Juvenile in Playboy: he ain't the centerfold, but his album "Tha G-Code" is nominated in the "Playboy Jazz & Rock Poll 2000"; winners of the annual poll will be published in Playboy's April 2001 issue.
Jingle Ballers Update: St. Louis rapper Nelly and CMR's Bryan "Baby" Williams talk to Rolling Stone about the Jingle Ballers Jam tour.
Cash Money TV: the Cash Money Millionaires are scheduled to appear on MTV's Direct Effect (DFX) on Tuesday, November 14th.
Cash Money Tour Update: the upcoming tour schedule has been revised, and it has now been dubbed "MTV's DFX Presents The Jingle Ballers Jam"; the line-up of performers includes the Cash Money Millionaires, Nelly, Joe, Profyle, Lil' Kim, Lil' Cease, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Trick Daddy, Trina, and Kandi; the tour kicks off in Miami on November 10th (but expect some changes).
Platinum 4 Big Tymers: the Big Tymers latest CD, "I Got That Work", was certified Platinum (sales of 1 million copies) by the RIAA on 09/15/2000.
Baller Blockin': get your order in now! the Baller Blockin' soundtrack and the Baller Blockin' video hit stores in September ... buy 'em now, and they will delivered to your home on the official day of release!
Source Awards Repeat: the Source Hip Hop Music Awards show will be rerun on UPN on September 29th; for those of you that missed it the first time around, the Cash Money Millionaires performed at the event and the Hot Boys were winners in the "Artist Of The Year, Group" category.
Big Tymers do Soul Train: the Big Tymers are scheduled to appear on Soul Train on the weekend of September 16th.
More Props For Juvenile: congrats to Juvenile, who was voted Best Rap Artist in the Gambit Weekly Best of New Orleans 2000 annual readers poll ... don't forget to catch the Cash Money Millionaires on the Source Hip Hop Music Awards tonight (August 29th).
Source Awards Cancelled: taping of the Source Hip Hop Music Awards show at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Aug. 22 was halted by police after several scuffles broke out in the audience; New Orleans own Cash Money Millionaires performed at the event before it was shut down; CMR rappers, the Hot Boys, were named winners in the "Artist Of The Year, Group" category according to a press release issued after the show was cancelled.
Source Awards Update: scheduled performers at the "Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2000" include Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Lil' Kim, Jay Z & The Rock-A-Fella Family, Mobb Deep (performing with Lil' Kim), The Cash Money Millionaires, Mos Def, Method Man & Redman, and The Youndbloodz ... the show tapes at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Tuesday, August 22; it will air on TV on UPN on Tuesday, August 29 at 8:00 pm Eastern; a pre-awards show hosted by Brandy and Ray J will air at 7:30 pm on UPN.
Making The Video: the Big Tymers episode of MTV's "Making The Video" will be rerun on August 16th.
Bounce For the Juvenile: D3 Entertainment is set to release a Juvenile album, recorded before his popularity exploded; the album, titled "Playaz Of Da Game", is slated for a September 26th release date; the album includes Juvenile's 1991 smash hit "Bounce For The Juvenile", considered one of the first New Orleans bounce songs, and the tune that launched Juvenile's career.
Juvenile Up For MTV Award: CMR rapper Juvenile is nominated in the "Best Hip Hop Video" category (for "Back That Thang Up") at the "2000 MTV Video Music Awards", being held at Radio City Music Hall in New York on September 7; also in the running are Lauryn Hill, Limp Bizkit w/ Method Man, Q-Tip, and Sisqo.
"Back That Tub Up": CMR rapper Juvenile is in hot water after being arrested at his Mandeville home in the wee hours of July 20th and charged with three counts of simple battery and five counts of aggravated assault; local police were called in after a disturbance complaint by Juvenile's neighbors; when officers showed up they found five "dancers" that Juve had brought home from a New Orleans nightclub; the women claimed that they had been at the rapper’s house when someone left an upstairs bathtub on; when water began leaking through the ceiling, the alleged victims say the rapper became violent, threatening the women with an icepick and throwing some of them to the floor; the women then fled the house and ran down the street calling for help, waking neighbors who called the authorities; police said that Juvenile (real name Terius Gray), denied all charges; police searched the rapper's residence, but no weapons were found.
