1. Pearl Jam & Jay-Z Rock Together to Cap Made In America Fest: Photos & More

    September 03, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam's mash-up with Jay-Z, Run-D.M.C.'s reunion, Ron Howard hanging out, and more from the inaugural Philly fest. Pearl Jam' s inspired live mashup with Jay-Z brought his inaugural Made In America festival to an unforgettable clo ...

  2. May 31, 2009

    May 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Latin bandleader Tito Puente dies in a New York hospital as a result of complications from open-heart surgery. He is 77. 2000 – Singer Johnnie Taylor dies of a heart attack in Dallas. He is 66. 1998 – Geri “Ginger Spice” Halliwell confirms he ...

  3. Billboard Bits: Run DMC, Yoko Ono, Can

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Run DMC's Jam Master Jay may be gone, but if Eagle Rock Entertainment can help it, he won't yet be forgotten. Run DMC's Jam Master Jay may be gone, but if Eagle Rock Entertainment can help it, he won't yet be forgotten. On April ...

  4. DMC Emerges Older, Wiser With Solo Debut

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was a revelation that changed the name of the game, literally: DMC was adopted. He wasn't born Darryl McDaniels ("son of Byford, brother of Al"), but Darryl Lovelace, and for the five years after h It was a revelation that changed ...

  5. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The third solo album from Steely Dan principal Donald Fagen, a covers album from country icon Wilie Nelson, a long-awaited comprehensive Pretenders boxed set and a reconfigured version of post-punk le The long-overdue North American debut of U.K. ro ...

  6. DMC's Solo Debut Finally Ready For Release

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works solo debut, "Checks, Thugs and Rock'n'Roll," March 14 via RomenMpire. Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works s ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Jam Master Jay, Prince, Ying Yang Twins

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Jam Master Jay, Prince; Ying Yang Twins Adidas' 35th anniversary celebration of its Superstar sneaker will also serve as a tribute to slain Run-D.M.C. DJ Jam Master Jay. The Feb. 25 JMJ: Superstar gala at New York's Skylight nightc ...

  8. VH1 Honors Hip-Hop

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the artists who performed in all-star collaborations last night (Oct. 3) at the inaugural VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC H ...

  9. DMC Drafts McLachlan For Solo Set

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While the surviving members of Run-D.M.C. may have decided to hang up their microphones as a group following the death of group member Jam Master Jay, DMC (Darryl McDaniels) has decided to launch a so While the surviving members of Run-D.M.C. may ha ...

  10. Musicians Get A Closeup At Tribeca Film Fest

    April 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z, the Ramones, Dave Matthews, and Eric Clapton are among the stars of movies set for the second annual Tribeca Film Festival, which will take place May 3-11 in the downtown New York neighborhood. Jay-Z, the Ramones, Dave Matthews, and Eric Clap ...

  11. Update: Jam Master Jay Killed In NYC Shooting

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As previously reported, Jam Master Jay, a founding member of the pioneering rap trio Run-D.M.C., was shot and killed last night (Oct. 30) at his recording studio in the Jamaica section of Queens, near As previously reported , Jam Master Jay, a found ...

  12. The Greatest Hits

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Before the champagne wishes and caviar dreams of contemporary rap music, it was all about gold chains, black fedoras, and, of course, shelltoe Adidas. Before the champagne wishes and caviar dreams of contemporary rap music, it was all about gold cha ...

  13. DMC Gets Mellow On Solo Debut

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Expect a different kind of rhyme from Darryl McDaniels, better known as DMC of Run-D.M.C., when his debut album, "Checks, Thugs & Rock n' Roll," is released this summer via his own Darryl's Music Expect a different kind of rh ...