1. Bounty Killer

    Bounty Killer

    6 Albums, 1 Songs

    • Next Millennium
    • My Xperience
    • Nah No Mercy: The Warlord Scrolls
    • Next Millennium
    • Next Millennium
    • Ghetto Dictionary: The Mystery
    • Ghetto Gramma
  2. Report: Nicki Minaj Pays a Fee for Cursing

    July 27, 2011 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 After performing at Reggae Sumfest 2011 in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Saturday (July 23), Nicki Minaj was given a summons for explicit lyrics and "sexually suggestive dance moves," reports Jamaica Observer . Nicki Minaj Involved in Altercatio ...

  3. Bounty Killer Arrested for Suspicion of Assault

    September 20, 2010 8:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Jamaican dancehall star with a history of run-ins with the law has been arrested again. Police Superintendent Altermoth Campbell says a badly bruised woman alleged that Bounty Killer beat her Saturday (Sept. 18) night at his apartment in St. Andre ...

  4. Police Arrest Jamaican Rapper Bounty Killer

    September 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A Jamaican dancehall star with a history of run-ins with the law has been arrested again. Police Superintendent Altermoth Campbell says a badly bruised woman alleged that Bounty Killer beat her Saturday (Sept. 18) night at his apartment in St. And ...

  5. Timbaland, David Gray, Shaggy Join Global Guinness Event

    August 25, 2010 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Timbaland is to headline an outdoor concert in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, as part of the global "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 to 24 across the world. Timbaland will be joined by Thai ...

  6. Dancehall Acts Hit By U.S. Visa Cancelations

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Several Jamaican dancehall artists have had their U.S. visas canceled in recent weeks, leading to concerns among the reggae community that it is suffering because of a dispute between the two countries. There has been unprecedented en masse cancel ...

  7. Jamaica Rapper Bounty Killer Arrested Again

    April 06, 2010 7:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Jamaican dancehall star who has made headlines for his recurrent troubles with the law has been arrested by police again. A police statement says rapper Bounty Killer was arrested Monday (April 5) at his home in Jamaica for allegedly assaulting a ...

  8. Jamaica Rapper Bounty Killer Arrested Again

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A Jamaican dancehall star who has made headlines for his recurrent troubles with the law has been arrested by police again. A police statement says rapper Bounty Killer was arrested Monday (April 5) at his home in Jamaica for allegedly assaulting ...

  9. Song Debut: KRS-One's "Past Present Future"

    September 14, 2009 4:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 As he prepares the release of his 15th album and second major collaborative set -- a joint effort with fellow rapper Buckshot slated to hit stores on Sept. 15 via Duck Down Records -- Brooklyn rapper KRS-One gives Billboard.com readers an exclusive ...

  10. Various Artists / July 13-19, 2008 / Montego Bay, Jamaica (Reggae Sumfest)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and Jamaican DJs' girls and gun exploits, as echoed throughout several performances on Dancehall Night, pulled the largest crowd. B A multi-platinum-selling rapper's ...

  11. Mavado: Life After Death

    August 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A few months ago, I heard a reggae song called "Weh Dem a Do" on the radio but had no idea whose haunting voice was singing it. I eventually tracked down and e-mailed the contact for the artist, whose Slouched in a booth, Mavado (real name ...

  12. Busy Signal

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since making a splash on the Jamaican dancehall scene four years ago, Busy Signal's success has been off the hook. Now, his sound is heating up the airwaves in the United States. Since making a splash on the Jamaican dancehall scene four years ...

  13. B&E: Matisyahu

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Matisyahu. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Reggae, hip-hop and Judaism have found a m ...

  14. TunesOnTV

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 6 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Rascal Flatts (also scheduled: Andy Garcia). "100% Usher," Fuse Featured artist: Usher. &qu ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Hurricane Ivan, Hagar, AMAs

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Hurricane Ivan, Hagar, AMAs Kevin Lyttle and Bounty Killer have signed on to perform at the hastily organized Hurricane Ivan Relief Concert. As the massive storm churns out of the Caribbean towards the Gulf of Mexico, promoter G. City has pu ...

