1. Listen: Lil' Kim Releases Jadakiss-Assisted Song, 'Real Sick'

    September 11, 2014 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The Queen's back, bitches." Lil' Kim kicks off her new song, "Real Sick," strong: "Lil' Kim, the one they all love and hate / The Queen's back bitches, regurgitate / I got these hos real sick like a stom ...

  2. Beyonce! Bruce Springsteen! Miley Cyrus! Check Out Some of the Coolest College Courses

    September 02, 2014 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Now that summer is over, it's time for school and between History 101 and English 300, several institutions of higher learning are offering courses on some of the country’s most influential artists. (We're looking at you, Beyonce!) Ultimat ...

  3. The Juice Podcast: Beyonce's 'Flawless' Remix, Jay Z Divorce Rumors, Nicki Minaj vs. Lil Kim

    August 08, 2014 1:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ladies -- Beyoncé , Nicki Minaj , Lil' Kim and Remy Ma -- took over R&B and hip-hop this week. Beyoncé kicked off the week with a surprise release of the remix to "Flawless," which features Nicki Minaj, on Sunday morning, Aug. 3. ...

  4. Should Nicki Minaj Respond to Lil Kim's 'Identity Theft'? (Poll)

    August 06, 2014 3:31 PM EDT 7 0 0 Kimmy's at it again! Lil' Kim releases another diss track aimed at Nicki Minaj , titled "Identity Theft." "Identity Theft" features Lil' Kim throwing shots at female rappers she claims are borrowing from her, and a ...

  5. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop

    March 31, 2014 1:15 PM EDT 9.14 k 2.9 k 29 In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 great female MCs over 31 days. Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved tha ...

  6. Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell On Going Solo,Grammys Nods And Her Controversial Skintight Dress

    March 13, 2014 1:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Mary Mary singer Erica Campbell decided to tell her sister Tina she wanted to pursue a solo career outside the Grammy-winning duo, she was nervous about having the talk. But Erica felt compelled to be honest with Tina at a time when she was alr ...

  7. Backbeat: Eve, Soledad O'Brien Talk Making It As a Woman in Male-Dominated Biz at XX Project

    May 01, 2013 11:04 AM EDT Last night, broadcast journalist Soledad O'Brien interviewed rapper/actress Eve as part of a monthly series hosted by The XX Project, an invitation-only group of professional women in various media industries. Held at No. 8 in Chelsea, this ...

  8. P!nk Remains Atop Hot 100, PSY Gallops Into Top 10

    April 24, 2013 1:33 PM EDT P!nk spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Just Give Me a Reason," featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess. PSY, meanwhile, soars 12-5 with "Gentleman," which adds increased streaming and sales to its already ...

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  10. Maroon 5 Reaches No. 1 on Hot 100 with 'One More Night'

    September 19, 2012 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Maroon 5 notches its third No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "One More Night" lifts 2-1 in its lucky 13th week on the chart. P!nk and fun. , meanwhile, top the Radio Songs and On-Demand Songs charts, respectively. Maroon 5 had previously ...

  11. 'Night' Moves: Maroon 5 Reaches No. 1 On Hot 100 Chart

    September 19, 2012 4:24 PM EDT Maroon 5 notches its third No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "One More Night" lifts 2-1 in its lucky 13th week on the chart. P!nk and fun., meanwhile, top the Hot 100 Airplay and On-Demand Songs charts, respectively. Maroon 5 had previo ...

  12. Fashion Week NYC: Alicia Keys Wore White to Edun, A$AP Rocky Watched Alexander Wang

    September 09, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the tornado warning, Saturday (Sept. 8) at New York Fashion Week saw some of the hottest collections and front row dwellers yet. Keep your eyes on The Hook to find out which trends and b eats took over the runway each day and see where stars ...

