Buzz Bites (2/12/13): Watch Justin Timberlake Rap During ‘Cry Me A River’ + Cover The Jacksons’ ‘Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)’

Watch Justin Timberlake rap during "Cry Me A River" performance, Beyoncé dishes on her new album in Vogue and more.

Watch Justin Timberlake sing (and rap) “Cry Me A River.”

+ Watch Justin Timberlake‘s perform “Suit & Tie” with Jay-Z, a cover of The Jacksons‘ “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground),” and “Cry Me A River” (where he drops a verse from Hova and Kanye West‘s “Paris”) at his Hollywood Palladium post-Grammys concert. (Rap-Up)

Beyoncé revealed a few more deets about her upcoming album in Vogue’s March issue, saying it’s “a lot more sensual” and “empowering” than her earlier efforts, and that motherhood has influenced the shift in sound. (MTV News)

Taylor Swift is Elle’s March cover gal. In the issue, she dishes on why she writes about exes. “To me, it’s just writing songs the way I always have. It’s me sitting on my bed feeling pain I didn’t understand, writing a song, and understanding it better,” Swift said. (MTV News)

+ The-Dream, who just took home a Grammy for “No Church in the Wild” (along with Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, and Kanye West), has announced that his forthcoming Fourplay album will street on May 7. (RapFix)

+ Check out Solange performing “Bad Girls” from her True EP in a London cab for the “Black Cab Sessions.” She’s accompanied by her production partner Dev Hynes on guitar during her backseat concert. (Idolator)

+ Stream and download Purity Ring‘s cover of Soulja Boy‘s “Grammy.” The Canadian electro-pop duo are big fans of the rapper. Back in 2011, Purity Ring’s Corin Roddick told Pitchfork that he “can’t get enough” of Soulja Boy’s third album, The DeAndre Way. (Pitchfork)

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