Taylor Swift and Harry Styles in happier times.
+ Is #Haylor no longer? Did Taylor Swift and One Direction’s Harry Styles break up? Already?? According to Page Six and others, the couple had a fight while vacationing in the British Virgin Islands. After reportedly leaving their vacation early, Taylor seemed to hint that something was amiss when she tweeted, “…’til you put me down.” (Just Jared)
+ Watch the trailer for Rick Ross’ follow-up to God Forgives, I Don’t. He tweeted “Mastermind,” which was revealed to be the name of his upcoming album, along with a link to the stylish trailer that features Curtis Mayfield’s “Give Me Your Love (Love Song).” (MTV News)
+ Check out Atoms For Peace’s new video for “Judge Jury and Executioner.” The band (whose members include Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea) drop their debut album, Amok, on Feb. 26. (MTV Hive)
+ CNN has named Nas the greatest lyricist of all time. The rapper was modest about the title. “It’s way, way, way too early in our lives,” he told CNN. “It’s great to put a list together, but don’t take it too seriously because your list won’t matter 10 years from now or 15 years from now. It’ll be a different list.” (MTV News)
+ The Black Keys are hitting the studio this month. “We’re going to start making the new album in the second week of January,” said frontman Dan Auerbach. They’re also performing four dates with The Flaming Lips, which kick off in Kansas City, Mo., on April 28. (Billboard)
+ Seattle hip-hop artist Freddy E died on Saturday, reportedly from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Before the rapper and JERKTV YouTube star’s apparent suicide, he tweeted a series of despairing messages. He was 22. (MTV News)
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