1. Sandy Lal Joins Universal Republic's Twenty First Republic's Creative Management Team

    June 12, 2012 7:06 AM EDT Recording industry veteran Sandy Lal and his management and production company Kingpin Entertainment Group have joined forces with Universal Republic's Twenty First Republic, a new producer and engineer management team at Universal Music Grou ...

  2. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alan Jackson gets back to his brand of traditional country, the Black Crowes unveil their first new album in more than seven years, Michael McDonald scores again by showing his "soul" and AB Quintanil The debut album from Greg Dulli and Ma ...

  3. It's Summer Time With T.I., 'T.I.P.'

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's just after midnight and T.I. is waiting to go home from Teterboro, N.J.'s Atlantic airport in a private G-3 aircraft, courtesy of producer Wyclef Jean. The plane is equipped with 10 seats, a padd It's just after midnight and T.I. ...

  4. New Lil' Flip Album Finally Due In March

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After months of delays and protracted negotiations to get him off Columbia/Sony Urban, Lil Flip will finally release his next album, "I Need Mine," March 27 via Asylum. After months of delays and protracted negotiations to get him off Colu ...

  5. Lil' Flip Finds New Home At Asylum

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Houston's platinum freestyle king, Lil Flip, has jumped to Asylum/Warner Music Group, Billboard has learned. Houston's platinum freestyle king, Lil Flip, has jumped to Asylum/Warner Music Group, Billboard has learned. The artist left Colum ...

  6. West Tops Source Hip-Hop Award Nominations

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper/producer Kanye West leads the field for the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with six, while Ludacris is close behind with five. Rapper/producer Kanye West leads the field for the 2004 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with six, while Ludacris is c ...

  7. Timing, TVT Right For Lil Jon's Success

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz can thank TVT's tenacity for the act's successful year. The Atlanta-based trio of Lil Jon, Big Sam and Lil Bo have taken their gospel of crunk to the masses wit ...

  8. The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees Below is the final list of nominees for the The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003, which will be presented Oct. 13 in Miami and broadcast in November on BET. ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- MALE SOLO Jay-Z Nelly Ba ...

  9. Co-Star Ludacris Leads 'Furious' Sequel Soundtrack

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In addition to his co-starring role in "2 Fast 2 Furious," rapper-turned-actor Ludacris turns out the soundtrack's first single, "Act a Fool." The track is No. 49 in its third week on Billboard's Hot In addition to his ...