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Kid Cudi Trashes Stage Down Under?

1/23/2012 3:39pm EST
Kid Cudi
Rapper Kid Cudi reportedly flew into a rage and knocked over stage equipment at an Australian music festival after organizers cut short his headline set due to time restrictions.

The Day 'N Nite hit-maker was the closing act at The Heatwave Music Festival in Melbourne on Sunday, but the event descended into chaos when he was ordered to call time on his show just halfway through his set list, according to Aussie website

The first acts of the day had been billed to hit the stage at 2.30pm, but reports suggest bad organization resulted in the event kicking off three hours ...

Celebrity Birthdays - November 28, 2011

11/28/2011 3:00am EST
Karen Gillan
Happy Birthday to:

Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan (1987)

Actor Adam Hicks (1992)

Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead (1984)

Recording artist Trey Songz (1984)

Rapper Chamillionaire (1979)

Actress Aimee Garcia (1978)

Actor Ryan Kwanten (1976)

Black Eyed Pea (1974)

En Vogue singer Dawn Robinson (1968)

Actress/model Anna Nicole Smith (1967; d. 2007)

Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron (1962)

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart host Jon Stewart (1962)

Mexican film director Alfonso Cuaron (1961)

Breakfast Club alum Judd Nelson (1959)

A History of Violence star Ed Harris (1950)


Chamillionaire: 'I Still Got All The Cars'

6/3/2010 4:30pm EDT
Rapper Chamillionaire has cleared up reports he is in financial difficulty following the foreclosure of his Houston, Texas home, insisting it was his choice to have the property repossessed by bank bosses.

The Ridin' hit-maker, real name Hakeem Seriki, recently lost the $2 million mansion he purchased in 2006 after allegedly falling behind on his bank loan repayments.

However, the hip-hop star claims he "decided to let that house go" because the downturn in the economy had turned the property into a bad real estate investment, reports

Chamillionaire tells the website, "I was ...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 28

11/28/2009 3:00am EST
Happy Birthday to:

Rapper Chamillionaire (1979)

"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart (1962)

"Breakfast Club" alum Judd Nelson (1959)

"A History of Violence" star Ed Harris (1950)

Letterman's right-hand man Paul Shaffer (1949)

Film composer/musician Randy Newman (1943)

Actress Hope Lange (1931; d. 2003)

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The Essential 'Weird Al' Yankovic - 2 CDs, 38 Songs, Out Now; Win It!

11/15/2009 10:33pm EST
Welcome to the wild world of "Weird Al" Yankovic - a world populated by a Pennsylvania Dutch gangsta-rapper ("Amish Paradise") and a serial-killing Saint Nick ("The Night Santa Went Crazy") - a world where people frantically search for their Liquid Paper, hallucinate about the floating disembodied head of Colonel Sanders and dream of one day visiting "The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota." Yankovic, a three-time Grammy Award winner and the biggest selling comedy recording artist in history, shows no mercy to cultural milestones of every stripe - from Jurassic Park and Star Wars to the hi...

It's A Rhymefest In... Today's Links

12/4/2008 7:00pm EST
Check out some of the best links we found around the web today. And be sure to visit our Daily Links section where we're constantly pouring in the best stuff from around the web.

The 25 worst rapper names of all time... - Cracked

Michael Phelps lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated yet again this year. With WTF picture. - Pop on the Pop

Totally hot: Heather Locklear to play a cougar in her next movie. Nevermind, it's gonna air on the Lifetime network - Bitten & Bound

The Best ever Star Wars vs. Star Trek mashup:

54 mind blowing digital paintings - PSDTUT...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 28

11/28/2008 3:00am EST
Happy Birthday to rapper Chamillionaire (1979), busty model and gold digger Anna Nicole Smith (1967; d. 2007), Daily Show host Jon Stewart (1962), Breakfast Club member Judd Nelson (1959), A History of Violence actor Ed Harris (1950), Letterman's right-hand man Paul Shaffer (1949), film composer/musician Randy Newman (1943), and actress Hope Lange (1931; d. 2003).

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Celebrity Birthdays, November 28

11/28/2007 3:00am EST
Jon Stewart
Happy Birthday to rapper Chamillionaire (1979), busty model and gold digger Anna Nicole Smith (1967; d. 2007), Daily Show host Jon Stewart (1962), Breakfast Club member Judd Nelson (1959), A History of Violence actor Ed Harris (1950), Letterman's right-hand man Paul Shaffer (1949), film composer/musician Randy Newman (1943), actress Hope Lange (1931; d. 2003), and poet William Blake (1757; d. 1827).

R. Kelly's 'Double Up' Is The #1 Selling Album In The Country

6/6/2007 10:41am EDT
R. Kelly
R. Kelly's Double Up debuts this week as the #1 selling album on both Billboard's Top 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop album charts. The #1 debut of "Double Up" marks the highest first-week sales of the year for any R&B solo artist.

