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  1. T.I. Sits Down With Atlanta Teens For Q&A Session

    July 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper T.I. participated in a Q&A session July 3 with a group of Atlanta teen girls as part of the It's Cool to Be Smart music mentor program. The event, held at Joseph B. Whitehead Boys & Girls Clubs and attended by 150 girls, was pa ...

  2. T.I. Explores Personalities On 'T.I. vs. T.I.P.'

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T.I.: "T.I. vs. T.I.P." Producers: various Label: Grand Hustle/Atlantic Release Date: July 3 Taking a page from the Ludacris playbook, T.I. devotes "T.I. vs. T.I.P." to a battle between two sides of his personality and the them ...

  3. T.I., Ciara Set For Summer 'Scream' Tour

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper T.I. and R&B-leaning pop star Ciara will anchor the 2007 Scream tour, which will begin in late July. Support acts have yet to be announced; according to a spokesperson, a handful of special guests will also appear in select cities. The ...

  4. Ludacris To Hit The Today Show

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Grammy award-winning rapper and actor Ludacris is slated to appear on the Today Show, May 21. He'll be promoting his role as Darius Randall, Ice-T's character nephew, on "Law & Order: SVU." Hillary Crosley News Ludacris , D ...

  5. Rapper Snoop Avoids Jail In L.A. Drug, Gun Case

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Snoop Dogg entered a surprise no-contest plea to gun and drug charges on Wednesday and was given a three-year suspended sentence that will spare him jail time. The 35-year-old rap star, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, was also sentenced ...

  6. Beyonce's 'Irreplaceable' Secures Second Week At No. 1

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" continues its reign over the Hot 100 for a second week. The track is the tally's greatest airplay gainer for a sixth straight, the first to achieve that disinction since 50 Cent's "Candy Shop ...

  7. Backstage At The 2006 Billboard Music Awards

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Five-time winner T.I. has already recorded upwards of 35 songs for the follow-up to this year's "King," which took home rap album of the year at the BBMAs. Dubbed "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," the set is due this summer via Grand Hus ...

  8. Mary J. Blige Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Earning a whopping nine awards, R&B veteran Mary J. Blige dominated the field at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, held tonight (Dec. 4) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The 35-year-old singer nabbed a number of R&B/hip-hop honor ...

  9. 2006 Billboard Music Awards Preview

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The past 12 months have been particularly good for one Canadian rock band, three Nashville upstarts, a once-imprisoned Southern rapper and an R&B diva in the throes of a major comeback. Now, Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, T.I. and Mary J. Blige ar ...

  10. Asylum Teams With Aphilliates

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Atlanta label started by a host of DJs, producers. The Warner Music Group's Asylum records will market and distribute releases from Atlanta-based Aphilliates Music Group. The hip-hop label was started in 2003 and is run by a host of DJs and p ...

  11. Ludacris Q&A Closes Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Confab

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The third and final day (Sept. 8) of the seventh annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Conference & Awards , held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, offered an illuminating look into the mind The third and final day (Sept. 8) of t ...

  12. Artists Finding 'Authenticity' In Brands

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Branded entertainment strategies and partnerships were discussed at the second day (Sept. 7) of the seventh annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Conference & Awards, held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. Panelists, culled from the worl ...

  13. Artists Finding 'Authenticity' In Brands

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Branded entertainment strategies and partnerships were discussed on second day (Sept. 7). Branded entertainment strategies and partnerships were discussed at the second day (Sept. 7) of the seventh annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Conference & ...

  14. Mariah, Kanye, W/C Take BMI Top Honors

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Aug. 30 in N.Y. Mariah Carey, Kanye West and Warner/Chappell Music took top honors at BMI's 6th Annual Urban Music Awards last night, (Aug. 30) at New York’s Roseland ballroom, which recognized the top songwriters, publishers and pr ...

  15. Chili Peppers, Shakira Lead MTV VMA Nominations

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to be held Aug. 31 in New York. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Shakira lead the pack for the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards with seven nominations each for their respective videos "Dani California" and "Hip's Don't Lie.& ...

  16. Lil' Kim To Be Released From Jail On Monday

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here earlier this week, rapper Lil' Kim will be released from a federal detention center in Philadelphia on Monday (July 13). The rapper has been jailed since Sept. 19 after being convicted As tipped here earlier this week, rapper L ...

  17. The Beat

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP's first "I Create Music" Expo, held recently in Los Angeles, brought together an unprecedented number of top songwriters/producers/artists for three days to discuss the creation and business of ASCAP's first "I Creat ...

  18. The Beat

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP's first "I Create Music" Expo, held recently in Los Angeles, brought together an unprecedented number of top songwriters/producers/artists for three days to discuss the creation and business of ASCAP's first "I Creat ...

  19. The Streets Tops U.K. Chart

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Streets' third album "The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living" (679/Locked On) yesterday (April 16) became the second U.K. No. 1 set for the recording alter ego of Mike Skinner. Featuring the top 1 The Streets' third album & ...

  20. T.I. Rules As 'King' Of Album Chart

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With the best sales week of the year, T.I. clocks in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "King." The Grand Hustle/Atlantic set sold 522,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, With the best sales week of the year, ...

