Drake grows a 'fro and chops for his "Anchorman 2" cameo.
We've felt a few ways about Drake's style: Sometimes he's totally dapper in GQ, and other times he gets meme-ified for his "fashion choices." But NOBODY expected him to reach all the way back to the '70s for his next look! OK, to be fair, Drake does have a reason for this 'fro + chops combo, as he is appearing in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues"! But you know what? We kind of think he's never looked so natural!
The "Girls Love Beyoncé" rapper was snapped filming a scene from the forthcoming Will Ferrell-led sequel in New York City, and it got us thinking of other decades Drake could borrow from. What if Drizzy went '80s with A Flock Of Seagulls haircut from their "I Ran" video? Or he could go '90s with have tall, braided hair like Coolio? All right, perhaps we're getting a bit ahead of ourselves, and Drake looks fine just the way he is, but you can't blame us for trying. So, in short, our advice to Drake would be do NOT make any ill-advised haircut choices -- unless it's for a feature film. Then all bets are off.
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Kanye West broadcasted "New Slaves" all over the world on Friday, then performed it on "SNL" on Saturday.
When it comes to Kanye West, attention to detail is absolutely VITAL. Like, if you thought Kanye was serious about his giant coat collection, then you'd better believe that he's 10x as serious when it comes to music. (I mean, dude announced he and Kim Kardashian were having a baby on New Year's Eve! Dramatic entrances are clearly his forte.) Bearing that in mind, we really shouldn't have been surprised when Kanye projected his brand-new song/video, "New Slaves," from his forthcoming album, Yeezus, on 66 buildings across the world. Who thinks of this stuff?!
Watch Kanye West project "New Slaves" in New York, and watch him perform "New Slaves" and "Black Skinhead" on "SNL" after the jump.
Demi drew some VERY naughty pics on "Live From MTV."
We're sure you all you Lovatics remembered to watch, but just in case, we'll bring you up to speed: Yesterday Demi Lovato stopped by MTV for an exclusive "Live From MTV" interview where she chatted about everything from her new album, Demi, to working with Cher Lloyd and her friendship with Selena Gomez. Then things took a turn for the dirty once the interview hit a segment called "Demi Draws," where the "Heart Attack" singer was supposed to hand-draw a title from her new album (kinda like iPad Pictionary), and fans could guess the song's name based on her clues. Everything went according to plan at first -- Demi picked a folded-up piece of paper from a jar, started drawing.... and, wait, DEMI, WHAT DID YOU JUST DRAW?? THAT'S NOT WHAT A "NIGHTINGALE" LOOKS LIKE. (Unless the song "Nightingale" is just a phallic euphemism for...oh God... I think my innocence is ruined.)
Watch Demi Lovato play "Demi Draws" and "Kittyoke" after the jump.
B.o.B goes gaga over a girl on his new jam, "HeadBand."
B.o.B is not a follower -- he's a leader and a trendsetter. (Have you seen his sunglasses?) But on his new song "HeadBand" featuring 2 Chainz, from his upcoming Underground Luxury album, Bobby Bands is joining in on a tried-and-true pastime in music: adding nonstop whistling to your song. You know, the kind of whistling that appears in songs like "Moves Like Jagger," "Whistle," "I Wanna Go," "Home," "The Lazy Song" -- you get the idea. And B's not just whistling for his health in "HeadBand"; he's smitten with a particularly FOINE lady. (Though we hope he's not whistling in the pass-by-a-construction-site way. That's NEVER a good look.)
Listen to B.o.B Featuring 2 Chainz' "HeadBand" after the jump.
Kendrick Lamar buries the past in his new "B**** Don't Kill My Vibe" video.
Even in Kendrick Lamar's brief time in the spotlight, he's managed to grab us with his unbeatable lyrics and rhyming ability, and meticulously planned videos like "Poetic Justice" (no wonder Lady Gaga wanted to work with him). Now, in his new "B**** Don't Kill My Vibe" video, K-Dot's attending a funeral with family and friends... but there's a little more than meets the eye.
Watch Kendrick Lamar's "B**** Don't Kill My Vibe" video after the jump.
Pusha T roams the gritty streets of Paris in his new "Numbers On The Boards" video.
Paris: The City of Lights. Oh, such beauty and romance. Je t'aime! OK, but when Pusha T comes to visit, it's all business (illegal business, specifically). In his new "Numbers On The Boards" video from the forthcoming album, My Name Is My Name, one-half of the untouchable Clipse duo manages to ignore Paris' prettier parts, choosing instead to lord over the city's grittiest and grimiest sections. Where those streets are on Google Maps, we can't exactly say, but we CAN guarantee that Pusha is not wearing a fanny pack and snapping pictures of the Eiffel Tower (though that's a pretty amazing mental image).
Watch Pusha T's "Numbers On The Boards" video after the jump.
All Time Low threw on some furry costumes for their new "Backseat Serenade" video.
We've all held a crappy part-time job at some point -- it's just a sucky part of growing up. (Also: Don't call yourself a "sandwich sculptor" if you work in fast-food service. Denial only makes the truth sound worse.) So when All Time Low hit the local arcade in furry animal costumes for their new "Backseat Serenade" video, which they performed for us yesterday, we totally felt their part-time pain. Seriously, who wants to entertain hoards of sugar-crazed/puking/overstimulated children for a living?! Nope, we'll take the grocery store cashier gig!
Watch All Time Low's "Backseat Serenade" video, and check out behind-the-scenes photos from the making of "Backseat Serenade" after the jump.
The Wanted pay tribute to *NSYNC's "Bye Bye Bye" in a photo from their "Walks Like Rihanna" video.
Question: What's better than a hot British boy band that can sing and dance, and often appears shirtless? Answer: A boy band that does all of those things AND channels the moves of other awesome boy bands! (But not in a copycat way, obs.) Of course we're referring to The Wanted channeling *NSYNC in their forthcoming "Walks Like Rihanna" video, where they're strung up in a makeshift theater JUST LIKE Justin Timberlake & Co. were in their "Bye Bye Bye" video! Remember that?! The Wanted sure do know their history. (And probably also their calculus.)
Compare and contrast The Wanted and *NSYNC's video stills after the jump!
Wiz and 2 Chainz ride together on their new track from the "Fast & Furious 6" soundtrack.
When we heard there'd be a new song to kick off the upcoming summer blockbuster "Fast & Furious 6," we kind of secretly hoped that the film's star, Vin Diesel, would pick up the mic again. (His "Stay" rendition was impeccable!) But even if Vin Diesel isn't contributing to the soundtrack, at least the film's producers got Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz to fill in with an inspirational, never-say-die anthem: "We Own It."
Listen to Wiz Khalifa & 2 Chainz's " We Own It" after the jump.
Want to open for Hunter Hayes at his MTV "Artist To Watch Live" show in NYC?
We all love country-pop crooner Hunter Hayes -- this much is indisputable. AND we've had his "Artist To Watch Live" performance/livestream at NYC's Webster Hall marked on our calendar for, like, ever (get tickets here). So, how could this deal get any sweeter? How about if we invite an up-and-coming artist to OPEN for Hunter at his show? And what if that artist is YOU and/or your band? And how about if Hunter himself chooses the winner? We know, amazing right?? Not a country singer? Don't worry -- this opportunity is open to all genres. Go nuts!
Read more about opening for Hunter Hayes' "MTV Artist To Watch Live" performance after the jump.