1. 'Regulate' At 20: Warren G & Michael McDonald Discuss the G-Funk Jam

    April 28, 2014 1:45 PM EDT Warren G is interested in recruiting Macklemore for a 20-year anniversary version of 'Regulate.' Michael McDonald had just hit the Lower East Side of the N-Y-C, and while he wasn't on a mission trying to find Mr. Warren G, fate was ...

  2. Miguel 'Adorn's No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay For 20th Week: Weekly Chart Notes

    January 25, 2013 6:24 PM EST A look at other songs to rule Billboard radio charts for at least 20 frames, as well as what makes Miguel's smash so durable. Miguel's "Adorn" joins an elite group of hits to have led a Billboard airplay ranking for a whopping ...

  3. Nate Dogg

    Nate Dogg

    4 Albums, 5 Songs

  4. Reach Music Works On Exceeding Its Grasp

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Nearly two decades after launching, publisher Reach Music relishes its mid-level status Michael Closter started Reach Music Publishing nearly 20 years ago in his New York apartment when he was just 24 years old, and since then has been growing the ...

  5. Tupac Shakur (Hologram) Plays Coachella During Snoop Dogg's Set (Video)

    April 16, 2012 9:33 AM EDT Sure, Jay-Z brought out Beyonce at Coachella in 2010, and Kanye West gave festival goers his ballerina-assisted best with Bon Iver last year. But how many hip-hop headliners could resurrect Tupac Shakur from the dead? Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg , the ...

  6. Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg's Coachella Set: Hits, Guests and a Tupac Resurrection

    April 16, 2012 6:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap legends joined by Eminem, 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa & more Sure, Jay-Z brought out Beyonce at Coachella in 2010, and Kanye West gave festival goers his ballerina-assisted best with Bon Iver last year. But how many hip-hop headliners could resurre ...

  7. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 1:03 PM EDT More than the dry wit of Pulp, Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia, the opening day of the opening weekend of Coachella 2012 belonged to Mother Nature. With drops of rain plunking down upon the Indio, Calif. P ...

  8. Odd Future, Chromeo & More Perform at HARD Summer Music Festival 2011: Watch

    August 08, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 This past weekend (August 6), HARD Summer Tour made their fourth stop in Los Angeles, CA. As soon as the sun dived down, acts such as Duck Sauce ( Armand Van Helden and A-Trak ), Chromeo , Odd Future , Ratatat and more hit one of the four stages at ...

  9. Lollapalooza 2011 : 13 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    August 07, 2011 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lollapalooza's 20th Anniversary fest rolled into its second day yesterday (Aug. 6) with a bright, hot sun coming from behind the clouds as Cee Lo rocked Journey , Ween forgot where they were and Ellie Goulding had to dodge a hug-happy stagecras ...

  10. Weekly Chart Notes: Pitbull, Jill Scott, Weird Al Yankovic

    June 30, 2011 7:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 PET SOUNDS: Dog days are just beginning atop the Billboard Hot 100 , as Pitbull celebrates his first No. 1 with "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer. In anticipation of the Miami rapper's ascension to the apex, Ch ...

  11. Nate Dogg's Sons Plotting Album, Collaboration with 'Uncle Snoop'

    April 05, 2011 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nathaniel D. " Nate Dogg " Hale's untimely passing last month left a void in West Coast hip-hop -- one that the rapper's two sons, Nigel and Little Nate, hope to fill themselves. In a new TMZ video, Nate Dogg's two kids talk ...

  12. NATHANIEL 'NATE DOGG' HALE: 1969-2011

    March 28, 2011 10:44 AM EDT The death of Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, aka Nate Dogg, shocked those who work in hip-hop, and those who love good music in general. Hale died March 15 due to complications following strokes in 2007 and 2008. He was 41. The Long Beach, Calif.-born si ...

  13. Nate Dogg Remembered by Snoop, Warren G, Game at Funeral

    March 26, 2011 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers Snoop Dogg , Warren G and The Game joined family, friends and about 1,000 fans of Nate Dogg to remember the hip-hop singer, who died this month of complications from multiple strokes. The family of Nate Dogg - whose real name was Nathaniel D ...

  14. 'Glee's' Original Songs, Rebecca Black, Nate Dogg Debut on Digital Songs Chart

    March 23, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the Digital Songs chart this week, " Glee 's" original songs score big, Rebecca Black's "Friday" debuts and Nate Dogg is remembered. While Katy Perry 's "E.T." (featuring Kanye West) retains the No. 1 ...

