Jadakiss

  1. Bubbling Under: Basic Vacation Gets To Work

    November 22, 2013 10:28 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents 'Bubbling Under,' a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Vice, Basic Vacation, the Cadillac Three and Jabo Basic Vacation Basic Vacation may ...

  2. Obama Inauguration Music Guide: Katy Perry to Q-Tip

    January 20, 2013 6:39 PM EST Just as Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration drew stars from Beyonce to Aretha Franklin, the president's re-election has led to another can't-miss week for music fans. Some musicians, such as John Legend and Alicia Keys, will be all ove ...

  3. 2 Chainz Takes The Throne

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Chainz glides effortlessly across a wide Midtown Manhattan sidewalk looking like he just strutted out of central casting for the world's coolest hip-hop star. In fact, he plays the part with vigor: a crisp fedora hat, designer shades, a T-s ...

  4. Alchemist, Russian Rapper, Uses Soviet Propaganda On New Album

    July 12, 2012 12:15 PM EDT Hip-hop may be the only genre in which an artist's record sales and commercial tie-ins seem to matter more than anything else-sometimes even more than the music itself. But that's not the case with Alchemist, whose new album, "Russi ...

  5. Teyana Taylor Signs to G.O.O.D. Music

    May 14, 2012 5:46 PM EDT Teyana Taylor, better known to most music fans as the voice behind some of the hooks on Kanye West's Grammy-winning album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy , will again be linking up with Mr. West after signing to his G.O.O.D. Music imprint, ...

  6. Backbeat: Estelle Celebrates New Album With John Legend, Jadakiss at Irving Plaza

    March 01, 2012 2:11 PM EST "Sorry, my album came out today and I'm really fucking happy!" Estelle proclaimed Tuesday night at Irving Plaza , the release date of her long-delayed third album All Of Me . The gig was a scheduled stop on the BET Music Matters Tou ...

  7. Jadakiss Previews Hard-Hitting 'Last Kiss'

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jadakiss previewed his first album via Roc-a-fella/Def Jam, "The Last Kiss," for Billboard in a private listening Tuesday (January 13). Though the Yonkers, N.Y. MC is still recording and plans to continue until the last minute, "The ...

  8. Koch To Market D-Block Releases

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers upcoming albums from hip-hop hitmakers. Koch Records has entered a marketing deal with D-Block Records. D-Block, home to Sheek Louch, Jadakiss, Styles P and J-Hood, will release several full-length albums and mix-tapes under the Koch f ...

  9. Sanctuary Urban Nabs Mario

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music World/Sanctuary Urban Management in Los Angeles has added R&B singer Mario to a roster of clients that includes Nelly, Destiny's Child, Jadakiss, Eve, Mary J. Blige, Angie Stone and Floetry. Music World/Sanctuary Urban Managemen ...

  10. Beats & Rhymes

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards melee. The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards ...

  11. Beats & Rhymes

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards melee. The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards ...

  12. Beats & Rhymes

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards melee. The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards ...

  13. Beats & Rhymes

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards melee. The year's memorable moments in hip-hop include Jadakiss' collaboration, "Why," and the Vibe Awards ...

  14. Beats & Rhymes

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Controversy over Jadakiss' single "Why?" has led some radio stations to play an edited version. Read Rashaun Hall's column. Controversy over Jadakiss' single "Why?" has led some radio stations to play an edited v ...

  15. Jadakiss Tops Billboard 200 With 'Death'

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ruff Ryders' Jadakiss grabs the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week with his sophomore solo effort, "Kiss of Death" (Ruff Ryder/Interscope). Ruff Ryders' Jadakiss grabs the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week with his s ...

  16. Jadakiss Tops Billboard 200 With 'Death'

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ruff Ryders' Jadakiss grabs the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week with his sophomore solo effort, "Kiss of Death" (Ruff Ryder/Interscope). Ruff Ryders' Jadakiss grabs the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week with his s ...