1. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop

    March 31, 2014 1:15 PM EDT 9.14 k 2.9 k 29 In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 great female MCs over 31 days. Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved tha ...

  2. Trina

    Trina

    8 Albums, 11 Songs

  3. Mya Talks 'K.I.S.S.' Deluxe Album, New 'Catty' Single, & Trina Collabo

    December 15, 2011 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Christmas has come early for Mya's state-side fans. The Grammy-winning singer and dancer will release the U.S./Canada deluxe version of her seventh studio album, "K.I.S.S.," on Dec. 20. "This is more a gift to the fans," Mya ...

  4. 'Braxton Family Values' Are Real On and Off Camera

    April 14, 2011 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 If you think all the bickering the Braxtons do on their new series is for the benefit of the cameras, think again - it's definitely the real part of this reality show. The sisters proved as much after the cameras stopped rolling on the first se ...

  5. Toni Braxton and Family Starring in Reality TV Show

    January 03, 2011 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 T oni Braxton is the latest celebrity to open her home to reality television cameras. Braxton, the Grammy-winning singer of "Un-Break My Heart" and "You're Makin' Me High," will appear in "Braxton Family Values&quo ...

  6. Listen Free: Ludacris, 'Battle Of The Sexes'

    March 23, 2010 11:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris is back with a new chart-topping album, "Battle of the Sexes," and you can listen to the Atlanta rap star's new set for free, right here on Billboard.com. Released Mar. 9, "Battle" earned Luda his fourth No. 1 on th ...

  7. Slip-N-Slide CEO Not Surprised Rick Ross Tops Chart

    April 29, 2009 7:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 After speculations on whether or not Rick Ross would outsell fellow rapper Asher Roth this week, or whether or not his beef with 50 Cent would affect his sales overall, Rick Ross tops the Billboard 200 this week with "Deeper Than Rap" (Sli ...

  8. Slip-N-Slide CEO Not Surprised Ross Tops Chart

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After speculations on whether or not Rick Ross would outsell fellow rapper Asher Roth this week, or whether or not his beef with 50 Cent would affect his sales overall, Rick Ross tops the Billboard 200 this week with "Deeper Than Rap" (S ...

  9. Ask Billboard: Missy Elliott, Hot 100 And The Best Selling Album Of All Time

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith and his readers discuss Missy Elliott, Hot 100 and the best selling debut album of all time. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and l ...

  10. Strait Speeds Past R.E.M. To Debut At No. 1

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the fourth time in his career, country vet George Strait earns the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 with "Troubadour." According to Nielsen SoundScan, the MCA Nashville album moved 166,000 copies, For the fourth time in his career, coun ...

  11. Trina Debuts High With Single Ladies' Anthem

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Trina is notorious for her provocative, sex-filled lyrics, but it seems her mainstream fan base likes her best when she's engaging in less dirty talk and more personal chit chat. Trina is notorious for her provocative, sex-filled lyrics, but it ...

  12. Trina Brings The 'B*tch' Back On New Album

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the heels of 2005's "Glamorest Life," which spawned her biggest hit to date, rapper Trina will return Aug. 14 with a new album, "Baddest B*itch II," via Slip-N-Slide/EMI. On the heels of 2005's "Glamorest Life,& ...

  13. Trina signs to EMI

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Miami-based rapper Trina has recently relocated from Atlantic Records to EMI. She is still part of Slip N Slide Records, according to CEO Ted Lucas, and her upcoming album, "Da Baddest Chick Part 2 Reloaded," is slated for Oct. 9. Her fi ...

  14. Nickelback Debuts 'Right' On Top

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nickelback has scored the first chart-topping album of its career with "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner/IDJMG). The Canadian act's fifth full-length set sold 317,000 copies in its first week, accor Nickelback has scored the first c ...

  15. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twista/Trina Do The Twist Atlantic labelmates Twista and Trina storm back this week with new albums. Twista's "The Day After" is led by first single "Girl Tonite" featuring Trey Songz. The cut is No. 12 on Billboard's H ...

  16. Trina Feeling Glamorous On Third Album

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tart-tongued rapper Trina will release her third album, "Glamorest Life," Oct. 4 via Slip-n-Slide/Atlantic. Tart-tongued rapper Trina will release her third album, "Glamorest Life," Oct. 4 via Slip-n-Slide/Atlantic. The set is le ...

  17. Snoop Returns With 'Masterpiece,' Remixes The Doors

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Snoop Dogg gets a hand from a host of high-profile stars on his upcoming studio album, "R&G (Rhythm and Gangsta): The Masterpiece." Beyond the hit first single "Drop It Like It's Hot" featu Rapper Snoop Dogg gets ...

  18. Beats & Rhymes

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jacki-O joins the ranks of such female MCs as Lil' Kim, Foxy Brown and Trina with her single "Nookie (Real Good)." Jacki-O joins the ranks of such female MCs as Lil' Kim, Foxy Brown and Trina with her single "Nookie (Real ...

  19. 50 Cent, Nelly Win Big At The Source

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper 50 Cent won two major awards, including album of the year, while Nelly and Lil' Kim also took home trophies at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards last night (Oct. 13) in Miami. 50 Cent's "Get Rich Rapper 50 Cent won two major awar ...

  20. Hip-Hop's Biggest Acts Set For Source Awards

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ja Rule, Fabolous. Nelly and Murphy Lee are among the acts confirmed to perform during the 2003 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards. Set for Oct. 13 at Florida's Miami Arena, the ceremony will also feature en Ja Rule, Fabolous. Nelly and Murphy Lee are ...

  21. Blade II

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The worlds of hip-hop and electronica collide on the Blade II soundtrack. The worlds of hip-hop and electronica collide on the Blade II soundtrack. Inspired by the Wesley Snipes action flick, the 14 tracks—with the exception of the opening track &qu ...

  22. Gorillaz/Redman Pairing Sharpens 'Blade 2'

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As tipped here last month, Immortal's soundtrack to the upcoming film "Blade 2" will feature a number of unique pairings between electronic and hip-hop artists. Redman's collaboration with animated ac As tipped here last month , ...

  23. Eminem, Outkast Lead Source Awards Nominees

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the third Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with five each and will go head-to-head for album, single, artist, and video of the year honors. LL Cool J will receive t Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the thi ...