Last Lap: Who’s The Latest Music Star To Cover Beyonce?

Brandy lets Big Morning Buzz Live know about her tennis skills, Courtney Love throws shade at a rock legend, and back in the 1990s, Def Jam Records missed out on signing one of the greatest MCs of all time.

  • Beyonce has fans from all parts of the music world, and John Mayer definitely counts himself among those devotees. The singer-songwriter recently covered Bey’s “XO” during a concert and also shouted out his love for the song on Twitter. [Rap-Up]
  • Brandy doesn’t just take inspiration from R&B divas of the past — she plays tennis with them! Find out what happened when Brandy played with the inimitable Gladys Knight.
  • Wow, Courtney Love, tell us how you really feel. The Hole frontwoman called out Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band, saying that “saxophones don’t belong in rock and roll.” So, who’s wrong in this scenario — Courtney or millions of The Boss’ fans? [Rolling Stone]
  • Anyone who’s ever heard Nas spit knows he’s no joke, but he didn’t get love from Def Jam Records when he was looking for a label in the early `90s. The woman who signed him to Columbia talks about why she pushed for the Queens rapper. [MTV News]

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