1. Mac Miller on New Mixtape 'Faces': 'Don’t Tell My Mama I Got a Drug Problem'

    May 11, 2014 5:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mac Miller may not always keep it mom-friendly but there are surely a few out there stoked the Pittsburg rapper opted to drop a new mixtape on their special holiday.  Miller’s 24-track “Faces” includes features from the likes of ScHoolboy Q, Sir Mic ...

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  6. Universal Republic Appoints New Urban A&R VPs

    June 25, 2012 5:02 PM EDT Naim Ali McNair Universal Republic has appointed two new VPs to its urban A&R department: Tab Nkhereanye and Naim Ali McNair. Both will report to senior VP of A&R Wendy Goldstein. Formerly VP of creative at Sony/ATV where he signed Frank O ...

  7. Billy Bryans, Juno Award-Winning Drummer from The Parachute Club, Dies

    April 23, 2012 3:16 PM EDT Multiple Juno Award winner and world music promoter Billy Bryans died today after battling lung cancer. He was 63. While he is best known as the co-founder and percussionist of 80s eclectic pop group the Parachute Club and co-writer of the endurin ...

  8. Business Matters: Subscriptions and Anti-Piracy Efforts: Helping the Record Industry Make Progress?

    January 24, 2012 8:30 PM EST Subscriptions and Anti-Piracy Efforts: Helping the Record Industry Make Progress? -- Subscription services have finally, pretty much arrived while anti-piracy efforts are showing positive results. The music industry needs to play both offense and ...

  9. Courtney Holt Leaving Myspace Music

    February 24, 2011 3:07 PM EST Myspace Music President Courtney Holt is leaving the company, Billboard.biz has confirmed. AllThingsD's MediaMemo first broke the news, which sources close to the situation have confirmed to Billboard.biz. We've since obtained the copy o ...

  10. MySpace Lays Off Nearly Half Its Staff

    January 11, 2011 12:00 AM EST MySpace has announced that nearly half its employees around the globe will be laid off in a broad restructuring of the foundering social network. About 500 employees, or 47% of the company's global staff, will be let go, CEO Mike Jones said i ...

  11. MySpace Co-President To Depart Amid Challenges

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The doors just keep swinging at MySpace. MySpace has confirmed a Techcrunch post that co-president Jason Hirschhorn is set to announce his departure tomorrow, nary four months after accepting the co-leadership role with Mike Jones. Jon Miller, chi ...

  12. MySpace Readies Site Overhaul To Rekindle Growth

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST With shrinking audiences, deep layoffs and two management shake-ups, MySpace, the one-time leader in Internet social networking, has had a rocky year. Mike Jones, who took over as co-president last month with Jason Hirschhorn, said that even withi ...

  13. MySpace Tweaks Strategy

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST MySpace provided a glimpse into its future during an all-hands-on-deck meeting at the company's headquarters Thursday, featuring the introduction of the company's new co-president leadership team and unveiling of a tweaked product strate ...

  14. CEO Van Natta Out at MySpace

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST After less than a year on the job, MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta has stepped down from the position. Last April, Van Natta replaced MySpace founder Chris DeWolfe, , who was ousted from the position as part of a management shakeup designed to reinvigo ...

  15. Big Pimpin'

    May 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II ...

  16. T.I., Ciara To 'Turn Up The Vote' At Summit

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones are among the artists heading to the "Hip-Hop Team Vote: Turn Up The Vote" summit in Philadelphia on Sunday (April 20) to emphasize the importance of the youth vote T.I., Ciara, Flo Rida and Jim Jones ar ...

  17. Star Rappers Help Bun B Reload For 'II Trill'

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 UGK rapper Bun B has set an April 29 release date for his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II Trill" is led by the single "That's Gangsta" feat UGK rapper Bun B has se ...

  18. Something For 'Free'

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore album, "Free At Last," will now arrive this week via Roc-A-Fella. Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore a ...

  19. Jones' Delayed 'Dream' Now Set For November

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally expected in April and then pushed to July, Houston rapper Mike Jones' new album, "The American Dream," will now arrive Nov. 20 via Swishahouse/Asylum/Warner Bros. Records. Originally expected in April and then pushed to Jul ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Beyonce Begins Seventh Week As Hot 100 Leader

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Showing no signs of budging, Beyonce begins a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Irreplaceable" and a ninth atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The cut is also No. 1 on the Pop Showing no signs of budging, Beyonce b ...

  22. Mike Jones Realizes His 'Dream'

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Houston rapper Mike Jones will unveil his next album, "The American Dream," in April via Swishahouse/Asylum/Warner Bros. Records. First single "Mr. Jones" was produced by Myke Diesel and is at radio n Houston rapper Mike Jones wi ...

  23. The Clue And The Trick

    December 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives this week. DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release sch ...

  24. DJ Clue Ropes In Kanye, Snoop, Jeezy For New Album

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives Dec. 19. First single "Like This" was co-writ DJ Clue will add furthe ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Lil J Xavier Gets Hometown Help On Debut CD

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fourteen-year-old Houston rapper Lil J Xavier will on Nov. 7 issue his debut album, "Young Prince of Tha South" via Noo Day Entertainment/Music World Music. Fourteen-year-old Houston rapper Lil J Xavier will on Nov. 7 issue his debut album ...

  27. Billboard Bits: 'S.M.A.C.K.,' NYC River To River,

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on 'S.M.A.C.K.,' NYC River To River, Paul Wall, DMX, Juvenile and Bun B are among the hip-hop artists featured on "S.M.A.C.K. The Album: Volume 1," due May 23 via Koch. The two-disc CD/DVD set also spotlights up-and-coming r ...

