Kendrick Lamar paid tribute to Tupac Shakur at the iHeartRadio Awards last night. The young rapper performed “California Love,” along with one of his own tracks. Check out the performance below. Also, the Black Keys released a new music video for “Fever.” All that and more below.
- Johnny Greenwood To Play There Will Be Blood Score Lives: Radiohead‘s mega-talented Johnny Greenwood will be performing the score to Paul Thomas Anderson‘s There Will Be Blood live in August. The show will be part of the Roundhouse Summer Sessions, and Greenwood will perform with the London Contemporary Orchestra. The series will also feature performances by Sinead O’Connor, Chilly Gonzales, Ólafur Arnalds, Kid Koala, and others. Greenwood’s show will take place on August 6 and 7. For more details go here.
- Kendrick Lamar Covers Tupac: Kendrick Lamar paid homage to hip hop’s greatest on last night’s iHeartRadio music awards show. The young rapper performed an inspiring medley of “California Love” and his own “m.A.A.d. city.” There was also a brief clip of him talking about the time he actually saw Tupac filming the music video for “California Love” in Compton. Check it out:
- Black Keys Release “Fever”: The Black Keys are getting ready for the release of their eight studio album Turn Blue, which is out on May 13th, 3-days before they play on SNL. The duo has released a new music video for “Fever,” in which Dan Auerbach plays a passionate televangelist preaching the word of Turn Blue. Check it out:
- Miley Cyrus Reveals Bangerz Tour Video Opener: Miley Cyrus, who had to postpone her Bangerz tour due to an extreme allergic reaction last month, released a provocative new video this week. The clip, directed by filmmaker/mixed-media artist Quentin Jones, is Miley’s current Bangerz tour visual opener. It shows Miley in all sorts of odd positions, wearing nipple tape, fishnets and other erotic accessories. Check it out:
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