1. Australia's Hype Hip Hop Fest On Ice

    July 10, 2013 4:38 AM EDT Another Australian hip hop fest has dropped out of the game.  Organizers of Hype festival have shelved plans for its inaugural run, without having announced its line-up or itinerary. Hype had quietly positioned itself in Australia’s summer festi ...

  2. Obie Trice

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  3. Dave Matthews Band Scores Record Sixth Straight No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

    September 19, 2012 11:00 AM EDT For only the second time in history, all of the top six albums on the Billboard 200 are debuts. Led by Dave Matthews Band's Away From the World at No. 1, the top six are new arrivals for the first time since the Oct. 11, 2003, chart. That wee ...

  4. Dave Matthews Band Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    September 19, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'Away From the World' is DMB's sixth straight No. 1; Top six on this week's chart are all debuts For only the second time in history, the entire top six albums on the Billboard 200 chart are debuts. Led by Dave Matthews Band  ...

  5. Slaughterhouse, Paul Rosenberg Talk 'Welcome to Our House' Album & Success

    August 28, 2012 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rap supergroup Slaughterhouse doesn't quantify success in numbers. Following its self-titled debut on E1 Records in 2009, the quartet started work on its sophomore album, "Welcome to Our House." Consisting of Royce Da 5'9" , ...

  6. Eminem Victorious At Free Detroit Concert

    May 20, 2009 7:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was short and sweet but decidedly victorious as Eminem brought his "Relapse" back home with a special free concert in Detroit. Marking the release of his first new studio album in five years, the rapper blitzed through eight songs in 35 ...

  7. Shady's Back

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eminem planned to make "The Re-Up" a classic kind of hip-hop mixtape -- an underground affair distributed hand to hand and by word-of-mouth rather than conventional label marketing and promotion. Eminem planned to make "The Re-Up" ...

  8. Akon Corrals Eminem, Snoop For New Album

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R&B vocalistproducer Akon will on Dec. 12 release his sophomore effort, "Konvicted," via SRC/Universal. The disc boasts collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Styles P and Eminem. R&B vocalistproducer Akon will on Dec. 12 release his soph ...

  9. Aguilera Takes No. 1 Amid All-New Top Five

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera leads a charge of debuts in the top five slots of The Billboard 200 with the double-disc RCA set "Back to Basics." The set sold 346,000 copies in the United States, according to Nie Christina Aguilera leads a charge of d ...

  10. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicate ...

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera channels the '30s and '40s on the double-disc bonanza "Back to Basics," Trace Adkins goes ditty again with "Swing" from "Dangerous Man" and Lyfe Jennings rises on "The Phoenix" in ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. '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 ...

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Les Claypool bangs around for tales of "Woe," Obie Trice is back for a second engagement, Mike Patton enlivens Peeping Tom and Ralph Stanley salutes a legendary musical family in this week's Hot Produ An EP featuring a host of new son ...

  15. Rapper Proof Laid To Rest In Detroit

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (April 19) with tears, wails of grief, a few laughs and, appropriate to any hip-hop gathering, some profanity. Among those in attendance were Eminem, 50 C Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (A ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. D12 Rapper Proof Shot And Killed In Detroit

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 D12 rapper Proof was shot to death this morning (April 11) at a Detroit club that was operating illegally after hours, according to the Detroit Free Press. The artist, whose real name was DeShaun Holt D12 rapper Proof was shot to death this morning ...

  18. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Santana, Hallyday, Obie Trice

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Santana, Hallyday, Obie Trice Santana is the first act confirmed to play the second Rock In Rio -- Lisbon festival, set for May 26-27 and June 2-4 at Bela Vista Park. The massive event was staged in Brazil in 1985, 1991 and 2001 and moved la ...

  20. Obie Trice Shot On Detroit Freeway

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rapper Obie Trice was shot early Saturday (Dec. 31) while driving on a freeway, police said. Rapper Obie Trice was shot early Saturday (Dec. 31) while driving on a freeway, police said. Trice, a Detroit native and protege of Eminem, was on the Lod ...

