1. Trae Tha Truth Recruits All-Star Lineup for 'I'm On 3.0': Premiere

    June 22, 2017 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In 2011, Trae Tha Truth  assembled a formidable rap crew with his star-studded single "I'm On" featuring Wiz Khalifa, Lupe Fiasco, Big Boi, Wale, and MDMA. After upping the ante with the remix "I'm On 2.0" in 2012 (whic ...

  2. Chamillionaire & J.K. Rowling Just Became Friends Over Some Clever Wordplay

    February 18, 2016 6:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Chamillionaire and J.K. Rowling became online friends Wednesday, bonding over some clever wordplay.  J.K. Rowling Recalls Meeting Morrissey: 'I Wanted to Go Back to My 16-Year-Old Self' The platinum-selling rapper and Harry Potter author c ...

  3. The Seed: Chris Brown, Kavinsky, Chamillionaire

    July 26, 2013 1:21 PM EDT This week, French electronic artist Kavinsky made a splash in R&B/hip-hop world with the release of "Odd Look (Remix)," featuring the Weeknd. The Canadian singer’s signature falsetto glides effortlessly over the Knight Rider-inspired ...

  4. Australia's Hype Hip Hop Fest On Ice

    July 10, 2013 4:38 AM EDT Another Australian hip hop fest has dropped out of the game.  Organizers of Hype festival have shelved plans for its inaugural run, without having announced its line-up or itinerary. Hype had quietly positioned itself in Australia’s summer festi ...

  5. Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift Ties For 10th-Most Top 40 Hot 100 Hits All-Time

    April 19, 2013 8:29 PM EDT The singer tallies her 41st top 40 Hot 100 hit, lifting her into a 10th-place tie among acts with the most such entries in the chart's history. Plus, P!nk marks a new career milestone. As "Highway Don't Care," with Tim McGr ...

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  7. Chart Juice: Rick Ross, Usher Bound Up R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

    May 25, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rick Ross ' "Touch 'N You," which features Usher in a role reversal situation from their other current collaboration (Usher's "Lemme See" features Ross), earns Greatest Gainer/Airplay honors on R&B/Hip-Hop Song ...

  8. Big K.R.I.T. Releases '4Eva N A Day' Mixtape

    March 05, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Although he has yet to set a new release date for his proper debut album, Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. is staying busy on the mixtape front, dropping a 17-track effort titled "4Eva N A Day," on Monday (Mar. 5). Click here for t ...

  9. 'Weird Al' Yankovic, 'Alpocalypse': Track-By-Track Review

    June 21, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Weird Al" Yankovic knows better than anyone that the pop music landscape can change in the blink of an eye. It's been five years since the master satirist released his last full-length, "Straight Outta Lynwood," which featu ...

  10. Katy Perry to Make 'Special Announcement' at Facebook HQ Next Wednesday

    January 14, 2011 3:24 PM EST 0 0 0 In another example of artists turning to Facebook over troubled MySpace for their Web 2.0 needs, Katy Perry will be visiting Facebook headquarters on Wednesday to make a "special announcement." The announcement will be made on Facebook Liv ...

  11. Exclusive: Chamillionaire Parts Ways With Universal

    January 13, 2011 4:46 PM EST 0 0 0 After many public gripes with Universal Records, Texas rapper Chamillionaire has finally parted ways with the label. According to Chamillionaire, the label wanted to make him more"pop" and wanted him to recreate his biggest hit to date,&qu ...

  12. Ask Billboard: Analyzing 'American Idol'

    October 01, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  13. Album Premiere: Pimp C, 'The Naked Soul of Sweet Jones'

    September 29, 2010 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just weeks after UGK partner Bun B released his highly-touted "Trill OG" album, Rap-A-Lot/Fontana has released the late Pimp C 's first posthumous effort, "The Naked Soul of Sweet Jones." The Juice has got the exclusive prem ...

  14. Drake, Rick Ross, Bun B, T.I. Rep Dirty South for Hip-Hop Honors

    June 04, 2010 2:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors paid tribute to Atlanta, Miami, Texas, New Orleans and other Southern cities and states, but the event brought performers from all over to rep the dirty south on Thursday night (June 3) at New York City's Ham ...

