1. Flavor Flav Battery Case Closed in Las Vegas

    August 18, 2014 8:26 PM EDT A Nevada judge has closed a criminal case against Flavor Flav after she was told the 55-year-old rapper and reality TV star completed a required domestic violence counseling course. The entertainer, whose legal name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr ...

  2. Flavor Flav Cited By Police Over Fireworks Show

    July 06, 2014 10:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Police have cited rapper Flavor Flav over his annual Fourth of July fireworks show outside his Las Vegas home. Stars Celebrate the Fourth of July 2014: Photos The reality TV star has been accused of setting off thousands of dollars' worth of il ...

  3. Flavor Flav Taking Plea Deal In Vegas Battery Case

    April 14, 2014 1:02 PM EDT Entertainer Flavor Flav is poised to take a plea deal that would avoid trial in a Las Vegas domestic violence case. A prosecutor and defense attorneys say the 55-year-old former rapper and reality TV star, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayt ...

  4. Flavor Flav Pleads Not Guilty to Speeding Charge

    January 28, 2014 7:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper was stopped earlier this month while traveling to his mother's funeral Flavor Flav pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a traffic stop earlier this month as he raced to his mother's funeral in suburban New York. State ...

  5. Flavor Flav Arrested in New York; Released to Attend Mom's Funeral

    January 09, 2014 5:13 PM EST New York State troopers arrested Public Enemy's Flavor Flav on Long Island Thursday morning for driving with a suspended license, but released the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member so he could attend his mother's funeral. According to a ...

  6. Flavor Flav Arrested in New York For Driving with a Suspended License

    January 09, 2014 5:13 PM EST New York State troopers arrested Public Enemy's Flavor Flav on Long Island Thursday morning for driving with a suspended license, but released the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member so he could attend his mother's funeral. According to a ...

  7. Flavor Flav's Las Vegas Felony Trial Set for September

    May 08, 2013 4:33 AM EDT A Las Vegas judge has scheduled a September trial for Public Enemy's Flavor Flav on felony charges he chased and threatened his longtime girlfriend's 17-year-old son with a butcher knife. A court spokeswoman says the case is set for Sept ...

  8. Flavor Flav’s Felony Court Case Set for September

    May 08, 2013 4:29 AM EDT A Las Vegas judge has scheduled a September trial for Public Enemy's Flavor Flav on felony charges he chased and threatened his longtime girlfriend's 17-year-old son with a butcher knife. A court spokeswoman says the case is set for Se ...

  9. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Inducted in 2013 Ceremony

    April 19, 2013 7:07 AM EDT The first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles in more than two decades may as well have been subtitled "A Night to Celebrate Rush" as the Canadian trio's fans packed the Nokia Theater to the rafters and ...

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  11. Exclusive: Pepsi Offering New 'X Factor' Winner Grammy Commercial, $5 Million Contract With Sony's Syco

    October 31, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Pepsi is upping the stakes of its historic prize package for "The X Factor" by offering the Season 2 winner another $5 million record deal (this time with Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment on Sony) as well as the chance to develop, ...

  12. Flavor Flav Jailed For Felony Charges

    October 17, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police in Las Vegas say entertainer Flavor Flav is jailed on felony charges stemming from a domestic argument with his fiancee and threats to attack her teenage son with a knife. Officer Bill Cassell says no one was injured before ...

  13. Heavy D Funeral Attracts Family, Stars, a Letter From Obama

    November 18, 2011 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Hip-hop star Heavy D was remembered through laughter and tears at a funeral service Friday in his home town of Mount Vernon, N.Y. that included anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy and words of encouragement for his young daughter, delivered in a le ...

  14. Portishead, Jeff Mangum, Public Enemy Highlight ATP Music Fest

    October 04, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fourth edition of All Tomorrow's Parties' annual East Coast music festival was one big greeting from Asbury Park. After three years of setting up shop on the charmingly dilapidated grounds of Kutsher's Country Club in New York ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Charlie Sheen Gathering with the Juggalos, SuperHeavy Gets Release Date

    July 07, 2011 7:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Charlie Sheen to Appear at Gathering of the Juggalos The festival curated by Detroit's hip hop outcasts Insane Clown Posse has booked some 20 acts for its 12th annua ...

