1. Gucci Mane to Be Released From Prison One Year Earlier Than Expected

    September 07, 2014 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gucci Mane was originally sentenced to 39 months in prison. Rapper Gucci Mane will be released from prison one year earlier than expected. Gucci Mane Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison An Atlanta judge has ruled that Gucci will be given one year’s worth ...

  2. Gucci Mane Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

    August 20, 2014 4:42 PM EDT Rapper pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge back in May. Rapper Gucci Mane was sentenced Wednesday (Aug. 20) to serve three years and three months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearms charge several months ago. The 34-year ...

  3. Young Thug Is Still Signed to 1017 Brick Squad/Atlantic, Says Source

    March 07, 2014 1:09 PM EST The Atlanta rapper preps collaborative project with Rich Homie Quan. Young Thug, 22, is one of rap's hottest new commodities. His Auto-Tune heavy song, "Stoner," rises 59-58 in its third week on the Billboard Hot 100, and has sold 1 ...

  4. Gucci Mane Indicted in Atlanta on Gun Charges

    December 03, 2013 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Atlanta-based rapper Gucci Mane is facing federal firearms charges after authorities say he was found in possession of guns on two occasions. Gucci Mane Lashes Out at Nick Minaj, Drake and More The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta said Tuesday ...

  5. Gucci Mane Pleads Not Guilty in Club Assault

    May 14, 2013 9:10 AM EDT Gucci Mane has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge stemming from an altercation with a fan at a downtown Atlanta nightclub. The rapper, whose real name is Radric Davis, was charged with aggravated assault with a weapon. An arrest warrant was i ...

  6. Gucci Mane Arrested For Assault

    March 27, 2013 10:41 AM EDT Rapper Gucci Mane was being held in jail on an assault charge after a fan told police the artist smashed a champagne bottle on his head in a downtown Atlanta nightclub. Fulton County Jail records show that Gucci Mane, whose real name is Radric Dav ...

  7. CMJ 2012's Top 5 Bad Band Names: Good Music?

    October 21, 2012 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Vagina Panther, Mr. Muthafu*kin eXquire, Hard Nips, the Harmonica Lewinskies & Butter the Children have CMJ's worst names, but were their gigs any good? The annual CMJ Music Marathon, which took over many of New York's smaller venues f ...

  8. Young Jeezy Talks BET Awards Rick Ross Squabble, Gucci Mane Diss

    October 12, 2012 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Young Jeezy has addressed the backstage incident at the BET Hip-Hop Awards in a new interview. In his first comments on the awards show squabble between his and Rick Ross ' crews, he told Power 106 FM's Big Boy that it's been "ba ...

  9. Gucci Mane Wants To Drop 10 Albums in 2013

    October 09, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta rap star talks 'Trap God' mixtape, the state of Brick Squad and 'the bumps and the bruises' of his career. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Gucci Mane will unveil "Trap God," his third mixtape of the year following " ...

  10. Busta Rhymes, Google Play Rep Talk 'Year of the Dragon' Free Album

    August 24, 2012 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a studio hidden away from the noise of New York, Busta Rhymes thumbs through tracks from his latest LP, " Year of the Dragon ." Between puffs of Newports, he pauses to deliver brief commentary on each song. "I love challenging arti ...

  11. Why Mariah Carey Released Three Versions of 'Triumphant' Single

    August 10, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Most people probably don't understand this, but you always play to what's best for the song," Randy Jackson says. With latest single "Triumphant (Get 'Em)," Mariah Carey is offering something for everyone. During ...

  12. Mariah Carey Releases Three Versions Of First Single

    August 09, 2012 6:50 PM EDT With latest single "Triumphant (Get 'Em)," Mariah Carey is offering something for everyone. During a Def Jam conference call with media on Aug. 2, the singer debuted a hip-hop version of the track featuring Rick Ross and Meek Mill, ...

  13. Backbeat: Skrillex Brings The Party; Datsik, Zedd, Dillon Francis Hang Backstage At HARD Summer

    August 06, 2012 11:48 AM EDT Skrillex, Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo of The Bloody Beetroots DJ Set (who covers his face in every photo), and Ellie Goulding. (Photo: Catie Laffoon) Day two of L.A.'s HARD Summer brought larger crowds than the night before for mainly one reason - ...

