Last Lap: Did Janelle Monae Bring The Bronx To Life?

Kanye West settles a legal matter, calls for Justin Bieber’s deportation get louder, and Rihanna appears on Good Morning America.

  • Janelle Monae definitely made us “Come Alive” with her soul-stirring live show in the Bronx last night. Watch the clip above to see the singer get wild during VH1’s Super Bowl Blitz! And don’t forget to join us tonight for Fall Out Boy as they bring the Blitz to Brooklyn. Tune in to VH1,, or the VH1 app at 11/10C to see the rock band take over Brooklyn Bowl!
  • Following an alleged assault earlier this month, Kanye West has reportedly settled out of court with a teenage participant of a fight. The teen apparently hurled racial slurs at Kim Kardashian, and claimed Kanye physically attacked him. Yeezy is said to have settled for $250,000. [NME]
  • Forget about income inequality and health care woes — Justin Bieber has now become an issue deserving White House attention. A petition urging the singer’s deportation has reached 100,000 signatures, meaning someone at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might be reviewing it soon. If that’s not scary, we don’t know what is. [ABC News]
  • We all figured Rihanna would win a Grammy this year, but in a new interview, the singer says she was surprised! Find out more about Riri’s appearance on Good Morning America. [MTV News]