  21. Rapper Obie Trice Shot In Detroit

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eminem protege Obie Trice was shot early Saturday while driving on a city highway, Detroit police said Eminem protege Obie Trice was shot early Saturday while driving on a city highway, Detroit police said. Someone in another car shot through the ba ...

  22. Hip-Hop Titans Bolster B.I.G.'s 'Duets'

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, both dead and alive, have contributed to "The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter," including Eminem, Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Mis Some of the biggest names in hip-hop, ...

  23. XXL Compiles Hip-Hop Disc

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop magazine XXL highlights selected album tracks and singles from the past two years on its first compilation, "XXL Raps Volume 1." Hip-hop magazine XXL highlights selected album tracks and singles from the past two years on its first ...

  24. D12's Proof Inspired By Garcia On Solo Debut

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 D12 member Proof is gearing up for the Aug. 9 release of his first solo album, "Searching for Jerry Garcia." D12 member Proof is gearing up for the Aug. 9 release of his first solo album, "Searching for Jerry Garcia." The set wil ...

  25. Eminem, Kweli Bolster Hush's 'Bulletproof'

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem, D12, Nate Dogg, Talib Kweli and Motorhead's Phil Campbell make guest appearances on "Bulletproof," the major-label debut from Detroit rapper Hush. Eminem, D12, Nate Dogg, Talib Kweli and Motorhead's Phil Campbell make gue ...

  26. D12's Bizarre Readies Hip-Hop 'Circus'

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 D12 rapper Bizarre has landed a host of high-profile guests for his solo debut, "Hannicap Circus." Due June 28 via Sanctuary, the 17-track set is led by the single "Rockstar" produced by D12 leader Em D12 rapper Bizarre has lande ...

  27. DVD Chronicles Eminem's 'Anger' Tour

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem's 2002 Anger Management tour is coming to DVD June 28 via Aftermath. Eminem's 2002 Anger Management tour is coming to DVD June 28 via Aftermath. In addition to performances of the requisite Eminem staples, the DVD will offer fans ac ...

  28. Eminem, 50 Cent Hitting The Road

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As first tipped here in January, Eminem and 50 Cent will embark on a co-headlining tour this summer that will likely be the biggest hip-hop outing of the year. The Anger Management 3 tour will begin J As first tipped here in January, Eminem and 50 C ...

  29. Hot Product

    December 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tupac Shakur / Eminem 'Game' On Eminem produced 12 songs based around previously unreleased verses from late rapper Tupac Shakur for the album "Loyal to the Game." Due this week via Amaru/Interscope, the 16-track set is the seven ...

  30. Eminem Helms Another 'New' Tupac Album

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eminem has produced 12 songs based around previously unreleased verses from late rapper Tupac Shakur for the album "Loyal to the Game," Billboard.com has learned. Eminem has produced 12 songs based around previously unreleased verses from ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Smoke Out, Michelle Branch, Luis Miguel

    November 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Smoke Out, Branch, Miguel A portion of the proceeds of Saturday's (Nov. 15) sixth annual Cypress Hill Smoke Out festival will benefit California's Inland Empire chapter of the Red Cross. The event will take place at the National Or ...

  32. Cypress Hill Sets 6th Smoke Out

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sets by Linkin Park, DMX, Obie Trice, Pennywise and the return of rapper Ice-T's hard rock band Body Count will be among the highlights of Cypress Hill's sixth annual Smoke Out festival. Set for Nov. Sets by Linkin Park, DMX, Obie Trice, P ...

  33. Old Fatman Scoop Track Tops U.K. Chart

    October 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A four-and-a-half year-old track by a New York hip-hop DJ became the U.K.'s new No. 1 single yesterday (Oct. 27). "Be Faithful" by Fatman Scoop, a rapper and broadcaster on radio station WQHT (Hot 97) A four-and-a-half year-old track ...

  34. Peas, Dido Top U.K. Charts

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love" (A&M/Polydor) became the first single in five years to log five weeks at No. 1 in the U.K. when the new charts were released yesterday (Oct. 5). Meanwhile, Did Black Eyed Peas' "Where ...