  16. Electric Daisy Carnival: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    June 27, 2011 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now in its 15th year, west coast dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival has been the subject of raised eyebrows in the public and in the industry for its enormous popularity and boundary-pushing events. In a recent move from the Los Angeles Co ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Zach Galifianakis Disses Ke$ha, How Alice Cooper Almost Killed Elvis

    June 08, 2011 7:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Zach Galifianakis Disses Ke$ha In the latest Rolling Stone cover story, Zach Galifianakis discusses, in addition to his apparent reluctance to fame, his run-ins with and ...

  18. POTW: Beyonce, Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Katy Perry, Flavor Flav

    May 06, 2011 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 B eyoncé shows us how to 'move,' Steven Tyler steals hearts, Gwen Stefani takes a stroll with the kiddies, Katy Perry purrs, Flavor Flav gets locked up, and Cyndi Lauper feeds a pup. It all happened this week and we've got the pics to ...

  19. Flavor Flav Arrested in Las Vegas

    May 02, 2011 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas on Friday night (Apr. 29) for charges stemming from four separate automobile violations, the Las Vegas Metro Police Department has confirmed to Billboard.com. Flav (real name: William ...

  20. Flavor Flav's Fried Chicken Restaurant Closes in Iowa

    April 25, 2011 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A fried chicken restaurant in Iowa founded by Flavor Flav has abruptly closed its doors after the reality TV star and his business partner cut ties and exchanged harsh words. Flav's Fried Chicken in Clinton, Iowa, closed on Sunday, just four mo ...

  21. Chuck D, The Roots Rock 'Fight the Power' on 'Fallon'

    March 31, 2011 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chuck D, Eclectic Method and Clyde Stubblefield -- AKA the Copyright Criminals All-Star Bad -- stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Tuesday night (Mar. 29) to play the Public Enemy classic "Fight the Power" alongside members ...

  22. POTW: Kanye West, Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Britney

    March 11, 2011 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West and Katy Perry shared some laughs, Britney Spears showed off her tats, Chris Brown shot some hoops, Ne-Yo got flashed by a dancer, Snoop Dogg kicked it with Donald Trump, Diddy and son chatted with Michael Bloomberg, Yelawolf crowd surfed ...

  23. Flavor Flav Opens First 'Flav's Fried Chicken' Eatery in Iowa

    January 24, 2011 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav is bringing the flavor of chicken to Iowa. Flav's Fried Chicken opens Monday in Clinton, Iowa. Flav has been there preparing for the launch and told the Clinton Herald he'll visit often for promotions ...

  24. Flavor Flav Fried Chicken Opens In Iowa

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav is bringing the flavor of chicken to Iowa. Flav's Fried Chicken opens Monday in Clinton, Iowa. Flav has been there preparing for the launch and told the Clinton Herald he'll visit often for promotio ...

  25. Top 5 Coachella 2009 Moments

    April 12, 2010 10:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 As you dive into the best of what's going on this year, have a look back at the five best moments of Coachella 2009. 5) The Cure -" The Kiss" Music legends The Cure performed "The Kiss" on the last night of Coachella 2009, a ...

  26. Chuck D Remembers 'Black Planet' - Billboard.com

    Chuck D Remembers 'Black Planet' - Billboard.com

    March 14, 2010 1:50 PM EDT years after Public Enemy's landmark album "Fear of a Black Planet," Chuck D tells Billboard.com what went into its making. Interview by Gail Mitchell, March 2010. Fear of a Black Planet , 20 years after , Chuck D. , flavor flav , p ...

  27. Chuck D Talks Hip-Hop's Past & Future - Billboard.com

    Chuck D Talks Hip-Hop's Past & Future - Billboard.com

    March 14, 2010 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the 20th anniversary of Public Enemy's "Fear of a Black Planet," Chuck D talks about hip-hop's past and its future. Interview by Gail Mitchell, March 2010. Fear of a Black Planet , 20 years after , Chuck D. , flavor flav , pol ...

  28. Flavor Flav Heads Back To High School

    October 01, 2009 10:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 That clock around Flavor Flav's neck says it's time to return to reality TV. The original basic-cable ladies man is teaming with producer Eric Ortner to shop a new series to networks in which he returns to high school to receive his diplom ...

  29. Flavor Flav Heads Back To High School

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Flavor Flav is teaming with producer Eric Ortner to shop a new series to networks in which he returns to high school to receive his diploma. Flav (or as he was known in school, William Drayton) says he dropped out in the 10th grade. "I just w ...

  30. Virgin Mobile FreeFest: 2009 CM&P Award Finalist

    September 08, 2009 4:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tapping into the economic realities of the country, Virgin Mobile USA teamed with Washington D.C. promoter I.M.P. to offer the third annual Virgin Mobile Festival for free, creating Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sunday, August 30, at the Merriweather Po ...