  28. Powter's 'Day' Reigns Again On Singles Chart

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Daniel Powter's charmed U.S. introduction continues, as the single "Bad Day" maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 for a second fra Daniel Powter's charmed U.S. ...

  29. Good 'Day': Powter Powers To Hot 100 No. 1

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Daniel Powter's "Bad Day" climbs one rung to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, sending Sean Paul's "Temperature" to No. 2 after only one week. "Bad Day" also remains atop the Hot Digital Son Daniel P ...

  30. Paul's 'Temperature' Rises To The Top

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sean Paul's "Temperature" moves up one rung to seize the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut ends the two-week run of Ne-Yo's "So Sick," which falls to No. 3. Pearl Jam scores the Hot Sean Paul's & ...

  31. LeToya Rolls With Houston Hip-Hoppers

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Original Destiny's Child member LeToya Luckett will release her solo debut July 18 via Capitol Records. Original Destiny's Child member LeToya Luckett will release her solo debut July 18 via Capitol Records. "LeToya" features app ...

  32. Ne-Yo Extends Chart Domination With 'So Sick'

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ne-Yo's "So Sick" holds onto the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week and also remains No. 1 on the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs charts. Behind him on the Hot 100, Sean Paul's "Tempe Ne-Yo's "So S ...

  33. Lupe Fiasco Rolls With Jay-Z, Shinoda

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco has set a June 27 release date for his debut album, "Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor," which will be issued by Atlantic and his production company 1st & 15th. Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco has set a June 27 ...

  34. Ne-Yo Completes Chart Takeover With 'So Sick'

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ne-Yo's "So Sick" climbs eight rungs to capture the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, just as the singer/songwriter's Def Jam album, "In My Own Words," debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 20 Ne-Yo's " ...

  35. Blunt Leapfrogs Beyoncé To Claim No. 1

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After lingering at No. 2 for three straight weeks, James Blunt's "You're Beautiful" tops the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The U.K. singer/songwriter thus becomes the first British artist to reach No. After lingering at No. 2 for ...

  36. Chart Beat

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Solo Beyoncé bests her Destiny's Child No. 1 quota, plus inside the stats of Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Johnny Cash, Dion DiMucci and Mary J. Blige. PICKING UP THE 'CHECK': With "Check On It" (Columbia) advancing to ...

  37. Bun B Collaborates With Beyonce, Snoop

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With his latest Rap-a-Lot 4 Life/Asylum album, "Trill," having scored a No. 6 debut on The Billboard 200 this fall, Houston rapper Bun B will remain visible in the coming months with a host of high-pr With his latest Rap-a-Lot 4 Life/Asylu ...

  38. Houston Rap Pioneer Pimp C Up For Parole

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pimp C, the Houston rap legend who teamed with Bun B in the influential UGK, has been recommended for parole from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's Terrell Unit, where he has been serving tim Pimp C, the Houston rap legend who teamed w ...

  39. Hip-Hop Heavyweights

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Several notable hip-hop artists are dropping new albums this week, led by up-and-coming Houston rapper Chamillionaire's "The Sound of Revenge." Several notable hip-hop artists are dropping new albums this week, led by up-and-coming Ho ...

  40. OnTV

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 31 "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Midtown. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured artists: Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Ozzy Osbourne (al ...

  41. TunesOnTV

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 10 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Goo Goo Dolls. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: George Huff (also sc ...

  42. HOT RINGTONES

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/ringtones.jsp 1. "GOLD DIGGER," KANYE WEST FEATURING JAMIE FOXX 2. "Shake It Off," Mariah Carey 3. "Let Me Hold You," Bow Wow Featuring Omarion 4. "Back Then," Mike Jones 5. "Don't ...

  43. Chamillionaire Plots His 'Revenge'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his latest album, "The Peoples Champ," Houston-based rapper Chamillionaire is plotting his own explosion into the mainstr Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall d ...

  44. Billboard Bits: Luckett, DKs, 'Rings'

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on LeToya Luckett, the Dead Kennedys, and 'The Lord of the Rings.' Longtime fans of Destiny's Child can look forward to a February 2006 release from LeToya Luckett on Capitol Records. The long-anticipated album by Luckett, who ...

  45. 'Hour' Is Nigh For New Warren G CD

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rapper Warren G has aligned with Hawino/Lightyear for the Oct. 11 release of his first album in four years. Veteran artist Warren G has aligned with Hawino/Lightyear for the Oct. 11 release of his first album in four years. "In the Mid- ...

  46. TunesOnTV

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 15-21, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brad Paisley. "TRL," MTV Featured artist: Mario, Backstreet Boys. "Acces ...

  47. HOT RINGTONES

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/ringtones.jsp 1. "WE BELONG TOGETHER," MARIAH CAREY 2. "Back Then," Mike Jones 3. "Just A Lil' Bit," 50 Cent 4. "Wait (The Whisper Song)," Ying Yang Twins 5. "Don't Cha," ...

  48. Mariah's 'Together' Holds Off 'Replay' Charge

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the growing popularity of the debut single from newcomer Rihanna, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" sits on top of the Billboard Hot 100 again this week. The cut, which has held the post for Despite the growing popularity of ...

  49. Hot Product

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from teenage rapper Bow Wow, "Wanted" (Columbia). Modern rock act the All-American Rejects' "Move Along" (Interscope). An album of instrumenta ...

  50. 'Mimi' Returns Mariah To Multi-Platinum

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Less than three months after its release, "The Emancipation of Mimi" has returned Mariah Carey to a territory she once inhabited with remarkable regularity: the land of multi-platinum albums. Less than three months after its release, " ...

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