CMR Rappers Back Nelly: Lil' Wayne and the Hot Boys make guest appearances on "Country Grammar", the debut album from St. Louis rapper Nelly (of St. Lunatics).
Juvenile on TV: Juvenile's appearance on Soul Train (from February) will be repeated on the weekend of July 15th (check your local listings for the channel and air time).
Cash Money Artists Nominated: congrats to Cash Money Records, who received six nominations for the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2000; the Hot Boys are nominated for Group of the Year, Album of the Year (for "Guerrilla Warfare"), and Live Performer of the Year; B.G. was nominated for Single of the Year (for "Bling Bling"), Lil' Wayne is up for New Artist of the Year (Solo), and CMR guru Mannie Fresh is nominated for Producer of the Year; the awards show will be held in Pasadena, CA on August 22nd, and will be aired on UPN TV on August 29th; btw, Juvenile's "Ha" was named Single of the Year at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards!
Lil' Wayne on the Box: Lil' Wayne's appearance on Soul Train (from February) will be repeated on the weekend of July 8th (check your local listings for the channel and air time).
More CMR TV: B.G.'s appearance on Soul Train will be repeated on the weekend of June 24th (check your local listings for the channel and air time).
Juvenile & Jenny: did you catch Juvenile & The Cash Money Millionaries on The Jenny Jones Show? well, the CMR krewe's appearance will be featured in a "best of Jenny Jones show" airing on June 16th.
Big Tymers review: CDnow on the new Big Tymers CD: "I Got That Work" offers some of the most innovative and surrealistic compositions in contemporary hip-hop".
Big Tymers on BET: catch the Big Tymers on BET's "Rap City: Tha Bassment" on Wednesday, May 31st.
Ticket Alert: tickets for the Cash Money Millionaries July 13th concert at Denver's Paramount Theatre go on sale on May 26th at 10:00 am; tickets for the Hollywood, CA show on July 27th (at the House of Blues) go on sale on May 27th at 10:00 am; the Cash Money gang plays for their homies at the New Orleans House of Blues on June 19th and 20th; tickets for these shows go on sale on May 29th.
Press Notes: the Cash Money krewe is featured in an article in the current issue of Rolling Stone (has comic Tom Green on the cover).
Big Tymers #1: the Big Tymers latest, "I Got That Work", will enter the Billboard R&B Chart at No. 1 for the week of June 3rd; it will debut in the Billboard 200 Albums chart at No. 3; first week sales figures topped 186,000 copies; the Big Tymers were held out of No. 1 on the Pop Chart by new releases from teen queen Britney Spears (#1) and alt-rockers Pearl Jam (#2); the next single from "I Got That Work" will be "#1 Stunna", which is also the lead single from "The Kings of Comedy" movie soundtrack (slated for release on July 25th).
Millionaires Tour Dates: upcoming Cash Money Millionaires tour dates include Myrtle Beach, S.C. (House of Blues; tickets go on sale on May 19) and Orlando, FL (House of Blues; tickets go on sale on May 20).
New Big Tymers: the Big Tymers new CD "I Got That Work" is now in stores!
Big Tymers Reviewed: the Big Tymers new CD "I Got That Work" was reviewed by USA Today: "with Fresh's ever-sizzling beats providing the bounce, you don't mind much if it's Juvenile and Lil' Wayne who carry the boastful #1 Stunna or the edgy Hard Life. No matter who is delivering the rhymes, Cash Money always seems to have a way with a catch phrase and a knack for grooves that keep heads bobbing".
TV News: the BET Anniversary show featuring the Hot Boys will be rerun on May 18th; Juvenile appears on the ABC special "Teen People's Hottest 25 Stars Under 25" on May 26th; Juve and Lil' Wayne kick it on a rerun of "Motown Live" airing the same weekend.
