After 20 years in the public eye, Nas has been everywhere from the Grammy Awards to Billy on the Street. His most recent achievement, however, is something not even he or his family could have dreamed of. After the National’s Matt Berninger and his brother Tom opened the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival with Mistaken For Strangers, the Queens-born rapper took center stage at this year’s fest with his documentary Time Is Illmatic. The film pays tribute to the acclaimed artist and his breakthrough album, Illmatic, 20 years after its release. Who knew Robert De Niro was such a big music fan?
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Taylor Swift is officially a New York City resident and she’s been busy changing outfits and getting photographed since the big move. Despite making a cameo on Saturday Night Live and hitting up the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, she’s found time to stroll the streets of Manhattan in an incredible assortment of outfits we can’t help but drool over.
Jason Derulo has made it known that he likes things a little naughty off stage, thanks to his hit single “Talk Dirty.” And with adorable collaborations and impressive Valentine’s Day gifts, you can’t blame fans for wondering what Jason and his boo Jordin Sparks do to keep things hot despite their hectic schedules.
The annual Coachella festival is a place to see and be seen, making it a haven for celebrities who like to experiment with fringe, flower crowns and short shorts. If you’re not lucky enough to score a prime-time set or bring a famous friend to the stage, being photographed in a ridiculous outfit is one way to make an impression. And with desert temperatures and a flood of style bloggers, stars like Vanessa Hudgens and Paris Hilton pushed the limit of acceptable public attire in the name of music.
“Shake Shake Shake” by the Swedish indie group The Sounds is an infectious song sure to be the soundtrack to many a barbecue this summer. And when the band stopped by VH1 Headquarters last week for a performance on Big Morning Buzz Live, we just couldn’t get enough.
Coachella kicks off today with OutKast taking the stage for their big reunion at the two-week festival in Indio, California. Announcing their first live performance together in 10 years caused the Internet to erupt in cheers, making Coachella the festival to spend your hard-earned money on this summer. But then Andre and Antwan booked headlining sets at Governors Ball, Lollapalooza and many, many more festivals around the world. Read more…
Passenger‘s breakthrough hit “Let Her Go” has been heard everywhere from the halls of VH1 to the Super Bowl. After the success of his most recent album, All The Little Lights, you’d think the lovely Brit would want to take some time to rest and reflect on everything he’s done right in the last year. Nope! He’s going right back to work.
In need of some new sad songs to get you through tough times? What about an unthinkable falsetto you can only dream of replicating in your shower? Sam Smith has got you covered. The 21-year-old Brit is the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, and if you want to impress your friends by rattling off facts about an artist everyone will be talking out before his major television appearance, we suggest you study up.
Collaborating with your significant other for a music video can have varying effects on your relationship. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are still together after their topless motorcycle ride in “Bound2″ but Katy Perry and John Mayer parted ways just a few months after mounting a bull in “Who You Love.” fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff is the latest performer to willing to risk mixing business with pleasure, by hiring his girlfriend Lena Dunham to direct the Bleachers video for “I Wanna Get Better.” Does this mean he’ll guest on Girls next season?