  14. Producer Mike WiLL Made It is a Self-Made Man

    July 19, 2012 6:25 PM EDT Mike WiLL Made It doesn't need a team. Since landing his first placement on Gucci Mane's 2007 mixtape, "No Pad, No Pencil," at 17, the Marietta, Ga., native has elevated his production profile without a manager or label deal, i ...

  15. Chart Juice: Usher Atop R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Albums Charts

    June 22, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B is synonymous with Usher this week, as the singer dominates both Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Albums charts simultaneously for the first time since 2004. His single "Climax" remains atop the Songs tally and new set &q ...

  16. Waka Flocka Flame: Don't Turn To My Album For Great Lyrics

    June 12, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Becomes A More Visible Presence on 'Triple F Life' Waka Flocka Flame 's 2010 debut album, "Flockaveli," was filled with muscular production, fiery rhymes and stupefying yet catchy-as-hell hooks (sample chorus: "P ...

  17. Waka Flocka Flame 'Still the King of Clubs' with Sophomore Release

    June 07, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 Waka Flocka Flame's 2010 debut album, "Flockaveli," was filled with muscular production, fiery rhymes and stupefying yet catchy-as-hell hooks (sample chorus: "Pow, pow, pow, pow/Bitch, I'm bustin' at 'em!"). For ...

  18. The-Dream: Two Strange, Thrilling Nights in NYC

    March 13, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a live display of the struggle between his normal, impossibly irresistible persona and his heartbroken alter ego Terius Nash, The-Dream headed to New York to showcase the two wildly different halves of his persona during back-to-back shows of his ...

  19. Drake Doubles Up Again in R&B/Hip-Hop Top 10

    January 19, 2012 9:27 PM EST 0 0 0 D rake earns his 22nd top 10 on R&B/Hip-Hop Song s as "The Motto" (featuring Lil Wayne), the anthem that preaches the way of the Young Money assemblage, jumps 13-9. The song earns the Greatest Gainer/Airplay award with an increase of 3 ...

  20. Exclusive: 2 Chainz and Future Talk Upcoming Projects and Touring

    December 14, 2011 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Whether cruising around the blogs or the block, you can't miss the sounds of two of the hottest rappers in Atlanta right now, 2 Chainz and Future. Just within this past year, both rappers have teamed up with some hip-hop heavy weights, such as ...

  21. Gucci Mane is Out of Jail Before Expected Due to 'Good Behavior;' Rep Tells The Juice

    December 13, 2011 1:45 PM EST 0 0 0 He's free… again! On Sunday (Dec. 11), Gucci Mane was released from Fulton County jail after serving three months of his six month sentence due to good behaivor, Mane's rep tells Billboard.com's The Juice. On Sept. 13., Gucci Mane, bo ...

  22. Backbeat: Young Jeezy Does It The 'Jeezy Way' @ NYC Screening of 'A Hustlerz Ambition' Doc

    November 30, 2011 3:48 PM EST Def Doc: Island Def Jam Music Group's President Steve Bartels, Young Jeezy , Island Def Jam VP of Lifestyle Shawn "Pecas" Costner, at the New York screening of the documentary "A Hustlerz Ambition" Rapper Young Jeezy' ...

  23. Young Jeezy Previews 'A Hustlerz Ambition' Documentary in NYC

    November 30, 2011 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Marrying Young Jeezy 's infamous ad-libs and raw verses paints a story of a man who's hustled against countless adversities to get to where he is now. But did you know the Atlanta rapper was struck with Bell's palsy while at a video s ...

  24. Waka Flocka Flame Readies Sophomore Album; Talks DMX & Drake Collabos

    November 29, 2011 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The past two years have been a wild ride for Waka Flocka Flame . Since the success of his Billboard 200 No. 6, "Flockavelli" (2010), Gucci Mane 's protégé has been busy assembling his sophomore album, "Triple F Life," and ca ...

  25. Gucci Mane Headed Back to Jail on Battery Charge

    September 13, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Authorities in suburban Atlanta say rapper Gucci Mane will serve six months in jail after pleading guilty to battery and other charges. DeKalb County Solicitor-General Sherry Boston said Tuesday that Mane, whose real name is Radric Delantic Davis, p ...