Big Tymers: for more on the new CMR album, "I Got That Work", check out our recently updated Big Tymers page.
TV Update: the Hot Boys are scheduled to appear on the "BET 20th Anniversary Celebration", which airs on BET on May 6th.
Big Easy Awards: congratulations to Juvenile, who was named Best Rap Artist at the 13th annual Big Easy Awards held in New Orleans on April 24th; Cash Money Records artists swept the category, with the other nominees being the Hot Boys and Lil' Wayne; Juvenile lost out in the Male Performer category to New Orleans R&B legend (and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer) Fats Domino; unfortunately, Juvenile was not in the house to pick up his award.
Concert Cancellations: Cash Money & Ruff Ryders tour dates in Tampa (04/06) and Miami (04/07) have been cancelled as a result of the violence in Boston; no word on the status of other upcoming dates.
Violence At Boston Concert: 6 people were injured at the Cash Money & Ruff Ryders concert in Boston on Monday, April 3rd; a fight broke out backstage after Juvenile and Lil' Wayne's performance causing the cancellation of the show before Ruff Ryder's Eve and DMX could take the stage (Juvenile and Lil' Wayne had already left the arena before the brawl broke out according to a spokeperson for Universal Records); the Cash Money & Ruff Ryders Tuesday (April 4) concert at The Spectrum in Philadelphia has been cancelled.
Tec-9 Ready For War: former Cash Money / U.N.L.V. rapper Tec-9 released his latest, "Ready 4 War", on the Take Fo' label on March 28th.
Cash Money on TV: catch Juvenile, Lil' Wayne, and the Cash Money Millionaires on the syndicated talk show Jenny Jones on Monday, April 3rd (check your local TV listings for time and channel).
New Big Tymers: the latest CD from the Big Tymers, "I Got That Work", is due in stores on April 25th.
Rap City: catch the Cash Money Millionaires on BET's "Rap City: Tha Bassment" on Tuesday, March 28th at 4 pm and midnight (Central).
TV Updates: Juvenile appears on Showtime At The Apollo; Juve and Lil' Wayne appear on a Motown Live rerun.
Juvenile Got Soul: props to CMR's Juvenile, who picked up the award for "Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist" at the Soul Train Music Awards on Saturday, March 4th.
If You're A Viper: Ruff Ryder DMX was arrested for driving without a license and possession of marijuana in Cheektowaga, New York Friday (March 3rd) following a Cash Money/Ruff Ryders concert in Buffalo; DMX posted bail and appeared at the Cash Money/Ruff Ryders show on Friday night in Philadelphia.
Back That Train Up: don't 4get; Juvenile will be onboard the "Soul Train" the weekend of February 26.
Cash Money in NYC: Join CMR's Hot Boys, and Ruff Ryders Eve and The Lox as they play the songs you ask for & answer the stuff you want them to talk about; on Tuesday, March 7th (that's Mardi Gras Day, y'all), they will take a break from the Ruff Ryders & Cash Money Tour to appear at MTV's Time Square Studio to talk with fans and perform live; also, from Monday, March 6 thru Sunday, March 12 MTV viewers will have the chance to program 5 and a half hours a day of their favorite video blocks during "Request @ MTV", and program MTV shows Hot Zone, Beat Suite, and MTV Jams; the live artist appearances air at 3:30 p.m. Central; users will be able to vote for one of the songs they would like to hear the artist perform; it's all part of @MTV Week.
Wayne On The Train: Lil' Wayne appeared on "Soul Train" on the weekend of February 19.
Pazz and Jop: the Village Voice recently published their annual Pazz and Jop Critics Poll; Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh had two singles ranked in the Top 25 (Juvenile's "Back That Azz Up" at No. 19 and B.G.'s "Bling Bling" at No. 25); congrats to Mannie and the entire CMR Krewe.
Blockbuster & Juvenile: congrats to Juvenile who was nominated in the "Best Artist - Rap" category (for "400 Degreez") at this year's Blockbuster Entertainment Awards; the event will be televised on FOX in June, 2000.