  35. TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/randb.jsp 1. Speakerboxx/The Love Below , OutKast 2. The R in R&B Collection: Volume One , R. Kelly 3. Cheers , Obie Trice 4. Grand Champ , DMX 5. Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law , Murphy Lee Issue date: Oct. 11, 2003 News R. ...

  36. THE BILLBOARD 200

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/bb200.jsp 1. Speakerboxx/The Love Below , OutKast 2. Some Devil , Dave Matthews 3. Results May Vary , Limp Bizkit 4. The R in R&B Collection, Vol. 1 , R. Kelly 5. Cheers , Obie Trice Issue date: Oct. 11, 2003 News R. Kelly , Dave Matt ...

  37. OutKast Leads Nine New Top-20 Chart Entries

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" muscles out tough competition from Dave Matthews and Limp Bizkit to bow atop The Billboard 200. The Arista album In a massive week for new releases ...

  38. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day R ...

  39. Crunk King Lil Jon Readies CD/DVD

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. The DVD is a video diary of the Dirty South rap act&# ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Obie Trice/Eminem, Buffett, MOBO Awards

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Obie Trice/Eminem, Buffett, MOBO Awards Eminem protege Obie Trice will give fans who purchase his debut album, "Cheers," a chance to spend time in the studio with his superstar mentor. The set is due Sept. 23 from Shady/Aftermath/I ...

  41. Eminem At Work On Shady's Future

    July 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem (real name: Marshall Mathers) is at work on three projects: the follow-up to "The Eminem Show" and new releases from Obie Trice and D12, who are signed to his Shady Records label. Songwriter Lu Eminem (real name: Marshall Mathers) i ...

  42. Eminem Mocks Jackson With U.K. Doll Dangle

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The real Slim Shady stood up and made fun of Michael Jackson by dangling a baby doll over a hotel balcony in Glasgow. Rapper Eminem also wore a surgical mask over his face yesterday (June 24) in an ob The real Slim Shady stood up and made fun of Mic ...

  43. Interscope Gets On Board With 50 Cent's Label

    April 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Interscope has entered into a deal with rapper 50 Cent's G-Unit Records. 50 Cent will sign and develop artists for release via G-Unit, the first of which will come from the rap trio of the same name, Interscope has entered into a deal with rapp ...

  44. 50 Cent Unleashes 'The New Breed'

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper-of-the-moment 50 Cent is preparing to release a DVD April 15 via Shady/Aftermath Records, with live concert footage, video clips, interviews, and new music. Titled "The New Breed," it will incl Rapper-of-the-moment 50 Cent is prepar ...

  45. '8 Mile' Premieres In Detroit

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eminem, clad in a black sweatshirt with "Detroit" splashed on the front in white letters, was walking so fast he might as well have been running. Eminem, clad in a black sweatshirt with "Detroit" splashed on the front in white le ...

  46. Hot Product

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new releases such as the "8 Mile" soundtrack and albums from Shaggy, Christina Aguilera, Tori Amos, Sixpence None The Richer, and more. 'Mile' High Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribut ...

  47. Billboard Bits: Eminem, Aguilera, Clarke

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Eminem, Christina Aguilera, Stanley Clarke The soundtrack to Eminem's film debut, "8 Mile," -- which, as previously reported , is due Oct. 29 from Shady/Interscope Records -- will feature a limited-edition CD sampler featuring ...

  48. Rap Heavyweights Suit Up For '8 Mile'

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribute to the soundtrack for his film debut, "8 Mile." The album is due Oct. 29 from Shady/Interscope; the Universal Pictures film, dir Eminem has recruited some of the bigge ...

  49. Papa Roach Rewards Fans With Shows, Signings

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hard rock outfit Papa Roach will celebrate tomorrow's (June 18) release of its sophomore album, "lovehatetragedy" (DreamWorks) with a free concert on the roof of a Los Angeles Best Buy store. The conc Hard rock outfit Papa Roach will ...

  50. Anger Management Tour Rolls Out 30+ Dates

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As first tipped here last month, Eminem, Papa Roach, Xzibit, Ludacris, and the X-Ecutioners have signed on for the second Anger Management tour, kicking off July 18 in Buffalo, N.Y. Bionic Jive, Obie As first tipped here last month, Eminem, Papa Roa ...