  15. 'Glee' Original Songs, Rebecca Black, Nate Dogg Debut on Digital Songs Chart

    March 23, 2011 11:30 AM EDT On the Digital Songs chart this week, "Glee's" original songs score big, Rebecca Black's "Friday" debuts and Nate Dogg is remembered. While Katy Perry's "E.T." (featuring Kanye West ) retains the No. 1 ...

  16. Nate Dogg Funeral Set for Saturday

    March 22, 2011 11:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 N ate Dogg will be memorialized during several weekend events. A viewing will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the New Hope Baptist Church at 1160 New York St. in Long Beach, Calif., USA Today reports. Rapper Nate Dogg Dies at 41 A funeral f ...

  17. Snoop Dogg Honors Nate Dogg with Warren G, Diddy at SXSW Show

    March 20, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 A name like Snoop Dogg 's Funk n Soul Extravaganza, which the rapper presented on Saturday night at South By Southwest, has the sound of something out of the norm. But in truth the show didn't differ a great deal from what Snoop usually of ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Thom Yorke Pairs With MF Doom, Bob Geldof Rails Against 'Glee'

    March 17, 2011 7:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Thom Yorke 'Probably' Making An Album With Rapper MF Doom Radiohead's Thom Yorke , fresh off his band's new "The King of Limbs" release, may ...

  19. Wiz Khalifa, Two Door Cinema Club Win Big At mtvU Woodie Awards

    March 17, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wiz Khalifa won the night's top prize at mtvU's raucous -- and mercifully brief -- Woodie Awards Wednesday night (Mar. 16) in Austin, while the Foo Fighters , Sleigh Bells and Two Door Cinema Club rocked the crowd and emerging rap stars Li ...

  20. Celebrity Friends Tweet Thoughts About Nate Dogg's Death

    March 16, 2011 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nate Dogg , the California rapper whose real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, died at the age of 41 on Tuesday (Mar. 15). The rapper survived a pair of strokes in 2007 and 2008 and was recently believed to be in therapy. Nate Dogg first appeared on Dr. Dr ...

  21. Rapper Nate Dogg Dies at 41

    March 16, 2011 7:56 AM EDT Nate Dogg , the California rapper whose real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, died at the age of 41 on Tuesday (Mar. 15). The news was first reported by Long Beach, Calif. newspaper the Press-Telegram , which did not specify the cause of death; TMZ has ...

  22. Nate Dogg Dies at 41

    March 16, 2011 3:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 N ate Dogg , the California hip-hop singer whose real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, died at the age of 41 on Tuesday (Mar. 15). The news was first reported by Long Beach, Calif. newspaper the Press-Telegram , which did not specify the cause of death. U ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Chart Beat Wednesday: Britney By The Numbers

    October 14, 2009 5:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 '3' IS THE NEW 1: As previously reported , Britney Spears ' "3" rockets onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1. The song's arrival at the summit marks just the 15th song in the Hot 100's history to open at No. 1: Sept ...

  25. Death Row Back To Life With Publishing Deal, New Releases

    June 19, 2009 9:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music publisher EverGreen, which owns the catalogs of 2 Live Crew, Third Eye Blind, MC Hammer, Tupac Shakur and others, has signed a deal with WIDEawake, the Canada-based development company that acquired the assets of Death Row Records earlier this ...

  26. Nate Dogg Cleared Of Stalking Charge

    April 16, 2009 12:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Criminal charges have been dropped against Nate Dogg, who was accused of stalking and threatening his estranged wife. California prosecutors on Wednesday dropped the charges against the 38-year-old rapper, whose real name is Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, s ...

  27. L.A. Prosecutors Charge Nate Dogg With Stalking

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles prosecutors have filed felony charges against Nate Dogg, who authorities suspect threatened and stalked his wife. Los Angeles prosecutors have filed felony charges against Nate Dogg, who authorities suspect threatened and stalked his wif ...

  28. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Sp ...

  29. Chart Beat

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Alicia Keys, "Xanadu," Madonna, Mariah Carey and more! 'ONE' OF TWO: In the last 23 years, eight artists have held the top two positions on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs during the same week, but none of them has accom ...