  15. Chamillionaire: Summer Album Preview 2010

    May 25, 2010 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Venom" (Chamillitary/Universal Republic, June 22) After multiple delays, Chamillionaire 's first album since 2007 is back on schedule. Lead single "Main Event" features fellow Texan rappers Paul Wall , Slim Thug and Dorroug ...

  16. Chamillionaire "Venom" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 1:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Chamillionaire, "Venom" (Chamillitary) Release Date: February 2, 2010 Like the color-shifting species of lizard his name derives from, Chamillionaire 's third studio album, "Venom," has gone through "a lot of changes&qu ...

  17. Jay Sean Recaptures Hot 100's Top Slot

    October 22, 2009 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ay Sean's "Down" returns to the top slot of the Billboard Hot 100 for a second time, just one week after Britney Spears ' No. 1 debut bumped him to runner-up status. A predicted second-week digital sales dip (down 33%) sends Sp ...

  18. Missy Elliott, TLC Lend Hand To New 'Left Eye' Album

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Missy Elliott, Bobby Valentino, Chamillionaire and the surviving members of TLC headline the guest list on the posthumous Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes solo album, "Eye Legacy." The album was released today (Jan. 27) by Boston-based Ma ...

  19. Lil Wayne Producers Shocked By Grammy Nod

    December 05, 2008 3:43 PM EST 0 0 0 Sibling duo Play-N-Skillz scored their first Grammy last year for best rap performance by duo or group for their production on Chamillionaire's "Ridin'." But for Play, this week's album of the year nomination for Lil Wayne&# ...

  20. Ridin' Ringtones?

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" is fast-approaching becoming the best-selling ringtone in history, to eclipse Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" record. Have you ever downloaded either ringtone? Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" ...

  21. Digital Delivery Could Help Weird Al Get Topical

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a parodist, Weird Al Yankovic notes "timing is off the essence." So the accordion-playing artist, who in the past has lampooned "Star Wars," Michael Jackson, Chamillionaire and Queen, is hoping to As a parodist, Weird Al Yanko ...

  22. Industry Debates Role Of Online Focus

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT If artists want to break from the record label system and go it alone in today’s digital space, they’d better prepare to work for it, according to today's OnHollywood conference panel called “Breaking Away from the Music Label.” With Quincy J ...

  23. Big Pimpin'

    May 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II ...

  24. Bun B Sets Track List For Return To 'Trill'

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The rapper previewed the 16-track set on Tuesday (March 4) at New York's Spotlight Live during an event sponsored by Zune, with whom he's teaming on a number of initiatives. Bun B has finalized the track list for his next solo album, " ...

  25. Star Rappers Help Bun B Reload For 'II Trill'

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 UGK rapper Bun B has set an April 29 release date for his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II Trill" is led by the single "That's Gangsta" feat UGK rapper Bun B has se ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Three 6 Mafia, CMT Awards, Smirnoff

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After numerous release date shifts, Three 6 Mafia's next album, "Last 2 Walk," is finally back on the Columbia release schedule for June 24. The latest track from the project to make the rounds is "I' After numerous release ...

  27. Wyclef Shares Spotlight With Superstars On New CD

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant," will now arrive Dec. 4 via Columbia. Originally expected Nov. 6, Wyclef Jean's new album, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant,&qu ...

  28. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, ...

  29. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. phenoms James Blunt and KT Tunstall return with their sophomore albums, Reba McEntire teams up with some of the biggest names in the game for a duets collection, Barry Manilow revisits the hits o Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's soundtrac ...

  30. Chamillionaire To Return With 'Ultimate Victory'

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It has been two years since Chamillionaire released his multiplatinum major label debut, "The Sound of Revenge," featuring the Grammy-winning single "Ridin'." But Houston's "Mixtape Messiah" will be back at ...

