Sean Combs -- the hip-hop figure also known as P. Diddy -- is in talks to star in an HBO biopic based on the life of 1930s blues legend Robert Johnson.
It can't be easy trying to make a name for yourself on the modern jazz scene when said name could be truncated to "the other Kenny G," but this saxophonist has not only survived, but thrived…
From J. Mascis in Dinosaur Jr., Jason Lowenstein (and later Bob Fay) in Sebadoh and John Davis in the Folk Implosion, Lou Barlow has worked (and fought) with his bandmates. In fact, his ability to…
The ongoing '80s revival has brought with it some unexpected consequences, including the return of punky, self-conscious art rock to the charts. The success of the White Stripes could carry other…
EMI Music Publishing is adding a little more Motown to its collection -- 30% more, to be exact. The musicpub giant has upped its stake in the Jobete song catalog -- home to a treasure trove of Motown…
The global music industry continues to watch sales plummet and regardless of what is in the marketplace, the blame remains squarely on digital pirates.
Wacko Jacko is backo. American viewers have barely recovered from February's seemingly non-stop assault of Michael Jackson-related programming. But just in time for May sweeps, Fox has decided to…
Revolution -- even the sonic kind -- can make for strange bedfellows, as demonstrated by this unlikely teaming of bands, one made up of unreconstructed believers in the grand rock myth, the other…
Still developing his unique fusion of mainstream jazz and African and Caribbean tunes and rhythms, Randy Weston checked into the Jazz Bakery Tuesday with an unusual twist on the traditional piano…
Hip-hopper Damon Dash's insider urban music world comedy "Death of a Dynasty," starring Jay-Z, will world premiere May 7 in a gala event at the second Tribeca Film Festival.