1. Paul Wall

    Paul Wall

    7 Albums, 3 Songs

    • Live from the Gridiron: Mix Show, Pt. 2
    • Sittin' Sideways [Japan]
    • The Peoples Champ [Clean]
    • Chick Magnet [Chopped and Screwed]
    • They Don
    • Chick Magnet
    • Fast Life
  2. Yelawolf & Travis Barker Team Up for Genre-Bending 'Psycho White' EP

    November 09, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and Alabama rapper Yelawolf certainly share some passions: hip-hop; tattoos; fast, aggressive music; and fashion -- Yelawolf runs his own line, Country Fresh, through Barker's Famous Stars and Straps brand. Until ...

  3. 2 Chainz Rocks NYC, Unofficially Announces Def Jam Signing

    January 31, 2012 6:38 PM EST Taking the stage as rumors swirled about a new label deal, Georgia rapper 2 Chainz made his New York debut on Monday night (Jan. 30) with a raucous showcase at S.O.B.'s. The MC, one-half of rap duo Playaz Circle who was previously known as Ti ...

  4. 2 Chainz Rocks NYC, Unofficially Announces Def Jam Signing

    January 31, 2012 3:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Taking the stage as rumors swirled about a new label deal, Georgia rapper 2 Chainz made his New York debut on Monday night (Jan. 30) with a raucous showcase at S.O.B.'s. The MC, one-half of rap duo Playaz Circle who was previously known as Tity ...

  5. Paul Wall and Baby Bash Arrested: Photo

    September 12, 2011 10:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Houston rappers Paul Wall and Baby Bash were arrested Sunday in El Paso, Texas on suspicion of marijuana possession. Wall (real name Paul Michael Slayton) posted a photo of himself and Bash (Ronald Ray Bryant) handcuffed in the back of a police crui ...

  6. Down With the Clown: ICP Gathering of the Juggalos Diary, Day 1

    August 12, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Editor's Note: To describe the Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos as one of the more outrageous music festivals is, perhaps, an understatement. To fully grasp the infamy surrounding the fest and the entire Juggalo subculture, o ...

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Beyonce, LMFAO, Katy Perry

    July 08, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 '4' SCORES: Beyonce and Adele are doing quite a number on the Billboard 200. Beyonce's new leader "4" roars in at No. 1, a spot above Adele's former 10-week topper "21." Despite the titles' lock on the Bi ...

  8. Exclusive: Chamillionaire Parts Ways With Universal

    January 13, 2011 4:46 PM EST 0 0 0 After many public gripes with Universal Records, Texas rapper Chamillionaire has finally parted ways with the label. According to Chamillionaire, the label wanted to make him more"pop" and wanted him to recreate his biggest hit to date,&qu ...

  9. Kenny Chesney Scores A Perfect 10

    September 29, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE 'FALL' GUY: A week after the onset of autumn (Sept. 22), Kenny Chesney fittingly tops Country Songs with "The Boys of Fall," which rises 2-1. All charts will be refreshed tomorrow (Sept. 30) on Billboard.com. The football-the ...

  10. Billboard Bits: MGMT Denies Being Hit with Urine, Obama Talks Rap Music

    September 28, 2010 6:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. MGMT Denies Being Pelted with Urine After claims that MGMT drummer Will Berman was hit with a glass full of urine at the band's Manchester, England show last night ( ...

  11. Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' Dethrones Eminem on Hot 100

    September 08, 2010 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 K aty Perry posts back-to-back No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Teenage Dream" is set to top the chart when it's released in full tomorrow morning (Sept. 9). The last female artist to post successive No. 1 singles on the chart was ...

  12. Drake, Rick Ross, Bun B, T.I. Rep Dirty South for Hip-Hop Honors

    June 04, 2010 2:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors paid tribute to Atlanta, Miami, Texas, New Orleans and other Southern cities and states, but the event brought performers from all over to rep the dirty south on Thursday night (June 3) at New York City's Ham ...

  13. Chamillionaire: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 25, 2010 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Venom" (Chamillitary/Universal Republic, June 22) After multiple delays, Chamillionaire 's first album since 2007 is back on schedule. Lead single "Main Event" features fellow Texan rappers Paul Wall , Slim Thug and Dorroug ...

  14. Ask Billboard: Pitbull, Amanda Marshall, Journey

    May 22, 2009 4:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. PITBULLL ATTACK Hi Gary! I am not ...

  15. Green Day Takes Top Spot On Billboard 200

    May 20, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Green Day bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "21st Century Breakdown," selling 215,000 in an abbreviated three-day sales week. The Reprise/Warner Bros. set saw an off-cycle release on Friday, May 15 in order to more closely align its ...

  16. Green Day Takes Top Spot On Billboard 200

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "21st Century Breakdown," selling 215,000 in an abbreviated three-day sales week. The Reprise/Warner Bros. set saw an off-cycle release on Friday, May 15 in order to more closely align it ...

  17. Green Day's '21st Century Breakdown' Breaks In At No. 1

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, giving the trio its second chart-topper . . . The album opens with 215,000 after just three days of release, as the set was issued Friday, May 15, but Nielse ...

  18. Green Day Headed To No. 1 Debut On Billboard 200

    May 13, 2009 5:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 All signs point to a new No. 1 album at the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week, as we await the arrival of Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown." The Reprise/Warner Bros. set will see an off-cycle release on Friday, May 15. (Most ...

  19. Fall Out Boy Takes 50 Cent On Tour

    April 03, 2009 10:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was 50 Cent's proposal to play some shows with Fall Out Boy this month. But he didn't have to ask twice. "He came up with the idea, and we were like, 'Yeah. Totally. Yeah. Why not?," frontman Patrick Stump tells Billboard ...

