Cher Lloyd sings an acoustic version of "I Don't Trust Myself."
It's all kinds of Cher Lloyd-mania up in here! Not only is the girl this week's PUSH Artist, but she's also MTV's POSTED artist for the month of September! All month long, you can check out exclusive videos and performances of the always flawless Sticks + Stones singer at POSTED.MTV.com.
We've already learned that Cher has some MAY-JOR stage presence (obvs!) and killer skills after catching acoustic versions of "With Ur Love" and "Want U Back." This week, we get even more proof of the Brit Brat's talent as she takes on a cover of John Mayer's "I Don't Trust Myself (With Loving You)." Also, is anyone else reallly hoping for a Cher Lloyd unplugged album to drop sometime soon? (Grunt if you agree -- UGH!)
Watch Cher Lloyd singing "I Don't Trust Myself (With Loving You)" after the jump!
Cher Lloyd sings an acoustic version of "With Ur Love"
We took an "Oath" to offer y'all everything Cher Lloyd, and we're keeping our promise by celebrating the adorbz Brit as MTV's POSTED artist for September! All month long, we follow the Sticks + Stones singer through exclusive videos and interviews at POSTED.MTV.com.
Last week, we learned how to be a proper Cher "Brat" (and have officially spent the majority of our free time perfecting Cher's infamous grunt that can be heard in "Want U Back" -- UGH!). We also caught a softer side of the singer during her acoustic performance of the normally in-your-face power anthem. This week, Cher has another stripped-down version of one of her tunes, "With Ur Love." SPOILER ALERT: Expect utter flawlessness.
Watch Cher Lloyd's acoustic version of "With Ur Love" after the jump!
Cher Lloyd reveals the secret behind Brats and THE GRUNT!
If you still aren't familiar with Cher Lloyd, here are a couple of starting tips: Cher recently dominated the U.K. on "The X Factor," and has likewise infiltrated American radio airwaves with smashes like "Want U Back." Want more? Well, here's your chance to take a Cher "Oath" and solemnly swear to learn everything about the singer now that she's MTV's POSTED artist for September! All month long, we'll follow the Sticks & Stones singer with exclusive videos and interviews at POSTED.MTV.com.
This week, Cher chats about her love for her devoted fans (aka "The Brats") and offers us an exclusive live version of her latest hit, "Want U Back."
Watch Cher Lloyd talk about "The Brats" and play her acoustic version of "Want U back" after the jump!
Rihanna got a beautiful new tattoo in honor of her late grandmother.
Rihanna's beloved grandmother Dolly (or "Gran Gran Dolly" as Rihanna referred to her) recently passed away from cancer. In her honor, Rihanna has sent out countless tweets praising her late Gran, toasted Dolly with a cold brewski, and now, has inked herself with the Goddess Isis in Gran Gran's honor. Clearly, Dolly was a special lady.
Rihanna shared her new ink with fans, tweeting a photo and offering an explanation: "Goddess Isis- Complete Woman - Model for future generations- #GRANGRANDOLLY - always in and on my heart #1lo." If you're a little confused as to where exactly this tat is located, let's just say it's basically located in the "under-boob" region. (Ouch!!) In other words, when Rihanna gets a little naked, which incidentally is all the time, you'll be able to see it. A ballsy move for sure, but from what we can tell, Gran Gran Dolly deserves a bold tribute. And you can trust Rihanna to provide one. (Ooh...and maybe next she'll get a BFF tat with new bestie Katy Perry?) Cheers to you, Dolly!
Photo credit: @Rihanna
MGK talks remembers his first (and worst!) jobs in this week's POSTED.
MGK has been keeping it real as MTV's POSTED artist for August (it doesn't get more real than living in your managers basement, guys)! Aside from scoring some extra time to admire his many tattoos, we also get to learn all about the EST 4 Life rapper through exclusive interviews, videos and photos all month long at POSTED.MTV.com.
These days, MGK rubs elbows with some major bosses in the game (like Diddy, Waka Flocka Flame, Ester Dean), but rapping wasn't always been the way he paid the bills! This week, we learn about a couple of MGK's least favorite jobs on his resume before getting signed to Bad Boy Records.
Watch MGK chat about his first jobs after the jump.
MGK talks his anthems for underdogs and working with Ester Dean in this week's POSTED.
MGK's DOMINATING! Not only is the Cleveland rapper MTV's PUSH Artist of the Week, he's also MTV's POSTED artist for August, so you can also catch exclusive interviews and videos over at POSTED.MTV.com all month long. Now hit play on the rapper's recently released EST 4 Life mixtape, and let's get this party started.
You may remember that even with MGK's budding fame and hanging with big-wigs like Diddy and Waka Flocka Flame, the rapper still lives in his manager's basement! But this week, we learn that underground living pays off as he admits that his "realness" in his songs is devoted to the underdog (having a killer collabo partner like Ester Dean doesn't hurt). Go ahead and call him an "Invincible" hero.
Watch MGK chat writing anthems for the underdog and his collabo with Ester Dean after the jump.
MGK talks about living in a basement and his favorite "Invincible" memory in this week's POSTED.
We may have to patiently wait until MGK's EST 4 Life mixtape drops (Aug. 14!) and his Lace Up album release (Oct. 9!), but take comfort in knowing that the Ohio-grown rapper is the MTV POSTED artist for August! All month long, we follow the Breaking Woodie winner through exclusive interviews, videos and photos over at POSTED.MTV.com.
Last week, MGK chatted about what it was like to work with legendary rappers Diddy and Waka Flocka Flame, but this time around, we learn that just 'cause you're brushing shoulders with ballers doesn't mean you live like one -- MGK still lives in his manager's mom's basement. And that's how you work from the bottom up, guys.
Watch MGK chat about living in a basement and his favorite "Invincible" memories after the jump.
MGK talks working with Diddy and Waka Flocka Flame in this week's POSTED.
You may remember MGK from his killer performance during the MTV Woodies Awards Festival and as the Breaking Woodie winner for 2012, but now we properly celebrate the Cleveland-grown rapper as the MTV POSTED artist for August. All month long we follow the "Invincible" rapper through exclusive interviews and videos over at POSTED.MTV.com.
This week, MGK tells us what it was like working with Diddy (the rapper signed MGK to his Bad Boy label in late 2011) and tells a story about how Waka Flocka Flame almost didn't make it on set for his "Wild Boy" music video!
Watch MGK talk about working with Diddy and Waka Flocka Flame after the jump.
Walk The Moon are total Beliebers!
By now you should already know two things: 1) Walk The Moon's tunes make THE BEST soundtrack to any summer party, AND 2) the band is MTV's Posted artists for July. We've been following the "Anna Sun" group over at POSTED.MTV.com, where you can catch exclusive interviews and videos of the Cincinnati rockers all month long!
The guys may be busy promoting their new self-titled album, but that doesn't mean they can't ponder their dream collabos! Last week, we hoped for a possible Carly Rae Jepsen team-up, but this week, the guys dream even bigger -- like wanting to work with Justin Bieber!
+ Watch Walk The Moon talk about a possible collabo with Justin Bieber!
Walk The Moon caught 'Call Me Maybe' fever.
Our favorite thing about summer so far (besides air conditioning)? Walk The Moon as the MTV POSTED artist for July! All month long we're following the band in exclusive videos and interviews at POSTED.MTV.com. So slap on your face paint guys, 'cause it's time to learn even more about the "Anna Sun" artists.
This may be surprising, but they don't just listen to their own self-titled album on repeat (like we do). In fact, they are into major pop summer jams from the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen! Stars: They're just like us!
+ Watch Walk The Moon talk about new musical obsessions after the jump!