June 7, 2012


News Notes: Erykah Badu Flipping Out About Flaming Lips Video & More

Kitra Cahana
Kitra Cahana

Erykah Badu is Flipping Out at Wayne Coyne
R&B singer Erykah Badu can't believe what Flaming Lips leader Wayne Coyne did with their video. Read her note here. [Pitchfork]

Nicki Minaj's Roman Reloaded Goes Gold
Days after her historic incident at Hot 97 Summer Jam, Nicki's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded has racked up 508,000 copies sold, enough to go gold. [RapRadar]

U2 Bassist Adam Clayton's Former Assistant Goes on Trial
Carol Hawkins allegedly stole 2,400,000 British pounds from U2 bassist Adam Clayton. [NME]

Wiz Khalifa Associate Chevy Woods Drops Gangland Mixtape
Chevy Woods, a member of Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang, drops Gangland, featuring Soulja Boy and Wiz himself, which you can download here. [RapRadar]

Obama & Romney Hit CMT Awards
Two men who don't seem like they could possibly like country music had to pretend they liked it last night when they taped segments for the CMT Awards. [Yahoo!]

Read an Awesome Profile of Austin Mahone
The day-to-day life of the boy who may be the next Justin Bieber is endlessly interesting, and The Hollywood Reporter went deep on it. Read it here.