1. Top 10 Best Hip-Hop Movies Ever

    November 08, 2012 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Throughout the four decade history of hip-hop, there have been many movies that have attempted to capture the essence of the culture. Many have been OK, plenty have been good, but it's the rare film that has been great. "8 Mile," whic ...

  2. WU LYF Pulls Back the Curtain, Starts Doing Interviews for Debut Album

    August 05, 2011 5:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Ellery Roberts and his bandmates posted a track called "Heavy Pop" to their website WULYF.org last year, they thought 10 friends -- maybe 20, if they were lucky -- would hear it. "We didn't need to give [listeners] some pret ...

  3. Bjork Unveils Michel Gondry-Directed 'Crystalline' Music Video

    July 26, 2011 12:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Neon lasers, quick-growing crystals, glowing moon craters and the image of Björk dancing within a metallic disk comprise director Michel Gondry's eye-popping visual for the singer's new single, "Crystalline." The video premiered ...

  4. Bjork's 'Crystalline' Video: Michel Gondry Offers an Inside Look

    July 22, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michel Gondry doesn't own an iPad, and it doesn't sound like he'll be picking one up anytime soon. "It's the kind of technology that freaks me out," says the 48-year-old French director, who stylistically prefers moldin ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Justin Timberlake On Britney Spears, Bjork Releases Details of iPad Album

    June 01, 2011 6:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Timberlake on Britney Spears: 'I Just Don't Think We Were Normal' In the latest issue of Vanity Fair, on newsstands tomorrow (June 2), Justin Timber ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Simon Cowell, Elton John, Jack White, Melanie Fiona

    March 17, 2010 5:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Simon Cowell's wedding to 'Idol' make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy fast approaching, there is much to do in the way of planning. But the Idol judge isn't concerned with napkins, flower arrangements or invitations -- he just wa ...

  7. Dialogue: Black, Gondry on Sundance

    Dialogue: Black, Gondry on Sundance

    July 30, 2008 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Be Kind Rewind" star and director Jack Black and Michel Gondry, riff on Sundance, Thanksgiving, and their soundtrack. gondry , Black , interview , sundance 2008 , Live , exclusive , sundance , Michel Gondry , Jack Black , dialogue Videos ...

  8. Mos Def To Play Chuck Berry In Chess Film

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper/actor Mos Def will play legendary rock'n'roller Chuck Berry in "Cadillac Records," which is filming in New Jersey. Beyonce is starring as Etta James in the film, which chronicles the rise of le Rapper/actor Mos Def will pl ...

  9. Sundance '08: Jack Black and Michel Gondry Q&A

    Sundance '08: Jack Black and Michel Gondry Q&A

    January 22, 2008 6:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Star and writer/director of "Be Kind Rewind", Jack Black and Michel Gondry, riff on Sundance, Thanksgiving, and their soundtrack. soundtrack , Bastille Day , interview , sundance 2008 , exclusive , sundance , Michel Gondry , Jack Black , G ...

  10. Bjork's New Blend

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (which arrived May 8 via Elektra/Atlantic, one day earlier internationally), the Icelandic artist collaborated with longtime partner-i Bjork plays well with others. For her ...

  11. Paul McCartney Confirms New Album Track List

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney has finalized the track list for his next studio album, "Memory Almost Full." The 13-track set is due June 5 in North America via Starbucks' new Hear Music label and will also be the fi Paul McCartney has finalized the ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Beck, (+44), Musiq Soulchild

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beck will unveil a deluxe version of his recent album "The Information" on Feb. 27 via Interscope. The triple-disc set will include the original album with bonus material, a remix collection and an ex Beck will unveil a deluxe version of h ...

  13. For Kanye, Confidence Is King

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For those familiar with Kanye West's well-documented braggadocio, it may come as a surprise that the rapper/producer found plenty wrong with his Grammy Award-winning debut, "The College Dropou ...

  14. Hot Product

    August 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West Better 'Late' Than Never For those familiar with Kanye West's well-documented braggadocio, it may come as a surprise that the rapper/producer found plenty wrong with his Grammy Award-winning debut, "The College Dropout ...

  15. Chappelle's 'Block Party' Heading To Film

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans gathered in the rain Saturday in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood to enjoy performances from such acts Common, the Roots, Kanye West and the reunited Fugees. Dubbed "Block Party," the event wa Fans gathered in the rain Saturda ...

  16. The fantastical, eerie and imaginative vision of

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The fantastical, eerie and imaginative vision of music-video director Michel Gondry is captured here in full with a complete tour of his work and a two-part documentary. The fantastical, eerie and imaginative vision of music-video director Michel Go ...

  17. Trailblazing Directors Celebrate Their 'Work'

    June 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry and Chris Cunningham are arguably three of the most innovative music-video directors to come along in the past 10 years. So when the directors joined forces with Palm Pictur Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry and Chris Cunningham ...

  18. Chemical Bros. Turn 10 On CD/DVD

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. electronica act the Chemical Brothers will celebrate their 10-year anniversary in September with a double-disc retrospective album and a DVD. The duo is also playing two rare DJ dates tonight (Ma U.K. electronica act the Chemical Brothers will ...

  19. 2003 MVPA Award Winners

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT MVPA Award Winners Here are the 12th Annual MVPA Awards 2003 Award Winners, handed out May 8 in Los Angeles. Adult Contemporary Video of the Year David LaChapelle/Venus Entertainment Elton John "Original Sin" Hip-Hop Video of the Year ...

  20. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and produc ...

  21. Queens Of The Stone Age Go 'Deaf'

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "The time is right for a good rock record," says Queens Of The Stone Age bassist/vocalist Nick Oliveri matter-of-factly of the Palm Desert, Calif.-based group's third studio set, "So ...

  22. Queens, Trail Of Dead Expand Tour Plans

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has doubled in size, with dates now booked through Oct. 1 in Denver. The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has do ...

  23. Next Queens Tour To Roll Without Grohl

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The next round of Queens Of The Stone Age tour dates will not feature Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on drums, Queens bassist Nick Oliveri tells Billboard.com. As previously reported, Grohl was behi The next round of Queens Of The Stone Age tour d ...

  24. 2002 Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards Here are the winners for the 2002 Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards, handed out May 22 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Video of the year: System of a Down, "Chop Suey!" (Directo ...

  25. Sundance Looks To Sparklehorse, Air, And More

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Sundance Channel will resurrect its "Sonic Cinema" series throughout October with three separate programs, one focusing on the directing work of four young filmmakers, another on animated clips, a The Sundance Channel will resurrect it ...