Tupac Shakur Once Auditioned To Be A Jedi In 'Star Wars'

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All of us know Tupac Shakur as the genius poetic rapper who died way too young. But what many of us don't often recall is that right before he passed, Tupac was getting serious about his career as an actor. He didn't make many movies (a handful, if that) but new reports have surfaced revealing that the young rapper wanted to play Jedi Master Mace in George Lucas'...

VOTD: James Franco And Seth Rogen Remake Kanye West's 'Bound 2'

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Last week, Kanye West released a new music video for "Bound 2," which featured his fiance and baby momma Kim Kardashian completely topless. The music video wasn't really an artistic hit for Yeezy, but it did deliver some laughs. Since, actors James Franco and Seth Rogen have developed their own shot-for-shot remake of "Bound 2," and it's also hilarious (though...

Kanye West Agrees To Sit Down With Jimmy Kimmer After Twitter Feud

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Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel will face each other today (October 9) for the first time since their supposed Twitter feud. If you recall (how could you not really), West gave the interview of a lifetime to BBC 1 radio host Zane Lowe, and Kimmel wrongly decided to poke fun at it by having children re-enact some of the more memorable moments of the sit-down session. As you might...

Sinead O'Connor Is Concerned About Miley Cyrus, Miley Cyrus Is Not Happy...

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If you’re like a lot of people, you’ve probably noticed that Miley Cyrus has undergone something of an image change lately, twerking and tongue-flapping on MTV, and appearing naked in the “Wrecking Ball” video while licking sledgehammers.  Well, noted singer, priest, and occasional headcase Sinead O’Connor has also taken notice, and is deeply concerned.  Thus, she...

Michelle Obama Will Release A Rap Album Because She Can

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Michelle Obama is going where no first lady has ever gone before. With the help of music artists like Ashanti, DMC of Run-D.M.C., Jordin Sparks, Matisyahu, and Blink-182's Travis Baker, the wife of the president of the United States will release a rap album that'll inspire healthy living.

News Roundup: New Mumford And Sons Music Video, Kanye West To Perform At...

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  Mumford & Sons have released a new music video for their most recent single off Babel. The video is more like a parody of the band itself, and features four notable actors famous for making audiences laugh. See it below. Also, Kanye West will be joining Lady Gaga as one of the performers at the upcoming MTV VMAs. More details on that below. And we also have news...

2 Chainz Gets Arrested (Again) For Drug Possession At LAX

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2 Chainz's week has been a series of unfortunate events. Earlier this week it was reported that the Atlanta MC was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco. Now, news sources say that the rapper was arrested at LAX on Tuesday (June 11) for possession of marijuana after he was caught with the drug in terminal 5.

VOTD: Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich Give Love Advice To Teenage Girls

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Normally when Thom Yorke makes a video, it involves him dancing freakishly awesome to one of his new tunes. But the latest piece of visual media coming from the ultra-talented Radiohead frontman is quite different. Yorke got together with his Atoms For Peace bandmate, Nigel Godrich, to give teenage girls love advice. This is not a joke or spoof of any kind. Check out the heart-melting clip...

News Roundup: Flaming Lips Making Album With Ke$ha, Depeche Mode Recruit...

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Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips thinks that Ke$ha is absolutely awesome. That's why he's announced that he'll be making his band's next record with the famed pop singer. Also Depeche Mode announced the opening acts for their upcoming international tour. And Sir Paul McCartney has added more shows to his Out There tour. All that and more below.

Vampire Weekend And Steve Buscemi Team Up For Live Stream

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Over the weekend Steve Buscemi and Vampire Weekend marched in the NYC Easter Parade together. They even wore matching bunny ears and stuff. And it turns out that there was a purpose to this spectacle. It has been announced that the actor will direct a live stream of the band in concert, which will in turn debut a new season of American Express Unstaged.

News Roundup: Thom Yorke Dances In New Atoms For Peace Music Video, Stream...

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In the latest Atoms For Peace music video, Thom Yorke shows off his eccentric dance moves, but he's not alone like in "Lotus Flower". "Ingenue" also features – as the song's title suggests – a young woman who moves and dresses just like him. It's beautiful and creepy. We have that video for you below. Also, David Bowie's upcoming album, The Next Day, has been made...

VOTD: Vanilla Ice Would Like To Sell You Some Lamps

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If there’s one thing we like here at BeatCrave, it’s really, really, really easy targets.  So we certainly owe rapper, sometime actor, and all-around pop-cultural punchline Vanilla Ice (a.k.a., Robert Van Winkle), a big thank you as, in addition to still being willing to be Vanilla Ice (which would be soul-crushing for almost anyone), Van Winkle...

CBS Warns Grammy Performers To Keep Their Clothes On

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CBS is worried about The Grammys. The 55th Annual Awards show airs from Los Angeles on February 10 (this Sunday), and the network has issued an email telling performers to keep their clothes on. This means no boobs, butt cracks or other private parts. Check out the super awkward email below.