1. Release Of The Week - Big Boi

    June 29, 2010 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article From splitting with former label Jive Records, to contractual issues that prevented Outkast partner Andre 3000 from making guest appearances on his new album, Big Boi has faced his share of obstacles leading up to the release of his so ...

  2. Sleepy Brown's 'Margarita' Precedes Debut Album

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper and longtime OutKast associate Sleepy Brown will release his debut album, "Mr. Brown," Sept. 26 via OutKast member Big Boi's Purple Ribbon imprint through Virgin. Rapper and longtime OutKast associate Sleepy Brown will release ...

  3. Rhythm & Blues

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic singer/songwriter Joi debuts "Tennessee Slim Is the Bomb" on her own Joilicious label. Read Gail Mitchell's column. Eclectic singer/songwriter Joi debuts "Tennessee Slim Is the Bomb" on her own Joilicious label. R ...

  4. Hot Product

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Raphael Saadiq 'Ray' Of Light R&B artist Raphael Saadiq this week releases his sophomore solo album, "Raphael Saadiq As Ray Ray," via his own Pookie Entertainment imprint. Why "Ray Ray?" Says Saadiq, "My mother ...

  5. Where's Raphael Saadiq? Ask 'Ray Ray'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B artist Raphael Saadiq will release his sophomore solo album, "Raphael Saadiq As Ray Ray," in September via his own Pookie Entertainment imprint. R&B artist Raphael Saadiq will release his sophomore solo album, "Raphael Saa ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Truth Hurts/Joi, Hendrix, 'Queer Eye'

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Truth Hurts/Joi, Hendrix, 'Queer Eye' R&B acts Truth Hurts and Joi are the first acts that have been signed to Raphael Saadiq's Pookie Entertainment label. Each artist is working on its label debut, expected sometime next ...

  7. The Rough Guide to the Asian Underground

    March 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This compilation is excellent, both in the choice of artists and in its presentation of the variety that can be found in the general Asian underground style. This compilation is excellent, both in the choice of artists and in its presentation of the ...

  8. Shortlist Prize's 'Long List' Announced

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists for the second annual Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will be chosen. A total of 75 albums make up the "Long List" from which the finalists f ...

  9. Rock, Hip-Hop Stars Do Battle On 'XXX'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal has firmed up the tracklisting for the double-disc soundtrack to "XXX," due Aug. 6. The set is divided into rock and hip-hop discs; the first single from the rock disc is Hatebreed's "I Will Universal has firmed up the ...

  10. Raphael Saadiq: Timing Is Finally Right For Solo Set

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Raphael Saadiq isn't stressing over how many units his Universal solo debut, "Instant Vintage," will sell following its June 11 release. Raphael Saadiq isn't stressing over how many units his Universal solo debut, "Instant V ...

  11. Bhangra Beatz

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bhangra is the traditional folk music and dance of the Punjab region of India. Bhangra is the traditional folk music and dance of the Punjab region of India. A celebratory music associated with the annual harvest, its polyrhythmic vibe, centering ar ...

  12. 'Totally Hits 2002' Packs In 20 Top Tracks

    May 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fifth volume in the BMG/Warner Bros. "Totally Hits" compilation series will consist of tracks from the likes of Alicia Keys, Pink, P.O.D., Outkast, Default, and more. Due June 4, "Totally Hits 200 The fifth volume in the BMG/Warne ...

  13. Star Kitty's Revenge

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It sure has been an interesting journey for funky neo-soul sister Joi, whose most recent stint was as a member of Lucy Pearl. It sure has been an interesting journey for funky neo-soul sister Joi, whose most recent stint was as a member of Lucy Pear ...

  14. Will Joi Get Her 'Revenge'?

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a series of ill-timed false starts, neo-soul innovator Joi is hoping the release of "Star Kitty's Revenge" -- her third solo album (due Jan. 29, 2002, on Universal Records) -- will garner her th After a series of ill-timed false ...

  15. Joi Seeks 'Revenge' On New Solo Set

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Accomplished Southern soulster Joi is at work on her fourth solo album and her CrazyWorld/Universal debut, "Star Kitty's Revenge," which is set for an early 2002 release. The singer was most recently Accomplished Southern soulster Joi ...

  16. Dawn Robinson Preps Solo Debut

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former En Vogue and Lucy Pearl singer Dawn Robinson will release her first solo album Oct. 16 on Q Records. The album, titled "Dawn," will be supported by a tour with dates to be announced, according Former En Vogue and Lucy Pearl singer D ...

  17. Hot Product for Monday, January 22, 2001

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Jennifer Lopez, Dream, O-Town, George Harrison, Dolly Parton and more 'Lo' In The House Jennifer Lopez's sophomore Epic set "J. Lo" features first single "Love Don't Cost A Thing," w ...