  31. Blink-182, Weezer Rock FreeFest

    August 31, 2009 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 By the time Public Enemy shook the west stage crowd with Flavor Flav crowdsurfing during "Fight The Power" under the late afternoon sun, the musical momentum at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sunday (Aug. 30) had been building for five hour ...

  32. My Bloody Valentine, Cure Close Out Coachella

    April 20, 2009 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 10th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival concluded Sunday with a series of challenging, dissonant sets that saw the avant-garde take center stage on the event's final day of music. From My Bloody Valentine's wall of noise and Publ ...

  33. March 16, 2009

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Daniel MacMaster, former lead singer of Bonham, dies of pneumonia at a hospital in Ontario, Canada at the age of 39. 2008 – Former ABBA drummer Ola Brunkert, 62, is found dead with cuts to his neck in the garden of his house on the Spanish is ...

  34. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store within the U.S. version of the iTunes Music Store dedicated to Latin music and entertainment. iTunes Latino features top Latin music, music videos, tele 2006 - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store ...

  35. Kanye, Wayne Star; Rihanna A No-Show At Summer Jam

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain starred, while LL Cool J, Wu Tang Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Method Man and DJ Khaled made surprise appearances yesterday (June 1) at New Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain sta ...

  36. VH1 Launches Online Contest With Flavor Flav

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST VH1 has launched an online music contest with Flavor Flav as part of its emerging artists platform Addicted to Noise. As part of "The Track With Flavor Flav" contest, music producers can compete to co-produce the rappers next single by u ...

  37. Flav Stars In MyNetworkTV's First Sitcom

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 MyNetworkTV is returning to the scripted arena with a new half-hour comedy series starring rap artist and reality-TV star Flavor Flav. MyNetworkTV is returning to the scripted arena with a new half-hour comedy series starring rap artist and reality- ...

  38. TV Briefs: Nelson, Flav, Benatar

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST * Comedy Central will roast Willie Nelson as part of the cable channel's recurring special that lovingly taunts the rich and famous -- previous "victims" have included Flavor Flav, Pamela Anderson and William Shatner. The "Come ...

  39. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store within the U.S. version of the iTunes Music Store dedicated to Latin music and entertainment. iTunes Latino features top Latin music, music videos, tele 2006 - Apple Computer launches a new mini-store ...

  40. Hudson, Beyonce, T.I. Among BET Winners

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although the BET Awards doled out awards to some of entertainment's most celebrated performers last night (June 26), from Beyonce to Jennifer Hudson, it was the show's tributes to living legends and r Although the BET Awards doled out awar ...

  41. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman,& ...

  42. 49OnTV

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 4-10, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 4 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Chanticleer/Ettore Stratta (also scheduled: Cate Blanchett, Gisele Bundchen. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): 50 Cen ...

  43. Nickelback, Flatts, T.I., Blige Lead BBMA Finalists

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, T.I. and Mary J. Blige are being recognized for their achievements as finalists in a leading five categories each for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards. The past 12 months have been particularly good for one Canadian rock ba ...

  44. Gwen, Luda, The Fray, Mary J. Join Billboard Awards

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani, Ludacris, the Fray and Mary J. Blige have been added to the performance lineup for the 2006 Billboard Music Awards, which air live on Fox Dec. 4 from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. T Gwen Stefani, Ludacris, the Fray and Mary J ...

  45. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin ...

  46. This Day in Music

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Mjuice.com lands an exclusive download of the new Third Eye Blind single "Anything," from the band's current album "Blue." Fans obtain the free track, which times-out three weeks later, 2004 - EMI p ...

  47. Flavor Flav Says It All On Solo Debut

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "This is my first and only album ever because I want it to be a collector's item," Flav tells Billboard.com. After finishing up an overseas outing with Public Enemy, group member Flavor Flav plans to go full steam ahead with his self- ...

  48. Automator Puts Bounce Into Star-Studded '2K7' CD

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura is behind the boards with a host of hip-hop stars on the soundtrack for the upcoming 2K Sports video game "NBA 2K7," due next month via Decon Records. Producer Dan "The Automator" N ...

  49. 31OnTV

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 31-Aug. 7, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 31 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jewel, Raven-Symone, The Cheetah Girls (also scheduled: Chris Meloni). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,&qu ...

  50. 30OnTV

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miranda Lambert (also scheduled: Matt Dallas). "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party," ABC Featured ...

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