1. Kanye West Co-Writer Rhymefest Quits, Says Rapper Needs Counseling

    February 13, 2016 4:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Chicago rapper and songwriter Rhymefest , who has co-written with Kanye West over the years, tweeted that he stopped working with West last month and that the rapper needs counseling. Kanye West Blames Chance the Rapper for Delayed Release of ' ...

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  3. Exclusive: ?uestlove Announces Okayplayer Records Relaunch & New Danny! & Young Guru Albums

    August 14, 2012 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Today ?uestlove of The Roots announced the formal re-launch of his label Okayplayer Records after an 8-year hiatus. The digital-only label's first releases are by Atlanta-based rapper and producer Danny! and recording engineer Young Guru Danny! ...

  4. Exclusive: ?uestlove Announces Okayplayer Records Re-Launch, New Albums By Danny!, Young Guru

    August 14, 2012 8:17 AM EDT Today ?uestlove of The Roots announced the formal re-launch of his label Okayplayer Records after an 8-year hiatus. The digital-only label's first releases are by Atlanta-based rapper and producer Danny! and recording engineer Young Guru Dann ...

  5. Kanye West's Lost 'Hip-Hop Muppet Show': Watch Footage

    September 15, 2011 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Footage from Kanye West and Rhymefest's doomed 2008 live-action puppet show, "Alligator Boots," has surfaced. Similar to the Comedy Central show "Crank Yankers," the show was described by producers as a "hip-hop Muppet ...

  6. Uncle Luke Announces Run For Miami Mayor

    February 04, 2011 12:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper, reality TV star and most-recently newspaper columnist Luke "Uncle Luke" Campbell has announced his next venture will be running for Mayor of Miami Dade. The former 2 Live Crew rapper wrote about his decision to enter politics in hi ...

  7. Kanye West Has Hand In Puppet Pilot

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Comedy Central has teamed with Kanye West for a project described as hip-hop meets the Muppets. A half-hour pilot has been shot for the project, tentatively titled "Alligator Boots." It would feature Comedy Central has teamed with Kanye We ...

  8. Kanye West, NIN Bring Lollapalooza To A Close

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West and Nine Inch Nails closed Lollapalooza 2008 in grand fashion Sunday (Aug. 3) in Chicago's Grant Park, with the former regaling his hometown crowd with hit after hit and the latter band off Kanye West and Nine Inch Nails closed Lolla ...

  9. Rapper Wale Signs With Mark Ronson Label

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer Mark Ronson has partnered with Interscope to distribute his Allido Records label, Billboard has learned. Producer Mark Ronson has partnered with Interscope to distribute his Allido Records label, Billboard has learned. The first fruit of th ...

  10. Muse, Spoon, Interpol Rock Rainy Lollapalooza Day Two

    August 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In startling contrast to the beautiful weather on Friday, gray skies and intermittent rain showers were the backdrop for the second day of Lollapalooza (Aug. 4) at Chicago's Grant Park. But a host of In startling contrast to the beautiful weath ...

  11. Prince, Andre 3000 Bolster West's 'Never Forget'

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dr. Cornel West's upcoming album, "Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations," touches down at a time when renewed debate over hip-hop lyrics and video imaging is still swirling post-Don Imus. Prince, Ta Dr. Cornel West's upcoming a ...

  12. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, ...

  13. Jazzy Jeff Nabs Meth, De La, Rhymefest For Solo Set

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ Jazzy Jeff is putting the finishing touches on "The Return of the Magnificent," the follow-up to his 2002 solo debut "The Magnificent" (Rapster). Due early next year, the entirely self-produced dis DJ Jazzy Jeff is putting the ...

  14. 46OnTV

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 13-20, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 13 "GAC Nights," Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sugarland. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): George Jones (also scheduled: Robin ...

  15. Automator Puts Bounce Into Star-Studded '2K7' CD

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura is behind the boards with a host of hip-hop stars on the soundtrack for the upcoming 2K Sports video game "NBA 2K7," due next month via Decon Records. Producer Dan "The Automator" N ...

  16. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club ...

  17. Billboard Bits: Rhymefest, BT, Wynonna Judd

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Rhymefest will join the reunited A Tribe Called Quest on the second annual 2K Sports Bounce tour. Rapper Rhymefest will join the reunited A Tribe Called Quest on the second annual 2K Sports Bounce tour. As previously reported , the trek begin ...

  18. 29OnTV

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 17 "One Life To Live," ABC Featured artist(s): Jeannie Ortega. "Lil' Wayne Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Lil' Wayne, Robin Thicke. "Larry King ...

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thom Yorke reveals his first album without the backing of Radiohead, DJ Cut Chemist does the same minus longtime collaborators Cut Chemist and Sufjan Stevens offers an alternate glimpse at his acclaim The major-label debut from rapper Rhymefest, &qu ...

  20. Battling Tendonitis, Brion Tiptoes Back Into Performing

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For almost 10 years, noted producer and musician Jon Brion hosted a weekly residency at the Los Angeles club Largo, where any number of guests would stop by and help augment his whimsical one-man-band For almost 10 years, noted producer and musician ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton Rapper Ghostface Killah and reclusive underground rock hero Roky Erickson have joined the bill for the Intonation Music Festival, which will be held June 24-25 in Chicago's Union Park. For Er ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Rhymefest, Guster/LaMontagne, Bang On A Can

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Rhymefest, Guster/LaMontagne, Bang On A Can Chicago rapper Rhymefest has set July 11 as the new release date for his major-label debut, "Blue Collar," originally due April 18. The disc will be distributed via producer Mark Ronson&# ...

  23. Billboard Bits: Save The Rhinos, Tortoise, Foxworthy

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Save The Rhinos, Tortoise, Foxworthy Common, Rakim, Lupe Fiasco, DJ Z-Trip and Rhymefest have signed to perform at the June 8 benefit concert Marc Ecko Presents...Save the Rhinos. The second annual show will be held at Central Park Summersta ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Intonation Fest, Kuyahoga, Lili Claire Benefit

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Intonation Fest, Kuyahoga, Lili Claire Benefit Robert Pollard, the Sword, Rhymefest and Erase Errata have been added to the lineup for the Intonation Music Festival, which will be held June 24-25 at Chicago's Union Park. Also new to the ...

  25. Rhymefest Rolls With Kanye On J Debut

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chicago rapper Rhymefest, previously best known for co-writing Kanye West's hit single "Jesus Walks," will on April 18 release his major-label debut, "Blue Collar." Chicago rapper Rhymefest, previously best known for co-writ ...

  26. Billboard Bits: 'Come Together,' Eminem, David Bowie

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'Come Together,' Eminem, David Bowie Several top acts have contributed tracks to bolster the hurricane relief compilation " Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now ," due Nov. 22 as a combined release from the major record la ...

  27. Diddy In The Mix For Graffiti Video Game

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean "Diddy" Combs will provide original in-game music tracks and exclusive remixes for a special edition of Marc Ecko's upcoming "Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure," an Atari action-adventure video Sean "Diddy" ...

  28. Hot Product

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ol' Dirty Bastard Dirty On Purpose The first album to be released since the recent death of Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard arrives this week via JC Records, a new label formed by his manager Jarred Weisfeld and mother Cherry Jones. ...