1. Suge Knight Producing Music for Suge Knight Documentary

    September 28, 2011 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Suge Knight will finally speak on the highs and lows of his life. Showtime will produce a feature-length documentary, tentatively titled " Suge Knight ," about the infamous co-founder of Death Row Records, according to the NY Times . Suge ...

  2. Showtime Slates Suge Knight Documentary

    September 27, 2011 5:00 PM EDT Just weeks after Showtime bowed its Paul McCartney documentary, the premium cable network is delving into another music-themed effort with Suge Knight. "Training Day"'s Antoine Fuqua will direct and produce the tentatively titled pr ...

  3. J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Delivers 'Trouble'

    June 11, 2009 10:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following another successful collaboration with Rick Ross on the Miami rapper's latest album, "Deeper Than Rap," production trio the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League is working on several new projects. Headlng the League's to-do list is a n ...

  4. Unknown Actor To Play Notorious B.I.G. In Biopic

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The role of Notorious B.I.G. for an upcoming biopic on the rapper will be found through an open casting call, the film's producers told the Associated Press. The role of Notorious B.I.G. for an upcoming biopic on the rapper will be found throug ...

  5. Cheadle Being Eyed For Miles Davis Biopic

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Actor Don Cheadle is being eyed to star as jazz legend Miles Davis in a biographical film, members of Davis' family said backstage last night (March 13) after he was posthumously inducted into the Roc Actor Don Cheadle is being eyed to star as ...

  6. Larger Than Life: Biggie, Marley Duet On New Song

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even in death, rapper Notorious B.I.G. continues to surprise. The artist, who died in a March 1997 shooting, "duets" with fellow deceased music legend Bob Marley on a new single, "Hold Ya Hand," which Even in death, rapper Notori ...

  7. Fox Searchlight Readies Notorious B.I.G. Biopic

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. is getting the big-screen treatment. Fox Searchlight, which has secured B.I.G.'s life rights, has tapped Cheo Hodari Coker to write the biopic and is in negot The life of slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. i ...

  8. Blues Legends Capture 'Lightning In A Bottle'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will hit stores this fall. Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to t ...

  9. Buddy Guy Conjures Intimacy On Acoustic Set

    July 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A few years back, producer Dennis Herring was struck by a nagging question about blues legend Buddy Guy. Why, record after record, was Guy chasing crossover success? He seemed to be toiling away, tryi A few years back, producer Dennis Herring was st ...

  10. Clapton, King Guest On Guy's 'Blues Singer'

    May 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Buddy Guy has drafted a pair of famous friends to join him on his latest album, "Blues Singer." Due Tuesday (June 3) from Silvertone Records, the acoustic set finds the blues legend joined by one of h Buddy Guy has drafted a pair of famous ...

  11. Artists Salute The Blues In New York

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, rap, and bluegrass joined blues music's biggest and most-revered artists Friday in New York to celebrate the blues -- its history, greatest artists, and influe Some of the biggest names in soul, rock, ra ...

  12. More Artists Line Up To Salute The Blues

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 India.Arie, John Fogerty, Solomon Burke, Natalie Cole, Levon Helm, and Alison Krauss are among the newly confirmed artists flocking to the Feb. 7 Salute to the Blues concert at New York's Radio City M India.Arie, John Fogerty, Solomon Burke, Na ...

  13. Music Greats Plan NYC 'Salute To The Blues'

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Mavis Staples are among the artists who will gather Feb. 7 at New York's Radio City Music Hall for a "Salute to the Blues." Produced by the Experience Music Project (EMP) and B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Mavis S ...

  14. Sony, Universal Team For 'The Blues' CD, DVD

    December 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first tipped by Billboard in November 2001, Sony Music and Universal Music Enterprises will collaboratively release CD companions to Martin Scorsese's seven-part PBS series "The Blues." As first tipped by Billboard in November 2001 ...

  15. Dr. Dre Prescribes Return To Film

    March 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Grammy-winning hip-hop artist/producer Dr. Dre will return to the silver screen with a role in the film "Training Day" and an executive producer credit on the soundtrack to "Diablo," according to the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist ...