1. Prodigy, Stone Roses Play A Soggy Future Music Festival Opener

    March 03, 2013 11:54 PM EST 0 0 0 The Prodigy and the Stone Roses made a big splash Saturday as the Future Music Festival launched its Australian trek in appalling weather. On what turned out to be an incident-filled day, headliner DJ Avicii was a last-minute cancellation, as the st ...

  2. Billboard to Honor Beggars Group Chairman Martin Mills at MIDEM

    January 24, 2013 5:31 PM EST Martin Mills, chairman of the Beggars Group, in many ways helped create the idea of the indie label as we know it today. From its London roots as a mobile disco, a small chain of record shops and the Beggars Banquet label, the company has grown in ...

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  4. Publishing Briefs: Reservoir Media/Reverb Music, Steve Perry/Universal, Imagem, BMG/Little Green Cars, Hit House/Danail Getz

    September 19, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Reservoir Media Acquires Reverb Music Reservoir Media Management has acquired Reverb Music, a U.K. music publishing firm, with 30,000 copyrights and agreements and more than 100 songwriters. As part of the deal, Reverb MD Annette Barrett will rema ...

  5. Mindless Behavior: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 5:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 No. 13: Mindless Behavior Last Year's Rank: 16 Birthdates: Prodigy - Dec. 26, 1996; Ray Ray - Jan. 6, 1997; Princeton - April 21, 1997; Roc Royal - July 23, 1997 (All age 15) Why They're Hot: The R&B quartet has seen a success since st ...

  6. Mindless Behavior Talks Upcoming Sophomore Album

    July 27, 2012 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Boy bands ruled the childhoods of many, especially through out the late '90s, early '00s. Within R&B realm there was the inception of B2K, the reconfiguration of Immature into IMX and the short-lived, but impactful success of groups su ...

  7. Chart Juice: Wale 'Bag's Fourth Top 10 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    July 13, 2012 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wale nabs his fourth top 10 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as "Bag of Money," featuring Meek Mill , T-Pain and Rick Ross , jumps 13-9. The Greatest Gainer/Airplay earner (17 million audience impressions, up 17%, according ...

  8. Lauryn Hill, Nas, Young Jeezy Take Over 2012 Summer Jam

    June 04, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After Lil' Wayne Orders Nicki Minaj to Cancel Set, Nas Steps Up, With Hill's Help, at Hot 97 Fest Hip-hop beefs aren't new to Hot 97's Summer Jam. One of the most notorious feuds was ignited on the Summer Jam stage in 2001. Jay-Z ...

  9. Meet EDM's Power Trio: Atlantic's Craig Kallman, Astralwerks' Glenn Mendlinger, Interscope's Dave Rene

    May 15, 2012 7:25 AM EDT For more than a decade, electronic dance music has been an indie label's business. In the mid- to late '90s, when acts like Fatboy Slim, the Chemical Brothers and Prodigy surged, the majors launched or acquired imprints: Warner had F-111 ...

  10. Coachella 2012: 10 Best Performances of Both Weekends

    April 23, 2012 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 This year, Southern California got two Coachellas for the price of one. The unprecedented model of having identical festivals on consecutive weekends not only meant that more fans got to have fun in the blazing sun, it also gave the artists two chan ...

  11. Azealia Banks Signs With Troy Carter, Lady Gaga's Manager

    April 18, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Newcomer Azealia Banks, who signed to Universal Music in January, is being represented by Lady Gaga's manager Troy Carter. The rapper's debut album for Interscope, Broke With Expensive Taste , is slated for release in September. The 20-y ...

  12. Tupac, Biggie, Mindless Behavior Among Platinum League's New Interactive Hip-Hop Trading Cards

    April 17, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mindless Behavior , Diggy Simmons , Snoop Dogg , Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. are among the first 100 artists featured in the new Platinum League Trading Card Series launching on May 1. Billed as the "first-ever interactive hip-hop trading ...

  13. Tupac, Biggie, Mindless Behavior Among Platinum League's New Interactive Hip-Hop Trading Cards

    April 17, 2012 10:04 AM EDT Collector's Items: Platinum League CEO William Green (second from right) with Mindless Behavior (from left) Ray Ray, Prodigy, Princeton and Roc Roya . (photo: Jesse Vendetta) Mindless Behavior, Diggy Simmons, Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur and Noto ...

  14. Coachella 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 15, 2012 10:47 AM EDT Justin Vernon of Bon Iver performing at Coachella (Getty) If Friday night at Coachella was all about the old-timers like Pulp, Refused, Mazzy Star and James looking for a furious comeback, the overarching theme of Saturday (April 14) was the curre ...

  15. Coachella 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 15, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 If Friday night at Coachella was all about the old-timers like Pulp, Refused, Mazzy Star and James looking for a furious comeback, the overarching theme of Saturday (April 14) was the current state of indie rock, with fresh faces and much-ballyhooed ...

