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North West Revealed, Plus 10 Things We Learned From Kanye West On Kris

It pays to be a part of the family. Kanye West, who will be performing at the 2013 Video Music Awards this weekend, adapted himself for the daytime television audience today–smiling, laughing, even altering his voice to a slightly higher-pitch as not to scare those who haven’t had their coffee yet–and puzzled all who enjoy the Sad Kanye meme or read his epic New York Times profile back in June. In his first television interview since becoming a father, Kanye joked around with his potential mother-in-law (“Please don’t call me soft as a rapper”) and fielded psychological analysis from the woman who has made a name and career for herself by putting her children in front of a camera. Read more…

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The Five Ways Girlfriends Can Be Referenced In A John Mayer Song

John Mayer

John Mayer‘s new album Paradise Valley features a duet with girlfriend Katy Perry, which sort of eliminates the question of whether or not he’ll reference her in one of his songs after the fact–or does it? Mayer himself has said that all songwriting comes from relationships, and with his stable of high-profile exes and current loves, it’s become an unofficial guessing game as to who has inspired each track. Sound familiar? Read more…

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The O.C. In 10 Musical Moments

The O.C. Cast

As we come the end of a wonderful week spent reminiscing about McMansions and Mischa Barton death scenes via the 10-year anniversary of The O.C. premiere, we’d be remiss not to mention the music. For four years, Josh Schwartz and music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas saved you the trouble of making your own collection of tunes essential to the teenage experience with a series of official soundtracks from the show. Read more…

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Hey, Hey, Hey: Robin Thicke Teaches Jimmy Fallon How To Rhyme

Just when you thought #THICKE couldn’t get any more adorable than his childhood tennis whites

Robin Thicke brought “Blurred Lines” to the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Thursday, giving the hit song the late-night show’s special treatment: performance via a collection of children’s instruments (maracas, xylophone, you name it). This means Robin gets to play the spoons and Jimmy and the Roots get to take great pleasure in repeatedly shouting “hey, hey, hey.” Read more…

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Robin Thicke And Alan Thicke: Photos Through The Years

Robin Thicke And Alan Thicke

Ain’t No Hat 4 That” is not the first time Robin Thicke and his father Alan ThickeGrowing Pains star, songwriter, Canadian–have collaborated over the years. While the Blurred Lines song they created is getting the most buzz these days–deservedly so, considering there are three generations of #THICKE in one track–the father-son duo has been teaming up in front of people with cameras for years.

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Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins On The Return Of TLC And The Pressures Of Stardom

It is officially a new era for TLC. The Grammy-winning girl group known for conscious songwriting and record-breaking sales, went through hell and back after losing member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes in 2002 and going broke. Today, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas are back in the recording studio, with plans to take the TLC on the road once again.
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Lady Gaga Will Perform At The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

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The 2013 MTV Music Awards are right around the corner (literally–hello, Brooklyn!) which means it’s time to start unveiling a lineup of live acts that will blow your minds. Lady Gaga has been confirmed as a performer at the August 25 event, ending the drought Little Monsters have been faced with since injury forced Gaga to cancel the remainder of her Born This Way Ball in February. MTV’s own Sway, and a group of enthusiastic fans, announced the news earlier today:

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