1. Waka Flocka Flame Names His Top 5 Trap Anthems of All Time

    November 12, 2015 9:00 AM EST Waka Flocka Flame is no stranger when it comes to making trap anthems. But when it comes to the greatest of all time, Flockavelli has a few that go harder in the paint than his own “Hard in Da Paint.” The trap prince supplied his top 5 trap songs of all time to  Billboard  (in no particular…

  2. Yung Joc Reportedly Arrested in Atlanta

    May 01, 2015 7:15 PM EDT "It's Going Down" rapper and Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star Yung Joc was reportedly arrested in Atlanta Thursday after getting pulled over for speeding.  TMZ reports that police ran his license and found that it had been suspended and that he had a warrant out for his arrest.…

  3. YC Climbs the Charts with 'Racks'

    April 16, 2011 8:00 AM EDT YC's Big PlayHip-hop fans no doubt remember Young Chris, a member of former Roc-a-Fella act Young Gunz . But there's another Yung Chris rapidly making a name for himself these days. Under the moniker YC, the Decatur, Ga., native is climbing the charts with "Racks,"…

  4. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears, Yung Joc, Joaquin Phoenix and more

    May 06, 2010 7:22 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip each day. Glee star Matthew Morrison is lashing out - against Britney Spears . When ased recently if a full episode of Glee would be devoted to Britney, he responded, ""That's a rumor her manager…

  5. Rihanna Streaks To A Fourth Week Atop Hot 100

    April 08, 2010 11:07 AM EDT R ihanna 's "Rude Boy" rolls to a seventh week as the Airplay Gainer on the Billboard Hot 100 -- the longest streak in almost three years -- as it holds at No. 1 for a fourth frame. "Rude" is the first track to post such a lengthy run as the Airplay Gainer since "…

  6. Diddy Signs Bad Boy Label Deal With Interscope

    September 30, 2009 8:48 AM EDT Hip hop artist and fashion mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has signed with Universal Music Group's Interscope Geffen A&M label in a deal which includes his future albums and creates a new joint venture with Combs' Bad Boy label. The first release on the new Bad Boy/Interscope…

  7. Yung Joc Plans To Sue Diddy's Bad Boy Records

    May 15, 2009 10:17 AM EDT Yung Joc has fighting words for Diddy. The Southern rapper tells Billboard.com that he plans to file a lawsuit against Bad Boy Records and Block Entertainment for a host of contractual discrepancies, including failure to pay royalties and advances for his first two albums and charging "…

  8. 'Hannah Montana' Boosts Six Songs On Hot 100

    April 16, 2009 11:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" still reigns atop the Billboard Hot 100, but a big opening weekend for "Hannah Montana: The Movie" boosts or debuts six of the soundtrack's songs on the Hot 100. Miley Cyrus' "The Climb," which moves up two…

  9. Lil Wayne Producers Shocked By Grammy Nod

    December 05, 2008 3:43 PM EST Sibling duo Play-N-Skillz scored their first Grammy last year for best rap performance by duo or group for their production on Chamillionaire's "Ridin'." But for Play, this week's album of the year nomination for Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" is by far…

  10. Slim

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Marvin "Slim" Scandrick is no stranger to matters of the heart. Marvin "Slim" Scandrick is no stranger to matters of the heart. Just take a listen to tracks like the vulnerable "Only You" off the R&B quartet 112's 1996 self-titled debut. The former lead…

  11. Cartel Splits With Epic, Signs With Wind-Up

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former reality TV subject Cartel has parted ways with Epic and inked a new multi-rights deal with Wind-Up. Former reality TV subject Cartel has parted ways with Epic and inked a new multi-rights deal with Wind-Up. The band will release its future albums through Wind-Up, and the sale of all…

  12. Young Jeezy, Diddy, Remy Ma Get In The Mix

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Young Jeezy, Diddy and Remy Ma are adding a little spice to summer with new mixtapes. Jeezy's "The Prime Minister" launches tomorrow (June 14) via his newly launched blog and social networking Web sit Young Jeezy, Diddy and Remy Ma are adding a little spice to summer with new…

  13. Hotstylz

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One listen to Hotstylz on their debut single "Lookin Boy," featuring Yung Joc, and you'd think you were at a comedian roast. The Chicago-based comedy/hip-hop trio drops a number of pop cultural refere One listen to Hotstylz on their debut single "Lookin Boy,"…

  14. Hotstylz

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One listen to Hotstylz on their debut single "Lookin Boy," featuring Yung Joc, and you'd think you were at a comedian roast. One listen to Hotstylz on their debut single "Lookin Boy," featuring Yung Joc, and you'd think you were at a comedian roast. The members…

  15. Yung Joc Swagg Team Imprint Signs To Jive Records

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Yung Joc has inked a one-off deal with Jive Records for his Swagg Team imprint. Via the agreement, the Block Entertainment/Bad Boy South artist will release the single "Lookin' Boy" by Chicago Rapper Yung Joc has inked a one-off deal with Jive Records for his Swagg Team…

  16. Cheri Dennis Falls In 'Love' Again

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Following its online release via iTunes late last year, Bad Boy singer Cheri Dennis' oft-delayed debut album, "In and Out of Love," will finally hit stores on Feb. 26. Following its online release via iTunes late last year, Bad Boy singer Cheri Dennis' oft-delayed debut…

  17. Flo Rida, Missy Take It To The 'Streets'

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Flo Rida's smash hit "Low" and two new Missy Elliott tracks will be found on Atlantic soundtrack to "Step Up 2 the Streets," due Feb. 5. Flo Rida's smash hit "Low" and two new Missy Elliott tracks will be found on Atlantic soundtrack to "Step Up 2…

  18. Chart Beat

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Darlene Love, Colbie Caillat, Alicia Keys and more! LOVE FOR CHRISTMAS: While having dinner the night before Christmas at the Daily Grill in Los Angeles, I heard songs from Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You," and wondered if back in 1963, when the LP was…

  19. Yung Joc Fails To Show For Gun Hearing

    December 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Yung Joc failed to show up at his arraignment today (Dec. 26) in Cleveland on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon and was considered a fugitive, a prosecutor said. Rapper Yung Joc failed to show up at his arraignment today (Dec. 26) in Cleveland on a felony charge of…

  20. Yung Joc Arrested At Cleveland Airport

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rapper Yung Joc was arrested early yesterday (Dec. 23) at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on luggage. Rapper Yung Joc was arrested early yesterday (Dec. 23) at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport after a loaded gun was found in his carry…

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