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Purity Ring Turn Soulja Boy's "Grammy" Into Impassioned Electropop Anthem

The band named after the Jonas Brothers' one-time favorite accessory is definitely an act to keep an eye on
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If the idea of another indie artist giving the Internet a "hilarious" version of a rap song makes your eyes roll into the back of your head, then Purity Ring's cover of Soulja Boy's "Grammy" is for you.

The Montreal electropop duo didn't take on the 2010 Grammy plea track as a joke, nor did they deliver a faithful rendition of the mostly forgotten hip hop track. Instead, Megan James and Corin Roddick give the song—which already had a killer hook—a much more memorable beat and an icy, Knife-esque rhythm. When James sings "What do you want from me/Because I've given you everything?" the vulnerable passion in her voice makes you wish the song was about more than just wanting a gold statue. Still, it's an awesome cover. Check it out above and get hooked.

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July 21: 5SOS Get Down in the Dirty Laundry

July 21: 5SOS Get Down in the Dirty Laundry

We know and love 5 Seconds of Summer's goofy side and it was on full display for a livestream with MTV earlier today. In a segment that surely made fans squeal, the guys riled through a pile of dirty laundry don a slew of ridiculous undergarments. While Michael looks content in his pink boxers/thong combo, we can't say the same about Calum, with Luke and Ashton looking equally perplexed, as to how to layer a lacy G-String over his highlighter-yellow shorts.

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