1. Ghostface Killah, ScHoolboy Q & More Take Over 2013 A3C Festival

    October 09, 2013 12:00 PM EDT For five consecutive days (October 2-6), the A3C Festival gave Atlanta a stream of straight hip-hop in a variety of forms -- from live broadcasts of the Combat Jack Show to screenings of indie films like 'Rats & More.’ There were showcase ...

  2. The Seed: Eminem, The Lox, Cam'ron & More New Music

    August 30, 2013 3:00 PM EDT It's been over 10 years since the LOX last graced Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as a unit but this week’s release of "Summers Too Hot" could bring the drought to an end. The street record, primed for Labor Day barbeques, was produced by ...

  3. Hurricane Sandy Causes Multiple Concert Cancelations, Postponements in Northeast (Update)

    October 29, 2012 5:00 PM EDT UPDATE: With multiple Northeast concerts already postponed or canceled, Hurricane Sandy is now stretching out into the middle of the week as promoters and music venues cancel events set for Tuesday (Oct. 30) and Wednesday. In addition to New York, ...

  4. Ghostface Killah Announces New Album, 'Twelve Reasons To Die'

    September 13, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ghostface Killah 's verse on GOOD Music's "Cruel Summer" track "New God Flow" will serve as a preview to his next studio album. "Twelve Reasons To Die," which will be a collaboration with Los Angeles-based pro ...

  5. Worst Hip-Hop And R&B Album Covers Of 2010

    December 21, 2010 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 From a belly-exposed, shower-cap-wearing Bizarre to a borderline offensive, half gorilla-faced Sheek Louch and a simply out-of-place Ne-Yo, some of the worst hip-hop and R&B album covers of 2010 came courtesy of some our favorite artists who jus ...

  6. Ghostface Killah's 'Apollo Kids' Track-By-Track

    December 15, 2010 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 After releasing offbeat R&B exploration "Ghostdini: Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City" last year, Wu-Tang Clan MC Ghostface Killah returns to creating pummeling street rap with "Apollo Kids," his ninth studio album set for a D ...

  7. Ghostface Brings Out Raekwon, Brand Nubian at CMJ Show

    October 23, 2010 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 G hostface Killah was listed as the headliner at B.B. King's on Friday night in New York, but the Wu-Tang Clan MC played the master of ceremonies of an old-school rap celebration. Before Ghostface took the stage a little before 2:30 AM and brou ...

  8. At 'Last': Jadakiss Preps Roc-A-Fella Debut

    January 28, 2009 3:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Jadakiss is back with a new batch of tough-talking rhymes on his Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam debut, "The Last Kiss," due March 10. The rapper recently previewed 14 songs intended for the set for Billboard.com but says he will continue to record un ...

  9. Jadakiss Previews Hard-Hitting 'Last Kiss'

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jadakiss previewed his first album via Roc-a-fella/Def Jam, "The Last Kiss," for Billboard in a private listening Tuesday (January 13). Though the Yonkers, N.Y. MC is still recording and plans to continue until the last minute, "The ...

  10. Hip-Hop Briefs: Z100, Snoop Dogg, Cool Kids

    November 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - New York pop radio station Z100 is holding their annual Jingle Ball concert on Dec. 12, with performances by Katy Perry, Chris Brown, Leona Lewis, Ne-Yo, Jesse McCartney, Paramore, David Archuleta, Brandy and Lady Gaga. Rihanna will serve as a h ...

  11. Kanye, Wayne Star; Rihanna A No-Show At Summer Jam

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain starred, while LL Cool J, Wu Tang Clan members Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Method Man and DJ Khaled made surprise appearances yesterday (June 1) at New Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and T-Pain sta ...

  12. Pete Rock Nabs Redman, Raekwon For New CD

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper/producer Pete Rock, half of the '90s duo Pete Rock and CL Smooth, has wrapped a new album, "NY's Finest," due Feb. 26 via Nature Sounds. Rapper/producer Pete Rock, half of the '90s duo Pete Rock and CL Smooth, has wra ...

  13. Styles P Preps 'Supa' Solo CD, Lox Reunion Disc

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new solo album and a fresh LOX effort means we'll be hearing a lot from New York rapper Styles P in the near future. A new solo album and a fresh LOX effort means we'll be hearing a lot from New York rapper Styles P in the near future. T ...

  14. Ghostface Unveils 'More Fish' At NYC Event

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ghostface Killah previewed tracks from his forthcoming Def Jam album "More Fish" yesterday (Nov. 20) for media in New York. Ghostface Killah previewed tracks from his forthcoming Def Jam album "More Fish" yesterday (Nov. 20) for ...

  15. 'More Fish' On Ghostface's December Menu

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ghostface Killah will on Dec. 12 serve up his sixth album, "More Fish," less than a year on the heels of "Fishscale." In addition to production by MF Doom, Pete Rock, Madlib and Hi-Tek, among others, Ghostface Killah will on Dec. ...

  16. Styles P's 'Time' Is Now For New CD

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 deliver his long-awaited sophomore disc, "Time Is Money" (Ruff Ryders/Interscope). Originally expected last December, the Lox's Styles P will on Nov. 14 delive ...

  17. 'Road' Returns Chesney To No. 1

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For the second time in 2005, a Kenny Chesney album is on top of The Billboard 200. His BNA Records set ,"The Road and the Radio," debuts at No. 1 with first week sales of 470,000 copies in the United For the second time in 2005, a Kenny Ch ...

  18. Koch To Market D-Block Releases

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers upcoming albums from hip-hop hitmakers. Koch Records has entered a marketing deal with D-Block Records. D-Block, home to Sheek Louch, Jadakiss, Styles P and J-Hood, will release several full-length albums and mix-tapes under the Koch f ...

  19. Hot Product

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Raekwon 'Diamond' In The Rough Wu-Tang Clan principal Raekwon will release a new album, "The Lex Diamond Story," this week via Ice Water Entertainment/Universal. The set is the rapper's first solo effort since 1999's &q ...

  20. Raekwon Polishes 'Lex Diamond'

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Wu-Tang Clan principal Raekwon will release a new album, "The Lex Diamond Story," Dec. 16 via Ice Water Entertainment/Universal. Wu-Tang Clan principal Raekwon will release a new album, "The Lex Diamond Story," Dec. 16 via Ice Wa ...

  21. DMX Proves 'Grand Champ' On Album Chart

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With what is being hyped as his last release, DMX has become the only artist in the history of The Billboard 200 to reach No. 1 with his first five albums. The rapper's latest Def Jam set, "Grand Cham With what is being hyped as his last r ...