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  • Adam Lambert finally confirms he will be performing with Queen

    It seems like the show must go on for Adam Lambert and Queen. After a series of rumors surrounding a possible extension of the Queen-Adam Lambert collaboration, the “American Idol” runner-up finally announced yesterday via Twitter that he will be joining guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor (bassist John Deacon chose not to participate) this summer… More ▸

  • KISS version of Angry Birds in the making

    Remember when rock bands were non-conformist rebels? Yeah, it was a long time ago. KISS, led by Israeli-born Gene Simmons, has shed its rebellious roots and is looking to get its white-painted faces marked by a new imprint — Angry Birds. Angry Birds is that mobile game everybody seems to be playing on the subway,… More ▸

  • Paula Abdul gets X-ed

    Looks like Simon Cowell has lost some love for his former “American Idol” co-host Paula Abdul. After personally recruiting her for the first season of “The X Factor,” Cowell let Abdul know her services would no longer be needed on the U.S. spin-off of the British reality show. And he sent the message through the… More ▸

  • Shyne keeps it real, Torah style

    So there’s this rapper named Shyne, right? And he followed the same old story line involving assault, gun possession, jail for six years, yadda yadda yadda. In the words of Run DMC and Will Shortz, “he be illin.” But THEN, he gets out of jail and all of the sudden he is this super frum… More ▸

  • Taylor Swift sings away her sorrows

    Anyone who says celebs never show their true selves obviously has not met Taylor Swift. The 22-year-old country singer epitomizes the wear-your-heart-on-your-sleeve kinda girl, fashioning all her songs after heartbreak suffered at the hands of those hunky Hollywood chiseled types. And she doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. In a recent interview… More ▸

  • Mac Miller gets his serious on

    In Mac Miller’s new single, “Of the Soul,” released Thursday, the young’n introduces some new and mature (pronounced “ma –toor”) aspects of his art. Namely, he has glasses. And raps to a slower, more sensuous R&B tempo. And has an actual sound stage instead of a playground (because nothing screams adult like modern art, rather… More ▸

  • Thursday listicles!

    Take a break from trolling the internets for “Best of 2011” lists, and check out these “Best of Jewiness” lists instead! The 25 Best Jewish References in Rap: (Complex Magazine) Who doesn’t love lyrics like “So on my day off/With David Sonnenberg I play golf/ Run through Crown Heights screaming out Mazel Tov”?    … More ▸