Last Lap: 50 Cent Shows Love For Frank Ocean

by (@zaragolden)

50 CENT SHOWS SUPPORT FOR FRANK OCEAN
Haters be warned that, unless you want a taste of that famous 50 beef, you may want to give the Channel Orange artist a second chance, because 50 thinks that “Anyone that has an issue with Frank Ocean is an idiot.” [MTV]

ARETHA FRANKLIN WANTS TO BE AN IDOL JUDGE
Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler are both out, and so Aretha Franklin figures she and Patti LaBelle should have in at the Idol judging table. Why not! [CNN]

LADY GAGA CHECKS OUT KENDRICK LAMAR
The Queen Monster was spotted at the young, up-and-coming L.A. rapper’s set at Pitchfork Festival in Chicago. And you, too, can check him out, because Lamar also debuted a very good new song called “Swimming Pools (Drank)” over the weekend. [Idolator]

ACES OF BASS PAY ULTIMATE TRIBUTE TO ACE OF BASE
This has been a long time coming: Ace of Base, as played by five upright basses. [Atlantic]

RUSSELL BRAND TO SING “I AM THE WALRUS” AT OLYMPICS CLOSING CEREMONY
And it will be an otherwise grand affair, with The Who, Jessie J, and even our own You Oughta Know artists past Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran all slated to perform. [MTVUK]

Your Carly Rae of the Day…
They even let Chewie gets in on the action in this “Call Me Maybe” remix. [Jest]