The Album

  1. 'Local' Series To Spotlight Middle America

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST Reissue label the Numero Group has announced the launch of a new series, Local Customs, which will highlight lost sounds of middle America from the sixties and seventies, Billboard.biz has learned. The label will also launch a vinyl-only imprint, ...

  2. Nas On Track For Fifth No. 1 Album Next Week

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nas' new Def Jam album may not have a title, but it will have a home at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The veteran rapper is on course to notch his fifth topper on the big chart, as he leads Nielsen SoundScan's Friday Building chart with 11 ...

  3. RZA Teams With SOD's Shavo For 'Achozen'

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Wu Tang Clan founder RZA, System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian, Kinetic 9 (aka Beretta 9 from Killarmy) and up-and-coming Chicago rapper Reverend William Burke have formed a the group Achozen. The set recently finished recording their self-titl ...

  4. The Orchard Signs Stealth Deal with Roger Sanchez

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New Roger Sanchez album expected Sept. 11. U.S.-based independent digital distributor The Orchard has signed a digital distribution deal with Amsterdam-based Stealth Records, the indie label founded by Grammy Award winning American DJ and producer ...

  5. The Orchard Signs Stealth Deal

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New Roger Sanchez album expected Sept. 11. U.S.-based independent digital distributor The Orchard has signed a digital distribution deal with Amsterdam-based Stealth Records, the indie label founded by Grammy Award winning American DJ and producer ...