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Front Row: Pop Recordings

Ne-Yo Ne-Yo (above) releases "Year of the Gentleman," on Sept. 16. (Scott Gries/Getty Images)
September 7, 2008

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Sept. 9 LL Cool J , "Exit 13" (Def Jam). The influential rapper mixes it up, thanks to an unlikely collaboration with Richie Sambora, some Indian instrumentation, and other surprises. (Full article: 868 words)

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