  21. Sprint, Verizon Roll Out Exclusives

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Shakira, T.I. content used to highlight services. The battle of the wireless music services is heating up, with Sprint and Verizon Wireless introducing hot music exclusives to draw attention to their respective offerings. Verizon Wireless and Lati ...

  22. Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Conf Set For Atlanta

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Runs Sept. 6-8 at Renaissance Waverly Hotel. Billboard's annual R&B/Hip-Hop Conference & Awards will be held Sept. 6-8 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. The star-studded awards show will take place on the closing night at t ...

  23. Making The Brand

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST A few short hours after his appearance at the 48th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles--and with Fashion Week still in the Manhattan air--LL Cool J was back in New York for a preview of his new clothi A few short hours after his appearance at the ...

  24. Making The Brand

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST A few short hours after his appearance at the 48th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles--and with Fashion Week still in the Manhattan air--LL Cool J was back in New York for a preview of his new clothi A few short hours after his appearance at the ...

  25. Man Shot Dead At Busta Rhymes Video Shoot

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Police said 14 shots fired from assault rifle. A man was shot to death Feb. 5 near a video shoot for rapper Busta Rhymes in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, N.Y. According to reports, the victim was a 29-year-old male who worked as a bodyguard ...

  26. Clarkson, Common Added To Digital Advisory Board

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST New members to meet teens during Grammy week. The Recording Academy added Kelly Clarkson and rapper/actor Common, both Grammy-nominated artists, to its What's The Download Interactive Advisory Board as 2006 honorary board members. Producer an ...

  27. Murder Inc. Moguls Acquitted

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rap moguls Irving and Christopher Lorenzo were found not guilty on Friday (Dec. 2) of laundering cash for a New York drug lord after two days of deliberations by a federal jury. Rap moguls Irving and Christopher Lorenzo were found not guilty on Fr ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Lil' Kim Begins Sentence

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence yesterday (Sept. 19) for her conviction on charges stemming from a 2001 shootout outside a New York City radio station. Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence yeste ...

  30. Lil' Kim Sentenced To A Year For Perjury

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper convicted of charges in March. Rapper convicted of charges in March. News ...

  31. Lil' Kim Sentenced To A Year For Perjury

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-award winning rapper Lil' Kim was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in prison and fined $50,000 for lying to a federal grand jury to protect friends involved in a 2001 shootout outside a Grammy-award winning rapper Lil' Kim ...

  32. Update: Lil' Kim May Face Years In Prison

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning hip-hop star Lil' Kim could face years in prison when she is sentenced in June for lying about a shootout outside a radio station. NEW YORK (AP) -- Grammy-winning hip-hop star Lil' Kim could face years in prison when she i ...

  33. Bullets Fly During 50 Cent Radio Interview

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was hospitalized Monday night (Feb. 28) after being shot at the station's West Village facility during a live interview with 50 Cent at the New York facility of R&B/h A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was hos ...

  34. Brooke Valentine

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Valentine means business with this track featuring Big Boi and Lil Jon -- don't be surprised if, by the end of the second verse, you find yourself stopped dead in your tracks. Valentine means business with this track featuring Big Boi and Lil ...

  35. Rhythm & Blues

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Atlanta fave Ludacris inks a new long-term contract with Island Def Jam Music Group for his Disturbing Tha Peace Records. Read Gail Mitchell's column. Atlanta fave Ludacris inks a new long-term contract with Island Def Jam Music Group for his ...

  36. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper fled Santa Monica venue. Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's record label an ...

  37. Year In Music 2003

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  38. Year In Music 2003

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  39. Year In Music 2003

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  40. Year In Music 2003

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  41. Year In Music 2003

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  42. Eminem Suit Against Apple, MTV To Proceed

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper contests unauthorized use of hit song. Rapper contests unauthorized use of hit song. News ...

  43. Year In Music 2003

    May 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  44. D12

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Eminem-led rap sextet sets out on its sophomore album to prove it is greater than the sum of its parts. The Eminem-led rap sextet sets out on its sophomore album to prove it is greater than the sum of its parts. News ...

  45. Year In Music 2003

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  46. T.I. Sentenced To Prison On Probation Violation

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper T.I. (real name: Clifford Harris) was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday (April 21) for a probation violation, according to the Cobb County, Ga., clerk's office. Rapper T.I. (real name: Clifford Harris) was sentenced to three ...

  47. Year In Music 2003

    April 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-r ...

  48. Year In Music 2003

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Our new White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's world-renowned charts, boasts information, analysis and commentary. Our new White Paper on the most popular music releases of 2003, based on Billboard's ...

  49. Courtney Love Arrested In New York

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Assault charges stem from nightclub altercation. Assault charges stem from nightclub altercation. News ...

  50. Ex-Handleman Buyer Facing Jail Over Promo CDs

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST A former employee of Handleman Co. has been charged with possession of stolen goods and embezzlement for allegedly trying to sell promotional copies of CDs. A former employee of Handleman Co. has been charged with possession of stolen goods and em ...

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