More Metal For Juvenile: Juvenile's "Tha G-Code" was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA on January 24, 2000.
Motown Live: Juvenile and Lil' Wayne (backed by the Cash Money Millionaires) will perform on "Motown Live" airing the weekend of February 11th; Juvenile will be doing "Back That Thang Up" and Lil' Wayne does "Tha Block Is Hot".
B.G. On Soul Train: CMR's B.G. is scheduled to appear on Soul Train on the weekend of Feb. 5.
Best Of The Beat Awards: OffBeat Magazine's annual Best of the Beat Awards will be handed out in New Orleans on February 1st; congrats to CMR's Juvenile who won for Best Rap/Hip-Hop album, and also to The Hot Boys who were named Best New Rap/Hip-Hop Artist; other winners in the Rap category included brass-hoppers Coolbone who won Best Rap/Hip-Hop Artist.
Hip Hop Awards: voting for the Y2K Online Hip-Hop Awards opens up on February 1st; be sure to sign on and vote for Cash Money records nominees!
Spin on "Tha G-Code": "And Juve himself represents best of all, using his hoary, washbasin grunt of a voice to rattle around inside each track, living up to the original MC-definition of moving the crowd ... With Tha G-Code, (Mannie) Fresh takes a quantum leap forward for himself, his record label, and possibly even more, tying the disparate black music threads of house, hip-hop, disco, radio R&B, gospel, electro and funk into one enormous, occasionally glorious, and always knotty, bow. Awesome."
Riot Cancels Oakland Concert: an Oakland, California concert that was to feature Juvenile and the Cash Money Millionaires was cancelled Friday night (Jan. 14th) after numerous fights broke out inside and outside the Oakland Coliseum; the melee, including reports of gunshots being fired outside of the venue, resulted in the show being cancelled; Ginuwine and Eve, who opened the show, completed their sets before the concert was cancelled; Juvenile and the Cash Money krewe never took the stage.
Platinum for Baby Gangsta: B.G.'s "Chopper City in the Ghetto" was certified platinum (one million copies sold) by the RIAA on December 23rd.
Juvenile Dominates the Charts: for the week of Jan. 15, both "Tha G-Code" and "400 Degreez" are in the Top 25 on the Billboard 200 albums chart; both are riding high in the R&B/Hip Hop Albums Chart with "Tha G-Code" at No. 5 and "400 Degreez" at No. 13; "400 Degreez" has been listed in the charts for 61 consecutive weeks.
Upcoming TV Appearances: Juvenile and the Cash Money Millionaires, featuring the Hot Boys (Juvenile, B.G., Lil Wayne, and Turk), and Big Tymers (Bryan "Baby" Williams and Mannie Fresh) are scheduled to appear on Soul Train and Motown Live in the near future; stay tuned for air dates.
Juvenile names his fave CD's: Juvenile's favorite CD's of 1999 included: Trick Daddy's "www.thug.com"; Lauryn Hill's "The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill"; Hot Boys' "Guerrilla Warfare"; Jay-Z's "Vol. II.. Hard Knock Life"; and DMX's "Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood" ... (courtesy of Spin Magazine; Feb. 2000 issue).
News Clip: Lil' Wayne and Cash Money Records were recently featured in The Village Voice.
Review of "Tha G-Code": SonicNet, in their review of Juvenile's latest, sez: "Mannie Fresh's tracks ... have more charm than those of any other hip-hop producer working today ... Juvenile is the king of the hill".
Platinum For Lil' Wayne: the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America) certified Lil' Wayne's "Tha Block Is Hot" with Platinum status (one million units sold) on 12/10/99.
Billboard Top Albums of 1999: Billboard has issued their Top 200 Albums For 1999; Juvenile's "400 Degreez" was listed at No. 18, topped by Jay-Z's "Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life" (No. 15) and 2Pac's "Greatest Hits" (No. 16); other homies in the Top 100 include Mystikal's "Ghetto Fabulous" (No. 69) and Silkk The Shocker's "Made Man"; Elsewhere in Billboard's "1999 The Year in Music" area, Juvenile's "400 Degreez" was named the No. 1 R&B/Hip-Hop Album of '99; and he placed second in the Top Albums Artist category (behind DMX).
Praise For "Tha G-Code": critical acclaim is already coming in for Juvenile's latest, Tha G-Code, released earlier this week; online music spot Platform.net sez "Some of the music on Tha G-Code is amazing .. Juvenile excels at patterning his rhymes to the beat".
More Tube Notes: The MTV Sports shows with Juvenile & the Cash Money Millionaires that aired last month will be rerun on Thursday night and Friday morning (Dec. 16 & 17); click on the link below for more info.
Juvenile Celebrates: Juvenile and his entourage celebrated his Billboard Award win by second-lining through the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.
Congrats to Juvenile: Cash Money's Juvenile picked up the award for R&B Album of the Year (for "400 Degreez") at the 1999 Billboard Music Awards held on Wednesday; Juve, who performed at the event, lost out to DMX for R&B Album Artist of the Year.
Props for Mannie: in Spin Magazine's January (The Year In Music) issue, Charles Aaron writes on Cash Money Records producer and Big Tymer Mannie Fresh: "Fresh, with his 808 clatter and dance-hall sway, is an effortless genius at the reassuring art of moving butts; Bottom line, nobody rocked more bodies this past year than Cash Mannie." yeah you right!
Premiere of New Juvenile Video! "U Understand", the debut video from Juvenile's new CD "Tha G-Code" premiered on MTV's Total Request Live on Wed., Dec 8th.
Juvenile Nominated for AMA Award: DMX, Jay-Z, and Juvenile are the nominees in the Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist category for the 27th Annual American Music Awards; winners will be announced on Monday, January 17, 2000, and the show airs live on ABC at 8 pm ET.
Ruff Ryders/Cash Money Tour: the Cash Money krewe hits the road for a major tour with the Ruff Ryders camp beginning in February, 2000.
Juve joins Jay-Z: rapper Jay-Z previewed material from his new album "Vol. 3: The Life and Times of Shawn Carter" at a private party at NYC's Irving Plaza on Wednesday night (12/01/99); joining the multiplatinum rapper on stage were Juvenile (who makes a guest appearance on the album), Amil, Memphis Bleek and Beanie Siegel; Jay-Z's CD hits the streets on Dec. 28 ... in related news, Jay-Z was arrested Tuesday on charges related to the stabbing of record executive Lance "Un" Rivera at a party in New York.
Heavy Metal for Cash Money: the Hot Boys' Guerrilla Warfare was certified Platinum (1 million units sold) by the RIAA on 11/01/99.
Chart Watch: for the week ending 12/04/99, the Billboard R&B Chart has Lil' Wayne at No. 3 and Juvenile at No. 17; on the Billboard 200 album chart, Lil' Wayne's Tha Block Is Hot drops to No. 21 and Juvenile's 400 Degreez is at No. 25 (it has now charted for 55 weeks straight).
Cash Money Holds Dinner For New Orleans Elderly: Ronald and Bryan Williams along with the rest of the Cash Money Records roster entertained and provided dinner for 400 of the area's elderly and needy at Gallier Hall on Monday evening, November 22; the Mayor's presented Cash Money with community service plaques at the event, in recognition of their continued charitable efforts; "We've wanted to do this for years," said Cash Money co-CEO Ronald Williams, "Now we have the means to do it. Sometimes people don't have good things ... it's good to help someone else smile."
Cash Money Helps Needy: members of the Cash Money Records krewe distributed circa 1,500 Thanksgiving turkeys to the needy at A.L. Davis Park on Washington Avenue in New Orleans on Saturday (11/20/99); Nicole Robinson, a spokeswoman for Juvenile, said the rap sensation who grew up in the former Magnolia public housing complex, now known as the C.J. Peete development, wanted to share his success with fellow New Orleanians; "He feels blessed and wants to share his blessings for the holidays," Robinson said.
