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Alicia Keys Releases Blue Light Version of ‘Girl on Fire’
One day after debuting the Inferno Version of her new song ‘Girl on Fire,’ Alicia Keys has released the chilled-out Blue Light Version of the same track.
Flo Rida Encourages Fans to Vote in 2012 Presidential Election
Flo Rida wants to follow in the footsteps of other hip-hop stars by using his celebrity to encourage fans to make their voices heard by voting in the 2012 presidential election.
Nas Reflects on Failed Marriage in ‘Bye Baby’ Video
Nas chronicles his failed marriage and says goodbye to his ex-wife, R&B singer Kelis, in the new video for his deeply personal song ‘Bye Baby,’ a track from his latest album, ‘Life is Good.’
Prince Announces Residency in the Windy City
Prince is coming to the Windy City, and there’s no telling how long he’s staying. The Purple One announced an upcoming residency at the United Center in Chicago starting on Sept. 24, but so far no additional dates have been confirmed.
Mariah Carey Shares a Clip of ‘Triumphant (Get ‘Em)’ Video
Mariah Carey and a fur coat-wearing Rick Ross cheer on Meek Mill, who takes the ring as a boxer in a preview of Carey’s latest video, ‘Triumphant (Get ‘Em).’
Kanye West in Talks to Judge ‘American Idol’
Every time the judging panel for Season 12 of ‘American Idol‘ starts to come into focus, a new rumor comes along to shake things up. The latest piece of gossip? Hip-hop king Kanye West is in talks to join Mariah Carey on the show, according to sources at TMZ.
Beyonce Chats With Anderson Cooper About World Humanitarian Day
So much for the idea that Beyonce is not socially responsible. The singer sat down with CNN’s Anderson Cooper to discuss her song ‘I Was Here,’ which she has dedicated to World Humanitarian Day (Aug. 19), a day when the United Nations urges everyone to consider …
Kanye West Got Served a Subpoena… In a Nordstrom Box
How can a lawyer get a subpoena to a busy and hard-to-find man like Kanye West? Divorce attorneys for Kris Humphries took a unique approach when they had it delivered to the fashion-conscious rapper at Kim Kardashian‘s house inside a Nordstrom box, TMZ reports.
Snoop Lion Performs ‘La La La’ for the First Time
Snoop Dogg‘s new reggae persona, Snoop Lion, performed over the weekend at the Osheaga Festival in Montreal, where he treated festival attendees to the first-ever live version of his new single, ‘La La La.’
2012 MTV Video Music Awards: Drake and Rihanna Lead Nominations
Rihanna and Drake are the leading contenders for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, while Katy Perry, Beyonce, Skrillex, Lana Del Rey and Frank Ocean also scored multiple nominations.
J. Cole Samples Kanye West and Jay-Z on New Song ‘The Cure’
“How many Kanye beats do a n—- gotta murder to prove my mind’s further?,” J. Cole asks on his new joint ‘The Cure,’ which samples the ‘Watch the Throne’ track ‘Lift Off.’
Alicia Keys Releases Graffiti-Themed Lyric Video for ‘New Day’
It’s clearly a ‘New Day’ for Alicia Keys, who has unveiled a lyric video for her latest track, which features an urgent beat and edgy production. To match the “street” feel of the song, the video shows graffiti-style drawings of the …