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CHVRCHES Prank Manager With Fake New Music

It’s no secret that musicians, singers, performers and the like feel the heat when it’s time to present something solid to the people who pay them (or get them paid).

03/03/2015

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Usher Gets Funky On Bass; Covers “Pumped Up Kicks”

For those of you who have a mutual affection for both R&B and indie pop, get ready for a pleasant surprise. Usher was across the pond at BBC Radio 1 for a Live Lounge Special when he decided to get funky on bass while covering Foster The People’s “Pumped Up Kicks.”

06/13/2012

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Katy Perry Covers Kanye West, To Collaborate With Rihanna

Kicking it off by saying, “This is about to get real embarrassing,” Katy Perry filmed a cover of Kanye West and Jay-Z’s track “N***** In Paris” for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge Monday morning. Perry […]

03/19/2012