April Fools! But not really. Tyga was probably feeling pretty good during the launch of his L.A. Gear sneaker line at Shiekh Shoes in Hollywood yesterday. But then a dude came in and gave him a subpoena in the middle of the party, and that kind of killed the mood! The best part? The process server bought two pairs of the new kicks, and waited two hours in line to have them autographed by Tyga himself. He even got a selfie with the rapper before handing over his papers. TMZ got the whole thing on video, so praise the prank gods!
Kanye West’s “All Day” visuals look all too familiar, Lil Durk drops a new track with Chris Brown and French Montana, Kevin Hart thinks he saw Justin Bieber hold back tears at his Comedy Central Roast, and more on First Dibs.
After clearing the air about his relationship with Kylie Jenner, Tyga was spotted posing in pictures with a fan during his Between the Sheets tour with headliners Chris Brown and Trey Songz. The weird thing about the pictures is that the fan is Shalana Hunter, the mother of Tyga’s ex-fiance, Blac Chyna.
Looks like Tyga is starting to kinda open up when it comes to his relationship with Kylie Jenner. The “Rack City” rapper spoke candidly with HOT 97 personality Nessa, regarding the controversy surrounding their budding relationship or as Tyga describes it, “friendship.”
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It’s a good year when a video of the leader of the free world singing Al Green‘s “Let’s Stay Together” is uploaded to YouTube. President Obama’s very good Al Green attempt wasn’t the only video that had us clicking. Strange things happen when cell phones with video recorders meet the Internet. And this is why we’re most thankful to the almighty YouTube gods.
It’s been one hell of a year for online sensations. Going viral isn’t a prerequisite to making our list of the year’s best online videos. It’s not about the number of Internet scavengers who viewed a whacky video (although it’s a pretty good indicator of how great a phenomena it is). Whatever made us laugh until our bellies ached, smile so hard while thinking, ‘How cuuuute!’ or made us hit the replay button more than once, it made the list. From Jay-Z explaining who he was to an elderly woman on the subway to a grandma dancing to Tyga‘s “Rack City,” we loved it all.
2012 was the year of being or getting #turntup. Crunk songs encouraging partying, drinking and the good life were the soundtrack to turning up. French Montana‘s “Pop That” instructed women on how to, err, pop their booties at a party or club. It easily was one of the summer’s most popular anthems. In the same vein was Juicy J‘s “Bands A Make Her Dance” which suggests rolls of money secured by a rubber band will indeed make a girl dance. Not that we frequented the strip club or anything, but word on the street is strippers made this their unofficial theme song.
Other crunk songs had less to do with booty popping or stripping and more to do with intimacy–straight grown and sexy style. Take for instance Kelly Rowland‘s “Motivation” that inspired a body roll whether you were at your desk at work or in your car at a red light. Fun.‘s “We Are Young” isn’t your typical crunk song, however, if the DJ played this song at a party you witnessed the crowd going wild. So without further ado, here’s 16 of the year’s crunkest songs. Shout out to the artists for enabling our turned up ways. Read more…