1. Vibe Vows Awards Show Return In 2005

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite a fight and stabbing at the foot of the stage near the end of this year's second annual Vibe Awards, the hip-hop magazine plans to stage the event again in 2005. Despite a fight and stabbing at the foot of the stage near the end of this ...

  2. Hot Product

    November 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani 'Love' To Love You, Gwen To hear No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani tell it, she's just a girl from Orange County following a dream. "I'm just like you, except I write songs," Stefani says. "I feel like ...

  3. Young Buck Surrenders To Police

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Young Buck surrendered to police today (Nov. 19) to face charges that he stabbed a man who had punched hip-hop superstar Dr. Dre during the Vibe Awards earlier this week in Santa Monica, Calif. Rapper Young Buck surrendered to police today (N ...

  4. Police Negotiating Young Buck's Surrender

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr. Dre at this week's Vibe Awards. Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of st ...

  5. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's recor Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police ...

  6. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper fled Santa Monica venue. Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's record label an ...

  7. Violence Plagues Second Vibe Awards

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The second annual Vibe Awards were halted last night (Nov. 15) when a fracas erupted during the presentation of the Legend Award to Dr. Dre. The second annual Vibe Awards were halted last night (Nov. 15) when a fracas erupted during the presentation ...

  8. 'Boo' Nets Fourth Week As No. 1 Single

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite another week of tough competition, Usher and Alicia Keys hold onto the top slot of Billboard's Hot 100 for a fourth week in a row with "My Boo." Their duet also notches a fourth week atop Bill Despite another week of tough com ...

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Kelly Clarkson, Usher, Ray Charles and Snoop Dogg. BREAKING AWAY: Kelly Clarkson scores the second-highest charting song of her career on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Breakaway" (Walt Disney ...

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Duran Duran, Usher, Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg, Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson. SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW: The reunion of the original lineup of Duran Duran has paid off with the group's highest-ch ...

  11. Stefani Gets A Lift From New Order, Eve, Dre

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani gets a lift from members of New Order and OutKast, rapper Eve and superstar producer Dr. Dre on her Interscope solo debut, "Love, Angel, Music, Baby." No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani gets a lift from membe ...

  12. Wylde Tymes at Washington High

    July 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eclectic South Central band the Wylde Bunch offers a dynamic, alternative blend of hip-hop, rock, R&B and pop on its first album, which intertwines old-school ingredients with new-school ideas. Eclectic South Central band the Wylde Bunch offers ...

  13. Timing, TVT Right For Lil Jon's Success

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz can thank TVT's tenacity for the act's successful year. The Atlanta-based trio of Lil Jon, Big Sam and Lil Bo have taken their gospel of crunk to the masses wit ...

  14. Beg for Mercy

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Since February, 50 Cent has been riding high on the success of his solo debut, "Get Rich or Die Tryin'." The Queens, N.Y., MC will surely carry that momentum into the new year with "Beg for Mercy," th Since February, 50 Cent ...

  15. Six Million Ways to Live

    November 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dub Pistols mastermind Barry Ashworth has been influenced by many, including the Clash, Leftfield and Dr. Dre. Dub Pistols mastermind Barry Ashworth has been influenced by many, including the Clash, Leftfield and Dr. Dre. Ashworth is most at home wh ...

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses African-American artists in the top-10, chart methodology, chart astrology and Santana with readers. CHART HISTORY Dear Fred, While it has been heavily reported in many news media outlets, including the Oct. 18 issue of Billbo ...

  17. 2003 Vibe Awards Nominees

    October 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the inaugural Vibe Awards. Set for Nov. 20 at the Santa Monica (Calif.) Civic Center, the event will be hosted by Queen Latifah and broadcast as a two-hour special the next night on UPN. Below is a list of nominees for the inaugural Vib ...

  18. Jay-Z Plans NYC Benefit Concert

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall in New York. The Nov. 25 multi-artist event at Madison Square Garden will benefit the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) and the Shawn Carter Scholars Jay-Z will headline a benefit concert this fall ...

  19. Breaking & Entering

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club & The Last Emperor. REBEL YELL: The fuzz-tone guitars of San Francisco trio Black Rebel Motorcycle Club found a receptive audience ...

  20. Love & Life

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On her now-classic 1994 album "My Life," Mary J. Blige sang the following words: "All I really want is to be happy. On her now-classic 1994 album "My Life," Mary J. Blige sang the following words: "All I really want is ...

  21. The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees Below is the final list of nominees for the The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003, which will be presented Oct. 13 in Miami and broadcast in November on BET. ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- MALE SOLO Jay-Z Nelly Ba ...

  22. Hot Product

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige 'Life' And Times Mary J. Blige is jubilant, and it is evident on her sunny new Geffen album, "Love & Life." "This album is a celebration of life," says the R&B singer, whose previous sets often hav ...

  23. A Q&A With 50 Cent

    August 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Gunplay and drug dealing are common topics in rap songs, but not every rapper has personal experience living the thug life. 50 Cent, born Curtis Jackson July 6, 1976, in South Jamaica, Queens, N.Y., was ...

  24. Blige: In Love With Life

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Mary J. Blige is jubilant. And it is evident on her sunny new album, "Love & Life." "This album is a celebration of life," says the R&B singer, whose previous sets often have ...

  25. This Day in Music

    July 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>It is declared Solomon Burke Day in the artists hometown of Philadelphia, Pa. 2002 - It is declared Solomon Burke Day in the artists hometown of Philadelphia, Pa. 2002 - Blues singer/guitarist "Little" Jimmy King ...

