1. RZA Says Directing 'Iron Fists' Was His 'Most Challenging Job To Date'

    October 18, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 As for a full-blown Wu-Tang reunion, the rapper/producer says, "You just never know with us, man." The upcoming action-adventure film "The Man With The Iron Fists" not only allowed Wu-Tang Clan majordomo RZA to flex his muscles i ...

  2. RZA's 'The Man With the Iron Fists' Soundtrack Features Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan, Black Keys

    August 28, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pusha T, Talib Kweli, Corinne Bailey Rae, and more are also featured on the film's soundtrack. RZA 's directorial debut, "The Man With the Iron Fists," is an action-packed kung-fu film starring Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu. The mov ...

  3. 'Watch the Throne' Documentary Featuring Kanye West & Jay-Z: Watch

    August 09, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a slew of album sales and a successful world tour, 'The Throne' has yet to step down. An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of Jay-Z's and Kanye West's year-old album, "Watch the Throne," was released y ...

  4. Silver Screen Updates: Timberlake to Play Ball With Eastwood, Swift Not Starring in 'Les Mis'

    February 01, 2012 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 No surprise that Justin Timberlake is headed back to the silver screen, where he will star alongside Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams in the Warner Bros. film "Trouble With the Curve." Meanwhile, it looks like Taylor Swift will be staying away ...

  5. Jay-Z and Kanye West Form 'The Throne,' Announce Tour Dates

    July 25, 2011 7:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 A week after debuting their new single, "Otis," off "Watch the Throne," Jay-Z and Kanye West are joining forces to form the group 'The Throne' and announce their Watch the Throne tour, kicking off on Sept. 22 in Detroit ...

  6. Beyonce to Grace 'A Star Is Born' Remake, Clint Eastwood to Direct

    January 21, 2011 11:13 AM EST 0 0 0 B eyonce is in talks to star in a of "A Star Is Born," while Clint Eastwood is in early negotiations to direct the film for Warner Bros. Warners has long been trying remake the movie, with Eastwood's due to be the fourth incarnation. ...

  7. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Teases the 'Popular Kid,' RZA to Direct Russell Crowe

    September 15, 2010 6:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry Strips, Teases Former Classmate Katy Perry held a surprise performance at her old high school yesterday (Sept. 14) and after stripping out of a cheerleader out ...

  8. GNR's 'Chinese Democracy' Gets Release Date

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than a decade after its conception, Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" will finally see the light of day before year's end, sources close to the situation confirm to Billboard. As first reported More than a decade after ...

  9. 'American' Standard

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," this week via Def Jam. Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," this week via Def Jam. The album features all new original material in ...

  10. Jay-Z Goes 'Gangster' For Second Album In A Year

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," Nov. 6 via Def Jam. The album features all new original material inspired by the upcoming movie of the same name starring Denzel Was Jay-Z will release his second album in ...

  11. Jay-Z Goes 'Gangster' For Second Album In A Year

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z will release his second album in a year, "American Gangster," Nov. 6 via Def Jam. The album features all new original material inspired by the upcoming movie of the same name starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. The traile ...

  12. Underwood Takes Top Honors At CMT Awards

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the 2007 CMT Music Awards last night (April 16) at Belmont University's Curb Event Center in Nashville, taking home video of the year and female awards for "Befo Carrie Underwood was the big winner at ...

  13. Scorsese, Crowe To Be Part Of Kristofferson Tribute

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gretchen Wilson, Keith Urban, actor Luke Wilson, legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese, Russell Crowe, Willie Nelson and acclaimed producer Don Was will be part of a tribute to Kris Kristofferson at the 2007 CMT Music Awards. Kristofferson is being ...

  14. T.I. Stretches Out With Eminem, Timbaland, Wyclef

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his upcoming album "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," due July 3 via Grand Hustle/Atlantic. The set will feature guest turns by Eminem, Justin Timberlake, R. Ke Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit ...

  15. Backstage At The 2006 Billboard Music Awards

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Go behind the scenes of the 2006 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas with news and notes from T.I., the Fray, Tony Bennett, Nas, Young Jeezy and more. Mary J. Blige was this year's top winner, taking Five-time winner T.I. has already recorded u ...

  16. 45OnTV

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 6-12, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 6 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Delbert McClinton. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Sugarland, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora (also sched ...

  17. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  18. RZA, Common Join T.I. In 'American Gangster'

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rappers RZA and Common have joined fellow artist T.I. in the cast of "American Gangster," a 1970s crime drama starring Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington. Rappers RZA and Common have joined fellow artist T.I. in the cast of "American ...

  19. T.I. Gets Inside 'American Gangster'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlanta rapper T.I. is hard at work on his second film, "American Gangster," which pits him alongside Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe. He is also developing a movie project through his own film co Atlanta rapper T.I. is hard at work on ...

  20. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  21. Global Pulse

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST After spending two months in Australian clubs fronting his new band the Ordinary Fear of God, Academy Award-winning actor Russell Crowe will face a much larger audience on Jan. 25. Read Tom Ferguson's After spending two months in Australian c ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Khan/Neville, Russell Crowe, Eagles Of Death Metal

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Chaka Khan/Aaron Neville, Russell Crowe, Eagles Of Death Metal Chaka Khan and Aaron Neville are the first two acts signed to the new Burgundy Records, Billboard has learned. The imprint was founded by Joe DiMuro, the executive VP of Sony BMG ...

  23. Rossdale Heads To 'Constantine'

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale and Djimon Hounsou are poised to join Warner Bros. Pictures' "Constantine" for director Francis Lawrence. Based on an adaptation of the DC-Vertigo comic book "Hellblazer," Bush frontman Gavin Ros ...

  24. Other Ways of Speaking

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a rock star, Russell Crowe makes a great actor. As a rock star, Russell Crowe makes a great actor. This album of so-so blues-rock and ballad material has received way more hype than it warrants—which isn't any fault of Crowe's, but stil ...

  25. Hot Product

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The debut album from Lisa Marie Presley, "To Whom It May Concern" (Capitol). -- U.K. experimental electronic duo Autechre's "Draft 7.30" (Warp). -- ...

  26. Springsteen Working On New Album?

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new album in Atlanta? While his representatives are keeping tight-lipped, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren confirmed reports that have been circulating on t Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new albu ...

  27. Sting, Armstrong Take Musical Golden Globes

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion picture last night (Jan. 20) in Beverly Hills, Calif., for "Until ...," from the comedy "Kate & Leopold." The U.K. superstar's "My Funny Sting won the Golde ...

  28. Russell Crowe Band Signs With Artemis

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artemis Records has signed 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, the band that features actor Russell Crowe on vocals and guitar, Billboard Bulletin reports. The album "Bastard Life of Clarity," previously available Artemis Records has signed 30 Odd Foot ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson, WXPN, Russell Crowe

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Michael Jackson, WXPN Singer Songwriter fest, Russell Crowe Michael Jackson is expected to help in the search for Sabrina Aisenberg, who vanished from her crib as an infant nearly four years ago. It seems a plea for help from parents Steve a ...