1. 50 Cent Signs 'Power' Star Rotimi to G-Unit, Drops 'Lotto' Single

    June 19, 2015 2:11 PM EDT The G-Unit roster added a new member yesterday (June 18) as 50 Cent announced singer and actor Rotimi has joined the clique. The New Jersey native stars in the second season of the Starz show Power , alongside 50, who also produces the hit program. 50 Cent Brings Out Star Guests for '…

  2. Young Buck Says He's a Taylor Swift Fan, Wants a Collaboration

    May 06, 2015 8:06 PM EDT Young Buck is really feeling Taylor Swift right now.  The rapper's pronounced admiration for his fellow Nashville-native comes after Swift accepted an award for her social media presence at last month's 7th Annual Shorty Awards by video, rapping Buck's hit "Shorty Wanna…

  3. The Juice Podcast: 50 Cent & G-Unit Talk Hot 97 Summer Jam, Cam'ron Beef & Vivica A. Fox

    March 16, 2015 1:25 PM EDT While on their promo run for their new EP, The Beast is G-Unit (March 3), 50 Cent and the rest of G-Unit -- Lloyd Banks , Tony Yayo and Young Buck -- stopped by Billboard's NYC office to appear on The Juice Podcast. The collective took guest hosts ItsTheReal 's Jeff and Eric…

  4. G-Unit Puts Spotlight On Police Brutality In 'Ahhh Shit' Video

    August 26, 2014 1:42 PM EDT "Put your hands up, you still getting shot," 50 Cent raps on G-Unit ' s new song, "Ahhh Shit." The crew's new song, released late Monday, Aug. 25, features Young Buck , 50 and Kidd Kidd rapping, candidly, about racism and police brutality. After flashing a Rated…

  5. G-Unit Quietly Drops Six-Track 'The Beauty of Independence'

    August 25, 2014 4:23 AM EDT G-Unit surprised fans when its members reunited earlier this summer at the year's biggest hip-hop concert, and they have another surprise: they digitally released six new songs Beyonce-style early Monday. The rap group dropped "The Beauty of Independence" extended play at…

  6. 50 Cent: G-Unit To Release New Album 'By Late November'

    June 04, 2014 5:45 PM EDT After reuniting at Hot 97's Summer Jam on Sunday (June 1), 50 Cent announces the coming of a new album from G-Unit. Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne at Summer Jam 2014: Live Blog While stopping through Fox 29's "Good Day Philadelphia," 50 Cent said fans can expect a new G…

  7. G-Unit Reunite on 'Nah I’m Talking Bout': Listen

    June 02, 2014 9:39 PM EDT The day after Sunday’s G-Unit reunion at Hot 97′s Summer Jam , the 50 Cent-fronted rap crew has released its first song in six years with the new track “Nah I’m Talking Bout”.   The song's not entirely original. It’s a remix of Hit Boy and his HS87 crew’s “Grindin My Whole Life” with 50…

  8. Chart Juice: Brandy Calls It A Comeback On R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    October 25, 2012 3:50 PM EDT Brandy reaches the summit of R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for the second time in her nearly 18-year career, as "Two Eleven" debuts at No. 1 with 65,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's been more than 10 years since her previous chart-topper, "Full Moon,"…

  9. Gucci Mane Still In Custody, Drops Mixtape

    July 06, 2011 12:55 PM EDT When tweets from Gucci Mane 's Twitter account popped up yesterday (July 5), many thought the Atlanta rapper, born Radric Davis, had been released from Fulton County Jail. "My Welcome Home Party unite at Club Onyx [sic]," someone tweeted from Gucci's (@gucci1017) account.…

  10. Rapper Young Buck Faces 10 Years in Prison For Firearm Possession

    March 08, 2011 11:39 AM EST Rapper Young Buck is facing up to ten years in jail; he's being charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a .40-caliber pistol and ammunition. In 2004, the former G-Unit member was charged and convicted of stabbing a man at the Vibe Awards in Calif., thus, he can no longer…

  11. Lil Wayne

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a late night in an Atlanta recording studio, the croak in Lil Wayne's voice is especially noticeable. A little more than two weeks ago, the self-proclaimed and highly co-signed "best rapper aliv After a late night in an Atlanta recording studio, the croak in Lil Wayne's…

  12. Bun B Sets Track List For Return To 'Trill'

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The rapper previewed the 16-track set on Tuesday (March 4) at New York's Spotlight Live during an event sponsored by Zune, with whom he's teaming on a number of initiatives. Bun B has finalized the track list for his next solo album, "II Trill," which, as previously…

  13. Marley Undaunted By Van Halen Opening Slot

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The throngs of rock-loving Van Halen fans who show up early to the band's long-anticipated reunion tour this fall will be greeted with an unlikely opening act in reggae royalty Ky-Mani Marley. But tho The throngs of rock-loving Van Halen fans who show up early to the band's long…

  14. 15onTV

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 9 - April 15, 2007. MONDAY, April 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae, Leah Rimini. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kevin Eubanks. "Jimmy Kimmel Live,…

  15. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in…

  16. 14onTV

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 2 - April 8, 2007. MONDAY, April 2 Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé, Kevin Spacey. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blue Man Group, Joey Fatone. "B'Day - Upgrade," BET Featured Artist(s…

  17. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  18. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s):…

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte goes back to the drawing board on album number four, Tim McGraw has wife Faith Hill in his corner on his latest effort and Jennifer Lopez returns to singing in Spanish in this week's Ho A new album from R&B/pop vocalist Macy Gray, "Big" (will.i.am/Geffen).…

  20. New Young Buck Album Penciled In For March

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Originally due in late November, rapper Young Buck's sophomore album, "Buck the World," is back on track for a March 20 release via G-Unit/Interscope. Originally due in late November, rapper Young Buck's sophomore album, "Buck the World," is back on track for a…

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