We knew there was something besides disdain on Rihanna’s face during Miley’s 2013 VMA performance – it was annoyance at a minor threat. Rihanna’s music video for ‘Pour It Up’ features diamond bikini tops, a golden throne, red bikini bottoms covered in dollar bills, and multiple stripper poles. You stay classy, America.
I’m pretty sure you saw what we just did there. Sinead O’Connor has taken it upon herself to write an open letter to Miley Cyrus, appealing to the young starlet to refrain from “prosituting” herself to the music business. O’Connor’s letter comes in the wake of comments from Cyrus to Rolling Stone, in which she indicated that O’Connor’s iconic video for ‘Nothing Compares 2U’ was the aesthetic inspiration for Cyrus’ ‘Wrecking Ball’ video.
Shaun Carter is the cover star of the November 2013 edition of Vanity Fair. His wide-ranging interview covers a variety of topics including his child, money, poverty, Barack Obama, and most interestingly, the business skills he managed to glean from dealing drugs in his adolescence. Check it out.
It’s been so many years since Britney first entered our lives with ‘Hit Me Baby One More Time,’ and now look, she’s all grown up. Click through to see Britney telling her fans to work, bitch.
YouTube has announced its first ever music-awards program with the help of one of our favourite actors, Jason Schwartzman. Schwartzman will be hosting the event on 3 November at New York City’s Pier 36 – check him out the promo video
You know what the first words out of Kanye West’s mouth are when a paparazzo asks him a question now days? “Shut the fuck up!” We can’t help but feel this is reaching a head.
The 16 second clip features YMCMB (Young Money Cash Money Billionaires) branded caps, Paris frolicking in water, Cash Money CEO, Birdman, L’il Wayne, robots, bottle service, more robots, an awesome diamond encrusted swimsuit, oh and she wears a “Rich Girl,” tank top. If you didn’t know — Paris’ Cash Money family nickname is “Rich Girl.”
Bill was running a tad late from leaving some papers backstage so Bono hopped into his seat and began reminiscing, in an exaggerated Arkansas drawl, about the first time they met.
Forbes has released their Cash Kings 2013 list – a list of the world’s highest paid hip hop artists and rappers. We must say, we aren’t surprised by the list considering how much bling these guys flash on a day-today basis.
Lady Gaga recently released her ‘Applause’ music video, in which she references a number of famous works of art, including the 1957 film ‘The Seventh Seal’ and Sandro Botticelli’s 1486 painting, ‘The Birth of Venus.’ So, obviously the Maroon 5 lead singer called her an “art teacher”, instead of an artist. Adam Levine tweeted thus: And [...]
Kanye West’s latest interview is solid gold. This man is probably the best quote machine alive. You simply must read this. Here’s a selection of our favourites from the interview:
An excited Brazilian fan pulled Beyonce off stage during a performance in Sao Paolo this past weekend. Beyonce knelt down to the crowd to sing “Irreplaceable,” and before she knew it she was being dragged into the crowd. Bodyguards were quick to intervene and pulled the singer back on stage.
The first Vinyl Venzday last week was highly subscribed, as we were broadsided by the original Nirvana ‘Unplugged in New York’ vinyl album. This week is just as exciting as we play this very special vinyl album. Here is a 1986 Rolling Stone album review for ‘Licensed to Ill’ by the Beastie Boys: The Beastie [...]
In an awesome interview with Alexis Petridis for The Guardian, Elton John opens up about cocaine use and the temper he became famous for during what he describes as his “cocaine years.” Remember the famous incident when Elton John woke up to a storm outside his hotel room, and immediately called his managers demanding they change the weather?
The 34-year-old R&B singer has married the 27-year-old Sports Illustrated model, Chrissy Teigen. The couple tied the knot this weekend at a lavish estate in Lake Como, Italy – the spot where they fell in love. The beautiful bride said she bought three Vera Wang wedding gowns for the special day.
Please indulge me. I’ve put up two blinds (6mm masonry) and two shelves (10mm masonry), whilst sampling some good cheese and Grolsch beer. I’m getting all emotional. This song has had 15 million views.
From the producers of Ne-Yo’s “So Sick,” Beyonce’s “Beautiful Liar,” Katy Perry’s “Firework,” and Rihanna’s “S&M,” comes this gem: “The Fox.” Check out these humans dressed as animals break it down in the woods to this incredibly catchy song.
The irony of playing vinyl albums through digital online radio is not lost on us. Nor are the crackles and scratches of the genuine vinyl records we will be playing for you every Wednesday from 9am to 10am. And this week it’s..
Eminem joined ESPN’s Saturday Night Football on the weekend for the half time show at the Michigan – Notre Dame game. Check out Eminem with hosts Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit. So extremely uncomfortable and awkward.
UK rock band Bastille is on their way to South Africa, with two shows scheduled for January 2014! They are coming as part of a ‘green’ initiative and will be playing in natural locations. The band blew up the charts this year with their hit Pompeii.
Hey RAMfans, Ramfest promises a stellar line up of international and local artists, here is a first glance at who you can expect to see at the festival next year! Ramfest is coming to Cape Town and Joburg from the 6-9 of March, rock on!
If you’ve been to Paris, or are planning to go, Versailles will be on your radar. But the problem with Versailles is that it tends to be rather far away from anywhere you’re likely to be staying. Whether you’ve been, are planning to go, or have elected to give it a miss, we guarantee that you won’t have a view of Versailles like the one on offer in Phoenix’s new drone-shot music video.
Eminem is back and he’s going ‘Berzerk’ on his first single from his upcoming album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2. This insane song kicks it old school, with classic rock-guitar samples, and a sweet sample from the Beastie Boys.
In a big eff you to all her critics, Miley Cyrus has posted an avalanche of racy pics of herself on Twitter, less than 24 hours after her 2013 MTV Video Music Awards performance which was punctuated with twerking, sticking her tongue out, and rubbing herself with a foam finger. The pictures appear to be [...]
If you watched the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, you were witness to the “secret,” ‘N Sync reunion, that took place for what seemed like one minute, amidst Justin Timberlake’s gratuitously long solo.
This video of Miley Cyrus’ performance at the VMAs will ruin your childhood. We’re not sure if its suitable for work or not – she really put on a show! Constantly air-humping with her tongue out, licking the air, twerking with teddy-bears and Robin Thicke, wearing next to nothing and rubbing herself up with a foam-finger, [...]
2oceansvibe Radio’s Abstract Aimee was lucky enough to nail down a lengthy interview with acclaimed indie rockers, Manchester Orchestra from Atlanta, Georgia when they made their way through Cape Town on their way to Oppikoppi 2013. It’s a candid, wide ranging interview. if you don’t already like this band, you will by the end of the podcast.
Last we heard of Coolio he was being arrested for crack-cocaine. Now, the “kitchen-pimp” is hitting us with recipes straight outta Compton with his A.C.P – that’s Assistant Chef Pimp – Jarez, who’s also his cousin. Yes, he’s calling himself the “ghetto Martha Steward, the black Rachel Ray”. The veteran rapper, Coolio, is cooking.
They’ve already cloned sheep, now they want to clone a Beatle. Not just any Beatle though, the most famous of the lot – John Lennon. Dr Michael Zuk, dentist and owner of John Lennon’s rotten tooth from the 1960s, hopes to sequence Lennoon’s DNA from the tooth and use “technology” to clone the Beatles’ frontman.