  26. Rakim Parts Ways With Dre's Label

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Rakim has left Dr. Dre's Aftermath label, for which he was recording a long-awaited new album, tentatively titled "Oh My God." The artist is currently searching for a new label on which to rele Rapper Rakim has left Dr. Dre ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Rapper Dr. Dre (Andre Young) files a federal lawsuit against the city of Detroit, two police department officials, and a top city aide for alleged violation of his First Amendment rights 2000 - Rapper Dr. Dre (Andre Young) ...

  28. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of June 30-July 6, 2003. There's more music in the air than usual this week, thanks to Friday's Fourth of July celebrations across the country. A&E will broadcast &qu ...

  29. Blige Offers Up New 'Love'

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B superstar Mary J. Blige has made her new single, "Love @ First Sight" featuring Method Man, available for sampling on her official Web site. R&B superstar Mary J. Blige has made her new single, "Love @ First Sight" fe ...

  30. Dr. Dre Nailed For $1.5M In Sample Suit

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Los Angeles jury yesterday (May 6) found that Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) illegally used segments of the 1980 tune "Backstrokin'" in his song "Let's Get High" (co-written by Eminem and others) A Los Angeles jury ...

  31. Hot Product

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cent 'Breedin'ing Ground Rapper-of-the-moment 50 Cent allows fans behind-the-scenes this week with the DVD "The New Breed" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope). The release is loaded with live concert footage taped in Detroit, video c ...

  32. This Day in Music

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Radiohead's Phil Selway raises a total of 18,514 pounds ($26,628) from fans who sponsor his participation in the London Marathon. Selway finishes the foot race in four-and-a-half hours. 2002 - Radiohead's Phil Sel ...

  33. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and produc ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. U.K. Publisher Sues Dre, Eminem Over Sample

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A London music publisher has filed an amended copyright infringement lawsuit seeking a jury trial against Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young), Eminem (Marshall Mathers), Interscope Records, and Universal A London music publisher has filed an amended co ...

  36. Guests Bolster Ginuwine's Return

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Graduating to the next level musically was the creative momentum driving R&B artist Ginuwine while recording his fourth album and April 8 Epic release, "The Senior." Describing the set, wh ...

  37. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-w ...

  38. This Day in Music

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2002 - Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo dies at the age of 41. 2000 - Phil Collins takes home the Oscar for best original ...

  39. 'U Turn' Marks Crossroads For McKnight

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Love ballads are still his forte, but the edgier side of singer/songwriter/producer/musician Brian McKnight claims equal time on his sixth studio album, "U Turn." Arriving in stores March 25, ...

  40. Blige, Diddy Team Up For 'Love And Life'

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mary J. Blige is reteaming with Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, who will executive producer her upcoming MCA album, "Love and Life." This is the first time the two have worked together since Blige's 1994 album Mary J. Blige is reteam ...

  41. Chart Beat Bonus

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart news on Common, Snoop Dogg, Johnny Cash, and Hayseed Dixie. EITHER OR: Just as "Picture" (Lava/Atlantic or Universal South) by Kid Rock featuring Sheryl Crow or Allison Moorer reaches the top-10 of Billboard's Hot 100, this char ...

  42. Get Rich or Die Tryin'

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The debut from Eminem protÉgÉ 50 Cent backs up the considerable hype that accompanies it, thanks to the beguilingly charismatic appeal of the rapper's clenched, drowsy delivery and&#x201 The debut from Eminem protégé 50 Cent backs up the co ...

  43. 08TunesOnTV

    February 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 17-23, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 17 "Dashboard Dreams," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, the Beach Boys, Blink 182, Cake, Sheryl Crow, Dr. Dre, Sa ...

  44. Composer Wins Injunction Over Truth Hurts Hit

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A famed Indian composer has won a court order barring sales of a hip-hop hit he claims borrowed heavily and without credit from one of his songs in an act of "cultural imperialism." A famed Indian composer has won a court order barring sal ...

  45. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. S 2002 - Peggy Lee ...

  46. Eight Artists Tie For Grammy Nominations Lead

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Sheryl Crow, Ashanti, Norah Jones, Nelly, Raphael Saadiq, and Avril Lavigne all tied for the lead with five Grammy nominations apiece, which were announced this morning (Jan Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Sheryl Crow, Ashanti, ...

  47. After Delays, D.O.C. Ready To Drop 'Deuce'

    December 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Seminal West Coast rapper the D.O.C.'s long-awaited album "The Deuce" will finally see the light of day Feb. 25 on Silverback Records/RUMM/RED. The album, rumored for release as early as a year ago, w Seminal West Coast rapper the D.O ...

  48. The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z delivers the most ambitious and most fully realized album of his career with the masterful double-disc Blueprint 2. With contributions from Dr. Jay-Z delivers the most ambitious and most fully realized album of his career with the masterful do ...

  49. Jay-Z Takes New Songs To Schools

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For his initial outing in support of new album "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam), multi-platinum rapper Jay-Z is going back to school. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist i For his initial outing in support of n ...

  50. Hot Product

    November 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Jay-Z, TLC, Pearl Jam, Fat Joe, Phil Collins, and more. The 'Gift' That Keeps On Giving Jay-Z apparently believes in the adage "You're only as good as your last hit." For his eighth Roc-A-Fella/Def ...

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