Just Blaze and Baauer introduce us to their new single — and traditional Indian martial arts, the teen producer who worked with Jay Z is about to lay down some heat with another top rapper, and Justin Timberlake gives us the tracklist to The 20/20 Experience‘s second half.
Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” is on everyone everyone’s lips these days. The ubiquitous tune is catchy as hell and features musical help from fellow super-talents T.I. and Pharrell Williams. As if that’s not enough to earn it some serious column inches, let’s not forget the controversially racy (and very NSFW) music video! The vid has raised some red flags with fans, and even got yanked off of YouTube for a spell. #Thicke and Co insist that the over the top clip was merely meant as a joke, but we’re pretty sure he’s laughing all the way to the bank. A little controversy never hurt record sales, did it? Just read on to see 25 scandalously sexy music vids that were too hot to handle when they first dropped!
Rock ‘n’ roll is a dangerous business! Just ask Lady Gaga, who spent the better part of this spring laid up in a wheelchair after injuring her hip, resulting in the cancellation of her epic Born This Way tour. The surgery sounded pretty rough, but we didn’t realize just how fearless Mother Monster truly is until she described the gruesome process in a recent interview!
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: