First Dibs: John Mayer’s Album Now Available To Stream

Soulja Boy gets tossed from an American Airlines plane, 2013 MTV Video Music Awards performer Katy Perry is roaring all the way to Brooklyn, and a Britpop band loses its drummer.

  • Fans can listen to John Mayer’s Paradise Valley a full week ahead of its release. The LP is currently streaming on iTunes. [Rolling Stone]
  • Rapper Soulja Boy was taken off a plane after a flight attendant advised passengers to take their seats — and he didn’t. Watch the clip below. [TMZ]

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  • The drummer for The Charlatans, Jon Brookes, has died at 44. The musician recently had surgery for a brain tumor. [The Guardian]
  • Katy Perry is ready to take over Brooklyn. Check out the pop star’s new promo for this year’s VMAs and tune in to the ceremony August 25 at 9 p.m. on MTV. [MTV]

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