Juvenile & Billboard Awards: congrats to Cash Money's Juvenile who was nominated in the "R&B Album Artist" category for the 1999 Billboard Music Awards; the event takes place on Dec. 8th.
Chart Watch: Lil' Wayne's "Tha Block Is Hot" hangs on to the No. 1 spot on the R&B albums chart for the second week, but it dropped to No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart; the CD racked up sales of 117,000 copies in it's second week of release ...
New single from Juvenile: the first single from Juvenile's upcoming "Tha G-Code" CD, titled "U Understand", should be dropping any day now ...
Showtime: Juvenile and the Cash Money krewe are scheduled to appear on "It's Showtime at the Apollo" the week of November 15th (check your local TV listings).
Lil Wayne Reviewed: "Manny Fresh outdoes himself with a blistering stream of percussive beats ..." (USA Today).
More Chart Notes: Lil' Wayne's "Tha Block Is Hot" entered the Billboard R&B Chart at No. 1 .... Master P dropped to No. 3, with Mariah in the No. 2 spot ...
Lil' Wayne at No. 3: Lil' Wayne's "Tha Block Is Hot" sold more than 225,000 copies in it's first week on the street, propelling it to the No. 3 spot on the Billboard albums chart (behind debuts from Rage Against The Machine and Mariah Carey); in other chart news, Master P's latest dropped to No. 15 and Juvenile's 400 Degreez is at No. 17 - it's 53rd week in the chart!
Guest appearance II: Cash Money's Lil Wayne will make a guest appearance on the upcoming album by Sporty Thievz; no release date has been set for the to-be-titled follow up to 1998's "Street Cinema" ...
Guest appearance: Cash Money Millionaires make a guest appearance on "Born Again", the second posthumous release from hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G. ... the Bad Boy Entertainment album is due for release on 12/07/99.
Cash Money Featured in Times-Picayune: "Raps To Riches: It's Another 'Up From The Ghetto' Success Story, But Cash Money Is Following Its Own Path" - article by Keith Spera from the New Orleans Times-Picayune (11/05/99)
Juve on TV: Juvenile will be among the numerous music artists appearing at the the 10th annual Billboard Music Awards, to be held Dec. 8 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
Cash Money on TV: the schedules for MTV's Sports & Music Festival have been announced; Juvenile & The Cash Money Millionaires will perform in two segments; the shows air on Saturday, November 13th, with reruns on Sunday.
Ghetto Luv Tour Hits New Orleans: the Cash Money Millionaires (Juvenile, Lil' Wayne, Hot Boys, Big Tymers, et al) are scheduled to roll into the French Quarter House of Blues on Tuesday, November 23rd.
Juvenile Back in the Top 10: Juvenile's triple-platinum CD, "400 Degreez" is back in the No. 9 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart; it had previously cracked the Top 10 on 09/25/99; the album, released on 11/03/98, has been on the chart for 51 straight weeks; Juve is also hanging tuff in the R&B Charts - "400 Degreez" jumped 2 spots to No. 5 this week.
More Gold for Cash Money: the Hot Boys latest, Guerrilla Warfare was certified Gold (sales exceeding 500,000 units) by the RIAA on 10/12/99.
Release Dates: the next Juvenile album, "Tha G- Code", is due out December 14; the first Cash Money movie, "Baller Blockin'", a straight to video flick featuring the entire Cash Money krewe, and it's soundtrack, are due out in Feb. 2000.
Juve & Jay-Z: Cash Money's Juvenile makes a guest appearance on Jay-Z's upcoming album, "Vol. III... The Life and Times of S. Carter"; it's due in stores on December 28th.
Selling Like Hot Cakes: Juvenile's red hot CD, "400 Degreez", was certified triple-platinum (sales of 3 million copies) by the RIAA on October 13, 1999.
