Veteran R&B acts are looking for their share of the endorsement dollars being reaped by today's current young crop of hip-hoppers. Also, a look ahead at albums to watch in R&B/hip-hop in 2004.

Veteran R&B acts are looking for their share of the endorsement dollars being reaped by today's current young crop of hip-hoppers. Also, a look ahead at albums to watch in R&B/hip-hop in 2004.