1. How Drake Got Custom, Solid-Gold Air Jordans: Exclusive

    August 09, 2016 8:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mixed media and conceptual artist Matt Senna , 31, produced a pair of solid-gold, 24 karat OVO Jordans for Drake . Although not wearable, the custom set is a true work of sculptural art, included in Senna's “Higher Learning” series, which consi ...

  2. Drake Remembers First Pair of Jordans in Super Bowl Commercial: Watch

    February 07, 2016 3:31 PM EST It’s no secret that Drake is big Michael Jordan fan, so it’s no surprise to see the Toronto rapper featured in a Super Bowl commercial to promote the iconic shoes named after the basketball legend. S uper Bowl 50: Complete Coverage Ahead of Super ...

  3. Michael Jordan's Son Laughs Off Kanye West's Jumpman-Referencing Nike Diss Track 'Facts'

    January 02, 2016 3:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jordan’s son, Marcus Jordan, is laughing off Kanye West ’s new Jumpman-referencing diss song “Facts.” Kanye West Drops 'Jumpman'-Referencing New Song 'Facts': Listen In the song, which dropped on New Year’s Eve , West ref ...

  4. Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Joined Kendrick Lamar for 'Alright' Performance at Osheaga

    August 03, 2015 1:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kendrick Lamar has been full of surprises this year. He was at it again during his headlining set at the  Osheaga  fest over the weekend, where the rapper introduced Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def , on stage for an impromptu collab on his single "Alri ...

  5. Lollapalooza 2015: Kaskade on DJing for Michael Jordan and Remixing Justin Bieber

    Lollapalooza 2015: Kaskade on DJing for Michael Jordan and Remixing Justin Bieber

    August 02, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Lollapalooza 2015: Kaskade on DJing for Michael Jordan and Remixing Justin Bieber Lollapalooza , Justin Bieber , Michael Jordan , kaskade , Justin Bieber , Michael Jordan , Kaskade Videos Justin Bieber Michael Jordan Kaskade ...

  6. Drake Announces Partnership with Jordan Brand

    December 04, 2013 11:29 AM EST As Kanye West parts ways with Nike, Drake partners with the brand. During his Would You Like A Tour? show in Portland, Oregon last night (Dec. 3), also where the Nike headquarters are located, Drake announced his new deal with Jordan brand. " ...

  7. Kanye West: I'm the 'Michael Jordan of Music'

    June 12, 2013 6:19 AM EDT When Kanye West talks, people listen. When he rants, masses tune in. The rapper gave a rare interview to the New York Times in which he talks at some length about his career. And he rants. And he delivers some bravado-filled soundbites that sho ...

  8. NBA Players' Favorite Music: Iman Shumpert, J.J. Redick, Corey Brewer

    December 25, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 From A$AP to Milo Greene, check out what three basketball stars and their team mates are listening to lately. Christmas is always one of the most special days on the NBA calendar: with five marquee match-ups taking place on Tuesday (Dec. 25), basket ...

  9. Jay-Z to Executive Produce NBA 2K13 Video Game

    July 30, 2012 5:19 PM EDT Rapper and Brooklyn Nets part-owner Jay-Z is set to executive produce NBA 2K13, the 13th installment in 2K Sport's popular basketball game series. The news was revealed via his Life + Times website in a trailer featuring his song "Public ...

  10. Jay-Z to Executive Produce NBA 2K13 Video Game

    July 30, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper and Brooklyn Nets part-owner Jay-Z is set to executive produce NBA 2K13, the 13th installment in 2K Sport's popular basketball game series. The news was revealed via his Life + Times website in a trailer featuring his song "Public S ...

  11. The Making of Baby Bieber: How Austin Mahone Is Riding Social Media to Superstardom

    June 07, 2012 9:06 AM EDT If it weren't for the walls covered in handmade signs drawn in bold, glittery letters by hundreds of obsessed teenage fans declaring love and devotion to him, the San Antonio bedroom of Austin Mahone wouldn't be much to look at. Barely 8 ...

