Frank Ocean rocks SNL
Frank Ocean helped Saturday Night Live kick off its 38th season with a bang. The singer was joined onstage by John Mayer, who lurked in the shadows for the most part. Check out this performance of “Pyramids,” wherein Mayer delivers a slow burning guitar solo while Ocean entertains himself with video games.
Mother and son go “Gangnam Style” on Ellen
Psy’s K-pop hit “Gangnam Style” and its accompanying dance has landed Stateside. Everywhere you look, someone’s riding that invisible pony. Ellen Degeneres is a big fan of the Korean rapper, even bringing him on her show to teach Britney Spears how to do the dance. But our favorite performance is this mother and son team, who show Ellen how to go Gangnam, family style. Enjoy.
Will.i.am’s new album delayed due to thievery
Will.i.am had to delay the release of Will Power when his laptop containing the album was stolen from his car. And dude was not happy about them chickens jackin’ his style. When a fan commented that the leaked material may be good promotion, the Black Eyed Peas frontman got huffy, tweeting his right to vent and ending with a boom boom “#wow.”
Lady Gaga lights up in Amsterdam
Lady Gaga stopped her show in Amsterdam this week to partake of the city’s famous herbal refreshment. Then she got a case of the monster munchies and ate her meat corset. Watch the video down below to find out which of these two things is true.
Smash Mouth and Guy Fieri bro down for new cookbook
It ain’t no joke that Smash Mouth would like to buy the world a toke, and now the “Walking On The Sun” band wants to feed it when it gets hungry. Smash Mouth has partnered with the goateed connoisseur of dude food, Guy Fieri, on a new cookbook titled Smash Mouth: Recipes from the Road: a Rock ‘n Roll Cookbook. Look, it’s got two colons in the title and a recipe called “Guy-Talian Nachos.” It’s gotta be good.
Wyclef Jean blames Lauryn Hill for dissolution of The Fugees
In his new autobiography, Purpose, Wyclef Jean alleges that the reason the Fugees broke up was because Lauryn Hill lied about the paternity of her first child. The singer lead Wyclef to believe he was the father before revealing that it was actually Rohan Marley. “In that moment something died between us,” he says. “I was married and Lauryn and I were having an affair, but she led me to believe that the baby was mine, and I couldn’t forgive that,” he wrote. Read some more dirt here.
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