1. Mos Def Steps 'Outside'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Mos Def will join Isaiah Washington and Wood Harris in the urban ensemble feature "From the Outside Looking In" for writer-director Jerry LaMothe, who will also star in the film. Production is Rapper Mos Def will join Isaiah Washington and Wood Harris in the urban ensemble…

  2. FLA/Delerium's Fulber Conjures New Music

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Goth-leaning electronic musician Rhys Fulber, co-founder of Canadian industrial act Front Line Assembly, will release his first solo project under the moniker "Conjure One." Due Aug. 27 from Nettwerk, Goth-leaning electronic musician Rhys Fulber, co-founder of Canadian industrial…

  3. Mos Def Heads To Broadway

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST As tipped here in December, rapper Mos Def will take over one of the lead roles in the Broadway play "Topdog/Underdog" beginning in April. The artist (real name: Dante Smith) replaces Don Cheadle in t As tipped here in December, rapper Mos Def will take over one of the lead roles in…

  4. Mos Def Takes Black Jack Johnson On The Road

    December 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rapper Mos Def has slated a handful of January dates for his rock band, Black Jack Johnson. The two-week run is set to kick off Jan. 4 at the House of Blues in Los Angeles and play seven shows, closin Rapper Mos Def has slated a handful of January dates for his rock band, Black Jack Johnson.…

  5. Living Colour Revived For U.S. Tour

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a handful of U.S. tour dates, kicking off Aug. 1 in Old Bridge, N.J., according to the Black Rock Coalition, a non-p Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a…

  6. Surfers Plan 'Weird Revolution'

    July 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Austin, Texas, experimental rockers the Butthole Surfers will resurface Aug. 28 with the release of their ninth full-length album and first for Hollywood/Surfdog, "Weird Revolution." Austin, Texas, experimental rockers the Butthole Surfers will resurface Aug. 28 with the release of…

  7. Mos Def's Rock Band Finishing Up Debut Album

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jack Johnson, the new rock band fronted by rapper Mos Def, is finishing up work on its Rawkus debut album, tentatively titled "Black Bastard." The group, which also includes Bad Brains guitarist Dr. K Jack Johnson, the new rock band fronted by rapper Mos Def, is finishing up work on…

  8. Janet & Destiny's Child Duke It Out For No. 1

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's an all female top-3 on The Billboard Hot 100, as Janet Jackson's "All for You" and Destiny's Child's "Survivor" respectively dominate the top two positions for a third straight week, and Dido's " It's an all female top-3 on The…

  9. 'NOW' Makes It A Big 2nd Week At No. 1

    April 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The sixth volume of the various artists compilation "NOW That's What I Call Music!" enjoys a second week at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, posting a slight increase over its debut week sales total. The s The sixth volume of the various artists compilation "NOW That's…

  10. Hot Product

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing albums from Ani DiFranco, Sofie Von Otter/Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, Slimm Calhoun, Shaver, and more.o A Force To 'Reckon' With After two years without a new album, Ani DiFranco will release the two-disc "Revelling/Reckoning" this week on her own Righteous Babe…

  11. Los Palominos Drummer Dies in AccidentC

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST A bus chartered by the Grammy-winning Tejano band Los Palominos ran a stop sign yesterday (Feb. 4) in Port Lavaca, Texas, throwing out drummer Jesse Arreola, who was killed when the bus ran over him, A bus chartered by the Grammy-winning Tejano band Los Palominos ran a stop sign yesterday …

  12. Outkast Bolts Eminem European Tour

    February 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-topping Arista rap group Outkast has vacated its opening slot on Eminem's European tour and will return to the U.S., as group member Big Boi prepares for the birth of his child. The Atlanta-base Chart-topping Arista rap group Outkast has vacated its opening slot on Eminem's…

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