  26. Chart Juice: Chris Brown Dominates R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

    July 21, 2011 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown debuts three new titles, simultaneously, to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. He holds guest spots on Ace Hood 's "Body to Body," Game 's "Pot of Gold" and his own, "Wet the Bed," feat. Ludacris . Chr ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Big 'Glee' Departures, Rilo Kiley Breaks Up

    July 13, 2011 7:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Cory Monteith, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer Not Returning for "Glee" Season 4 After "Glee's" upcoming third season, cast regulars Lea Michele, Chris ...

  28. Gucci Mane Still In Custody, Drops Mixtape

    July 06, 2011 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 When tweets from Gucci Mane 's Twitter account popped up yesterday (July 5), many thought the Atlanta rapper, born Radric Davis, had been released from Fulton County Jail. "My Welcome Home Party unite at Club Onyx [sic]," someone twee ...

  29. Ja Rule Set for Prison Sentencing

    June 08, 2011 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Multiplatinum-selling rapper Ja Rule is set to go to prison, but he's leaving fans with an album on the way. The rapper-actor -- whose gravelly voice, thuggish tough talk and duets with R&B divas made him one of rap's stars in the earl ...

  30. Four-Play: Juice's Viral Playlist

    April 23, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 ATLiens Big Boi and Janelle Monáe take a stroll, Gucci Mane gives Jackie Chan a ring, Bilal takes action through a tribute, and Lloyd brings Murder to New York City. Check out four virals that deserve extra playtime. From "Sir Lucious Left Foot ...

  31. YC Climbs the Charts with 'Racks'

    April 16, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 YC's Big PlayHip-hop fans no doubt remember Young Chris, a member of former Roc-a-Fella act Young Gunz . But there's another Yung Chris rapidly making a name for himself these days. Under the moniker YC, the Decatur, Ga., native is climbin ...

  32. Gucci Mane Arrested in Atlanta on Battery Charge

    April 08, 2011 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Gucci Mane was arrested Friday near Atlanta while visiting his probation officer. His was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from an incident in January, DeKalb County Police confirm to The Hollywood Reporter. According to a po ...

  33. Billboard Bits: Miley Cyrus Plugs Gucci Mane, Kanye Designs Silk Scarves

    April 07, 2011 5:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Miley Cyrus Shouts Out Gucci Mane on Twitter Pop princess Miley Cyrus gave an unlikely plug to Gucci Mane on Twitter today (April 7), posing next to the rapper's Sou ...

  34. GUCCI MANE: 'COLDEST IN THE GAME'

    March 28, 2011 10:47 AM EDT Gucci Mane Is In The 'Zone'; Teams Up With Waka Flocka Flame; Aims To 'Superserve' Core Fans Gucci Mane, who just released another full-length street album, "The Return of Mr. Zone 6," on March 22, has teamed with f ...

  35. Gucci Mane Reveals Joint Album with Waka Flocka Flame

    March 17, 2011 3:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Although Gucci Mane is preparing to release "The Return of Mr. Zone 6," a 13-track street album, next Tuesday (Mar. 22), the Atlanta rapper is already looking ahead to another spring release: a joint album with fellow Brick Squad MC Waka F ...

  36. SXSW: 10 Things Seen & Overheard Wednesday

    March 17, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Whether you enjoy Raphael Saadiq's killer sets or Mischa Barton spottings, there was a ton of fun, wacky experiences to soak in yesterday (Mar. 17) at the 2011 SXSW festival. Check out 10 things that caught our attention in Austin yesterday: SX ...

  37. Gucci Mane Preps New 'Mr. Zone 6' LP, Announces March 22 Release Date

    February 10, 2011 10:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Following a series of well-publicized alleged mental issues and legal troubles, Gucci Mane , born Radric Davis, will be releasing an album titled "The Return of Mr. Zone 6" on March 22. Gucci teamed with Drumma Boy for most of the producti ...

  38. Billboard Bits: T-Pain's Facebook Tattoo, Alicia Keys' Birthday Bash

    January 28, 2011 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. T-Pain Gets Facebook Tattoo on Arm In an effort to outdo Gucci Mane's ice cream cone face tattoo, T-Pain has posted a photo on Twitter of his latest body art, an arm ...

