Jordan Peele Recreated A Cringe-Worthy James Brown Interview And The Awkwardness Is Palpable.

Source: Uproxx

Hard to believe this actually happened on live TV but it did.

Jordan Peele (Key & Peele) puts on his best James Brown in this recreation of a painful 1987 interview. Click here for the original.

Although it is equal parts hilarious and sad, Jordan absolutely nails it.

DANKE SHOEN!

Pharrell Performs On The One Street You Wish You Could Find On Airbnb.

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Pharrell, Cookie and Elmo team up to sing about the other perfect escape from reality.

“B Is For Book!”

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Rihanna Announces Her Love For Star Trek. Nerds Simultaneously Orgasm/Pass Out.

Rihanna not only revealed the video for her Star Wars And Beyond song, “Sledgehammer”, she also revealed her unbridled passion for Trek Lyfe in this trailer!


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AND NO SHE IS NOT LYING.

COULD SHE DO THIS IF SHE WERE LYING? OF COURSE NOT.

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Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato And Other Celebs Honor The Lives Of Orlando Shooting Victims In This Ugly-Cry Guaranteed Tribute.

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American Horror Story Producer Ryan Murphy organized this bittersweet tribute to celebrate 49 beautiful, ambitious, fun, creative, loving lives extinguished by senseless hate.

Rap And Alt Collide In Psycho-Sexy “Sucker For Pain”. Safeword = Suicide Squad.

Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Logic, Ty Dolla $ign, Dan Reynolds/Imagine Dragons and Sam Harris/X Ambassadors show off their dark side in the new “Sucker For Pain” video. The latest track to be released from the Suicide Squad soundtrack. Chains, cages, straight jackets, the works! …but listen closely to the lyrics, only one of them admits to “tongue-kissing a shark.”

MUAH.

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Both the album and the movie will hit August 5th. Check out the video and let me know what you think.

The Drama That Haunts The Original Ghostbusters Theme Song.

With the upcoming Ghostbusters installment and given the amount of vacuous crap we read in a day and the release of the Fall Out Boy/Missy Elliott theme song remake, I’m surprised I haven’t seen any websites reminiscing about the feud behind the original Ghostbusters theme song.

So I’ll do the honors.

Once upon a time, Ray Parker Jr. was given 3 days to come up with a theme song for the movie…then one day he happened to be watching TV, he saw a commercial and the idea just came to him! Click here for a detailed backstory.

The problem with that alibi is the time line. The studios had apparently approached Huey Lewis to do the theme song first and the finished product sounded an awful lot like “I Want A New Drug”.

Check out this mashup.

So Huey sued, they settled out of court for a certain amount along with the stipulation that Huey would never talk about it again…then in ’02 Huey laid it out on VH1’s Behind The Music that he had been ripped off, the label knew it so they paid him 5 million not to talk.

Then Ray Parker sued Huey! Not kidding. For the “emotional and psychological stress due to these false and inflammatory statements” aka, outing him.

At the end of the day, it sounds like the label/studio set Ray up and it all just went sideways.

The End.

What’s your take? Feel free to comment or email, red@slacker.com and let me know what you think of the new song!

Ps – Another shout out to ledgernote.com for such a great synopsis of what went down and for reminding about the Key & Peele sketch. So damn funny. Let’s hope Ray doesn’t sue them too.

“REAL MEN” START MOSH PIT AT DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE SHOW. (Kidding. They’re Losers.)

Source: Uproxx

A couple of drunk guys ruined a Death Cab show in South Carolina. According to the youtube comments, it sounds like they were trying to fight everyone around them. They also tried to start a mosh pit which didn’t go over so well. Maybe it would have worked better during something other than “Soul Meets Body”.

As you can see in the video Ben isn’t having it. He threw his guitar down and walked off. That’s when security grabbed the guys and showed them out.

Sidenote: Do you listen to The Weekly Alternative Countdown?? Remember when I talked about Ben’s inner bad ass? This might further prove my theory and as much as I hate to see a nice guy get upset, I’m diggin’ the angst.

Do you think it’s bad if you start a mosh pit at a show just because a band member’s temper turns you on? …Asking for a friend :/

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Are No Match For James Corden’s Magical Moobies In The Latest Episode Of Carpool Karaoke.

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Anthony, Flea, Chad and Josh celebrate the release of their new album, The Getaway this Thursday (June 17th) by jumping in for another fun ride with James. They sing some songs, tell some stories, they even stop for an impromptu wrestling match! At least I think they do, I can’t seem to remember anything before Corden took his shirt off :/

…and before you start feeling dirty for staring, please know JC lovvves showing off those tender tatas.

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