"Double Up" is R. Kelly's eighth top 5 debut and his fifth #1 album as a solo artist. The smash first single "I'm A Flirt" has been burning up the charts and radio airwaves for close to 16 weeks. The follow-up single "Same Girl," a duet with Usher, is already Top 10 at urban radio.

For "Double Up" R. Kelly expands his hit-making collaborative efforts and enlist...

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's New Album Full Of A-List Guests

3/8/2007 9:33am EST
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will release their long-awaited Interscope/Full Surface debut, "Strength and Loyalty," on April 17, 2007. "I Tried," a track that features Akon is the album's lead single. Mariah Carey rejoins Bone on the melodic "Little Love," the album's second single produced by Jermaine Dupri. Another album gem is the track "Order My Steps," which pairs Bone with Grammy award winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams marking her first appearance on a hip hop album.

"Man, I just feel fortunate to be able to put together something of this quality. We've been working on it for some ...

Dixie Chicks Win Most Grammy Awards; Full Winners List

2/12/2007 10:37am EST
Dixie Chicks
The Dixie Chicks were the big winners at the Grammy Awards, scooping five awards. The country band fought off stiff competition from the likes of Justin Timberlake, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Mary J. Blige to win the prizes for album, song and record of the year as well as best country album and best group country performance. Full Winners List Below!

Lead singer, Natalie Maines, said: "I, for the first time in my life, am speechless."

Mary J. Blige, who received eight nominations cried as she accepted her award for best R'n'B album for Breakthrough. She said: "This is the fir...
READ MORE's Music To Look For In 2007

1/4/2007 2:21pm EST
50 Cent
Once again, it’s time to look ahead to the upcoming year in entertainment. A long list of distinguished music acts will be releasing albums this year, with some great releases just weeks away. It looks to be quite an interesting selection, no matter your tastes in music. Here’s some of the music you need to look for in 2007:

50 Cent prepares his third full release, after an unsuccessful dip into the pools of the video game and movie industries.

Jennifer Lopez will have an all-Spanish album for her sixth release.

Rap/R&B group Pretty Ricky tries out their sophomore album.


Carrie Underwood Is The Real Deal

12/31/2006 5:00pm EST
Carrie Underwood
Many have doubted the blossoming country music career of Carrie Underwood, but in 2006 everything was coming up roses for the American Idol winner.

Upon releasing her debut album, "Some Hearts," in late 2005, the album skyrocketed to the #2 spot on the country music charts in its first week of sales, selling over 300,000 copies. By April, "Some Hearts" would be certified triple-platinum, making it the fastest country debut album to ever reach the mark.

Carrie kept busy with multiple award show appearances, and she even found time to head back to college, which she had put on hold...

2006: Year In Music (Pt. 3)

12/31/2006 2:00pm EST
Syd Barrett
...During July, co-founder and original Pink Floyd guitarist/singer Syd Barrett, who had spent the better part of the last 35 years as a hermit, died at age 60 from diabetic complications... Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo pretty much confirms rumors that the band is done, "unless," he says, "it becomes really obvious to me that we need to do one."

New albums from: Muse, Johnny Cash, Thom Yorke, Peachez, Sufjan Stevens, Cheyenne Kimball, Phish, Soul Asylum, Seether, Moloko, Alien Ant Farm, Black Stone Cherry, Eighteen Visions, Helmet, Third Eye Blind, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, New York Dolls...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 28

11/28/2006 3:00am EST
Anna Nicole Smith
Happy Birthday to rapper Chamillionaire (1979), busty model and gold digger Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Daily Show host Jon Stewart (1962), Breakfast Club member Judd Nelson (1959), A History of Violence actor Ed Harris (1950), Letterman's right-hand man Paul Shaffer (1949), film composer/musician Randy Newman (1943), actress Hope Lange (1931; d. 2003), and poet William Blake (1757; d. 1827).

Presenters Announced For 'American Music Awards'

11/9/2006 10:42am EST
Nicole Richie
The "2006 American Music Awards" announce a star-studded lineup of celebrity presenters scheduled to appear and help hand out 20 American Music Awards representing the best of Pop/Rock, Country, Soul/Rhythm & Blues, Rap/Hip Hop, Latin, Alternative, Adult Contemporary and Contemporary Inspirational music. The special airs live Tuesday, Nov. 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on ABC.

Presenters scheduled to appear include Nicole Richie, Tori Spelling, Ashlee Simpson, Paris Hilton, Gavin Rossdale, Nickelback, Katharine McPhee, Tommy Lee, Mario Lopez, Vanessa Williams, Kenny Babyface Edmonds, Willi...

