If the “Tolerated” video was any indication, these two didn’t come to play.
+ Download Girl Talk and Freeway’s NSFW collab EP, Broken Ankles, which samples everyone one from Beyoncé and OutKast to Nine Inch Nails and Notorious B.I.G. Guest vocalists include Waka Flocka Flame, Young Chris, and Jadakiss. (Pitchfork)
+ Watch a teaser for Alicia Keys’ “It’s On Again” video, which includes appearances by featured artist Kendrick Lamar and song producer Pharrell Williams. A cut from the “Amazing Spider-Man 2” soundtrack, the preview also boasts scenes from the movie. (MTV)
+ Ellie Goulding looks absolutely stunning in her spread for Cosmopolitan’s May 2014 issue. In the accompanying interview, she embraces being single, saying: “I’ve realized I don’t need a guy. I’ve got amazing, awesome, stupid friends in the best way possible. I don’t rely on a guy for anything.” (Cosmopolitan)
+ Speaking of mags, Miley Cyrus graces the cover of Elle’s May 2014 issue, which hits stands Apr. 22. In the interview conducted by Rookie founder Tavi Gevinson, Miley discusses fans coming out to her, battling depression, feminism, and more. (MTV News)
+ Beyoncé, Jay Z, and Pharrell Williams have all been nominated for Webby Awards, which honor internet achievement. Bey’s nominated in the Celebrity/Fan category, Hova’s up for his album’s interactive media campaign rollout with Samsung, and Pharrell’s in the running for his daylong “24 hours of Happy” video. (Billboard)
+ Avicii has been forced to postpone upcoming dates for his “True Tour” following his emergency appendix and gallbladder surgery last week. “Health must always come first and in this case especially after my ruptured appendix that got removed doctors orders have been really strict,” he tweeted. (MTV News)
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