June 4, 2012


News Notes: Watch the Video for Coldplay ft. Rihanna's "Princess of China" & More

Crouching Coldplay, Hidden Rihanna
The music video for "Princess of China" has been unleashed! It features sword fighting, extra appendages and Rihanna sensually stroking the face of Mr. Gwyneth Paltrow. Watch it below.

Johnny Depp Rocks Out with The Black Keys
Just in case you forgot how awesome Johnny Depp is, he unexpectedly shredded guitar alongside The Black Keys at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night. [MTV]

People Like Justin Bieber
Bieber sold-out Madison Square Garden in 30 seconds, and tix for his entire tour were gone in an hour, according to his label. [THR]

GZA Is Not in the ODB Movie
Following the totally awesome news that Wu-Tang Clan members would be playing themselves in the upcoming Ol' Dirty Bastard biopic, GZA has announced he will not appear in the film. Hopefully that's an isolated exception. [Pitchfork]

A$AP Rocky Co-Directs Clip for ScHoolboy Q Collabo
There's now a video to accompany that wonderful, trippy collabo "Brand New Guy." It's co-directed by A$AP himself, which still doesn't explain why they're hanging upside down toward the end of the video.

Yelawolf Recording With Blink-182's Drummer
Shady Records rapper Yelawolf announced he's releasing an EP with Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, surprisingly not called Tattoo You Too. [Prefix]

Mac Miller Covers 2Pac
Mac Miller busted out a guitar—and his singing voice—to perform a version of 2Pac's "Thugz Mansion."[HipHopNMore]

Russell Brand Announces Search for Katy Perry's Replacement
While hosting the MTV Movie Awards, Russell Brand joked about meeting his soon-to-be-ex-wife Katy Perry the last time he hosted the show: "I'm keeping my eyes open for a new wife tonight." Russell, you cad! [PopEater]