Buzz Bites (10/8/12): Beyonce Joins Jay-Z In Surprise Barclays Center Performance

Jay-Z and surprise guest Beyoncé wow fans at Barclays Center on Saturday.

+ For Jay-Z‘s final show of his Barclays Center residency in Brooklyn, wife Beyoncé joined him onstage as a surprise guest. They sang “’03 Bonnie & Clyde,” “Crazy In Love,” and “Young Forever.” BTW, Hova took the train to the show, too. (MTV News)

+ Fresh from the eight shows Jay-Z performed at Barclays Center, he announced a Live In Brooklyn EP. The set includes eight live songs and is available exclusively through iTunes beginning tomorrow. (Rap-Up)

+ “The Cleveland Show”‘s Oct. 21 episode on Fox will feature Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, The Roots‘ Questlove, and will.i.am as members of the Illumunati, because of course! The episode’s cleverly titled “Menace II Secret Society.” (Rap-Up)

Justin Timberlake shared how he first asked out fiancée Jessica Biel. “I did it the old-fashioned way — by telephone… there is a thing called chivalry and it doesn’t have to die with the birth of the internet,” he said. Preach! P.S.: If things don’t work out, please feel free to call us, like, anytime. (Just Jared)

+ Listen to Brandy‘s cool new club-ready track, “Let Me Go,” which samples Lykke Li‘s awesome “Tonight.” The song is from Brandy’s Two Eleven, which drops Oct. 16. (Idolator)

+ Looks like a Ludacris and M.I.A. collaboration is in the works. The two headed into a recording studio over the weekend. “Wonder what would happen if u put Luda & M.I.A. In the studio. Hhhmmmmm,” he tweeted. (Rap-Up)

+ Watch One Direction‘s behind-the-scenes footage from their “Live While We’re Young” video. (Just Jared Jr.)

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