  30. Jadakiss Inks New Deal With Roc-A-Fella

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jadakiss has signed to Roc-A-Fella/Ruff Ryders and will release his third, as-yet-untitled studio effort next year. Jadakiss has signed to Roc-A-Fella/Ruff Ryders and will release his third, as-yet-untitled studio effort next year. The rapper's ...

  31. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, ...

  32. Down aka Kilo

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's about a two-hour drive between Long Beach-Compton and Oxnard, Calif., but for rapper Down aka Kilo, the hub of West Coast hip-hop and his seaside agricultural hometown couldn't be closer. It's about a two-hour drive between Long ...

  33. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Sp ...

  34. Oft-Delayed Redman Album Finally Due Next Month

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Redman's oft-delayed new album, "Red Gone Wild," will finally be released March 27 via Def Jam. Redman's oft-delayed new album, "Red Gone Wild," will finally be released March 27 via Def Jam. First single "Put It D ...

  35. Lil Jon Wants Rock, Hip-Hop To Blend On Solo Album

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Jon is hard at work on his first solo album, "Crunk Rock," but the artist is taking his time with the TVT project, expected sometime in the second quarter of the year. "There'll be a hip-hop side Lil Jon is hard at work on hi ...

  36. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 l ...

  37. Game On

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Few MCs can survive a character assassination from an entire rap crew, especially if the mob leader is 50 Cent. But the Game, aka Jayceon Taylor, has bloodied his knuckles protecting his brand and his Few MCs can survive a character assassination fr ...

  38. Jazze Pha Busy With Cee-Lo, Yung Joc, Clothing Store

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In addition to working with Cee-Lo, Yung Joc and UGK, producer Jazze Pha has partnered with Tamara Knechtel and longtime friend and business partner Ryan Glover to launch the clothing store Knitch. Producer Jazze Pha has partnered with Tamara Knecht ...

  39. Game Plan: A Star Rapper Steps Back Into The Ring

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hands wrapped in sparring tape, Campton, Calif., native the Game steps into the boxing ring for his Hurricane 2 shoe campaign shoot. But this battle is twofold. He's also poised to fight for his sopho Hands wrapped in sparring tape, Campton, Ca ...

  40. Snoop And Dre Together Again On New Album

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dr. Dre has produced several tracks for Snoop Dogg's upcoming album, "The Blue Carpet Treatment," due Nov. 21 via Doggystyle/Geffen. The new songs, which include "Imagine," will be the duo's first col Dr. Dre has produc ...

  41. Obie Trice Resurfaces With Sophomore Album

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally due May 30, Obie Trice's sophomore album, "Second Round's on Me," will now arrive Aug. 15 via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Originally due May 30, Obie Trice's sophomore album, "Second Round's on ...

  42. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Busta Rhymes strikes back on Dr. Dre's label, Sonic Youth slims down to a quartet, the Replacements quit arguing and record some new songs and "Dead Man Walking" is reborn in this week's Hot Product. The Billy Joel concert souven ...

  43. Top Rappers Crowd 'Waist Deep' Soundtrack

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The soundtrack to the action thriller "Waist Deep," starring R&B singer Tyrese Gibson and rapper the Game, will be issued June 13 via Def Jam. The soundtrack to the action thriller "Waist Deep," starring R&B singer Tyrese ...

  44. 'Round' Two

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," this week via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," this w ...

  45. Obie Trice Back For 'Seconds' On New CD

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Detroit rapper Obie Trice will release his second album, "Second Round's on Me," May 30 via Eminem's Shady Records imprint. Production was supplied by Eminem, Alchemist, Freedwreck, JR Rotem and 9th W Detroit rapper Obie Trice wi ...

  46. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Rapper Nate Dogg (Nathaniel Dawayne Hale) is booked into Arizona's Mohave County Jail on felony charges of possession of marihuana, drug paraphernalia, and a stolen firearm. The artist i 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baro ...

  47. No Budging Beyoncé From Hot 100 No. 1

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug registers at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth straight week. The cut also sticks to No. 5 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but falls 2-7 o Beyoncé's "Check On It" ...

  48. 'Check On It' Nets Fourth Week At No. 1

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé's "Check On It" featuring Slim Thug holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth consecutive week. The cut also leads the Pop 100 for a fourth week and remains No. 2 on the H Beyoncé's "Check On It" ...

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