Friday Night Lights

  1. Backbeat: J. Cole Previews 'Cole World: The Sideline Story' at NYC Listening Party

    September 13, 2011 5:26 PM EDT From left: Billboard.com editorial assistant Jason Lipshutz; Roc Nation publicist Jana Fleishman; J. Cole; Billboard associate editor Erika Ramirez (Photo: Matt Campbell) /WireImage ) North Carolina rapper J. Cole previewed his long-awaited debut ...

  2. Backbeat: J. Cole 'Mad Nervous' As He Premieres New 'Sideline Story' LP at Listening Session

    August 18, 2011 10:17 AM EDT "I'm mad nervous," J. Cole confessed in the first of two listening sessions for his upcoming LP, "Cole World: The Sideline Story," due Sept. 27. Those in attendance and attentive were Roc Nation publicists Jana Fleishman, ...

  3. A Sales Explosion

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST As recently as three years ago, Explosions in the Sky lacked so much as a manager. Thanks to instrumental rock compositions that run nearly double-digits in length, the band seemed destined for underground status. But one football movie later, and ...

  4. McGraw Sets Benefit, Summer Tour

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors will headline an April 10 concert in Austin, Texas, to benefit the Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Organization. A summer amphitheater tour will follow. Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors will headline an ...