Raekwon

  1. RZA Poised to Retire the Mic as Wu-Tang Celebrates 20 Years

    November 21, 2013 2:08 PM EST RZA sees the latest Wu-Tang Clan endeavor as the end of the influential rap group as we know it. The 44-year-old Wu-Tang leader and producer says he's still six weeks or so away from finishing the Clan's overdue new album "A Better ...

  2. Andreessen Horowitz Sinks $15 million Into Rap Genius Website

    October 03, 2012 5:18 PM EDT The art of dissecting hip-hop lyrics just got a $15 million vote of confidence from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. The firm, whose co-founder Marc Andreessen helped build Mosaic as one of the first Web browsers nearly 20 ...

  3. NXNE Co-Founder Andy McLean On 2012's Interdisciplinary Fest: From Raekwon to Irvine Welsh to Rocket Hub

    June 11, 2012 5:00 PM EDT The interdisciplinary-minded NXNE co-founder Andy McLean on the pitch. Since its start 18 years ago in Toronto, North By Northeast (NXNE) has developed into a fully-integrated music, film and interactive conference that works as a platform for the ...

  4. Updated: Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives, Including Beyonce, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin, Dozens More

    February 12, 2012 2:47 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death rapidly spread around the globe, Twitter, the Internet and our inboxes filled with tributes, and Billboard.biz has spoken with dozens of people at many pre-Grammy events. Any attempt at a definitive list of ...

  5. Whitney Houston Tributes From Artists, Executives Pour In

    February 11, 2012 8:58 PM EST As news of Whitney Houston's death spread on Saturday night, Twitter quickly filled with tributes from artists and executives who knew, worked with and admired her. Diddy, Mariah Carey, LA Reid, Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton, Russell Simmo ...

  6. 2 Chainz Rocks NYC, Unofficially Announces Def Jam Signing

    January 31, 2012 6:38 PM EST Taking the stage as rumors swirled about a new label deal, Georgia rapper 2 Chainz made his New York debut on Monday night (Jan. 30) with a raucous showcase at S.O.B.'s. The MC, one-half of rap duo Playaz Circle who was previously known as Ti ...

  7. Big Boi Preps 'Luscious' Solo Album

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Big Boi is putting the finishing touches on his solo LP, “Sir Luscious Left Foot…Son of Chico Dusty” via LaFace/Zomba. Though the LP has no official release date, the Outkast MC released “Royal Flush” featuring Andre 3000 and Wu-Tang’s Raek ...

  8. Raekwon Airs Wu-Tang Clan Beefs

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Trouble is brewing within the Wu-Tang Clan. Raekwon aired the team's turmoil on the Missinfo.TV blog yesterday (Nov. 7), claiming producer RZA is ignoring the other members' opinions in terms of artistic direction. Raekwon said the group ...

  9. Raekwon Airs Wu-Tang Clan Beefs

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Trouble is brewing within the Wu-Tang Clan. Raekwon aired the team's turmoil on the Missinfo.TV blog yesterday (Nov. 7), claiming producer RZA is ignoring the other members' opinions in terms of artistic direction. Raekwon said the group ...