Season 2 of Wilmer Valderrama's 'Yo Momma' Debuts Oct. 23

10/20/2006 6:00pm EDT
Wilmer Valderrama
MTV: Music Television announced today that "Yo Momma," the hit trash-talking comedy competition created, executive produced and hosted by Wilmer Valderrama, will premiere for a second season on Monday, October 23, at 6:00pm (ET/PT) and air daily, Monday through Friday. Celebrity guests such as Fat Joe, Chamillionaire, Jadakiss and E40 will lend their expertise to select episodes and help crown the victor.

The new season kicks off with some of your favorite episodes from season one when MTV airs a “Yo Momma” marathon on Saturday, October 21. During the marathon, fans can go to YoMom...

Rapper Jibbs To Release Debut, "Jibbs feat. Jibbs," Oct. 24

10/18/2006 8:05pm EDT
Riding the success of his huge single "Chain Hang Low", teen rapper Jibbs is set to release his dynamic debut album, "Jibbs feat. Jibbs" on October 24. He came up with the title as a nod to his musical diversity. "Every song on the album doesn't sound the same," he explains. "That's where the title "Jibbs feat. Jibbs" came from. No songs sound the same, but you’ll always know it's me."

His debut single, "Chain Hang Low," has caught on as one of the summer's catchiest tunes, consistently climbing the charts. The album features collaborations with Fabo of D4L, Chamillionaire, Lil Wayne,...

Mariah Carey, Black Eyed Peas, Chili Peppers & Nickelback Top AMA Nominations

9/20/2006 9:36am EDT
Black Eyed Peas
Mariah Carey, The Black Eyed Peas, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nickelback lead this year's American Music Awards nominations with three nods apiece. Carey is up for "Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist" and "Soul/R&B Artist" as well as "Favorite Soul/R&B Album" for The Emancipation Of Mimi, while Canadians Nickelback and Red Hot Chili Peppers will face off for the "Favorite Band, Duo or Group" and "Favorite Pop/Rock Album" honors.

Former American Idol winners Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood netted two nominations, alongside Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, The Pussycat Dolls, Rascal F...

Big Wins For James Blunt And Gnarls Barkley At Messy MTV VMAs

9/1/2006 9:46am EDT
Gnarls Barkley
Gnarls Barkley's Crazy and James Blunt's You're Beautiful were the big winners at last night's MTV Video Music Awards in New York, claiming two prizes. Gnarls Barkley's artistic video claimed Best Direction and Best Editing prizes before the awards had even started, while Blunt's You're Beautiful claimed the Best Male Video and Best Cinematography honors. Full List of Winners Below

The Red Hot Chili Peppers were big losers, failing to win any of the seven awards they were nominated for, and Shakira only claimed one of her seven nominations.

Another big loser was the awards show it...

MTV Takes Over NYC with VMA Events, Concerts, And Much More Leading Up To The 2006 VMA's on Aug. 31

8/24/2006 2:56pm EDT
Justin Timberlake
MTV will take New York City by storm with the hottest events, concerts, promotions and more as the network, and the biggest names in music, get ready to bring back the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards to Radio City Music Hall. The 2006 MTV Video Music Awards will air live ET / tape delayed PT on Thursday, August 31st at 8pm ET/PT from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Hosted by Jack Black, the star studded show will also include appearances by Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Chris Brown, Fall Out Boy, Rihanna, Jared Leto, Busta Rhymes, Shaun White, Ne-Yo, Missy Elliott, Cast of Jackass, ...

Frankie J's New Album Drops October 17

8/22/2006 3:10pm EDT
Frankie J
Platinum-selling superstar and R&B sensation Frankie J returns to the spotlight with "Priceless," his eagerly-awaited third solo English album, in stores Tuesday, October 17. A 12-track masterpiece showcasing the range of Frankie J's vocal and musical talents, "Priceless" delivers a mixture of sexy and harmonious ballads, beautifully balanced with mid- and up-tempo beats.

Frankie J boasts writing credits for every song on "Priceless" while sharing co-songwriting and production chores with such award-winning hit makers as Mannie Fresh, Bryan Michael Cox, Play N Skillz, Happy Perez, Adon...

Shakira, Chili Peppers Lead List Of Nominees For MTV Video Music Awards

7/31/2006 12:20pm EDT
Hip-shaker Shakira and the rejuvenated Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the field with seven noms each, followed closely by the majestic Madonna and upstart Las Vegas rockers Panic! at the Disco, both with five nods. Christina Aguilera is next with four.

Nominations in the major categories are:


Christina Aguilera: "Ain't No Other Man"

Madonna: "Hung Up"

Panic! at the Disco: "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"

Red Hot Chili Peppers: "Dani California"

Shakira f/ Wyclef Jean: "Hips Don't Lie"


Busta Rhymes f/ Mary J. Blige, Rah Digga, Missy Elliot...

