1. Lil Wayne Already Recording 'Tha Carter IV'

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 His latest album, "Tha Carter III," has only been out since May, but Lil Wayne is already recording its follow-up. According to his blog on ESPN.com, the rapper is in the studio working on "Tha Carter His latest album, "Tha Carte ...

  2. 'Bored' By R&B, Ne-Yo Experiments On New Album

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ne-Yo says he didn't plan to rush his new album, "Year of the Gentleman," his third release in as many years, into production. "I wanted the third album to be something a little different," he tells B Ne-Yo says he didn' ...

  3. Kanye Touring With Rihanna, Lupe, N.E.R.D.

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West has drafted some of the top names in urban music for his Glow in the Dark tour, dates for which are still coming together. The outing will feature support from Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco and N.E. Kanye West has drafted some of the top names in ...

  4. Freeway Back In Business With New Album

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore album, "Free At Last," will now arrive Nov. 20 via Roc-A-Fella. Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore alb ...

  5. Q&A: MIMS

    Q&A: MIMS

    September 24, 2007 11:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper MIMS, who topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 2007 with "This Is Why I'm Hot," stopped by Billboard's offices to discuss how excited he was about that feat. Hillary Crosley , This Is Why I'm Hot , Rap , interview , exclus ...

  6. Q&A: T.I.

    Q&A: T.I.

    September 24, 2007 11:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard hip-hop expert Hilary Crosley gets down with T.I., speaking on his upcoming Grand Hustle effort, his struggles with his own alter-ego and acting side-by-side with Denzel. Hillary Crosley , T.I. , interview , exclusive , Music News , vuclip ...

  7. Q&A: Soulja Boy 2008

    Q&A: Soulja Boy 2008

    September 24, 2007 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soulja Boy dropped by Billboard to tell us about how he self promoted his way to a record deal at just 16 years old. Hillary Crosley , interview , Soulja Boy Tellem , exclusive , Music News , vuclip , Soulja Boy , Soulja Boy , Videos Videos , Exclus ...

  8. BUJU BANTON, "Too Bad"

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jamaican icon Buju Banton unveils his first album on his own record label (christened in honor of his nickname, Gargamel). Jamaican icon Buju Banton unveils his first album on his own record label (christened in honor of his nickname, Gargamel). Tru ...