1. K. Michelle Talks 'Rebellious Soul' Success & Upcoming Solo VH1 Show

    August 23, 2013 2:12 PM EDT 1.579 k 143 0 0 The R&B singer's 'Rebellious Soul' debuts at No. 2 thanks to new exposure through reality TV. K. Michelle has endured personal and professional woes in her career, but this week the singer hits the Billboard 200 at No. 2 ...

  2. Chris Lighty: 1968-2012

    August 30, 2012 7:35 PM EDT At press time, industry colleagues and artists were trying to come to grips with the unexpected death of Chris Lighty. The savvy entrepreneur and hip-hop visionary, who founded the game-changing company Violator Management, died the morning of Aug ...

  3. Missy Elliott, Timbaland 'Will Not Be Participating' in Aaliyah Posthumous Album, Rep Says

    August 13, 2012 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 It feels like with every day that passes, new details pop-up regarding the upcoming Aaliyah posthumous album. According to a rep for Missy Elliott , via press release, Missy and Timbaland "will not be participating" in the Drake and Noah & ...

  4. Exclusive: Drake, Missy, Timbaland? Blackground Clarifies Rumors Swirling Around Aaliyah Album (Update)

    August 09, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Update (Aug. 12, 6:00 pm): A rep for Missy Elliott, who had not responded to Billboard.biz's request for comment as of the time this story was published, released a statement today saying Missy Elliott and Timbaland would not be involved in t ...

  5. Former Violator Exec Launches Monami Entertainment

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mona Scott-Young, the former president of Violator Management, is set to launch a new multimedia entertainment company, Monami Entertainment. The company will offer services like brand and product development, talent management, television and fil ...