  20. Hip-Hop Briefs: Killer Mike, Paul Wall, Consequence

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST -Rapper Killer Mike has officially signed to T.I.’s independent label, Grand Hustle records. "His album, 'I Pledge Allegiance To The Grind II' is doing sales independently so we want to give that a chance to keep selling," says ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Three 6 Mafia, CMT Awards, Smirnoff

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After numerous release date shifts, Three 6 Mafia's next album, "Last 2 Walk," is finally back on the Columbia release schedule for June 24. The latest track from the project to make the rounds is "I' After numerous release ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. Freeway Back In Business With New Album

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore album, "Free At Last," will now arrive Nov. 20 via Roc-A-Fella. Originally due Oct. 9, Philadelphia rapper Freeway's long-in-the-works sophomore alb ...

  26. Ask Billboard

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith answers readers' questions on top 40 radio, "The Simpsons" soundtrack and mega-selling albums. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . POP GOES THE R ...

  27. The Academy Is...

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 +44 (Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker's band) is also on the tour. Our guitarist Mike Carden is the only one that has had the nerve to go talk to Travis so far... I'm a little scared of him to be honest. I am writing you today from Minneapoli ...

  28. New Three 6 Mafia Album Bumped To July

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ril release and then moving to late May, Three 6 Mafia's new album, "Last 2 Walk," is now on target to arrive July 3 via Hypnotize Minds/Columbia. After first being penciled in for an April release and then moving to late May, Three 6 ...

  29. 'NOW 24' Trumps Duff, McBride, Timbaland At No. 1

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Amid five new releases debuting in the top 10 this week, the "NOW 24" hits compilation rises to the top of The Billboard 200 in its second week on the chart. Climbing 2-1, the set moved 213,000 copies Amid five new releases debuting in the ...

  30. Easter Bunny Hops Onto Charts

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Editor: Keith Caulfield; Contributors: Anthony Colombo, Wade Jessen, Gary Trust, Alex Vitoulis; Editorial Director: Geoff Mayfield Easter Bunny Hops Onto Charts Nine albums debut in the top 25 of The Billboard 200 this week, with Martina McBride, ...

  31. 15onTV

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 9 - April 15, 2007. MONDAY, April 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae, Leah Rimini. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Good Charlotte ...

  32. 'Personal Issues' Upend Fall Out Boy Tour

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fall Out Boy has postponed the start of its stint on the Honda Civic Tour due to undisclosed "personal issues." The trek was to begin April 18 in Charlotte, N.C., but has now been pushed back to May 1 Fall Out Boy has postponed the start o ...

  33. Three 6 Mafia Go 'Hollyhood,' Ready New Album

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The song "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp," from the movie soundtrack "Hustle & Flow," may have won the best original song Oscar last year, but Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J and DJ Paul guarantee the upco The song "It& ...

  34. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Martina McBride puts pen to paper for the first time on one of her albums, Timbaland ropes in a cavalcade of stars for his first solo detour in years, Hilary Duff gets dance-y on a grown-up new projec The third album from Tennessee familial rock act ...

  35. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Da ...

  36. 13OnTV

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 26 - April 1, 2007. MONDAY, March 26 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Tim McGraw. "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Good Charlotte, Kelly Rowland, Hilary Duff. "The Late Show With Dav ...

  37. DJ Khaled Snags Heavy-Hitters For New Album

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Miami's own DJ Khaled is set to drop his sophomore album, "We the Best," June 12 via Terror Squad/KOCH Records, and he's recruited some of hip-hop's finest to assist. Among them are T.I., Akon, Fat Jo Miami's own DJ Kha ...

  38. Fall Out Boy Ready To Rock On Honda Civic Tour

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pete Wentz says Fall Out Boy fans can expect "the biggest Fall Out Boy show they've ever seen" on the upcoming Honda Civic Tour, which begins April 18 in Charlotte, N.C. But, he adds, big is a relativ Pete Wentz says Fall Out Boy fans ...

  39. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedde ...

  40. Mims Puts The 'Hot' In The Hot 100 At No. 1

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "This Is Why I'm Hot" by Mims rockets up the Billboard Hot 100 32-1, the third largest leap in the chart's history and the first No. 1 single for Capitol Records since 1992. The track also bows atop t "This Is Why I'm H ...

  41. Paul Wall Stays 'True' On Sophomore Album

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metal-mouthed Houston rapper Paul Wall will release his sophomore album, "Get Money -- Stay True," April 3 via SwishaHouse/Asylum/Atlantic. First single "Break 'Em Off" is at radio now and can be stre Metal-mouthed Houston r ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. The Game, Luda, T.I. Bust Moves For 'Def Jam Icon'

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Def Jam Interactive and EA will release "Def Jam Icon" for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March. All of the Def Jam artists in the fighting game, including Ludacris, will be photorealistic playable cha Cutting-edge music has long been an in ...

  47. Chart Beat

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses songs with city-themed names, DMX, Buck Owens and Gnarls Barkley. CITY TO CITY: It may be a major international city, but London had to wait its turn to be name-checked in a song title that reached pole position on The Billboard Hot 1 ...

  48. Fergie's 'Bridge' Steamrolls To No. 1 On Hot 100

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After achieving the second biggest leap in Billboard Hot 100 history last week, Fergie's "London Bridge" ascends four rungs to the top of the chart. The cut ends the six-week run of Nelly Furtado's "P After achieving the sec ...

  49. 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 ...

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