  12. Richard Marx Celebrates 25 Years on Billboard Charts

    May 23, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The pop singer/songwriter first reached a Billboard survey 25 years ago today "When I look back, I see a guy - with a mullet - who was so self-conscious physically. I had no performing experience when I made my first record." At a recent v ...

  13. LMFAO on Winning Six Billboard Music Awards, Michael Jordan Comparisons

    May 20, 2012 11:55 PM EDT Redfoo and SkyBlu of LMFAO backstage at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage) First major music award: Redfoo: "It feels great; a dream come true. We've been thinking about this moment, dreamed about it an ...

  14. Madonna, Beyonce, Usher Highlight Oprah's Final Shows

    May 18, 2011 8:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than 20,000 people packed Chicago's United Center to watch the celebrity-packed live taping of Oprah Winfrey's second and third final shows. Before the show even started, a man proposed to his girlfriend on-stage -- who accepted as th ...

  15. Die Antwoord 'Want the Money From Nice People' For Debut Album

    October 11, 2010 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 The South African hip-hop troupe Die Antwoord (The Answer) is about to release its first album, but the group members can already tell you what's going to happen next. And after that. And even beyond that . "There's a five-album plan, ...

  16. Michael Jackson Memorabilia Earns $1 Million at China Auction

    October 11, 2010 10:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 An auction of some 100 items of Michael Jackson memorabilia has fetched more than $1 million, with a basketball autographed by the late singer and Michael Jordan netting $245,000. Showing the lingering appeal of the "King of Pop," the sale ...

  17. Nelly Suggests Basketball Superiority Over Jay-Z

    September 22, 2010 4:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nelly spoke on ESPN's "First Take" earlier today (Sept. 22) to promote his new workout DVD, "Celebrity Sweat," when the conversation lingered toward basketball. Specifically, who would win in a one-on-one game between the St ...

  18. POTW: Kevin Jonas, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Rihanna

    August 13, 2010 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kevin Jonas pitched at the baseball game, Jay-Z embraced Michael Jordan, Lady Gaga crowd-surfed, Rihanna showed off her new tattoo, Ke$ha got comfy on the "Today" show, Katy Perry emulated "Ugly Betty," Ciara and Justin Bieber go ...

  19. Going For The Gold (& Platinum)

    February 16, 2010 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 As the Olympics reclaim the sporting world's spotlight, Chart Beat looks back at how the Games have impacted Billboard's charts. (We'll leave out any songs by the R&B band known as the Olympics , "Snow (Hey Oh)" by Red H ...

  20. Shyne Makes First Public Appearance In Belize

    November 05, 2009 1:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Shyne made his first public appearance on Monday (Nov. 2) since being deported to his native Belize last week. The former Bad Boy signee served close to nine years in prison for his involvement in the 1999 Club New York shooting for which lab ...

  21. The Academy Is...

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 I am listening to "Heartbreaker" a Ryan Adams album. Its so good, I am Australian (for anyone who doesn't know) but this song called "Oh My Sweet Carolina" talks about a lot of places we just did show Today we are in Tacoma ...

  22. The Academy Is...

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 +44 (Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker's band) is also on the tour. Our guitarist Mike Carden is the only one that has had the nerve to go talk to Travis so far... I'm a little scared of him to be honest. I am writing you today from Minneapoli ...

  23. Taiwan Fines Nike For Short Jordan Appearance

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Taiwan slapped a T$1 million ($30,000) fine on Nike Inc. on Oct. 21 over a 90-second appearance by basketball legend Michael Jordan that the sports-gear giant had said would be a one-hour show. TAIPEI (Reuters) -- Taiwan slapped a T$1 million ($30 ...

