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15 Things Drake Was Thinking During His Nicki Minaj Lap Dance In “Anaconda”

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Unless you’re Hugh Hefner, getting a lap dance is probably not a daily occurance. It’s also not every day that you get a private show from a ripped fishnet-clad Nicki Minaj. So needless to say, Drake probably had a lot on his mind in the midst of filming the super sexy “Anaconda.” What was going in his head? We have a few guesses…

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Justify Our Love: Madonna’s 25 Most Underrated Deep Cuts And B-Sides

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By Christopher Rosa 

Madonna, the beloved single-monikered shape-shifting pop queen, turns 56 today! She’s been giving us hit after hit for more than 30 years, and her catalog is rich with everything from  sugary-sweet dance smashers (“Vogue,” anyone?) to moody ballads (“Frozen” lives up to its title). In addition to music, her fashion is iconic and certainly set the stage for future pop star get-ups (Cone bra, anyone?). But when you’ve got as many radio regulars as Madonna, there are bound to be a few gems that slip through the cracks.

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VH1 Vintage: What Does It Take To Become a Hip Hop Video Vixen?

As part of I <3 Video Vixens Month here at VH1, we’re celebrating the fabulous women who made music videos so much hotter over the years, and changed our lives for the better. Read more…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Christina Perri’s “Burning Gold” Is Pure Gold, Set To Premiere On Top 20 This Weekend

Singer-songwriter Christina Perri dropped her brand new music video for this morning, and VH1 has an exclusive first look! “Burning Gold” features a throwback clip that harkens back to ’60s girl groups, bright lights, old school Hollywood glam -and lots of gold, of course.

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Sade’s Diamond Life Turns 30: Hear The Band Reveal The True Story Behind Its Origin


30 years ago this week the English group Sade released their worldwide smash hit debut album Diamond Life. Coming out at the height of the slick, glitzy, video-driven R&B era – as typified by Michael Jackson and Prince – the album’s chill grooves and lush melodies seduced listeners and announced the arrival of a new, uniquely British style of soul music. Read more…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Marie Miller Is Dreaming Of A “6′ 2″” Man

Marie Miller is not picky when it comes to her dream man. The singer-songwriter may prefer her partner to be on the tall side, but as she sings in her song 6’2″, she really does not care -as long as he’s just as much of a romantic as she! The truly sweet song from Miller’s EP You’re Not Alone gets a truly sweet video today, featuring a healthy dose of movie magic.

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Get On Up: Jennifer Hudson, Questlove + More Of Your Favorites Discuss James Brown’s Impact

By Christopher Rosa 

The long-awaited James Brown biopic Get On Up explores the late Godfather of Soul’s legacy that continues to influence hip-hop, R&B, funk, and nearly every other musical genre to this day. The great JB changed the game over the course of his half-century career, and artists still strive to emulate his passionate live performances, howling vocals, and impossibly high levels of swagger. Some of those artists — including Jennifer Hudson — chatted with us about Mr. Brown’s untouchable body of work that was all his own. He truly was the hardest working man in all of show biz!

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PREMIERE: Chill Out And Hit The Beach With SOJA’s “I Believe” Video

By Christopher Rosa 

Get ready to get funky, because the Virginia-based reggae band SOJA dropped their latest video “I Believe” today! The eight-person collective’s latest clip fits perfectly with the breezy and tropical vibe of the tune. Take a trip to the beach and check out the video!

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Hunter Hayes Premieres “Tattoo” Music Video, Ladies Across The Country Rejoice

By Christopher Rosa

Monday just got way cuter: Country hottie  Hunter Hayes’ latest music video “Tattoo” hit the Web, and you can literally hear the women of America screaming for joy. “Tattoo” is the second single off Hayes’ sophomore album Storyline, which landed in stores this past May. The mid-tempo acoustic banger gets a simple video; set in what looks like an abandoned warehouse, Hayes and his on-screen girlfriend play with some paint, a Samsung tablet and smile a lot at each other while he says her name would be a good tattoo. Provided it’s not a tramp stamp, he’s probably right! Read more…