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2010-11-15 11:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 11, Virgin/EMI will release The Best Of N.E.R.D, a new CD and digital collection gathering 16 of the band's top Virgin singles, album cuts, b-sides and alternate mixes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/LA00679) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101115/LA00679) N.E.R.D was formed in 2001 by The Neptunes' pop and hip-hop production partners Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo with Shae Haley. Their...

2010-06-02 13:17:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 2 Robyn and Kelis will kick off a North American co-headlining tour on July 23rd at The Music Box in Los Angeles. The two recently exchanged tweets about the outing, deciding to name it the "All Hearts" tour. Robyn and Kelis have selected UK sensation Dan Black and Far East Movement, Robyn's Cherrytree Records label mates, to kick off the festivities. Black was named as one of the Top 15 rising music stars on the BBC's "Sound of 2009" list and heralded in the...

2009-12-02 03:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Kelis announced today that she will release her next album through will.i.am Music Group / Interscope Records. Kelis has just given everyone a taste of what's to come with the David Guetta-produced "Acapella," which is now available on her website www.iamkelis.com. The new album features production work by some of today's most influential producers, including will.i.am, David Guetta (Black Eyed Peas), Free...

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2009-07-23 10:42:36

Kelis' publicist says the recording artist has given birth to her first child, a son, in New York. The beautiful baby boy and his mother are doing wonderful, the singer's representative told Usmagazine.com. Knight Jones weighed seven pounds, eight ounces when he was born Tuesday night, the publicist said. Kelis' estranged husband, rapper Nas, is the baby's father. The couple is in the middle of an acrimonious divorce, however, both parties are seeking joint custody of Knight, Usmagazine.com...

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2009-05-01 08:35:35

The U.S. hip-hop couple of Nas and his wife Kelis are breaking up with Kelis, who is pregnant, filing for divorce in Los Angeles, her representative said. I can confirm that she has filed for divorce, Kelis' representative told Vibe Magazine Thursday. We request the media to respect her privacy during this very difficult time. Laura Wasser, an attorney for the influential R&B diva, filed a divorce petition from the multi-platinum rapper citing irreconcilable differences. Kelis is seven...

2009-02-06 10:24:17

New York rapper Nas, who in 2006 declared that Hip Hop is Dead, is quite alive these days. His latest album, the controversial Untitled, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in July and is certified gold. It's also been nominated for two Grammy Awards, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Solo Performance for the track N.i.*.*.e.r. (The Slave and the Master). Y'know, I've been nominated for it, (but) never won one, says Nas (real name Nasir Jones), who's expecting his first child with his wife,...

2006-08-30 11:55:02

By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - In yet another big week for new releases on the U.S. albums chart, the MTV-constructed band Danity Kane trumped hip-hop duo OutKast to take the top spot, while Paris Hilton scored the highest debut for a new solo female pop artist this year with a No. 6 entry. Danity Kane's Bad Boy Records set sold 234,000 copies in the week ended August 27, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The winners of MTV's "Making the Band 3" in 2005, the quintet exceeded...


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