  13. Carly Rae Jepsen Breaks Records With "Call Me Maybe"

    July 26, 2012 7:00 PM EDT As Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" spends a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the Mission, British Columbia, native calls two pieces of Hot 100 history her own. With its continued reign, "Maybe" becomes th ...

  14. Backbeat: Azealia Banks Brings a Mermaid Ball to NYC

    June 04, 2012 5:58 PM EDT (Photo: Jessica Chanen) One thing was made clear early on at Azealia Banks ' first-ever headlining set in her native 212 area code on Sunday night (June 4), even before entering the throes of Bowery Ballroom : this was not a grimy New York hi ...

  15. Lil Kim Brings Out Missy Elliott, Eve For NYC Show

    May 19, 2012 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night (May 18), Lil' Kim brought her "Return of the Queen" tour to Bronx's Paradise Theater for a comeback show that promised surprise guests as well as billed opening acts Saigon , Papoose , Cassidy and Shyheim. Her rolodex ...

  16. Exclusive: Estelle, Lil Kim to Perform on BET's 'Rip the Runway'

    February 24, 2012 12:15 PM EST 0 0 0 BET's annual fashion and music show, 'Rip the Runway,' is right around the corner and promises a star-studded show with notable performances and guest appearances. Billboard.com's The Juice exclusively announces female stage pres ...

  17. 1000 No. 1s: Watch Shaggy Chat About Topping The Hot 100

    December 24, 2011 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 chartArticle_ignore 1000 No. 1s Video Series Day 24: Shaggy Talks About Topping the Hot 100 2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. 1 song on the Hot 100. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that mileston ...

  18. Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Atop Hot 100 For Third Week

    September 21, 2011 4:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 As previously reported , the Billboard Hot 100's splashiest headline this week comes courtesy of Tony Bennett , who becomes the oldest living artist ever to appear on the tally. His duet with Amy Winehouse , "Body and Soul," enters th ...

  19. Weekly Chart Notes: Mick Jagger, the Muppets, Adele

    September 01, 2011 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 JAGGER-NAUT: Like a Rolling Stone, Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , ascends 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 . While the coronation causes celebration for the band and Aguilera, it likewise adds new levels o ...

  20. Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera's 'Jagger' Moves to No. 1 on Hot 100

    August 31, 2011 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 M aroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , struts to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 , rolling 4-1 with Airplay Gainer honors for a third consecutive week. Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine makes chart headlines ...

  21. Chart Juice: Monica's First Single Debuts on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Without Lil' Kim

    July 14, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 One week after hitting the 'net, Monica 's first single, "Anything (To Find You)," featuring Rick Ross , debuts on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 71. The track from Monica's upcoming seventh studio album, "New Life" ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 10 All-Female Hit Collaborations

    April 26, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Rihanna and Britney Spears sharing space atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "S&M," and with Spears having released a remix of "Till the World Ends" featuring Ke$ha (the song's co-writer) and Nicki Minaj , all-female co ...

  24. Weekly Chart Notes: Rihanna, Katy Perry, Paul Simon

    April 21, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 CHAINED MELODY: As previously reported , "S&M" rises 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 , granting Rihanna her 10th No. 1, a milestone that only eight other artists have reached in the chart's 52-year history. "S&M" ascend ...

  25. Lady Gaga Leaps To Record-Tying No. 1 On Pop Songs

    March 28, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga 's "Born This Way" bounds 2-1 to become her seventh No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Songs chart, tying her with P!nk and Rihanna for most leaders on the 18-year-old Nielsen BDS-based radio airplay ranking. Not a bad present f ...

  26. P!nk Powers To Record-Tying No. 1s On Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs

    March 14, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 With twin ascensions to No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Songs and Adult Pop Songs charts, P!nk matches the marks for most leaders on each Nielsen BDS-based radio airplay ranking. "F**kin' Perfect" lifts 2-1 to become P!nk's seventh ...

