Music can be a wonderfully cryptic outlet for artists to embed with all manner of hidden messages. Because when we’re busy bopping along to a beat, shredding up a dance floor or singing along at the top of our lungs while cruising with the top down, it’s unlikely that we’re going to take the time to actually analyze the lyrical content of the songs we’re belting. Oftentimes, we’re so rapt with the joy of music we don’t even notice the lyrics at all.
Rock stars are invading the small screen! We aren’t sure what’s in the air, but lately some legendary musicians have been popping up on prime-time TV shows. Just last week we were blown away when Prince appeared as a guest star on The New Girl (apparently he’s a huge fan), and now we’ve got news that Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy is set for a stint on Parks & Rec. This got us thinking about other times when worlds collided and our favorite music makers turned up on our favorite sitcoms. Sometimes it was pretty weird, but it always made for GREAT television. Read on for more! Read more…
Hold onto your hats, because it’s about to get funky up in here! VH1 Soul You Oughta Know artist Liv Warfield has been getting people on their feet for years as a member of the New Power Generation band. Now the Prince protege and VH1 Soul Artist of the Month is hitting us with her new full length album The Unexpected, and you can stream it all right HERE!
We all go a little crazy from time to time… but these singers are full-on WIGGIN’ OUT! Some celebs choose to flaunt their striking looks on red carpets, while others create a wow factor with costume-clad performances. Whatever the reason, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj are just a small selection of the many stars who’ve gotten the radest hairstyles on locks-down. Yep, that was a hair pun. Check out the full gallery of 40 Times Celebs Rocked Crazy Wigs!
There’s a saying that all comedians want to be rock stars and all rock stars want to be comedians. Sometimes that dream gets to come true. The 20 comedians on our list transformed themselves so seamlessly into the personas of famous rock stars, pop stars, rappers and crooners that we can’t separate the musician from their famous impersonator anymore.
Janelle Monáe’s The Electric Lady drops next Tuesday, September 10th, but starting today, we’re exclusively streaming the talented entertainer’s debut album – for a full week.