1. Bilal, 'West Side Girl': Exclusive Song Premiere

    February 05, 2013 12:50 PM EST Bilal's forthcoming album, 'A Love Surreal,' came together so organically and swift that it surprised the singer, himself. "It was just so easy that the music started to flow, before we knew it, it was [like], 'oh wow we ...

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  3. Jay-Z Enters New Musical Heights at Carnegie Hall

    February 07, 2012 9:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Many notable artists have performed at Carnegie Hall, but last night (Mon. Feb 6), the stage belonged to Jay-Z . Jay-Z, born Shawn Carter, is the second hip-hop act to perform at Carnegie Hall. Wyclef Jean did so in 2001, acoompanied by Stevie Wonde ...

  4. Singer Bilal Teams with Autism Speaks

    October 10, 2011 9:45 PM EDT Following the release of soul singer Bilal's 2010 album, Airtight's Revenge, autism science and advocacy organization Autism Speaks caught wind of the set's track "Little One," based loosely on the artist's 9-year-o ...

  5. Bilal - "All Matter"

    Bilal - "All Matter"

    May 23, 2011 10:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bilal performs his hit "All Matter". performance , Bilal , Bilal , Performance Videos Bilal Performance ...

  6. Bilal Q&A I Billboard.com Q&A

    Bilal Q&A I Billboard.com Q&A

    May 23, 2011 10:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bilal discusses song writing and what's coming up for him. interview , Bilal , Bilal , Interview Videos Bilal Interview ...

  7. Bilal Covers Soft Cell's "Tainted Love" - Mashup Mondays

    Bilal Covers Soft Cell's "Tainted Love" - Mashup Mondays

    May 23, 2011 10:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bilal covers Soft Cell's classic, "Tainted Love" performance , Tainted Love , Bilal , mashup , Bilal , Performance , Tainted Love Videos Tainted Love Bilal Performance ...

  8. BMG Signs Abd Al Malik

    July 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Abd Al Malik and co-writer Bilal have signed a long-term publishing agreement with BMG Rights Management France. The deal covers both Malik's future output as an artist/writer and the duo's future work together for writing and production ...

  9. Bilal To Release Electro-Jazz Rock Album In 2010

    October 08, 2009 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 B ilal hasn't put out an official album since 2001's "1st Born Second," but fans can rest assured that new solo material is on the way. The R&B singer is almost done recording his next album, he tells Billboard.com, and it� ...

  10. Peter Hadar

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Everything comes full circle. Just ask R&B/soul singer Peter Hadar. Everything comes full circle. Just ask R&B/soul singer Peter Hadar. Though born into a performance-minded family (his father was a singer and an actor) and blessed with musi ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Swizz Beatz, Joseph Arthur, Kinky Friedman

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry will help launch an international peace campaign tomorrow (Sept. 21) with the premiere the tribute single "One Day." Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice ...

  12. Common Ropes In Final 'Circus' Details

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Common has solidified the tracklist for his fifth album, "Electric Circus, which, as previously reported, is due Dec. 10 via MCA. First single "Come Close to Me" featuring Mary J. Blige debuted Rapper Common has solidified the ...

  13. Common Invites Fans To 'Electric Circus'

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Thought-provoking rapper Common will release his fifth album, "Electric Circus," Dec. 10 via MCA. The set will feature guest performances by the likes of Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Bilal, and Cee-Lo, an Thought-provoking rapper Common will r ...

  14. Black Star Alum Kweli Offers 'Quality'

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Talib Kweli, the New York-based rapper who rose to fame via two high-profile collaborative albums on Rawkus Records -- "Black Star" (with Mos Def) and "Reflection Eternal" (with producer Hi-Tek) -- wi Talib Kweli, the New York-ba ...

  15. Kelly, Keys Anchor 'Ali' Soundtrack

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two new cuts from R&B artists R. Kelly and a third from Alicia Keys will anchor the Interscope soundtrack to "Ali," Columbia Pictures' upcoming bio-pic of boxer Muhammad Ali, starring Will Smith. Two new cuts from R&B artists ...

  16. Jermaine Dupri 'Instructs' By Example

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If anybody is drafting a blueprint for industry longevity and success, it's Jermaine Dupri. The 27-year-old producer/songwriter/artist/entrepreneur drops his sophomore solo album, "Instructions," Oct. If anybody is drafting a blueprin ...

  17. Lina Hopes She'll Be More Than A 'Stranger'

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Opening for Joan Osborne last year at New York's Irving Plaza, Atlantic Records artist Lina possessed a timeless combination of laid-back Southern warmth, introspection, spirituality, and a penchant f Opening for Joan Osborne last year at New Y ...