Juvenile on MTV: the Foo Fighters, Blink 182, Juvenile and Smash Mouth are the first acts slated to perform at the 1999 MTV Sports & Music Festival; TV coverage of the event is scheduled to premiere on MTV on November 13th.
Tube Watch: Juvenile will perform his hit single, "Back That Azz Up" on HBO's Chris Rock Show on October 8th; look for the rest of the Hot Boys to join Juvie on the show.
Cash Money Invades Detroit: Juvenile & the Cash Money Millionaires with special guests B.G., Hot Boys, Big Tymers, Lil' Wayne, Eve, Lil' Troy, MJG and Eight Ball are scheduled for Detroit's Cobo Arena on October 24th (7:30 pm) - get tickets at TicketMaster - Other upcoming dates include: San Jose on Oct. 27; Chicago on Oct 28; Milwaukee on Oct. 29.
Cash Money Press: Juvenile is featured in a recent Village Voice article; the Hot Boys are featured in the October issue of Vibe Magazine.
All Aboard! catch Juvenile appearing with Lafayette, Louisiana R&B group Profyle on "Soul Train" this weekend; Soul Train airs on cable channel WGN at noon (Eastern) on Saturday, October 2nd; check your local TV listings for other airings.
BET on Cash Money: BET's "Rap City" checks out Cash Money Records on Tuesday, 09/28 (4 pm Central).
Q93 Teen Summit: at the Louisiana Superdome on Saturday, September 25 will feature performances by the Hot Boys, Juvenile, The No Limit Army, Tracy Spencer and Third Storee; the show runs from noon til 5 pm.
Net News: the Cash Money krewe are profiled in an article from Boston Phoenix (9/23/99).
Tour News: The Cash Money roster is gearing up for a national "Ghetto Love" tour, set to kick off in late October.
Juvenile Delinquent: after 45 weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Juvenile's double-platinum CD, "400 Degreez" will finally crack the Top 10 (in the No. 9 spot) when next week's chart (dated 09/25/99) is released; his latest single "Back That Thang Up", which can be heard booming from car stereos all over town, is at #25 in Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart.
Cash Money Records will be featured on Much Music USA's "Break This" (a rerun) show on September 15th.
In the Charts: Billboard R&B Charts for 09/18/99: Juvenile moves up two to No. 3, Hot Boys are No. 6 and B.G. is at No. 15; Billboard 200 albums chart: Juvenile is No. 12 (moving up 3 spots!), Hot Boys are at No. 26, and B.G. jumps 7 places to No. 59.
The new CD "Source Presents: Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999" features Juvenile, Master P, Silkk The Shocker, and more.
The Cash Money Click will be featured on BET's Rap City on Monday, August 30th!
News Article: "Hot Boys Getting Hotter" (New York Daily News; 08/18/99)
Heavy Metal for Cash Money: "Chopper City in the Ghetto" by B.G. (aka Baby Gangsta) was certified gold by the RIAA on August 17th; Juvenile's "400 Degreez" was certified double platinum on August 13th.
TV News: Juvenile's appearance on Soul Train (from June) will be re-aired on the weekend of August 28th (08/19/99)
Make 'em say Ha: congrats to Cash Money rapper Juvenile, who's smash hit "Ha" picked up the Single of the Year award at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards held on August 18th.
"And if you're comparing camps in the battle of New Orleans – you would have to give the edge to the boys of Cash Money" (from a CDnow's review of "Guerilla Warfare").
Cash Money Records will be featured on Much Music USA's "Break This" show on August 11th.
More Cash Money releases: next up from Cash Money Records (after the latest from Hot Boys noted below) is a solo effort from Lil' Wayne; completed projects awaiting release dates include another album by the Hot Boys plus Juvenile's follow up to "400 Degreez" ..... B.G. is also working on the follow up to "Chopper City in the Ghetto" ...
The latest CD from the Hot Boys (Juvenile, B.G., Turk, and Lil' Wayne), titled "Guerrilla Warfare", is now scheduled for release on July 27th.
