Since it’s impossible to address the total madness of the music industry in only five days, Pop Uncultured saves some of the week’s strangest stories for Friday afternoon. Enjoy?
In an attempt to get our attention before the release of their long-awaited album (and it’s working!), Korn has gone on the record as saying that they are the original dubstep pioneers, having been “all about the bass” long before Skrillex and pals became genre spokespeople. Said dubstep upon hearing this, “It’s true. I’ve never been cool.”
50 Cent has returned to rapping
It’s been a long year for Curtis “Fiddy Cent” Jackson, who spent much of 2011 acting, writing and attempting to be funny. However, not one to be pigeon-holed, Fiddy has returned to his music, releasing a single off of his upcoming mixed tape which he promises to be “crazy better than most albums this year. Trust me lol.” Entitled “Stop Crying,” the song maintains the rapper’s familiar humbleness, while the chorus was likely the rejected title of his anti-bullying book, Playground (alternate title: I’ll Never Let You Forget I Got Shot). [via Vulture]
“They grow, they grow, they grow.”
VH1 is going to release a TLC biopic
In case you needed to be reminded that memorizing the rap verse to TLC’s “Waterfalls” was the right thing to do, Vulture has reported that VH1 have announced plans to film a biopic that will detail the trials, tribulations and house fires of Lisa, Chilli and T-Boz. Yes, Scrubs. We’re talking to you.
An empowering, pivotal, inspiring piece of art for anyone who bought an “Occupy All Streets” t-shirt.
In an interview with Katie Couric this week, Beyonce slammed rumours that she – like a lowly pregnant human being – has been craving pickle juice, hot sauce and/or bananas, going so far as to call out a flight attendant who implied the opposite after gathering such information “on the internet.” The unborn child could not be reached to confirm this, but sources have claimed that the baby both wants and went:
Britney Spears has turned 30
And you used to think she was…
“It’s vital our fans have trust in everything Hanson do,” said Zac Hanson, before announcing plans to launch a beer line.
And 427 minutes in, you’ll be treated to the actual song.
Why, some might even call this:
S Club 7 are reuniting
The days of waiting to watch Bradley swing and Rachel do her thing are now behind you, thanks to recent rumours that
everyone’s my favourite British band will be reuniting for a UK tour at some point in our lives. And to all the haters out there, I’ve been waiting a long time to dedicate this little something to you: