Will.i.am Criticized for 'Blackface' VMA Performance

Posted Sep 13th 2010 at 02:30 PM by Steven Avalos

Between Kanye's uncensored A-bombs and Taylor Swift's awkward moment reflecting on her lost innocence at last year's show, everyone is taking about the VMAs. But there's one performance you may have missed: will.i.am's adventures in "blackface." Yes, will.i.am joined ubiquitous up-and-coming rap star Nicki Minaj for a pre-show performance of their new single, 'Check It Out,' and the Internet...

Woman Claims Lady Gaga Stole Her Daughter's Soul

Posted Sep 9th 2010 at 01:30 PM by Steven Avalos

From hermaphrodite rumors to gracing the cover of Japanese Vogue wearing only a bikini made entirely of meat (photos here), Lady Gaga is often at the center of a lot of weird news items. In one of the stranger stories involving the pop star, a woman is now claiming that Gaga is possessed by the soul of her late daughter, who was also a musician. Yana Morgana is seeking the rights to release...

Willow Smith's Debut Single, 'Whip My Hair'

Posted Sep 8th 2010 at 02:30 PM by Steven Avalos

Are you ready for Willow Smith? The 9-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith released her first single, 'Whip My Hair,' with Jay-Z's Roc Nation label, readying her place as the heir to her father's musical throne. Willow has become a red-carpet staple in recent months, turning heads with her out-there fashion choices. She delivers that same swagger in her song, rapping that...

Lady Gaga Breaks Up a Fight at 'Monster Ball'

Posted Sep 8th 2010 at 12:35 PM by Steven Avalos

Lady Gaga stopped her performance short at her 'Monster Ball' in Washington, D.C. last night, after a fight broke out in the crowd. "Stop the music! Stop fighting! Do not fight at this show," Gaga exclaimed to the unseen offenders, leading the rest of her audience of rapt "little monsters" to break out in excitement. "This is all about love and unity and happiness -- no fighting." The pop star...

'Bed Intruder Song': From YouTube to the Mainstream

Posted Sep 7th 2010 at 02:00 PM by Steven Avalos

By now, you're probably familiar with the little news report that could -- an intruder broke into a Huntsville, Alabama, home, climbed into bed with a resident and tried to assault her before making a swift, if clumsy, getaway. A local news station interviewed the victim and her brother, Antoine Dodson, who gave a now classic warning to the intruder and advised locals to "Hide your kids, hide your...

The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Theme: A YouTube Salute

Posted Sep 2nd 2010 at 02:00 PM by Steven Avalos

In case you haven't noticed the date yet today, it's 9/02/10! Awesome, right? And it only happens, like, once in a lifetime! Unless, of course, you're a tree, but then chances are you wouldn't be reading this site right now. Anywho, from the ridiculous (but totally plausible?) storylines to all that floral and denim fashion, 'Beverly Hills, 90210' has become a beloved cultural icon and we're...

Who Is Sydney Dalton? Bieber Public Enemy No. 1

Posted Aug 31st 2010 at 04:15 PM by Steven Avalos

Those of you on Twitter may have noticed "Sydney Dalton" surging as a trending topic on the microblogging site today, but chances are you've never heard the name -- until now. Well, Sydney is just an average girl who's on Twitter and has a YouTube channel, where she rambles about loving lip gloss, hanging out with her friends and talking on the phone. Oh, and she maybe met Justin Bieber! And is...

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