1. The Business of Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade

    August 31, 2012 10:32 AM EDT Brooklyn's West Indian American Day Parade is New York City's largest and the country's largest Caribbean cultural event. A kaleidoscope of colors and a cacophony of adrenaline pumping soca rhythms are at the core of the West Indian ...

  2. Lady Gaga Producer Explains Madonna Diss on Grammys Red Carpet

    February 13, 2012 5:20 PM EST 0 0 0 On the red carpet at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (Feb. 12), DJ White Shadow, who helped produce Lady Gaga 's "Born This Way," took a moment to clarify a disparaging statement he made last month on Twitter directed to ...

  3. Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" Premieres

    February 11, 2011 8:32 AM EST 0 0 0 After months of hyping and teasing, Lady Gaga has finally released her anticipated new single, "Born This Way." "It doesn't matter if you love him or capital H-I-M," she says at the song's dramatic opening, "becaus ...

  4. Video: Anti-Pop Consortium Give A Beat Lesson

    September 18, 2009 4:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Producing a hip-hop beat takes serious practice, but M. Sayyid, a member of the New York-based alt-hip-hop group Anti-Pop Consortium , is ready to play professor. In this two-part interview with Billboard.com, Sayyid demonstrates how he makes " ...

  5. Breaking & Entering

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Four Tet and Memento. MAKING THE ROUNDS: Fitting somewhere between DJ Shadow and Miles Davis, Kieren Hebden's solo project Four Tet is a virtual jazz band, in ...

  6. R.E.M. Begins Rehearsals With New Drummer

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 R.E.M. is in the midst of preparations for its upcoming world tour, and according to a post by frontman Michael Stipe on the group's official Web site, the band has already rehearsed 70 songs. The tou R.E.M. is in the midst of preparations for ...

  7. Kravitz, Armstrong Join Anti-War Chorus

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Lenny Kravitz have joined the ranks of musicians airing their anti-war sentiments in song. Each has made available a track for free download; an MP3 of Armstrong's Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong ...

  8. R.E.M. Unwraps 'The Final Straw'

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Following the lead of the Beastie Boys, John Mellencamp, and DJ Shadow and Zack de la Rocha, R.E.M. has posted a new anti-war song on its official Web site. Following the lead of the Beastie Boys , John Mellencamp , and DJ Shadow and Zack de la Roch ...

  9. De La Rocha, DJ Shadow 'March' Against War

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha and mixmaster DJ Shadow have added their voices of protest against the U.S. led war against Iraq in a new song, "March of Death." The cut was Former Rage Against The Machine frontma ...

  10. Antipop Resurfaces On Collaboration With Shipp

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Critically acclaimed New York-based hip-hop trio Anti-Pop Consortium, which announced its breakup in August, will put its collective sound to disc one more time. Critically acclaimed New York-based hip-hop trio Anti-Pop Consortium, which announced i ...

  11. Dilated Peoples To Headline 'Scratch Tour'

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 L.A.-based rap act Dilated Peoples will headline the upcoming Scratch Tour, set to kick off March 5 in San Francisco. The trek, which will also feature GrandWizzard Theodore, Z-Trip, and the Original L.A.-based rap act Dilated Peoples will headline ...

  12. Cornell, Rage To Record Studio Album

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ex-Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is about to begin work on a studio album with the three remaining members of Rage Against the Machine, according to published reports. The album will feature a Ex-Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is abou ...