165 relations: A-side and B-side, Album, AllMusic, Alternative hip hop, Alternative rock, Alternative Songs, André 3000, Apple Music, ARIA Charts, Australian Recording Industry Association, Avant-funk, Backing vocalist, Backronym, Bad Brains, Bass (sound), Bass guitar, Beat (music), Beatboxing, BET Soul, Billboard (magazine), Billboard 200, Billboard Hot 100, Billionaire Boys Club (clothing retailer), Bubbling Under Hot 100, Chad Hugo, Chicago, Clipse, Clones (album), Columbia Records, Compact disc, Contemporary R&B, Da Capo Press, Daft Punk, Dance Club Songs, Drake (musician), Drum kit, DVD-Audio, Ed Sheeran, Electronic music, Empathy, Entertainment Weekly, Everyone Nose (All the Girls Standing in the Line for the Bathroom), Experimental hip hop, Fact (UK magazine), Fairfax Media, Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana, Fly or Die, Funk, Funk rock, Future (rapper), ..., GfK Entertainment Charts, Glow in the Dark Tour, Gorillaz, Guardian Media Group, Gucci Mane, Guest appearance, HIM (Finnish band), Hip hop music, Hoppus on Music, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Hot Rap Songs, Hot-n-Fun, House of Blues, Hypnotize U, I Am Other, In Search of... (N.E.R.D album), Interscope Records, Irish Albums Chart, Isle of Wight, ITunes, Jakarta Globe, Jann Wenner, Jay-Z, Kaleidoscope (Kelis album), Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Kerrang!, Keyboard instrument, Lapdance (song), Late Show with David Letterman, Lead guitar, Lemon (N.E.R.D and Rihanna song), Lil Wayne, Linkin Park, List of music recording certifications, Los Angeles Times, Loudspeaker, LP record, Lupe Fiasco, M.I.A. (rapper), Malta, Mark Hoppus, Maybe (N.E.R.D song), Milton Keynes, Miss Info, Mortimer Zuckerman, MTV News, Music download, Music recording certification, National Bowl, Nelly Furtado, New York Daily News, News Corporation, Nielsen Holdings, NME, No One Ever Really Dies, Nothing (N.E.R.D album), Official New Zealand Music Chart, Okayplayer, Percussion instrument, Pharrell Williams, Piano, Pitchfork (website), Pop music, Pori Jazz, Projekt Revolution, Provider (song), Public service announcement, Rap rock, Rap-Up, Recording Industry Association of America, Rhythm guitar, Rihanna, Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keynes, Rock music, Rock Star (N.E.R.D song), Rock the Vote, Rolling Stone, Santigold, Saxophone, Seeing Sounds, Shay Haley, She Wants to Move, Shortlist Music Prize, Single Top 100, Soundtrack 90210, South by Southwest, Spaz (song), Spymob, Star Trak Entertainment, Sverigetopplistan, Swiss Hitparade, Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique, Talent show, Teddy Riley, The Age, The Australian, The Guardian, The Neptunes, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, The Used, Timbaland, Time Inc., Tribune Media, UK Albums Chart, UK Singles Chart, Ultratop, Village Voice Media, Virgin Records, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Wale (rapper), Westword, XXL (magazine), Zune, 90210 (TV series). Expand index (115 more) » « Shrink index
The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative hip hop (also known as alternative rap) is a subgenre of hip hop music that encompasses the wide range of styles of hip hop that are not typically identified as mainstream.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Alternative Songs (also called Alternative and formerly known as Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Modern Rock Tracks) is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in ''Billboard'' magazine since September 10, 1988.
André Benjamin (born May 27, 1975), better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as André), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor, best known for being part of hip hop duo Outkast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi.
Apple Music is a music and video streaming service developed by Apple Inc. Users select music to stream to their device on-demand, or they can listen to existing, curated playlists.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
Avant-funk is a music style in which artists combine funk with an avant-garde or art rock mentality.
Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.
A backronym, or bacronym, is a constructed phrase that purports to be the source of a word that is an acronym.
Bad Brains is an American hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C., in 1977.
Bass describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16-256 Hz (C0 to middle C4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range C2-C4.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).
Beatboxing (also beat boxing or b-boxing) is a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of mimicking drum machines (typically a TR-808), using one's mouth, lips, tongue, and voice.
BET Soul is an American digital cable network that is controlled by the BET Networks division of Viacom, which owns the network.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream is an American and Japanese clothing retailer featuring two lines of clothing established by Pharrell Williams and Nigo, founder of clothing label BAPE.
Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (also known as Bubbling Under the Hot 100) is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.
