‘Kony 2012’ Video Targeting Celebrities, Rihanna Responds

Kony List

So if you are reading this and still don’t know about the ‘Kony 2012’ video circulating the web, get out from underneath your rock. The video is a 30 minute mini-documentary created in support of Invisible Children, a nonprofit focused on combating the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Africa. Whether you agree or disagree with the methods this company implements, it is undeniable that this has caused one of the larger viral splashes in 2012. In an effort to increase awareness/support, … [Read more...]

‘Born This Way’ Called ‘Most Pretentious Album’ By NME


A blog post by NME has named Lady Gaga's Born This Way as the "most pretentious album ever", saying that "she seemed to believe her own hype..." and the singer was "convinced she had a message to share". In response to this, Gaga took to Twitter to say: Oh the irony of winning "Most Pretentious Album Ever" from none other than NME. *eyeroll* I might laugh forever + then return to narcissism. NME's recent post contradicts their review of the album in May 2011, in which they gave the album … [Read more...]

Chris Brown Feels the Wrath of the Public… and his Mother


Perhaps the most controversial moment of the Grammy's this year came when Chris Brown won Best R'n'B record, just two years after infamously assaulting girlfriend at the time Rihanna. The decision to allow Brown the public stage on such a grand scale has garnered a large amount of criticism, and rightly so. However after all of the public uproar, it seems it isn't just the public that're upset about Chris Brown's win. Radaronline has reported that Brown's mother was upset at Brown for a … [Read more...]

Ben Folds Five to Record New Album

Ben Folds

For the first time since 1999’s The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner, Ben Folds, along with Robert Sledge and Darren Jessee, announced the group is working on a new album. Via a tweet saying nothing more than, “It’s happening fo sho – Day 1 in studio with Robert and Darren through March #NewBenFoldsFiveRecord,” fans took to the Twittersphere with ecstatic comments and praise beyond comparison. Through responding to said retorts, Folds also revealed the album would drop … [Read more...]

Nickelback Engages in Embarassing Twitter War With Haters


Add the following to the "list of things I never thought I'd type": Poor old Nickelback. They've been having a hard time lately. No seriously, I mean it. From being voted the biggest musical turn-off to people protesting their gigs out of sheer hate for them, to being called the death of Rock music by a respected artist, they've been going through some real tough times. Sure, they showed some class in their response to Patrick Carney, but didn't really... stand up for themselves Well, it … [Read more...]

‘Gary Glitter’ in Twitter Storm


An unverified Twitter account claiming to be disgraced pop star Gary Glitter has been created, tweeting that a comeback album and tour would be taking place in the near future. One tweet said: "You've been waiting for it. I'm pleased to announce my comeback album will be called "Still Shining". Out later in the year!" Other tweets have claimed that a world tour and autobiograpy would also be forthcoming. Glitter - real name Paul Gadd - became infamous in the U.K. in 1999 when he was … [Read more...]

Kanye West Starts New Company “DONDA”


Every now and then, Kanye West will go on a tear via twitter to air out some thoughts and previously unreleased information. His latest? A new company comprised of a myriad of talents ranging from architects and designers to DJs and A&Rs to game designers to doctors and scientists called "DONDA", named after his late-mother Dr. Donda West, who passed away from cosmetic surgery complications in 2007. The producing half of The Throne alludes to this project being an effort to make affordable … [Read more...]