Scheduled performers at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards include Juvenile, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Master P, DMX & Ruff Ryders, and NAS; the show will be taped at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on August 18th; it will be televised on Friday, August 20 (8-10 pm ET/PT) on UPN.
The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards nominees were announced on Tuesday, June 22nd; Cash Money rapper Juvenile is up for two awards; "New Artist of the Year, Solo" and "Single of the Year" for "Ha"; other New Orleans nominees include Master P and Silkk The Shocker.
TV Appearance: Cash Money rapper Juvenile will perform on BET's "Teen Summit" on Saturday, June 19th; the show airs at 12 pm (ET) and repeats at 6 pm (ET).
Juvenile appeared on Soul Train on June 5th & performed "Follow Me Now".
The July issue of Spin Magazine reviews B.G.'s "Chopper City in the Ghetto; Spin sez "Producer Manny Fresh's brilliantly spare beatology - juggling hypnotic melody loops with unadorned drum machine rhythms and guitar/bass/synth backdrops - is the perfect foil for B.G.'s languidly off-the-beat flow .... 'Trigga Play' resonates with a cool menace that hearkens back to the early days of Snoop and Dre."
Juvenile recently worked with Shreveport, Louisiana vocal group Profyle; he appears on their first single, "I Ain't The One", from the forthcoming album, "Whispers in the Dark"; Profyle also appears on the Marvin Gaye tribute album (05/27/99)
Juvenile is featured on the track "Big Body" from Beelow's new CD "Ballin 4 Billions".
Juvenile is featured on the track "25 To Life" from the "Life" soundtrack.
Juvenile was featured in the April 1999 issue of Blaze ...
Warlock Records is issueing a remixed version of Juvenile's 1995 debut album "Being Myself" ... release date is May 18th; review from All-MusicGuide sez: "Juvenile's debut album features the New Orleans rapper working through a distinctive style (self-termed "bounce music") with emphasis on club grooves and MC chatter. Though the sound is similar to Master P's No Limit posse, Being Myself fulfills the promise in the title for the most part, especially on tracks like G-ing Men and U Can't C Me."
"On his fifth album the funk pulsates as he gives props to his label on 'Cash Money Is an Army' and spits out edgy ghetto tales on 'Trigger Play' and 'Thuggin' ..... the uptempo 'Bling, Bling', with its spacey techno sounds, and the infectious 'Hard Times' provide variety and are sure to get heads moving" -- USA Today review of B.G.'s "Chopper City in the Ghetto" (05/04).
B.G. is featured in an article at the Gavin web site (05/04).
The debut video from B.G.'s "Chopper City in the Ghetto", "Cash Money Is An Army", has been added to MTV's playlist and is in rotation at BET and the BOX; the next single from the album will be "Bling Bling", which features guest appearances by the Big Tymers and the Hot Boys (04/29).
Juvenile appears on the upcoming Rough Ryders CD "Ryde Or Die Vol. 1", scheduled for release on 04/27/99.
Juvenile will make a guest appearance on Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's sophomore album, "Da Real World", which is scheduled for release in June.
Juvenile appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Wednesday, April 14th ...
Upcoming releases from Cash Money Records include the Hot Boys' "Guerilla Warfare".
Juvenile's "400 Degreez" has been re-issued with 2 remixes of "Ha"; one featuring Jay-Z and one featuring the Hot Boys.
B.G.'s "Chopper City in the Ghetto" is scheduled for release on April 20 ...
Juvenile's latest video, "Follow Me Now", makes it's world premiere on BET's Rap City on 03/22/99 (4:30 pm Eastern).
"400 Degreez" Puts Juvenile In Hot Spot (New Orleans Times-Picayune; 03/19/99)
Juvenile's smash hit "Ha" was listed in Vibe's Top 10 Singles of 1998 (#8).
"Ha" was listed in "The 20 Best Singles Of 1998"; Spin Magazine, January 1999
"Make 'Em Say Ha: New Orleans wunderkind Juvenile is hip-hop's latest mouth of the south" is a profile of Juvenile from Spin Magazine, October 1998