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Daft Punk Will Reportedly Release A New Album This Spring

Their First New Album in 7 Years

After 7 LONG years since the release of their last studio album (not counting the soundtrack to Tron 2), French electronic artists Daft Punk are reportedly ready to drop a BRAND NEW ALBUM this Spring via their BRAND NEW RECORD LABEL Columbia Records. All 3 of Daft Punk‘s albums were released on the EMI label but it has been revealed that the group has signed with Columbia ahead of a new album release. Wee!! Click below to learn more about this rumored new Daft Punk album and REJOICE! More »

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Norah Jones Will Perform Her Song From The ‘Ted’ Soundtrack At The Oscars

"Everybody Needs A Best Friend"

Norah Jones is one of those artists that I should really be listening to more often. Every time I see her name somewhere, I’m all like, why aren’t you listening to more Norah Jones?! Well, that’s all gonna change, I promise! We recently learned that Mark Wahlberg and his co-star character Ted will be making an appearance at the Oscars, and now the Ted theme song will  be showcased as well. Nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Norah Jones will be performing her Oscar-nominated song from the Ted soundtrack at this year’s Academy Awards and I’m really excited to hear it live.  Click inside to learn more and to check out a sweet lil’ video for the song!

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Watch: Kendrick Lamar Performs ‘Poetic Justice’ And ‘Swimming Pools (Drank)’ On ‘Saturday Night Live’

Kendrick Makes His SNL Debut!
'I Write Poems In These Songs'

Earlier today we got to check out some of my fave skits from last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live, and it was definitely a good time. But the main reason I was excited about the episode was because Kendrick Lamar was performing! He rocked out to one of my fave tracks (from his debut album good kid, m.A.A.d. city) Poetic Justice, and he also performed Swimming Pools (Drank), which just went certified platinum. Between the controversy he stirred up with his last video, that Dido feature, and this SNL appearance– and the fact that his album is, actually, amazing– methinks the Compton rapper has arrived. Maybe he and Lady Gaga can make a [nother] song together now, lmao! Check out his low-key performance for Poetic Justice above, and click inside to see him turn things up a bit for Swimming Pools. And you can check out the lyrics to both songs at DirectLyrics.
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Is Beyoncé Addressing The Lip-Synching Controversy In Her New Instagram Photo?

If So, Props To Her!

Just the other day Beyoncé shared a couple of photos from her Super Bowl half-time performance rehearsal, and things were looking pretty serious! Sources close to the singer revealed that she was especially excited to hit the stage, following the lip-synching controversy that ignited after her performance at President Obama‘s Inauguration. Still, nobody from Bey‘s camp has released any official statements about the issue. Bey, however, has posted a new photo of herself on Instagram… and it kinda makes you think she might be addressing the issue in her own special way. Click inside for more!
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First Look: Justin Timberlake And Jay-Z Spotted Shooting The Video For ‘Suit & Tie’!

Grown Folk Swag

OMG! Why am I so pumped for this?!?! LOL, okay so Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake were spotted on the set of JT‘s forthcoming music video for Suit & Tie, and I am sooo happy right now. We just watched the lyric video, like, five seconds ago and I’m just ready to see what these guys were up to. JT and Jay-Z look like they had so much effing fun on set, and every time I see Jigga Man smile, I just melt/reaaallllyyyy start hating on Beyoncé. Did y’all know that I love Jigga? I friggen looove Jigga. And seeing him on his Suit & Tie ish just made my day, lol. I cannot wait for this video to drop, and considering the way Justin‘s been handling his comeback, something tells me I won’t have to wait long! Squeeee! Peep the gallery for more!

Photo Credit: Wenn/Pacific Coast News

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First Listen: Britney Spears & will.i.am Release The Totally Uncensored ‘Scream & Shout (Remix)’

This is SO NSFW
Totally Motherf***ing Uncensored

Earlier today we heard the leaked version of Britney Spears and will.i.am‘s new remix of Scream & Shout that features Hit-Boy, Lil’ Wayne, Waka Flocka Flame and P. Diddy … and just moments ago, the official uncensored version of the song was released online. Click above to hear the song in full but be warned, there are quite a bit of cursing going on in this track. I lamented earlier that the first version of the song we heard featured no curse words, well, this final official version deffo does so … enjoy?

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First Listen: Britney Spears Teams Up With Hit-Boy, Lil’ Wayne, Waka & Diddy For A Remix Of ‘Scream & Shout’

We SO Are Not Ready

It’s been 2 months since Britney Spears and will.i.am released their fun music video for their new single Scream & Shout … so it’s about time for a remix, right? Well, like it or not a remix is on the way … produced by Hit-Boy, the man who will also be working on Britney‘s upcoming new album, a new remix of Scream & Shout will be released featuring vocals by Lil’ Wayne, Waka Flocka Flame and P. Diddy. HMMM … just what the song needs … more rappers and less Britney? HMMMMM. Take a listen below. More »

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First Listen: Eve Enlists Pusha T And Juicy J For The ‘She Bad Bad’ Remix

Plus, The New Album Is COMING!
Eve Gets A Lil' Help On The Remix

We’ve been hearing a lot of sweet new music lately. I’m still hyped over Justin Timberlake‘s lyric video for Suit & Tie, and please don’t tell my mama  that Kelly Rowland‘s Kisses Down Low is my new anthem. Awkward! And now, for the return of Eve. We heard She Bad Bad a while ago (and the video followed), and I wasn’t loving it– just crazy happy that Eve was back on the scene. However I’m really excited about this reeeeee-miiiix! Love Pusha T, and yes. I love Juicy J. Peep the audio above to hear them on the new jam, and get ready for May 14th, the official release date of Eve‘s new album, titled Lip Lock. Along with Pusha T and Juicy JSnoop Dogg, and Chrisette Michele will also have features on the record. I’m pumped!

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The Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Reveals Its 2013 Line-Up

I'm FINALLY Going this YEAR!

So … it looks like this year will FINALLY be the year that I actually attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival … and I’m not really all that excited about it. I thought I was going to go last year when it was rumored that Trent Reznor‘s new band How to Destroy Angels would be performing but when HDTA did not appear on the line-up, I sold my ticket and opted out. Late yesterday, Coachella released the official line-up for this year’s fest and How to Destroy Angels is on the bill … therefore, I will be there to see the band perform their first live performance in person. I’m not exactly sure if I’m going to attend all 3 days of the fest or just 1 day but … I’ll be there. Yep. I’m almost certain. More »

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First Listen: New Kids On The Block Release A New Single Titled ‘Remix (I Like The)’

New Music from the New Kids

Earlier this week we learned the amazing news that legendary boyband New Kids on the Block are going on tour this year with fellow boyband compatriots Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees … and today, we get to hear NEW MUSIC from NKOTB. To accompany the kick-off of their The Package Tour, New Kids will be releasing a new album titled 10 which will be preceded by a first single titled Remix (I Like The). Click below to hear this new track in full, read the song lyrics and get your first look at the album art for the new album. It’s New Kidsapalooza today! More »

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