1. Rock The Bells 2013: Ol' Dirty Bastard's Hologram Performs with Son On Day 2

    September 09, 2013 11:09 AM EDT Method Man threatens to leave due to technical difficulties. Rock the Bells successfully pulled off a second hologram performance on night two of the double-date festival in San Bernardino, CA, but not without technical glitches. Photos: Rock the ...

  2. Emoment: Freddie Gibbs Defines True Love

    July 23, 2013 11:50 AM EDT There's nothing like the softer side of a rapper, when he or she almost sheds a thug tear or subtly smirks when reminiscing on a special someone. In the words — err, tweets — of Jay Z, a rapper whose done such that (the latter at least): &quo ...

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  4. Young Jeezy Releases 'It's Tha World' Mixtape, Announces CTE World, Atlantic Records Deal

    December 12, 2012 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Jeezy talks splitting ways with former CTE World artist, Freddie Gibbs. A year after the release of "Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition," Young Jeezy debuts new mixtape, "It's Tha World." The 17-track project includes fe ...

  5. Morning Fix: Ravi Shankar RIP: Facebook's 2012 Trends; Paul McCartney Playing With Nirvana at 12.12.12

    December 12, 2012 8:40 AM EST Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's Morning Fix email and our other free music-business newsletters RAVI SHANKAR DEAD AT 92: Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar has died. Labeled "the godfather of world music" by George Harrison, S ...

  6. RZA Says Directing 'Iron Fists' Was His 'Most Challenging Job To Date'

    October 18, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 As for a full-blown Wu-Tang reunion, the rapper/producer says, "You just never know with us, man." The upcoming action-adventure film "The Man With The Iron Fists" not only allowed Wu-Tang Clan majordomo RZA to flex his muscles i ...

  7. ZZ Ward Delivers Genre-Bending Debut

    October 15, 2012 7:21 AM EDT ZZ Ward's label deal with Hollywood Records happened almost instantaneously. The musician, who had already moved to Los Angeles and signed with Evan Bogart's management company, Boardwalk Music Group, performed four acoustic songs for ...

  8. Single Reviews: Paloma Faith, Muse & More

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT PALOMA FAITH Picking Up the Pieces (4:04) Producer: Nellee Hooper Writers: P. Faith, W. Hector, T. Powell Publishers: various Epic "Picking Up the Pieces," off British songstress Paloma Faith's second album, "Fall to Grace" ...

  9. RZA's 'The Man With the Iron Fists' Soundtrack Features Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan, Black Keys

    August 28, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pusha T, Talib Kweli, Corinne Bailey Rae, and more are also featured on the film's soundtrack. RZA 's directorial debut, "The Man With the Iron Fists," is an action-packed kung-fu film starring Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu. The mov ...

  10. Twitter 140: Page 14

    July 26, 2012 8:02 PM EDT « PREVIOUS RETURN TO INDEX Storme Warren Host, GAC's "The Collection," "Headline Country" @StormeWarren One of Nashville's best-known TV personalities, Warren will often share updates from his various comings and goin ...

  11. Big K.R.I.T.'s Major Label Moment Almost Never Happened

    May 23, 2012 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ever since Big K.R.I.T. staked his claim on Southern rap with the 2010 mixtape K.R.I.T. Wuz Here , hip-hop fans have anxiously awaited the Mississippi native's proper debut. Though the wait for Live From the Underground , due June 5, has been a ...

  12. The Case For K.R.I.T.: Mississippi Rapper Finally Drops Debut

    May 17, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 Ever since Big K.R.I.T. staked his claim on Southern rap with the 2010 mixtape K.R.I.T. Wuz Here , hip-hop fans have anxiously awaited the Mississippi native's proper debut. Though the wait for Live From the Underground , due June 5, has been alm ...

  13. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  14. Jim Jones Shouts Out Michael Vick on 'So Athletic' Track

    November 01, 2011 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 To celebrate the Oct. 31 release of his new mixtape, "Vampire Life: We Own The Night," Dipset rapper Jim Jones has unleashed the track "So Athletic (Mike Vick)" featuring Maino . The song nods to Michael Vick, the physically gift ...

  15. Photos: Rock The Bells Invades San Francisco

    August 29, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Long-running hip-hop festival Rock The Bells rocked San Francisco's Shoreline Ampitheatre on Saturday (Aug. 27), with a diverse cast of artists providing a mix of old-school charm and new-school hunger. Upstarts like Big K.R.I.T. and Freddie Gi ...

  16. Four-Play: Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa, Common, Nas & Young Jeezy

    August 12, 2011 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Cudi grows fangs, Wiz Khalifa lets "the party get the best of him," Nas and Common shut eyes and Young Jeezy gets a Gatorade cooler full of money dumped on him. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime starring Kid Cudi, Wiz K ...

