Joell Ortiz

  1. Slaughterhouse & TobyMac Albums Vying for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart Next Week

    August 29, 2012 6:49 PM EDT In a quiet week for new album releases, two are aiming for the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week. Hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse and TobyMac could each claim the No. 1 slot with their respective new albums, so say industry sources. The n ...

  2. Shady Records 2.0 Releases SXSW Showcase Teaser (Video)

    March 12, 2012 12:08 PM EDT Shady Records 2.0 released a quick, 15-second teaser video promoting their SXSW Showcase Friday night, where 50 Cent will be performing Get Rich Or Die Trying in its entirety for the first time ever. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcas ...

  3. Backbeat: Eminem's Shady Records Open a Bodega In NYC Over the Weekend

    September 19, 2011 11:41 AM EDT Corner Shop: The Shady Records and Brisk bodega pop-up store opened-up in Manhattan's West Village last Saturday night. Brisk 's promotional partnership with Shady Records hit the ground running when the company's claymation Super B ...

  4. Eminem Signs Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse to Shady Label

    January 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST After months of speculation, Eminem's Shady Records finally announced the signing of Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf on Tuesday (Jan. 11). The label head and his new signees appear on the cover of the March issue of XXL, and Rapradar.com has a sn ...

  5. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: Capital Jazz Fest, Slaughterhouse

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Chaka Khan is stepping in for Natalie Cole at the 17th annual Capital Jazz Fest (June 5-7) at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. Cole is recuperating from recent kidney transplant surgery. Khan joins a lineup that includes Lalah Ha ...

  6. Dr. Dre Signs Joel Ortiz

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn rapper, Joel Ortiz, performed Jan. 19 at New York City's B.B. King's and announced repeatedly that he was the first "Puerto Rican from Brooklyn signed to Aftermath." Actually Dr. Dre's Aftermath label signed the r ...