Watch Kanye West’s interactive, official “Black Skinhead” video.
+ Kanye West dropped the official video for “Black Skinhead,” the first authorized clip from Yeezus, at midnight on his website. Watch the black-and-white interactive video, which allows viewers to slow down/speed up the pace of the video and song. (KanyeWest.com)
+ Jay Z and Beyoncé are in the midst of their respective tours, but they took time out on Saturday to show support for the late Trayvon Martin by attending a rally in Harlem. Earlier that week, Hova and Justin Timberlake dedicated “Young Forever” to Martin during their Legends of The Summer Tour stop in Toronto. (RapFix)
+ Speaking of Mrs. Carter, Beyoncé’s tour stopped off in Detroit just days after the city declared bankruptcy. Watch her perform Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” in Motown. “This was a unique tribute to the history of an incredible city and a celebration of the strong spirit of its people,” her rep said. (Billboard)
+ Check out The Weeknd’s cover art for Kiss Land, due out later this summer. “When I think about Kiss Land, I think about a terrifying place,” he told Complex of the album. “It’s a place I’ve never been to before that I’m very unfamiliar with.” (Rap-Up)
+ FYI, Demi Lovato did NOT throw shade at Justin Bieber when she allegedly told an “X Factor” singer that he sang one of Justin’s songs “the way it was meant to be sung.” As she clarified to MTV News and tweeted, “Finally someone sang it the way JUSTIN sang it.” (MTV News)
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