  24. The Black Album

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After nine albums and 10 years in the game, one of the industry's most consistent MCs has decided to stop recording. After nine albums and 10 years in the game, one of the industry's most consistent MCs has decided to stop recording. Servi ...

  25. Week Of March 31-April 6

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related television highlights for March 31-April 6, 2003. Letterman's back! It's true, "The Late Show With David Letterman" will have its namesake host back behind the desk this week. Letterman last hosted the CBS show on F ...

  26. Aguilera A 'Fighter' For The NBA

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop star Christina Aguilera has lent her latest single, "Fighter," to the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the organization's latest "Love It Live" promotional television ads. A 90-second mus Pop star Christina Agui ...

  27. NBA Finalizes All-Star Entertainment

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country star Martina McBride, singer/actress Gloria Ruben ("ER," "The Agency"), Gladys Knight, and Kool & the Gang are the latest additions to the National Basketball Association's (NBA) 2003 All- Country star Martina Mc ...

  28. Smells Like Celine Spirit: Dion Developing Fragrance

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian chanteuse Celine Dion is developing her own scent with Coty Inc., which also produces Jovan and Stetson fragrances. It's expected in stores in early 2003. "I wanted to partner with a beauty c Canadian chanteuse Celine Dion is deve ...

  29. Bow Wow Dribbles Across 'Like Mike' Set

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The soundtrack to the forthcoming basketball film "Like Mike" features no less than four appearances by the film's star, Lil Bow Wow. The soundtrack to the forthcoming basketball film "Like Mike" features no less than four a ...

  30. Britney Tops Forbes' Celebrity List

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Using a formula that combines money and fame, Forbes magazine says Britney Spears tops its latest Celebrity 100 list. The 2002 list quantifies celebrity by combining earning power with star power, inc Using a formula that combines money and fame, Fo ...

  31. Santana, Snoop, Bootsy Set For ESPY Awards

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Santana, Snoop Dogg, and funk pioneer Bootsy Collins have signed on to perform during the 2002 ESPY Awards, which honor outstanding sports achievements. The 10th annual event will be hosted by actor S Santana, Snoop Dogg, and funk pioneer Bootsy Col ...

  32. B2K To 'Scream' Along With Bow Wow

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart-topping Epic quartet B2K and newcomer Jhene will join Bow Wow (who at 15 is trying to shed the "Lil'" from his moniker) on his summer's Scream 2 tour, which kicks off July 25 in Memphis. B2K is Chart-topping Epic quartet B2 ...

  33. Lil' Bow Wow Having A 'Scream' On Tour

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow (real name: Shad Moss) will kick off a summer tour July 25 in Memphis. At deadline, 11 dates for the trek have been confirmed but more shows will be added, according to a s Teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow (real name ...

  34. Pink Is Kids' Choice

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rising pop/R&B star Pink walked away from Nickelodeon's 15th annual Kids' Choice Awards with a pair of awards Saturday in Santa Monica, Calif. Pink won the favorite female singer award, as well as Rising pop/R&B star Pink walked aw ...

  35. Paul Westerberg Returns In 'Stereo' & 'Mono'

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a three-year absence from the music biz, Paul Westerberg is to return April 23 with a two-CD set on Los Angeles independent label Vagrant that spans both sides of his musical personality. The pa After a three-year absence from the music biz, P ...

  36. Lil Bow Wow Returns With 'Doggy Bag'

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Teenage rapper Lil Bow Wow (real name: Shad Gregory Moss) will follow up his multi-platinum debut album with "Doggy Bag," due Dec. 18 via So So Def/Columbia. Produced by Jermaine Dupri, the guest-pack Teenage rapper Lil Bow Wow (real name: ...

  37. Angie Stone Warms Up On 'Mahogany'

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As she approaches the promotion of "Mahogany Soul," her second studio effort and J Records debut (due Nov. 6), R&B diva Angie Stone is notably relaxed and content. "Everything is flowing," she ent As she approaches the promot ...