  16. Mobb Deep: 'Business as Usual' After Apparent Twitter Beef

    April 09, 2012 9:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 Some Twitter beefs make me rub my eyes. Exhibit A: Diggy vs. J. Cole . Some Twitter beefs make me roll my eyes. Exhibit B-Z: Every one of Chris Brown 's Twitter R&Beefs. But Havoc's seeming Twitter beef -- turned real-life beef or vice ...

  17. Miike Snow, 'Happy To You': Video Track-By-Track

    March 29, 2012 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miike Snow , the Swedish indie pop group that released sophomore album "Happy To You" earlier this week, first delivered captivating dance tracks like "Animal" and "Silvia" on their surprisingly successful 2009 self-tit ...

  18. Backbeat: Fluent Inc., Mobb Deep Help Launch Ad Service Mobflow At SXSWi

    March 12, 2012 1:00 PM EDT The Mob (L-R): Fluent President Mathew Conlin, Prodigy and Havoc of Mobb Deep, and Fluent CEO Ryan Schulke pose outside the venue. (Photo: Toni Wallace) Fluent Inc . is a universal performance marketing network that enables publishers, advertisers ...

  19. A Guide To SXSW Music: Hot Parties, Big Showcases, Can't-Miss Shows

    March 12, 2012 7:45 AM EDT SXSW Music is just about the most overwhelming festival experience the music industry serves up on a yearly basis, with thousands of bands spread across the city performing both unofficial and official SXSW events, house parties, free bar shows, b ...

  20. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  21. Exclusive: AM Only's UKF Dubstep Tour -- With Gemini, KOAN Sound -- Coming to U.S.

    February 28, 2012 12:30 PM EST Top dance-music agency AM Only is backing the first North American tour of UKF, the brand name of the popular British drum 'n' bass/dubstep YouTube channels, starting March 1. The UKF Dubstep channel on YouTube , owned and operated by U. ...

  22. Dave Grohl Clarifies Grammy Speech: 'I Love ALL Kinds of Music'

    February 17, 2012 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Dave Grohl managed to ruffle a lot of feathers - though not everyone's - with his acceptance speech for the Foo Fighters ' Best Rock Performance Grammy for "Walk," during which he seemingly lampooned the electronic music craze th ...

  23. Dave Grohl Clarifies Grammy Speech: 'I Love ALL Kinds of Music'

    February 17, 2012 1:20 PM EST Ed. Note: Dave Grohl managed to ruffle a lot of feathers - though not everyone's - with his acceptance speech for the Foo Fighters' Best Rock Performance Grammy for "Walk," during which he seemingly lampooned the electronic mus ...

  24. Mindless Behavior Shimmies Onto Social 50 Chart

    October 13, 2011 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vocal group Mindless Behavior makes its Social 50 debut this week, coming in at No. 47 thanks to being featured on Vevo's emerging artist platform "Lift" and their relentless fan engagement on Facebook and Twitter. Starting on Oct. 5, ...

  25. Jay Electronica Battles on 'Call of Duty' Track

    October 11, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay Electronica 's debut full-length may not be hitting stores anytime soon, but the MC rocked the Internet by releasing an electrifying new track, "Call of Duty" featuring Mobb Deep 's Prodigy, on Monday (Oct. 10). The single re ...

  26. Mobb Deep Kick Off 'Five Out of Five' Hip-Hop Concert/Discussion Series

    September 27, 2011 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Red Bull Music Academy kicked off its "Five Out Of Five" concert series -- highlighting what it considers New York City's "five most iconic hip-hop albums" -- with a discussion with Prodigy and Havoc from Mobb Deep about ...

  27. 21 Under 21: Mindless Behavior (2011)

    September 27, 2011 10:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 No. 16. Mindless Behavior Birthdates: Prodigy - Dec. 26, 1996; Ray Ray - Jan. 6, 1997; Princeton -April 21, 1997; Roc Royal - July 23, 1997 (All age 14) Why They're Hot: Some boy bands are only boys in the metaphorical sense. Mindless Behavior ...

  28. Mobb Deep Kick Off Red Bull Music Academy's 'Five Out of Five' Hip-Hop Concert/Discussion Series

    September 26, 2011 5:36 PM EDT Mobb Deep at Red Bull Music Academy's "Five Out of Five" event Sunday night (Photo: Dan Rhys) The Red Bull Music Academy kicked off its "Five Out Of Five" concert series -- highlighting what it considers New York City' ...

  29. Rapper Prodigy Released From Jail

    March 07, 2011 12:13 PM EST 0 0 0 According to the New York State Department of Corrections website, rapper Prodigy was released from prison this morning (March 7). Prodigy, born Albert Johnson, served three years for criminal possession of a weapon. Prodigy, one half of the rap gro ...

