First Dibs: What’s Keeping Katy Perry From Spreading Her Seed?

Paul Simon and Sting are preparing to blow fans’ minds, DMX lands in jail, and M.I.A. talks about a special guest at a recent concert.

  • Seed paper included in the deluxe package of Katy Perry’s Prism is being flagged in Australia. Since the paper could potentially destabilize ecosystems in the country, biosecurity officials are on the lookout. [Guardian]
  • Sting and Paul Simon are reportedly planning a tour together, with shows planning to kick off in February. Start saving your pennies now, because these dates are sure to sell out fast. [Rolling Stone]
  • DMX ran afoul of the law again last night, spending a few hours in jail and prompting a rep to release a statement. It looks like the rapper’s latest jail stint won’t derail any of his scheduled concerts or an upcoming appearance on The Wendy Williams Show. [AllHipHop]
  • During a recent show in New York, M.I.A. was able to get Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to appear via Skype. The British pop star discusses how the rare move came together. [MTV News]

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