Charles Edward "Chad" Hugo (born February 24, 1974) is an American multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Clipse was an American hip hop duo, formed by brothers Gene "No Malice" Thornton and Terrence "Pusha T" Thornton, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in 1992.
The Neptunes Present...Clones is a compilation album produced and released by American production duo The Neptunes (producer-singer Pharrell Williams and producer Chad Hugo).
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Da Capo Press is an American publishing company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.
Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo from Paris formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
The Dance Club Songs chart is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
DVD-Audio (commonly abbreviated as DVD-A) is a digital format for delivering high-fidelity audio content on a DVD.
Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, i.e., the capacity to place oneself in another's position.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
"Everyone Nose (All the Girls Standing in the Line for the Bathroom)" is a song by American band N.E.R.D. It is the lead single from their third studio album Seeing Sounds and was released on May 13, 2008.
Experimental hip hop is a genre of hip hop that employs structural elements typically considered unconventional in traditional hip hop music.
Fact (stylised as FACT) is a music publication that launched in the UK in 2003.
Fairfax Media Limited (formerly John Fairfax and Sons) is one of the largest media companies in Australia and New Zealand, with investments in newspaper, magazines, radio and digital properties.
The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.
Fly or Die is the second studio by American rap rock band N*E*R*D.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Funk rock is a fusion genre that mixes elements of funk and rock.
Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn (born November 20, 1983), known professionally as Future, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
The Glow in the Dark Tour is a world concert tour by Kanye West featuring Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco, N.E.R.D, Santigold and Nas.
Gorillaz are a British virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett.
Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.
Radric Delantic Davis (born February 12, 1980), known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an American rapper.
In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.
HIM (sometimes stylized as H.I.M.) was a Finnish gothic rock band from Helsinki, Finland.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Hoppus On Music, previously titled A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus, is a talk show hosted by Blink-182 and +44 singer/bassist Mark Hoppus.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
Hot Rap Songs (formerly known as Hot Rap Tracks and Hot Rap Singles, and also known as Rap Airplay) is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States.
"Hot-n-Fun" is a song by group N.E.R.D. featuring vocals of Portuguese-Canadian recording artist Nelly Furtado.
House of Blues is a chain of live music concert halls and restaurants in major markets throughout the United States.
"Hypnotize U" is a song by group N.E.R.D., produced by The Neptunes and Daft Punk.
I Am Other (stylized as i am OTHER) is an American record label, entertainment company and multi-media creative collective created by Pharrell Williams.
In Search of... is the debut studio album by American funk rock band N.E.R.D. The group originally released the album on August 6, 2001 in Europe, where Kelis' Wanderland—produced by The Neptunes, consisting of N.E.R.D members Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo—was better received.
Interscope Records is an American major record label.
The Irish Albums Chart is the Irish music industry standard albums popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on its behalf by Chart-Track.
The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
The Jakarta Globe is a daily online English language newspaper in Indonesia, launched on November 12, 2008.
Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and former owner of Men's Journal magazine.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Kaleidoscope is the debut studio album by American singer Kelis.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Kerrang! is a UK-based magazine devoted to rock music, currently published by Wasted Talent (the same company that owns electronic music publication Mixmag).
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
"Lapdance" is a song by American funk rock band N*E*R*D from their debut studio album, In Search Of....
Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS, the first iteration of the ''Late Show'' franchise.
Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
"Lemon" is a song by American band N.E.R.D from their fifth studio album, No One Ever Really Dies (2017).
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper.
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
Music recording certifications are typically awarded by the global music industry based on the total units sold, streamed, or shipped to retailers.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
A loudspeaker (or loud-speaker or speaker) is an electroacoustic transducer; which converts an electrical audio signal into a corresponding sound.
The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A. (pronounced as distinct initials), is a British rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and activist.
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
Mark Allan Hoppus (born March 15, 1972) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and television personality best known as the bassist, co-lead vocalist and sole constant original member of the pop punk band Blink-182.
"Maybe" is a single from N*E*R*D's album Fly or Die and was only released in the UK, where it reached #25.
Milton Keynes, locally abbreviated to MK, is a large townAlthough Milton Keynes was specified to be a city in scale and the term "city" is used locally (inter alia to avoid confusion with its constituent towns), formally this title cannot be used.
Minya Oh, known by the stage name Miss Info, is a radio presenter.
Mortimer Benjamin Zuckerman (born June 4, 1937) is a Canadian-born American media proprietor, magazine editor, and investor.
MTV News is the news production division of MTV.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
The National Bowl (originally the Milton Keynes Bowl) is an entertainment venue located in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England.
Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH (born December 2, 1978) is a Portuguese-Canadian singer and songwriter.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.
Nielsen Holdings PLC (formerly known as Nielsen N.V.) is a global information, data and measurement company with headquarters in the U.K..
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
No One Ever Really Dies (stylized as NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES) is the fifth studio album by American hip hop and rock band N.E.R.D. The album was released on December 15, 2017 through i am OTHER and Columbia Records.
Nothing is the fourth studio album by American funk rock band N.E.R.D, released November 2, 2010 on Star Trak Entertainment and Interscope Records in the United States.
The Official New Zealand Music Chart is the weekly New Zealand top 40 singles and albums charts, issued weekly by Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand).
Okayplayer is an online hip-hop and alternative music website and community, described by Rolling Stone as a "tastemaker" and "an antidote to dull promotional Web sites used by most artists".
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Pori Jazz is a large international jazz festival, held annually during the month of July in the coastal city of Pori (a population of 82,809 in January 2010), Finland.
Projekt Revolution was a music festival hosted by Linkin Park, bringing artists of various genres of music together.
"Provider" is a song by American funk rock band N*E*R*D from their debut studio album, In Search Of....
A public service announcement (PSA), or public service ad, is a message in the public interest disseminated without charge, with the objective of raising awareness, changing public attitudes and behavior towards a social issue.
Rap rock is a fusion genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip hop with various forms of rock.
Rap-Up is a magazine launched in 2001 by founder Devin Lazerine.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
In music performances, rhythm guitar is a technique and role that performs a combination of two functions: to provide all or part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section (e.g., drumkit, bass guitar); and to provide all or part of the harmony, i.e. the chords from a song's chord progression, where a chord is a group of notes played together.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Road to Revolution: Live at Milton Keynes is the second live CD/DVD/BD compilation by American rock band Linkin Park.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
"Rock Star" is a song by American funk rock band N*E*R*D.
Rock the Vote is a non-profit organization, progressive-aligned group in the United States whose stated mission is "to engage and build the political power of young people." The organization was founded in 1990 by Virgin Records America Co-Chairman Jeff Ayeroff, to encourage young people to vote.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Santi White (born September 25, 1976), better known by her stage name Santigold (formerly Santogold), is an American singer and producer.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
Seeing Sounds is the third studio album by American alternative rock band N.E.R.D released June 10, 2008 on Star Trak Entertainment and Interscope Records in the United States.
Sheldon Haley (born December 18, 1972), better known as Shae, Shay or Shade, is an American musician.
"She Wants to Move" is a single by American hip hop and rock group N*E*R*D from their album Fly or Die.
The Shortlist Music Prize, stylized as (shôrt–lĭst), was an annual music award for the best album released in the United States that had sold fewer than 500,000 copies at the time of nomination.
The Single Top 100 is a Dutch chart, based on official physical single sales, legal downloads and since July 2013 streaming and composed by MegaCharts.
Soundtrack 90210 is the first soundtrack album from the television series 90210 since it relaunched in 2008.
South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.
"Spaz" is a song by funk rock and hip hop group N.E.R.D released as the second single from their third studio album Seeing Sounds.
Spymob is an American alternative rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Star Trak Entertainment was an American record label, founded by The Neptunes in 2002.
Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).
The Swiss Hitparade (Schweizer Hitparade) are Switzerland's main music sales charts.
The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.
A talent show is an event where participants perform talents of singing, dancing, lip-syncing, acting, drumming, martial arts, playing an instrument, or other activities to showcase skills.
Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Australian is a broadsheet newspaper published in Australia from Monday to Saturday each week since 14 July 1964.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Neptunes are an American production duo, composed of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is a 2015 American 3D live-action/animated comedy film based on the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.
The Used is an American rock band formed in Orem, Utah, in 2001.
Timothy Zachary Mosley (born March 10, 1972), better known by his stage name Timbaland, is an American record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
Tribune Media, also known as Tribune Media Company and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American conglomerate that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium.
Village Voice Media or VVM began in 1970 as a weekly alternative newspaper in Phoenix, Arizona.
Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.
Virginia Beach is an independent city located on the southeastern coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Olubowale Victor Akintimehin (born September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale, is an American recording artist, record producer and actor.
Westword is a free alternative weekly newspaper based in Denver, Colorado.
XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.
Zune is a discontinued brand of digital media products and services marketed by Microsoft.
90210 is an American teen drama television series, developed by Rob Thomas, Gabe Sachs, and Jeff Judah, that aired from September 2008 to May 2013.
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