FYI: Drake to Perform at VMAs, Charli XCX Postpones U.S. Tour

August 21, 2013 By:

Remember Everlast? Remember, “Jump Around?” Well his new album, This Life Acoustic, puts an acoustic spin on the hit single. (Rolling Stone)

M.I.A. has a new track out called “Unbreak My Mixtape” in which she samples Blur’s “Tender.” (Rolling Stone)

Wondering if Hollywood hellboy Simon Cowell is really going to be a dad? Wonder no more: it’s a yup, and he’s “proud.” (Billboard)

Drake announced that he’s going to do his first-ever live television performance at the VMAs this weekend. He might win some awards too. (MTV)

Katy Perry’s VMA promo might just be cooler than the one Miley Cyrus did. (MTV)

Trent Reznor is slightly concerned that Kanye West “might implode.” However, he "really enjoyed Yeezus." (SPIN)

Director Ron Howard has made a film about Jay Z. Specifically about putting together the Made in America festival. It’ll premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. (Consequence of Sound)

Tragically, Charli XCX has postponed her U.S. tour. She’ll spend the time trekking through the U.K. instead, opening for Paramore. (Pitchfork)

Following her performance at the V Festival, Beyoncé went to a chicken restaurant and proceeded to buy 48 portions of chips, 48 whole chickens and 12 veggie burgers. (NME)