  31. Chamillionaire Sees Finish Line For 'Victory'

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chamillionaire wants to take his fans to the aural movies on his forthcoming sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory." Chamillionaire wants to take his fans to the aural movies on his forthcoming sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory." & ...

  32. Oft-Delayed Chamillionaire CD Due In September

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally due in March and then pushed to June, Chamillionare's sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory," is now penciled in for a Sept. 18 release via Universal. In the meantime, the Houston rapper's "Mi Originally due in March ...

  33. Chart Beat

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Paris Bennett, Maroon 5, Barbra Streisand and more! WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE BENNETT: As the sixth season of "American Idol" is about to come to an end, another contestant from season five makes a debut on the Billboard charts ...

  34. New Three 6 Mafia Album Bumped To July

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ril release and then moving to late May, Three 6 Mafia's new album, "Last 2 Walk," is now on target to arrive July 3 via Hypnotize Minds/Columbia. After first being penciled in for an April release and then moving to late May, Three 6 ...

  35. 14onTV

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 2 - April 8, 2007. MONDAY, April 2 Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé, Kevin Spacey. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," SYN Featured Artist(s): Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blue Man Group, Joey Fatone. "B ...

  36. Bone Thugs Rolling With Akon, Mariah On New Album

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran urban outfit Bone Thugs N Harmony has linked with Interscope for the April 17 release of a new album, "Strength & Loyalty." First single "I Tried" features chart mainstay Akon, while Maria Veteran urban outfit Bone Th ...

  37. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, M ...

  38. Al Green Gets Funky With ?uestlove On New Album

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Al Green is at work on his next Blue Note studio album with the Roots' Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson in the producer's chair. The as-yet-untitled disc has been in the works for two years already, but Tho Al Green is at work on his n ...

  39. Chamillionaire Snags Busta, Kelis For New CD

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Chamillionaire has revealed additional details about his sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory," which, as previously reported, is due March 27 via Universal. First single "Not a Criminal" feature Rapper Chamillionaire has re ...

  40. Beyonce Not Budging From Atop The Hot 100

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As it begins its sixth week in a row at the summit, Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" is proving to be just that on the Billboard Hot 100. The track is also No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a seventh we As it begins its sixth week in a ...

  41. Beyonce's 'Irreplaceable' Starts '07 Atop Hot 100

    January 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After reigning as the dominant song of December, Beyonce's "Irreplaceable" begins 2007 at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a fifth week in a row. The track is also No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs After reigning as the dominant so ...

  42. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  43. The Clue And The Trick

    December 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release schedule with his first official album in nearly six years. "The Professional, Part 3" arrives this week. DJ Clue will add further heft to Def Jam's December release sch ...

  44. MTV, ABC Go Pop For New Year's Broadcasts

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani, Nas, Ciara, the Pussycat Dolls, Chamillionaire, Lady Sovereign, AFI and Three 6 Mafia will perform live in New York's Times Square as part of the MTV special "MTV Goes Gold: New Year's E Gwen Stefani, Nas, Ciara, the Pus ...

  45. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 l ...

  46. Billboard Bits: Chamillionaire, Jennifer Hudson, Aerogramme

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Houston rapper Chamillionaire will return March 27 with his sophomore album, "Ultimate Victory." Specific details have yet to be announced for the follow-up to 2005's "The Sound of Revenge," which has Houston rapper Chamilli ...

  47. 47OnTV

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 20 "Makes A Video|30 Seconds To Mars Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): 30 Seconds To Mars). "Making the Video," MTV Featured artist(s): Gwen Stefani.. "Char ...

  48. Trick Daddy Satisfies 'Demand' With New Album

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Trick Daddy will on Dec. 19 issue his seventh studio album, "Back By Thug Demand," via Slip N Slide/Atlantic. The set boasts collaborations with Trina, Jaheim, Lil Wayne, Baby and Trey Songz, among ot Trick Daddy will on Dec. 19 issue his ...

  49. 42OnTV

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 16-23, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miley Cyrus (also scheduled: Brian Wansink, Ann Pleshette Murphy. "The Martha Stewart Show," Syndicated Featured Arti ...

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