1. Aloe Blacc, Young Money Debut on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    March 20, 2014 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though Rick Ross' "Mastermind" holds onto the No. 1 spot on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with 49,000 copies (a 73% drop, according to Nielsen SoundScan), top 10 debuts from Aloe Blacc, Young Money and Ledisi make it a busy week on the l ...

  2. Lil Wayne's Top 10 Biggest Career Moments

    March 25, 2013 2:05 PM EDT Lil Wayne has become an unstoppable force in hip-hop since stepping onto the scene in the early 90s alongside the Hot Boys. Close to two decades later, the rapper has become one to go to for chart-climbers, all for his snarling rhymes filled wi ...

  3. Guest Opinion: Proposed Universal Acquisition Is a Positive Development for EMI and for Music

    July 16, 2012 4:15 PM EDT The proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded-music division by Universal Music Group continues to inspire debate. This is a guest post from Vernon Brown is Chairman and CEO of V. Brown & Company, Inc. and a Professor of Entertainment Law at ...

  4. Backbeat: Cash Money Throws BET Awards Party With Birdman, Slim, Monte Lipman, Cortez Bryant, More

    July 03, 2012 3:20 PM EDT Celebrating the Cash Money Billboard cover are (from left) Ronald "Slim" Williams, Cash Money's Vernon Brown, Universal Republic's Monte Lipman, Young Money president Mack Maine, Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Billboard ...

  5. Justin Bieber 'Believe' Track List: Drake, Nicki Minaj, Ludacris Featured

    May 21, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Right before he rocked the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday night (May 20) with a performance of "Boyfriend," Justin Bieber revealed the 15 other tracks that will join the song on his forthcoming album, "Believe." The track ...

  6. Mystikal on Feeling 'Ashamed,' Performing in Jail and His New Mixtape

    May 10, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cash Money Rapper To Release New Music During 81-Day Jail Stint 81 days. That's the amount of time separating Mystikal , the quick-tongued, oft-troubled New Orleans rapper best known for early 00s singles like "Shake Ya Ass" and " ...

  7. Limp Bizkit Single With Lil Wayne Dropping Next Week, Cash Money Debut Out This Year?

    March 01, 2012 1:46 PM EST (Photo: Rachel Been/Getty Images) A new collaboration between Limp Bizkit and Lil Wayne is coming: the single is titled "Ready To Go," and will be released online next week. And Cash Money founder and co-CEO Bryan "Birdman" Wil ...

  8. Limp Bizkit-Lil Wayne Single Has 'Hip-Hop-Rock Swagger,' says Birdman

    March 01, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cash Money Co-CEO Says That Limp Bizkit was 'Perfect Match' For Label A new collaboration between Limp Bizkit and Lil Wayne is coming: the single is titled "Ready To Go," and will be released online next week. And Cash Money foun ...

  9. Christina Milian Signs to Young Money

    February 14, 2012 7:00 AM EST (Getty Images) Christina Milian is joining Lil Wayne's Young Money crew. The R&B singer (and "The Voice" social media correspondent) announced the news on Twitter on Sunday."The answer is....Yes. Let's Get To Work! I H ...

  10. Christina Milian Signs to Young Money

    February 13, 2012 7:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Christina Milian is joining Lil Wayne 's Young Money crew. The R&B singer (and "The Voice" social media correspondent) announced the news on Twitter on Sunday. "The answer is....Yes. Let's Get To Work! I Heart You Guys.. ...

  11. Urban Power List: Ronald 'Slim' Williams & Bryan 'Birdman' Williams

    January 13, 2012 6:37 PM EST Ronald "Slim" Williams & Bryan "Birdman" Williams Co-founders/Co-CEOs, Cash Money Records Group Website: CashMoney-Records.com Twitter: @BIRDMAN5STAR Money. Power. Respect. It's been 21 years since Bryan "Birdman& ...

  12. Jay-Z and Beyonce Join the History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 12:17 PM EST Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole, Miley Cyrus, Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Kelly Osbourne, Lisa ...

  13. Family Affairs: A History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 B.I.C.'s Arrival Lifts the Carters Into Rarified Chart Air Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole , Miley Cyrus , Jakob Dyl ...

  14. Lil Wayne Talks Early Retirement, What's Next

    October 21, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne began his career early and he intends to end it early. The rapper posed for the cover of GQ , giving an in-depth interview regarding his recent success, retirement plans and how he feels about getting sober. Despite putting his success on ...

  15. Cash Money Goes Pop with Signing of Savvy

    September 03, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's no doubt that Cash Money Records has solidified its status as one of hip-hop's most successful labels. With such acts as the Hot Boys , Juvenile and Birdman laying the foundation, Cash Money has since powered up a franchise that in ...

  16. Lil Wayne Q&A: His Letter From Jail

    November 01, 2010 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne will be a free man on Thursday (Nov. 4) and as we count down the days to his release, the self-professed best rapper alive has taken the time to write The Juice readers an exclusive letter from the pen. Among other things, the note reveals ...

  17. Jay-Z Joined By Beyonce, Kanye, Chris Martin At Yankee Stadium

    September 14, 2010 6:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Midway through his portion of his heavyweight twin billing with Jay-Z at Yankee Stadium, Eminem took a moment to reflect the gravity of performing a concert on a hallowed ground. But he wasn't talking about the house that Jeter built: Instead, ...

  18. Jay-Z, Drake Impersonator Joins 'SNL' Cast

    September 08, 2010 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 If you're excited about "SNL" hiring new cast members for the upcoming season, kicking off on Sept. 25, then you might really, really, really like that 22-year-old comedian Jay Pharoah, who's made a name for himself by impersonat ...

  19. Drake and Nicki Minaj's Twitter Marriage 'Annulled'

    August 30, 2010 12:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 One day after claiming that they were married and sending their fans into a frenzy of speculation, Drake and Nicki Minaj ended their prank right where it began -- on Twitter. "Dear Barbz," Minaj (aka Harajuku Barbie) addressed her fans on ...

  20. Lil Wayne Talks Prison Life in New Letter to Fans

    July 14, 2010 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the fact that he's currently behind bars, Lil Wayne is still keeping in touch with his fans. In a new public letter published on Weezythanxyou.com , the rap superstar shares his mindset about life on New York's Rikers Island, where ...