Buzz Bites: Stream Skrillex’s Surprise New Album, ‘Recess’

Stream Skrillex's surprise new album, "Recess."

Surprise! Skrillex just rolled out a new album. 

Skrillex dropped a new album, stealth-style à la Beyoncé, via his app, “Alien Ride.” Stream Recess, which features collaborations with Diplo and Chance The Rapper, on iTunes before its official Mar. 18 release date. (MTV News)

+ 50 Cent’s album rollout has begun! The rapper has unveiled the cover of Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win, and on Mar. 18, he’ll drop singles “Hold On” and “Don’t Worry ‘Bout It” along with their music videos. Oh, and a new song will be released every Tuesday until May 20. 50 Cent’s fifth studio album officially streets on Jun. 3. (Rap-Up)

+ Speaking of new albums, Hunter Hayes announced that his sophomore LP, Storyline, will be released on May 6. The video for his latest single, “Invisible,” premiered earlier this morning. (Just Jared Jr.)

+ Listen to a teaser for Calvin Harris’ “Summer,” which the Scottish DJ previewed on Instagram, along with a hinted-at release date of Mar. 14. (Idolator)

+ Last month, Drake brought out Rihanna as a surprise guest during his “Would You Like A Tour?” show in Paris. This past Monday, the “Can’t Remember To Forget You” singer was spotted in the audience, and Drake even paid homage to her by covering “Stay.” Watch his rendition. (Rap-Up)

Justin Bieber’s DUI trial in Miami is now scheduled for May 5. The “Confident” singer has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest, and possessing an invalid driver’s license. (MTV News)

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