June 8, 2010 - The prolific, Grammy-winning rap artist 50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson III) is not only a survivor, but he seems to have thriving down to a science. Among his many accolades, Billboard Magazine named him the No. 1 Rap Song Artist of the 2000-2009 decade.
November 25, 2009 - "Battle Studies," the latest album from John Mayer, came out swinging during its first week in stores, as fans snapped up enough copies of the Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist's fourth studio set to push it to the top of the US album chart.
November 5, 2009 - The release date of 50 Cent's fourth major-label album, "Before I Self Destruct," has been moved--again. The album originally was slated for a December 2008 release, which was pushed back to Nov. 23 of this year.
October 13, 2009 - 50 Cent's fourth major-label release, "Before I Self Destruct," is expected to be released Nov. 23, according to a press release. The album, which will come packaged with a DVD movie of the same title, originally was slated for a Dec. 9, 2008, release.
August 31, 2009 - 50 Cent's "40 Day" event, also known as "Family Day," did not happen on Sunday (8/30) as scheduled because the City of New York did not grand the necessary permits, according to MTV News. The event, which was scheduled to be held in 50's former South Jamaica, Queens, neighborhood, has been postponed indefinitely
May 12, 2009 - Norwegian electropop/hip-hop duo Madcon are not exactly a household name in this neck of the woods. However, the World Music Award winners seem poised to impress US audiences, armed with the popularity of their smash hit "Beggin," which reached No. 2 on the European Billboard Hot 100 chart.