  30. Mobb Deep's Prodigy To Release Autobiography

    December 23, 2010 10:59 AM EST 0 0 0 Mobb Deep member Prodigy , who is currently serving three years in jail on a 2008 gun charge, will be releasing an autobiography titled "My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep's Prodigy." According to All Hip-Hop, the book c ...

  31. Rapper Prodigy Releases Spanish Video, Future Spanish Album

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Prodigy will release a Spanish-language video for his single, “The Life,” using Voxonic’s Voice Conversion Technology, a software that converts recorded voice samples into different languages in the original voice. The Spanish version is se ...

  32. Chris Brown Gets Hot Shot Debut Honors On The Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, he does so while charting two other singles within the top 10. Hot Shot Debuts: Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this ...

  33. Mariah Carey Remains Atop Billboard 200

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set "E=MC2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. The album, the diva's sixth No. 1, moved 182,000 copies in the U.S. Despite a 61% decline in sal ...

  34. Manson, Slayer Reveal Dates For Summer Trek

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The summer North American tour will get underway July 25 in West Palm Beach, Fla., and run through a Sept. 1 finale in San Antonio. Bleeding Through and one other act to be announced will support. Marilyn Manson and Slayer's previously announce ...

  35. Devils, Vampires Rub Elbows On Manson Album

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Marilyn Manson's obsession with the dark recesses of human behavior is at the forefront of his new album, "Eat Me, Drink Me," due June 5 via Interscope. Marilyn Manson's obsession with the dark recesses of human behavior is at th ...

  36. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go ...

  37. Tim McGraw Leads Busy Week On Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw notches his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Let It Go" bows with 325,000 ... He's just one of seven debuts in the top 10 of the chart, which also greets new entries from Mims, Young Buck, Good Charlotte, Elton ...

  38. Prodigy Finishes One Album, Preps Another

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mobb Deep member Prodigy doesn't consider his upcoming "Return of the Mac" to be the true follow-up to his 2000 solo debut, "H.N.I.C." That's reserved for "H.N.I.C. 2," which is due out in late spring Mobb Dee ...

  39. The Prodigy Establishes Own Label, New Album Coming

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Britain's self-styled "electro-punks" the Prodigy have a new label home. The Liam Howlett-led trio has established its own label, Ragged Flag, which will handle the band's next album and projects from Britain's self-styled & ...

  40. Terrorist Attacks Force London Concert Cancellations

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41, Prodigy, R.E.M. amongst those who change plans. Today's (July 7) terrorist bombings in London have forced the cancellation or postponement of a number of concerts in the city. They include Sum 41's show at Astoria, the Prodigy at ...

  41. Moot Takes Reigns At EMI Publishing U.K.

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pub exec signed Scissor Sisters, Prodigy, Eminem. Pub exec signed Scissor Sisters, Prodigy, Eminem. News Eminem , Prodigy ...

  42. Mario's 'Love' Rules Singles Charts Again

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the second week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. For the second week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. As the 2004 calendar year comes ...

  43. Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prodigy was always the dumb jock to Fatboy Slim's frat boy—pumped up, single-minded and wrapped in neon-colored tracksuits. The trio debuted at No. Prodigy was always the dumb jock to Fatboy Slim's frat boy—pumped up, single-minded and wra ...

  44. Prodigy

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A guilty pleasure, Prodigy's Liam Howlett grafts thundering beats onto electro, hip-hop and even Arabic sounds. A guilty pleasure, Prodigy's Liam Howlett grafts thundering beats onto electro, hip-hop and even Arabic sounds. News Liam How ...

  45. Hot Product

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prodigy 'Never' Say Never Again Electronica act the Prodigy resurfaces this week with its first album since 1997's "The Fat of the Land." The 12-track "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned" (Maverick/XL) is led by t ...

  46. Amerikaz Nightmare

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a label change, Mobb Deep remains true to its grimy self on this, the act's sixth studio set. The Queens, N.Y. Despite a label change, Mobb Deep remains true to its grimy self on this, the act's sixth studio set. The Queens, N.Y., ...

  47. Mobb Deep's Prodigy, Entourage Arrested

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mobb Deep member Prodigy (real name: Albert Johnson) and members of the rap group's entourage were arrested over the weekend in Cohoes, N.Y., after officers found marijuana, crack cocaine and an illeg Mobb Deep member Prodigy (real name: Albert ...

  48. The Prodigy Eyes 2004 Return

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Electronica act the Prodigy is finally starting to firm up information about its long-awaited follow-up to 1997's "The Fat of the Land." Electronica act the Prodigy is finally starting to firm up information about its long-awaited fol ...

  49. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and produc ...

  50. Jane's Addiction, Underworld Join Big Day Out

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat World, Sparta, Xzibit, 2 Many DJs, and Murderdolls are among the latest additions to the star-studded lineup for the 2003 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat ...

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