Pop singer Rihanna was mobbed by a frenzied crowd of French fans as she filmed a new music video near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, on Thursday. The 26-year-old bad gal singer waded the crowd while sitting on her bodyguard’s neck. She wore latex gloves and stylish protective garb similar to the biohazard suits worn by Ebola health workers.
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Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is taking advantage of the free promotional bonanza from pop singer Beyonce. The 34-year-old mother-of-one posted a social media photo of herself sipping a giant Slurpee to promote her music video “7/11″ off her upcoming Beyonce Platinum box set.
Many of you complain that you’ve never heard British chanteuse Rita Ora sing — even though Google is right at your fingertips. Thanks to the wonders of technology, you can watch Rita’s live performance at Radio One’s Big Weekend in Glasgow this past weekend.
If you missed the 55th Annual Grammy Awards last night, you were not alone. I stopped watching the Grammys snooze fest when it became a popularity contest. Instead of showcasing and rewarding real talent such as Monica Brown and Ledisi, they award non-talented narcissists such as Beyonce, Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa (picture above left) and Frank Ocean.
The Grammys has always been less about talent and more about whoever kisses their butts the longest.
Sorry I have no recap. Thankfully, I’m not paid to watch this mess or report on it.
Watch the performances after the break.
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If you saw last night’s episode of T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle, you saw the making of this cinema-style music video for T.I.’s single “Trap Back Jumpin”, off his upcoming CD, Trouble Man, which drops Dec. 18. Watch the full music video after the break!