March 14, 2007 - Slain rapper Notorious B.I.G. returns to the top of the latest Billboard Top 200 album chart with his "Greatest Hits," moving 99,000 copies last week to give the late performer his third No. 1 title.
February 13, 2007 - Original Black Sabbath members Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi have teamed with post-Ozzy Osbourne-era Sabbath frontman Ronnie James Dio and drummer Vinnie Appice to record three new cuts for a forthcoming best-of set.
August 1, 2006 - Nearly a decade after rapper The Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down while driving away from a music-industry event in Los Angeles, the city's police department says it's directing more resources to the still-unsolved murder.
April 10, 2006 - The Who's planned summer tour of Europe will be accompanied by the June release of "The Glass Household," billed as an 11-minute mini-opera based on Pete Townshend's online novella "The Boy Who Heard Music."
March 20, 2006 - A jury has found that the title track to "Ready to Die," late rapper The Notorious B.I.G.'s 1994 breakthrough album, uses an Ohio Players sample without permission. As a result, a judge has ordered a halt to sales of the album.
September 26, 2005 - R&B singer D'Angelo, best known for his Grammy-winning hit "Untitled (How Does It Feel)", reportedly is at home recovering from an automobile accident that initially left the singer hospitalized in critical condition.
March 11, 2005 - New Jersey's Asbury Park Press reports that Bruce Springsteen was rehearsing at Asbury Park's Paramount Theater on Thursday (3/10) in preparation for a tour supporting his forthcoming album, "Devils & Dust."