1. Lenny Kravitz Returns With 'Black and White America,' Countless Partnerships

    August 12, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last year, Lenny Kravitz gave fans a taste of new music by tweeting a short clip of he and trumpeter Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews in the studio performing "Life Ain't Ever Been Better Than It Is Now." Video: Sneak peek of ...

  2. Lenny Kravitz Talks Drake, Jay-Z Collaborations on 'Black and White America'

    June 28, 2011 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lenny Kravitz 's forthcoming "Black and White America" actually started life as another project altogether, one he describes as "a very funky album, really interesting and something that I am still going to put out." But &qu ...

  3. Lenny Kravitz to Release 'Black and White Album' This Summer

    February 16, 2011 7:00 AM EST 0 0 0 L enny Kravitz says his new album, "Black and White America," is a particularly personal entry in his 20-year catalog. "It's my life," Kravitz -- the son of a black actress, Roxie Roker, and a white television producer, Sy K ...

  4. Lenny Kravitz to Release 'Black and White' Album On Road Runner/Atlantic

    February 16, 2011 7:00 AM EST "It's my life," Kravitz -- the son of a black actress, Roxie Roker, and a white television producer, Sy Kravitz -- tells Billboard.biz. "I grew up in an environment where I was in between a so-called black and white world. My l ...

  5. Go-Go's' Valentine Goes Solo On 'Light Years'

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Go-Go's bassist Kathy Valentine switches to guitar and takes center stage on vocals for "Light Years," her solo debut. Go-Go's bassist Kathy Valentine switches to guitar and takes center stage on vocals for "Light Years,&quo ...

  6. Guitar Heroes Pen Kid-Friendly 'Songs'

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Slash, matchbox twenty's Kyle Cook, Living Colour's Vernon Reid, Stone Temple Pilots' Dean DeLeo and Marc Ford are among the guitarists appearing on "Sing a Song With Six Strings," a collection of tra Slash, matchbox twenty& ...

  7. Patty Griffin Stays Busy With Tours, New Album

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When it came down to deciding whether or not to join Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin and Dar Williams on this fall's Songwriter tour, Patty Griffin tells Billboard.com there was very little hesita When it came down to deciding whether or no ...