  27. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz, Kanye West & Jay-Z

    January 13, 2011 4:11 PM EST 0 0 0 In its seventh week on the chart, Nicki Minaj 's "Pink Friday" skips 3-1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums marking the longest climb to No. 1 since Jamie Foxx 's "Intuition" took eight weeks to reach the summit in 2009. "P ...

  28. Lil Kim Goes At Nicki Minaj, Again

    January 03, 2011 3:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Lil Kim hosted her own New Year's Eve party and took the time to go at Nicki Minaj , again. Video: Lil Kim attacks Nicki Minaj, again "I think this other bitch got a song with Keyshia Cole, right? Coming at me and the muthaf*ckin' oth ...

  29. Weekly Chart Notes: P!nk, Bruno Mars, Band Perry

    December 02, 2010 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 'GLASS' CEILING: As previously reported , "Raise Your Glass" is the toast of the Billboard Hot 100 , rising 2-1 to become P!nk 's third No. 1. The artist born Alecia Moore last led with "So What" the week of Sept. ...

  30. Pink's 'Glass' Rises to No. 1 On Hot 100

    December 01, 2010 11:47 AM EST 0 0 0 P !nk is set to celebrate her third Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 on the chart to be released on Thursday (Dec. 2), as "Raise Your Glass" rises 2-1. The singer was last atop the list in September 2008 for a single week, with "So What." ...

  31. Lil Wayne Redefines Stardom Behind Bars

    November 01, 2010 9:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 He had the top-selling album in the country earlier this month. He's on the president's iPod. He's on the charts with two singles and a collaboration on a third. He's on Facebook with updates for the more than 14 million people f ...

  32. New Film Explores The Decline In Female Rappers

    August 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For more than a decade the number of women rappers signed to major American record labels has been in steady decline, leading hip-hop industry experts to ask, where have all the female rappers gone? The 1980s and 1990s saw the rise of women rap st ...

  33. Nicki Minaj Live Q&A

    August 07, 2010 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nicki Minaj Watch The Archived Video Below "[Who] you know made a million off a mixtape?" Nicki Minaj asks on Drake's track "Up All Night." The lyrical question points out just how successful Minaj has become this year even ...

  34. Backwards Bullets: This Week In Charts 2003

    July 13, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 B'DAY: Seven years ago this week, Beyonce bounded to her first solo No. 1s on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200. The singer jumped 3-1 on the Hot 100 dated July 12, 2003, with "Crazy in Love," featuring then-future husband ...

  35. Chart Beat Wednesday: Train, Dirty Heads, Nicki Minaj

    June 30, 2010 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 TO THE COUNTRY, BY TRAIN: Next stop, the Country Songs chart. Ten months after the song first ranked on a Billboard survey - it entered Adult Pop Songs the week of Sept. 5, 2009 - Train 's "Hey, Soul Sister" debuts on Country Songs at ...

  36. POTW: Shakira, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera

    June 11, 2010 2:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shakira shook her bom bom, Christina Aguilera got sparkly, Lady Gaga gave the finger, Kelis was mitch-matched, Lil' Kim showed off her lady humps, Kanye West , Lupe Fiasco and Common repped Chicago, Erykah Badu borrowed T-Pain's hat, Diddy ...

  37. Billboard Bits: Hold Steady, Diddy, Max Weinberg, Spice Girls And More

    January 21, 2010 7:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs is pulling out all the stops for his son Justin's super sweet 16th birthday party this weekend. According to P ...

  38. Lil Wayne Plays Farewell Show in New Orleans

    December 29, 2009 9:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne emerged as a top-selling musician known for his clever wordplay and risque lyrics, but like rappers before him, he's staring down a year behind bars at the peak of his career. The artist returned to his hometown of New Orleans for a p ...

  39. Beyonce Wins Big At MTV EMAs In Berlin

    November 06, 2009 8:04 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyonce won a hat-trick of awards at the 16th MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) at Berlin's O2 World Arena, which also marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The ceremony was also notable for a third MTV EMAs honor for German ...

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