David Banner

  1. Steve Rifkind Signs Deal To Help Promote New American Basketball League

    September 05, 2012 12:37 PM EDT Steve Rifkind, the label head who founded Loud Records before selling it to Sony and creating SRC Records, has signed a partnership deal with the brand new American Basketball League, the U.S.'s first professional league with international FI ...

  2. Steve Rifkind, Chairman/CEO of SRC Records, Leaving Universal

    July 31, 2012 8:56 AM EDT All great things come to a end. Yes it's true I'm leaving SRC Universal as of Sept 1. Want to thank all the artist 4 a great run - Steve Rifkind (@steverifkind) July 30, 2012 Steve Rifkind, Chairman and CEO of SRC Records, is leaving SRC ...

  3. David Banner Talks Advertising, New Production Company and Music

    May 03, 2011 5:59 PM EDT Having worked on the soundtrack for Gatorade's campaign "G Series: Evolve & Before/During/After," taking on the world of advertising (Gillette and Marvel Vs Capcom 3), and most recently producing a song for Mercedes-Benz, there& ...

  4. WATCH: David Banner Discusses His Campaign With Gatorade and Offers Advice To New Artists

    September 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Artist/producer David Banner sat with Billboard.biz after the "How Are Agencies and Artists Striking New Deals With Brands?" panel at the Music & Advertising conference on Wed. (Sept. 15) to discuss his approach to songwriting for br ...

  5. David Banner, MC Lyte to Judge KFC Hitmaker Contest

    June 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT David Banner and MC Lyte are lending their hip hop skills to a KFC song contest. The rappers will help to select the winners of KFC's Hitmaker contest which launched this month. It invites aspiring artists to submit songs that offer a positiv ...

  6. The Billboard Q&A: David Banner

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss offensive language in hip-hop music before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Sept. 26. Reading from a statement, the 33-year-old Mississippi rapper/ ...

  7. Banner Sounds Off On Hip-Hop Lyric Controversy

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On Sept. 26, David Banner joined fellow MC Master P, music industry executives and scholars to discuss offensive language in hip-hop music before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Reading from a statement, the 33-year-old Mississippi rapper ...

  8. Twista Speaks On Congressional Hearings

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As rappers David Banner and Master P joined more than a dozen representatives on Capitol Hill today for a hearing on the content of hip-hop and rap lyrics , fellow MC Twista weighed-in, stating "hip-hop music is just a scapegoat." " ...

  9. Hip-Hop Hits Capitol Hill

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The banter between hip-hop artist David Banner and Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., heated up this afternoon during a hearing on Capitol Hill about hip-hop and rap lyrics. Markey kept trying to get a commitment from Banner to start conveying a "s ...

  10. David Banner Premieres 'Crook'd' Cartoon

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT David Banner's "That Crook'd Sipp," a cartoon loosely based on the rapper's life, debuts May 13 at 12:15 a.m. on the Cartoon Network. The Mississippi native plays the main character, a young progressive black man named Vir ...

  11. The Firm Nabs Dupri, Saigon

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT David Banner, Keyshia Cole also ink deals. David Banner, Keyshia Cole also ink deals. News David Banner , Keyshia Cole ...

  12. The Firm Nabs Dupri, Saigon

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT David Banner, Keyshia Cole also ink deals. Los Angeles-based management company the Firm has signed a number of R&B and rap acts to its roster: producer/artist/Virgin Urban president Jermaine Dupri, rappers David Banner and Saigon, and hot R&a ...

  13. Disturbed's 'Fists' Earns No. 1 Debut

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock act top 10 edge entried by Bon Jovi, David Banner. Rock act top 10 edge entried by Bon Jovi, David Banner. News David Banner ...

  14. Disturbed's 'Fists' Earns No. 1 Debut

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock act edges entries by Bon Jovi, David Banner. Heavy rock act Disturbed leads a wave of new acts onto The Billboard 200 this week. Opening with U.S. sales of 239,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the group's "Ten Thousand Fi ...

  15. Disturbed's 'Fists' Earns No. 1 Debut

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Heavy rock act Disturbed leads a wave of new acts onto The Billboard 200 this week. Opening with U.S. sales of 239,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the group's "Ten Thousand Fists" (Warner Heavy rock act Disturbed leads a ...