First Dibs: How Is Lorde Going To Follow “Royals?”

Is Jack White going to pay child support? Why did Wale call and threaten a magazine staff this week? Did Beyoncé’s music video director know about her visual album?

  • Lorde dropped a new single, “No Better,” yesterday and confirmed that she’s already working on the follow up to Pure Heroine. She says she should be back in the studio at the end of this year or early 2014. [Rolling Stone]
  • Jack White is officially divorced from Karen Elson. Legal documents also revealed that White makes $62,000 a month and that he will have to pay $3,200 a month in child support. [US Magazine]
  • Wale personally called and threatened the staff at Complex this week. The rapper thought that his exclusion from their “50 Best Albums of 2013” was personal. [Complex]
  • Beyoncé didn’t just shock her fans with her visual album yesterday; she also shocked her music video director. Francesco Carrozzinni, who directed “Jealous,” didn’t know about the visual album until friends told him. [MTV News]

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