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Miley Cyrus Reminds Us She Can Seriously Sing With Paul Simon Cover On ‘SNL 40′

After a brief cameo in the star-packed opening monologue, Miley Cyrus had her chance to shine with a show-stopping solo spot during the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special. Instead of the usual provocative antics that we’ve come to expect from the 22-year-old, she kept her massive pipes front and center to belt out a killer version of  Paul Simon‘s classic “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover.” It’s hard enough to deliver the goods on live television, but it couldn’t have been easy knowing that Paul himself was sitting in the studio audience!

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30 Musicians With Hobbies You Would Never Expect

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-By Frank Donovan 

You and I might spend our downtime singing in the shower, dancing at the club, and plucking on a guitar. But our favorite artists are wont to unwind with less musical hobbies. When the lights go down, artists like Prince pick up a ping pong paddle, Roger Daltrey a fishing rod, and Justin Bieber a Rubik’s Cube. These pastimes run the gamut from completely ordinary like Rivers Cuomo and Lily Allen’s knitting, to an obsession that led Neil Young to become a part owner in a toy train manufacturing company.

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Kanye Unleashes ‘Wolves’ Featuring Sia And Vic Mensa At His 750 Boost Fashion Show

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It’s safe to say Yeezy season has officially returned, Thursday afternoon not only did Kanye unveil his first official collab with Adidas but he premiered brand new music as well. The new song is entitled ‘Wolves,’ and features the always avant-garde Sia, and fellow Chicago rapper Vic Mensa. ‘Wolves’ is slated to be the very first track on Kanye’s upcoming but yet-to-be-titled  album.

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Which NBA Basketball Players Hip Hop Tracks Weren’t Just Trash Talk?

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-By Renaud Jean Baptiste Jr. 

From the moment Kurtis Blow declared basketball as his favorite sport in the opening of his 1984 ode “Basketball,” hip hop and b-ball have been connected at the hip. They influence each other in a myriad of ways, from fashion to slang, and both depend on a competition of one-upmanship, whether on the court or on the mic.  And just as many a rapper likes to claim he’s nice on the hardwood, and does whatever they can to prove it (yo Drake, I’m looking at you kid),  a bench full of ballers have tried their hands as MCs only to drop the ball (**cough**cough**Lebron **cough**cough**).

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Drake Surprises Fans With Brand New Short Film, ‘Jungle’

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-By Renaud Jean Baptiste Jr. 

Drake fans received quite the surprise this morning when the OVO general dropped an unexpected short film, simply entitled ‘Jungle’ via his Vimeo page. The film, which runs just a shy under 15 minutes, looks to have been shot between Los Angeles and his hometown of Toronto. It’s reflective and artsy tone falls in line with the music Drake is globally known for.  Read more…

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#TBT: Hailie Jade Mathers & Friends Used To Crank That Soulja Boy, 50 Cent Tells The Tale

The world was a completely different place back in 2007; MySpace was the go-to social network, you more than likely owned a flip phone and not a smartphone and a dance craze birthed by an unknown 16-year old took America completely over both on and offline. One of the millions and millions of people who were caught up in the hysteria that was Soulja Boy‘s “Crank That,” was Hailie Jade Mathers, daughter or Grammy award winning rapper EminemRead more…

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“Madonna” Talks Her Grammy Performance, Rihanna, & Iggy Azalea

By “Madonna”
Madonna the Matador….
That’s right! I tame the wildest of bulls and I keep them living for my love! That is what happens when you’re a rebel heart….but I digress…I had a spectacular time performing at the Grammys. It really is a wonderful thing to perform in front of your so-called “contemporaries” and really show them how to have longevity in the industry. I am 56 years young and still giving the girls and guys a run for their money. They could put possibly do what I do. Once again I say, “Bitch, I’m Madonna.”
Send me all your video questions via YouTube and Instagram and you already know to use the hashtag: #MadonnaDearest.
I’ll get to them when I can…if I don’t, that means I didn’t get to them! See what I’m saying?
Love,
MDNA

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