  16. Buju Banton Has 'Friends' On New Album

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Two days after the March 11 release of his sixth album, "Friends for Life," Buju Banton will be doing what he loves best: performing. The dancehall reggae progenitor kicks off a 60-city U.S. t ...

  17. Buju Banton Enlists 'Friends' For New LP

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jamaican dancehall star Buju Banton is set to release "Friends for Life," his first album in almost three years, March 11 on VP/WEA/Atlantic and March 3 in Europe via Anti/Epitaph. Written and co-prod Jamaican dancehall star Buju Banton is ...

  18. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock ...

  19. Shaggy's Feeling 'Lucky' On New Album

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After the international multi-platinum success of his 2000 MCA album "Hotshot," one couldn't blame Shaggy for feeling lucky. Fittingly, the artist has titled the follow-up "Lucky Day," and is planning After the international ...

  20. Diana King: 'Respect' Is Like A Second Debut

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Slated for a July 30 release on Maverick, Diana King's "Respect" showcases a myriad of radio-friendly crossover songs designed to return the singer/songwriter to U.S. music consciousness. ...

  21. Beenie Man Whips Up Star-Studded 'Tropical Storm'

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For his latest album, "Tropical Storm," Jamaican toaster Beenie Man has teamed up with a host of guest artists, including Lil' Kim, So Solid Crew, and dancehall greats Sly & Robbie. Due Aug. 20 vi For his latest album, "Tropi ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Jimi Hendrix, Bounty Killer, The Damned

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Jimi Hendrix, Bounty Killer, The Damned Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix's unique personality will be showcased in the latest release from Experience Hendrix/MCA Records, which has compiled his two summer 1969 guest appearances on " ...

  23. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-based stories on Creed, Usher, Shaggy, and No Doubt. TWICE THE CREED: For the third time in the last eight years, one act occupies the top two slots on Billboard's Top Pop Catalog Albums chart. Creed, whose "Weathered" (Wind-up) ...

  24. No Doubt To Rock North America In March

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 No Doubt has begun lining up dates for a spring North American tour in support of its latest Interscope release, "Rock Steady." Set to hit these shores beginning March 18 in Sacramento, Calif., the to No Doubt has begun lining up dates for ...

  25. Jackson 'Drives' Straight To No. 1

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alan Jackson's "Drive" (Arista Nashville) speeds to the top of The Billboard 200 after selling a potent 423,000 units -- the highest January debut in the SoundScan era -- and bounces Creed's "Weathere Alan Jackson's &qu ...

  26. Rock Steady

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After spending two years laboring over the introspective, Glen Ballard-produced Return of Saturn, the members of No Doubt decided it was time to party, creating the dancehall and new-wave-influenced R After spending two years laboring over the intro ...

  27. Creed Continues Cruise On Top

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) and the eighth volume in the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series (EMI/Zomba/Sony/Universal) once again lead the pack on The Billboard 200 following a bulging holiday s Creed's " ...

  28. Hot Product

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from No Doubt, Joe, Mobb Deep, and more. 'Steady' As They Come No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal recalls he and his bandmates being stuck in London Sept. 11. They were in the city to work on the band's new Interscope a ...

  29. Creed's 'Weathered' Powers To No. 1

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) soars to the top of The Billboard 200 this week after selling a whopping 887,000 units in the U.S., according to SoundScan, and leads a charge of four top-10 debuts. This Creed's "Weathered" ...

  30. No Doubt Feels 'Rock Steady'

    November 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Discussing the making of No Doubt's new album, "Rock Steady," Gwen Stefani saturates her comments with utterings of "like" and "know what I mean?" It's, like, quite charming, and, honestly, a little b Discussi ...