Quincy Jones

Celebrating Tupac Shakur: Happy ReBirth-day
Tupac Amaru Shakur would be turning 39 this year. Flirting dangerously with 40, one can only wonder if Pac -- whose rebel yell echoed from the streets to the courtroom -- would possibly be holding some sort of political office. Maybe he'd still be rapping (he already is with his posthumous rele…
Ludacris Interviews Quincy Jones at ASCAP Expo
Ludacris is used to being on the receiving end of questions but for the ASCAP 'I Create Music' Expo he flipped the script to interview music producer Quincy Jones. Affectionately referring to Jones as his godfather, the Atlanta native introduced Jones to aspiring musicians during the three…
Quincy Jones Returns for All-Star Remake Record
Legendary producer, composer and collaborator Quincy Jones is heading back into the studio for a new album called 'Q: Soul Boss Nostra,' that features a long list of artists covering songs from his career-spanning catalog. Confirmed collaborations thus far include: Snoop Dogg, LL Cool J, T…
Wyclef Discusses Recording ‘We Are the World 25′
Twenty-five years after the original 'We Are the World' recording was organized to benefit the famine relief in South Africa, the resurrected song featuring a bevy of superstar artists -- Wyclef Jean, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Usher, and more -- is the iTunes top download...
Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri Reunite … on New Album
Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri's long-term romance came to an end last year, but the duo will put their personal differences aside to make sweet music for Janet's upcoming 2010 album. Producer and songwriter Bryan-Michael Cox told RapUp.com that he will join Dupri to complete work on the…
Quincy Jones Wants His Vibe Back
After revelations that Vibe magazine is shutting their doors, Vibe founder Quincy Jones has spoken out. In a brief interview with Ebonyjet.com, Jones stated "I'm trying to buy my magazine back now. They just messed my magazine all up, but I'm gonna get it back...