  39. Britney Spears Leaks First Image from 'Hold It Against Me' Video

    January 24, 2011 2:38 PM EST 0 0 0 B ritney Spears finished filming her "Hold It Against Me" music video on Sunday (Jan. 24), and she's already letting her fans take a peek at the results. Just as shooting wrapped, Spears posted an image from the "Hold It Against ...

  40. Sean Garrett Working 'Feverishly' on New Justin Bieber & Beyonce Albums, Columbia Debut

    January 20, 2011 1:48 PM EST 0 0 0 S ean Garrett , the producer/songwriter who has helped create hits like Usher 's "Yeah!," Beyonce 's "Ring the Alarm" and Chris Brown 's "Run It," expects to "work harder than I've ever worked&q ...

  41. POTW: Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj

    January 14, 2011 5:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera and her son posed with the Disney clan, Justin Bieber got bruised, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj made silly faces, Gucci Mane got an ice-cream tat on his face, Amy Winehouse let the girls breathe, Jennifer Lopez smiled hard while Steven ...

  42. Gucci Mane Gets New Ice Cream Face Tattoo

    January 13, 2011 11:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Gucci Mane was recently released from a mental institution and to celebrate his freedom the So Icey rapper went and got a face tattoo of an ice-cream cone. Gucci Mane Sent To Medical Treatment Center, Waka Flocka Surrenders Rappers With Face Tattoos ...

  43. Gucci Mane Sent To Medical Treatment Center, Waka Flocka Surrenders

    January 04, 2011 10:38 AM EST 0 0 0 Just weeks after being arrested at his buddy Waka Flocka Flame 's crib after it was raided by police, Gucci Mane might be returning to the big house for yet another probation violation... but not before he is sent to a medical facility. The Yea ...

  44. Waka Flocka Speaks On House Raid

    December 20, 2010 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Last week, Waka Flocka Flame 's Atlanta crib was raided by the cops allegedly in connection to a prostitution, gang and drug related operation. Since, Waka's sat down with Jenny Boom Boom's show on CT's 93.7 to explain what happe ...

  45. Report: Gucci Mane Released From Jail

    December 17, 2010 12:37 PM EST 0 0 0 After getting arrested yesterday (Dec. 16) in relation to a prostution search, Gucci Mane was freed today (Dec. 17). Report: Waka Flocka Flame's House Raided, Gucci Mane Arrested According to Global Grind, Gucci was held on Thursday morning whi ...

  46. Report: Waka Flocka Flame's House Raided, Gucci Mane Arrested

    December 16, 2010 12:47 PM EST 0 0 0 According to TMZ.com, Waka Flocka Flame 's Georgia home was raided this morning (Dec. 16) and apparently rapper Gucci Mane was cuffed in relation to a prostitution operation. The site reports that cops are investigating possible prostitution as ...

  47. Eminem's 'Recovery' Earns the Rapper Top Spot On R&B/Hip-Hop Charts

    December 10, 2010 4:38 PM EST 0 0 0 During the past 12 months, the R&B and hip-hop charts have been rife with comebacks, buzz-drawing upstarts and hitmaking assists. Working his way up the comeback trail after the mediocre "Relapse," Eminem hit a peak with the refreshing ...

  48. Yelawolf Talks Rap Heroes, Goes From '0-60' On New Album

    November 22, 2010 12:07 PM EST 0 0 0 As one of a select few rappers next in line for mainstream stardom, Yelawolf probably could have handpicked a famous songstress to sing the hook on his major-label debut single. Instead, the Gadsen, Ala.-born MC stuck to what got him to this point: ...

  49. Nicki Minaj: The Billboard Cover Story

    November 12, 2010 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 On the surface, Nicki Minaj is a cartoon: a vivacious, va-va-va-voom 26-year-old girly girl with a fondness for silly voices, hip-hugging Barbie-doll costumes, anime facial expressions and day-glo accessories. But three years ago, Minaj, born Onika ...

  50. Gucci Mane Is Still Behind Bars, Contrary to Reports

    November 03, 2010 4:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Contrary to reports alleging Gucci Mane was set free today (Nov. 3) following a court appearance, a rep for the Fulton County Jail Office in Atlanta has told The Juice that Gucci, born Radric Davis, is still behind bars. Gucci Mane Arrested in Atlan ...

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