  17. Young Jeezy Sets 'TM103' Tour Dates, Announces New Single

    July 27, 2011 2:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 After triumphantly celebrating the sixth anniversary of his debut album "Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101" this week, Young Jeezy has officially announced the Sept. 20 release of his fourth full-length, "TM103," as well as ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber's Vanity Fair Woes, Linkin Park's Secret Show

    July 05, 2011 7:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber's Vanity Fair Cover Lowest Seller in 12 Years Justin Bieber may have more than 10 million Twitter followers, and a hit with his documentary "Never ...

  19. Exclusive: Freddie Gibbs Talks Upcoming Projects, Working with Young Jeezy

    May 05, 2011 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 After bursting onto the scene as an acclaimed mixtape artist, Freddie Gibbs signed to Young Jeezy 's Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) Records last month, and has already hit the ground running with a ton of new material. In the second part o ...

  20. Billboard - The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt.2 - Upcoming Projects & Young Jeezy

    Billboard - The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt.2 - Upcoming Projects & Young Jeezy

    May 04, 2011 6:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard - The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt.2 - Upcoming Projects & Young Jeezy The Juice , interview , freddie gibbs , Young Jeezy , Freddie Gibbs , Interview , The Juice Videos Young Jeezy Freddie Gibbs Interview The Juice ...

  21. Billboard - The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt. 3 - CTE

    Billboard - The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt. 3 - CTE

    May 04, 2011 11:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard - The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt. 3 - CTE The Juice , interview , freddie gibbs , Freddie Gibbs , Interview , The Juice Videos Freddie Gibbs Interview The Juice ...

  22. Exclusive: Freddie Gibbs Speaks on Lil B Beef

    May 03, 2011 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 F reddie Gibbs is not one to bite his tongue. In the first part of our three part interview, the newly CTE signee sits down with Billboard.com's the Juice to set the record straight on his feelings towards Lil B and the rapper's album titl ...

  23. The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt. 1 - Lil B

    The Juice - Freddie Gibbs Q&A Pt. 1 - Lil B

    May 03, 2011 5:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Freddie Gibbs sets the record straight on Lil B. The Juice , interview , freddie gibbs , Freddie Gibbs , Interview , The Juice Videos Freddie Gibbs Interview The Juice ...

  24. Press Play: Freddie Gibbs, Young Jeezy, Diggy Simmons, Bruno Mars, Solange & More

    May 03, 2011 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard's the Juice is invading your Beats by Dre headphones with the latest tracks, leaked or just realeased. Check out the Juice's playlist featuring Freddie Gibbs , Young Jeezy , Bruno Mars , Diggy Simmons , Omarion , YG and Solange . ...

  25. Young Jeezy Is 'Ballin' with Lil Wayne on New Single: Listen

    April 12, 2011 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Young Jeezy fans await the release of his long-delayed fourth full-length, "TM 103," the rapper has issued the album's next single. "Ballin'," featuring Lil Wayne , was unleashed online today (April 12) and boasts ha ...

  26. Freddie Gibbs: Signing with Young Jeezy a 'Slam Dunk'

    April 11, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Indiana gangster rapper Freddie Gibbs announced Sunday (Apr. 10) that he has ended his long period as an unsigned artist and inked a deal with Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) Records, the Def Jam-owned imprint founded by Young Jeezy. After rai ...

  27. Freddie Gibbs: Signing with Young Jeezy a 'Slam Dunk'

    April 11, 2011 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Indiana gangster rapper Freddie Gibbs announced Sunday (Apr. 10) that he has ended his long period as an unsigned artist and inked a deal with Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) Records, the Def Jam-owned imprint founded by Young Jeezy . After rais ...

  28. Kanye West Plays Surprise Brooklyn Set to Close Pitchfork, CMJ Fests

    October 24, 2010 6:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 K anye West surprised hundreds of concertgoers at Williamsburg music venue Brooklyn Bowl early Sunday morning (Oct. 24), performing a five-song set that included highlights from his recent G.O.O.D. Friday releases and a singalong to his self-reveali ...

  29. Ghostface Brings Out Raekwon, Brand Nubian at CMJ Show

    October 23, 2010 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 G hostface Killah was listed as the headliner at B.B. King's on Friday night in New York, but the Wu-Tang Clan MC played the master of ceremonies of an old-school rap celebration. Before Ghostface took the stage a little before 2:30 AM and brou ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga Disappointed by Senate, Kanye Talks Obama Insult

    September 22, 2010 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Responds to Failed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal After the proposed repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell&quo ...

  31. Freddie Gibbs Revives Gangster Rap on 'Str8 Killa' EP

    August 02, 2010 6:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Freddie Gibbs has nothing against rap artists who embrace catchy hooks to land on pop radio, but that's not his style. He didn't need a hit single to draw attention to both of his 2009 mixtapes, and he's about to delve deeper into har ...

  32. LCD Soundstyem, Raekwon Bring Heat to Pitchfork Music Festival

    July 18, 2010 1:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago included some early breakout performances, curious sets from veteran acts and punishing humidity throughout the day. However, most of Saturday afternoon (July 17) felt like a wait for headliners LCD ...