1. Nas Performs 'Life is Good' Hits & More at NYC iHeart Radio Show

    August 25, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The audience was fairly still at the iHeartRadio Theatre Friday (August 24), but not for lack of interest. They were entranced, as Nas bobbed and weaved through 15-year-old flows when performing his extensive catalogue. Fans across the room watched ...

  2. Damon Dash Talks Aaliyah Posthumous Album

    August 14, 2012 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'Anytime I can hear her voice, that's a good thing," he said of the upcoming full-length. While many are saddened by the idea of an Aaliyah posthumous album without the participation of her lifelong friends collaborators, Missy Eillio ...

  3. Blackground Clarifies Rumors of Aaliyah's Posthumous Album

    August 09, 2012 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Aaliyah's cousin, Jomo Hankerson, denies that Drake is contracted to executive produce the project. Update (4:00 pm): Following publication of this article, Blackground reached out to Billboard.biz to officially confirm that 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. Drake Was 'Down' on 'Take Care,' Says Third Album Will Be Different

    April 24, 2012 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 After the "down" tone that pervaded his chart-topping sophomore album, 2011's "Take Care," Drake says he's charting a different course for his next outing, which he's already started recording. "I think my moo ...

  6. Jo Dee Messina's 2012: New Music, Tour, Baby

    December 05, 2011 2:24 PM EST 0 0 0 After devoting the bulk of the past few years to raising a family, one of country's most expressive voices is set to return to the airwaves with new music -- and a new baby -- in the upcoming calendar year. Jo Dee Messina has announced that she ...

  7. Watch: Miley Cyrus Shares Plans for 2011

    December 27, 2010 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Even after footage of her salvia bong went viral earlier this month, Miley Cyrus isn't backing down from her video blogging ways. Cyrus wished fans a merry Christmas and shared her 2011 plans in a video message she posted over the holiday weeke ...

  8. Drake Launches OVO Festival in Toronto

    July 20, 2010 7:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 D rake will conclude his "Away From Home" tour by launching his very own festival -- the first annual OVO Festival, taking place in his hometown of Toronto on Aug. 1 in association with Blackberry. The daylong event will feature a headlini ...

  9. New Drake Song Titled 'Shut It Down' Leaks

    March 22, 2010 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just weeks after first single "Over" hit the net , another track from Drake 's highly-anticipated debut, "Thank Me Later," has leaked. "Shut It Down," produced by Harlem-based Omen and longtime collaborator Noah &q ...

  10. Alex Chilton Remembered at SXSW, U.S. Congress

    March 18, 2010 8:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist Alex Chilton , who died of heart-related problems Wednesday night, was mourned across the alternative rock world on Thursday. But his loss was particularly felt at the South by Southwest Music + Media Conference , where Chilton was schedul ...

  11. Drake "Thank Me Later" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 1:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Drake, "Thank Me Later" (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown) Release Date: March 2010 Drake has already picked up two Grammy nominations, and he doesn't even have an album out yet. But the former child actor plans on changing tha ...

  12. Minneapolis' Honeydogs Test Their 'Luck'

    January 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One listen reveals Honeydogs' "Here's Luck" (due Jan. 30 on Palm) as a richly textured album with solid rock songs, atmospheric instrumentation, fluid melodies, and haunting lyrics. But the chances One listen reveals Honeydogs� ...