1. Nipsey Hussle Talks 'Crenshaw' Mixtape & 'Proud2Pay' Campaign

    October 18, 2013 1:22 PM EDT With fans who are 'Proud2Pay,' rapper Nipsey Hussle is forging a new patron model by connecting directly with his most stalwart supporters. Though digital pipelines continue to put downward pressure on the price of music, rapper Nipse ...

  2. Bilal, 'West Side Girl': Exclusive Song Premiere

    February 05, 2013 12:50 PM EST Bilal's forthcoming album, 'A Love Surreal,' came together so organically and swift that it surprised the singer, himself. "It was just so easy that the music started to flow, before we knew it, it was [like], 'oh wow we ...

  3. Backbeat: Bernie Finkelstein, Canadian Record Label Legend, Remembers Career at Memoir Launch

    April 19, 2012 11:44 AM EDT True North Records founder and long-time artist manager Bernie Finkelstein addresses his industry peers at the launch of his book, True North: A Life In The Music Business (Photo: Valerie Drinkwalter) Bernie Finkelstein - who built one of Canada&# ...

  4. Damian, Stephen Marley, Romain Virgo Celebrate Roots Reggae at Jamaica's Rebel Salute

    February 09, 2012 4:15 PM EST With more than 40 veteran artists, contemporary stars and upcoming acts performing during its 12-hour presentation, Pepsi Rebel Salute, held on Jan. 14 at the Port Kaiser Sports Complex, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, reaffirmed that culturally-themed ro ...

  5. Alice Cooper Welcomes Ke$ha to His Nightmare: 'This Girl Is Not a Pop Diva'

    August 24, 2011 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper is currently on the road with what he calls "a summer show... we do the hits and five, six major special effects things." But he's already hatching plans for a show built around "Welcome 2 My Nightmare," the seq ...

  6. Tribute Concert Marks Bob Marley's Final Show

    September 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 30th anniversary of Bob Marley and the Wailers' final concert performance was celebrated at the same venue, the Benedum Center (formerly the Stanley Theater) in Pittsburgh, with a Marley family and friends concert. The Bob Marley Live For ...

  7. Lil Jon 'Crunk Rock' Album Premiere

    June 04, 2010 11:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even when he's running on a couple of hours' sleep, Lil Jon is still bursting with energy. Sitting in an airport on his way to Canada on a May afternoon, the rapper/producer known for his crunk music-a fusion of hip-hop, rock and electro-r ...

  8. Nas, Damian Marley Preview Album Collaboration On Rock The Bells Tour

    July 08, 2009 8:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley entered the studio early this year with a plan to do "an EP based on Africa," according to Marley. As previously reported , it's turned into a full length album, "Distant Relatives," ...

  9. Crosby, Stills & Nash Ready To Hit The Studio

    February 02, 2009 1:07 PM EST 0 0 0 With his "Reflections" box set coming tomorrow (Feb. 3), Graham Nash is looking ahead to mining the past on a number of other projects -- including a new Crosby, Stills & Nash covers album the trio is making with producer Rick Rubin. & ...

  10. The Billboard Q&A: Neil Young

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his alternative-fuel equipped 1982 Mercedes parked in front, on this day Young was particularly excited, as Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich introduced impeachment articles seeking the remo In the spring of 2006, Neil Young was just a yea ...

  11. Nash Looks Back With Extensive Boxed Set

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Looking back with an eye on the future is what Graham Nash has been up to these days. The rock veteran tells Billboard.com he's putting the finishing touches on a 65-song career-retrospective box set, Looking back with an eye on the future is w ...

  12. Documentary Chronicles Marley Birthday Bash

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Africa Unite," the documentary film capturing the 2005 concert in Ethiopia that celebrated Bob Marley's 60th birthday, received a work-in-progress preview Saturday in New York, with a little help fro "Africa Unite," the doc ...

  13. Wailer Joining Marley Sons On Tour

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bunny Wailer, the reggae legend who was one of the original Wailers along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, will tour for the first time with a new generation of Marleys. Bunny Wailer, the reggae legend who was one of the original Wailers along with B ...

  14. Marley Wins Big At Reggae & World Awards

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's crossover smash "Welcome to Jamrock" and the Ghetto Youth/Tuff Gong/Universal album of the same name took top honors at the 25th Annual International Reggae & World Musi Damian "Jr. Gong&q ...

  15. Live 8 Recap: Philadelphia's Museum Of Art

    July 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of animated concertgoers during Philadelphia's Live 8 show, held in front of the city's Museum of Art. The intense glare from the sun did little to curb the enthusiasm of ani ...

  16. McCartney, U2 Kick Off Live 8 In London

    July 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and U2 rocked London's Hyde Park with a performance of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" today (July 2) to kick off the main event in the Live 8 extravaganza. A thunderous roar er Paul McCartney and U2 rocked ...

  17. Hill Unveils New Songs At Marley Tribute

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lauryn Hill performed two new songs last night (Feb. 6) at a concert to celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday in Ethiopia. Hill, who is married to the late Marley's son Rohan, made an unannounced appea Lauryn Hill performed two new songs la ...

  18. Marley Family Plotting Festival

    March 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The William Morris Agency will launch the Marley Family Presents: Roots, Rock and Reggae festival this summer. The William Morris Agency will launch the Marley Family Presents: Roots, Rock and Reggae festival this summer. Starring Bob Marley' ...