Chris Brown's "Say Goodbye" Is Featured On The Soundtrack To The Film "Step Up"; Listen Here

7/20/2006 4:05pm EDT
Step Up
Step Up tells the story of Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore’s tracks and Nora (Jenna Dewan) a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore’s ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts. When trouble with the law lands Tyler with a community service gig at Maryland School of the Arts, he arrives as an angry outsider, until his skills as a gifted street dancer draw Nora’s attention. As sparks fly between them, both on and off stage, Tyler realizes he has just one performance to prove that he can step up to a life far larger than he ever imagined. The film also...

Check Out New Tracks From Ciara, Clipse, Nick Lachey, and Hip-Hop Newcomers The Pack

7/13/2006 2:26pm EDT
Ciara's new single, "Get Up," features Chamillionaire and can be found on the upcoming "Step Up" movie soundtrack. On July 21 head over to Starpulse Contests for a chance to win the soundtrack and a Bose iPod dock!

"Get Up":

Real Lo

Windows Lo

Real Hi

Windows Hi

Clipse's blazing new track "Mr. Me Too" features Pharrell and is from his upcoming album "Hell Hath No Fury." Check it out:

"Mr. Me Too""

Real Lo (Clean)

Windows Lo (Clean)

Real Hi (Clean)

Windows Hi (Clean)

Nick Lachey still pines for his ex Jessica Simpson on his latest single "I C...

Win A Sony PSP And A Copy Of "Now That's What I Call Music 22," In Stores Tomorrow

7/10/2006 8:00pm EDT
Now 22
What do Daniel Powter, Rihanna, Chamillionaire, Keith Urban and The All-American Rejects all have in common? They're all featured on the latest top hits compilation, "NOW That's What I Call Music: Volume 22!"

The latest disc in the series hits stores on Tuesday, July 11 and will also be available online. Grab the whole album at iTunes for just $9.99 or order your copy direct from for only $13.99 with free shipping!

You can also head over to Starpulse Contests and enter for a chance to win not only this fantastic disc, but also a Sony PSP! Enter Now !


MTV's "Summer Sizzle '06" Kicks Off In San Diego

5/23/2006 11:00pm EDT
Vanessa Minnillo
Hosted by MTV’s Newest VJ, Stephen Colletti of "Laguna Beach," Damien Fahey, Vanessa Minnillo and Susie Castillo

MTV: Music Television today announced that it will be taking its annual summer programming back to Cali, as it hits up the sunny shores of San Diego. MTV’s "Summer Sizzle '06" kicks off with "Spankin' New Sounds of Summer Music Week" from May 29th through June 2nd live during "Total Request Live" at 3:30pm ET/PT from the Wave House in San Diego. Set to perform live are Pink, T.I., Chamillionaire, Sean Paul, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, Christina Milian and Young Jeezy with ...

Celebrity Birthdays, November 28

11/28/2005 3:00am EST
Anna Nicole Smith
Happy Birthday to rapper Chamillionaire (1979), busty model and gold digger Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Daily Show host Jon Stewart (1962), Soundgarden and Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron (1962), Breakfast Club member Judd Nelson (1959), A History of Violence actor Ed Harris (1950), Letterman's right-hand man Paul Shaffer (1949), film composer/musician Randy Newman (1943), actress Hope Lange (1931; d. 2003), Motown Records founder Berry Gordy (1929), and poet William Blake (1757; d. 1827).

New CDs This Week (Nov. 22)

11/22/2005 11:15am EST
System of a Down
This week is a big one for CD releases with a number of new albums coming out in time for the holiday shoppping blitz. Some of the notable discs include new ones from System of a Down, Jamie Foxx, Chamillionaire, Enya and Juelz Santana; live albums from John Mayer, John Legend, Michael Buble, Bouncing Souls and Queens Of The Stone Age; some interesting collections from Notorious B.I.G., Britney Spears and Big Boi; and whole lot more. Check out this list of noteworthy releases for Tuesday, November 22nd...

Alexisonfire/Moneen - Split EP

Ana Bárbara - Dos en Uno

Bee Gees - Love Songs...

Spend A Day With Chamillionaire

11/17/2005 8:13pm EST
Music Fans from around the world have been bidding on an EBay auction to spend a full day with Houston rapper Chamillionaire. Through EBay and the Universal Music Store, the auction went up on Friday, November 11th, and has received bids from as far away as the UK to as near as Arkansas. The highest bidder and a guest will attend 2 autograph signing sessions with Chamillionaire, as well as have lunch and attend Chamillionaire's "The Sound Of Revenge" album release party as VIP's on Tuesday, November 22nd in Houston. The auction closes on Friday, November 18th. As of 6:00 p.m. today, the ...