Twista

  1. Hal David's Chart Legacy: From 'Raindrops' to 'Close to You;' Dionne Warwick to Notorious B.I.G.

    September 02, 2012 7:43 PM EDT Hal David's sensitive and romantic lyrics provided the perfect counterpoint to Burt Bacharach's hip and cool melodies and together, the celebrated pair of composers charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for decades. Hal David, Legendary Songw ...

  2. Daughtry Returns, Nets Second No. 1 Album

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Daughtry leads the way this week as the band's second album, "Leave This Town," tops the Billboard 200 with 269,000 . . . And, after three weeks where the top-selling set in the United States came from Michael Jackson, the late King ...

  3. Country Queen Reba McEntire Nabs First No. 1 Album

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Reba McEntire achieves her first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as her "Reba Duets" set enters atop the tally ... Selling 301,000, the star-studded collaborations album also gives the country queen her best sales week since Nielsen Sou ...

  4. Twista Speaks On Congressional Hearings

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As rappers David Banner and Master P joined more than a dozen representatives on Capitol Hill today for a hearing on the content of hip-hop and rap lyrics , fellow MC Twista weighed-in, stating "hip-hop music is just a scapegoat." " ...

  5. Artists Band Together For 'Jena 6' Benefit

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nick Cannon, Lloyd, Baby Boy, Sean P, Twista, Tank, Jagged Edge, Killer Mike, Bobby Brown, DTP's Small World and Hurricane Chris will perform at the "Jena 6 Empowerment Concert," to be held Sept. 29 in Birmingham, Ala. The event aim ...

  6. Twista Cut From McDonald's Live Trek

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT McDonald's USA has pulled Chicago-based rapper Twista from appearing on its free 10-city parking lot tour, citing the hip-hop artist's "controversial lyrics." Twista was scheduled to perform Aug. 7 in Chicago as part of the mul ...

  7. Koch Picks Up Three

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Distro adds two labels, one DVD company. Port Washington, N.Y.-based Koch Entertainment Distribution has added Legit Ballin Records, Real Talk Entertainment and Blank Stare Films to its exclusive North American distribution roster. Based in Chicag ...

  8. Nickelback Tops Chart With 'Right Reasons'

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Band's first career No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nickelback has scored the first chart-topping album of its career with "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner/IDJMG). The Canadian act's fifth full-length set sold 317,000 copies in its ...

  9. J Records Inks Jamie Foxx

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first album for the record label is due in 2005. The music on the album is expected to be contemporary R&B. Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first a ...

  10. J Records Inks Jamie Foxx

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first album for the record label is due in 2005. The music on the album is expected to be contemporary R&B. Actor/singer Jamie Foxx has signed a deal with J Records. His first a ...

  11. On The Road

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Monterey artist Twista will tour the United States this spring before heading overseas with a run of 1,500- to 2,500-seaters beginning April 13 in New York. Monterey artist Twista will tour the United States this spring before heading overseas wit ...

  12. Twista Capitalizes On 'Kamikaze' With Tour

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the wake of his exploding record in "Kamikaze" (Atlantic), Twista will tour U.S. theaters this spring, before heading overseas. "Kamikaze" has sold more than 700,000 units in four weeks, according In the wake of his explodin ...

  13. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  14. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  15. Twista's Return Hits Hard On Billboard 200

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fueled by hit single "Slow Jamz," Twista's "Kamikaze" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, giving the Chicago-bred rapper his best week ever on the big chart. The Atlantic album sells 312,000 copies in Fueled by hit single ...

  16. Beats & Rhymes

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Twista's long wait for his "Kamikaze" debut pays off, with a chart-topping single. Twista's long wait for his "Kamikaze" debut pays off, with a chart-topping single. News Twista ...

  17. OutKast Singles Still Steady

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week to crooner Josh Groban, the Atlanta-based hip-hop duo still has a lock on the Hot 100. "Hey Ya!" cruises to its seventh week atop the While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on ...

  18. OutKast Singles Still Steady

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week to crooner Josh Groban, the Atlanta-based hip-hop duo still has a lock on the Hot 100. "Hey Ya!" cruises to its seventh week atop the While OutKast lost the No. 1 album on ...