Rock the Boat," Aaliyah "A Woman's Worth,…

  15. 28TunesOnTV

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 8-14. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Dolly Parton (also scheduled: Tom Hanks). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  16. Truthfully Speaking

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT By now, most everyone is very aware of this set's lead track, the very hypnotic, DJ Quik-produced "Addictive" (featuring Rakim). By now, most everyone is very aware of this set's lead track, the very hypnotic, DJ Quik-produced "Addictive" (featuring Rakim). Where…

  17. 'Nellyville' Boots Eminem Out Of No. 1

    July 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nelly's "Nellyville" (Universal) storms The Billboard 200 to knock out Eminem's "The Eminem Show" and become the country's new No. 1 album. Eminem's Web/Aftermath/Interscope set had an impressive five Nelly's "Nellyville" (Universal)…

  18. 'Monica' Shows R&B Star Coming Of Age

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Monica will release her self-titled third album Aug. 20 via J Records. The set is said to be a blend of contemporary R&B, pop, and hip-hop, and features the production skills of such R&B star Monica will release her self-titled third album Aug. 20 via J Records. The set…

  19. BET Bestows Honors On Outkast, Usher, Arie

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite music group honor at last night's (June 25) second annual BET Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Usher left with the best male R&B artist award, whi Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite music group honor at last night's (June 25)…

  20. Eminem's 'Show' Still On Top Of The Chart

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Four new albums bust into the top-10 of The Billboard 200, yet none come close to matching the impressive 809,000 copies "The Eminem Show" sold in its second full week at retail, according to Nielsen Four new albums bust into the top-10 of The Billboard 200, yet none come close to…

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