The Online World is a huge and strange place. Addictive, yes, but still filled with lots of people writing (and doing) ridiculous stuff. From the furthermost, untouched, nether regions of the Net I bring you another links round-up that I’m sure will make you wonder, chuckle, or scratch your bonce in disbelief. Here’s our list:
One of the biggest news items this week is Rihanna. “However, in her recent interview with Oprah Winfrey for “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” the pop star invites the talk show icon to her native Barbados to chat about her career and personal life, even getting a bit tearful when she talks about her past with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown” said www.theboombox.com. It’s also been creating a great deal of buzz on the rest of the interwebz recently. See Rihanna Opens Up to Oprah About Chris Brown: ‘I Lost My Best Friend’ from www.rap-up.com and Video: Rihanna Surprises Oprah In Preview Of ‘Next Chapter’ Interview from neonlimelight.com.
Kanye West has been discussed pretty widely recently, which is hardly surprising given recent events. Here are some of the blogs with interesting tales to tell.
– Kanye West Teams With Skrillex, Brandy Talks Kim Kardashian, Drake Beats Jay-Z & More – “In a recent interview, dubstep king Skrillex revealed that he has co-produced the first song on Kanye West’s new album … [Hot1079Philly] 2 Chainz’ Drake-featured single “No Lie” has been certified gold, giving Drizzy his 10th No. 1 hit, besting Jay-Z’s nine” – said www.theboombox.com
– Buzz Bites (8/10/12): Watch Jay-Z And Kanye West’s ‘Watch The Throne’ Documentary from buzzworthy.mtv.com
– Azealia Banks got too nervous to freestyle in front of Kanye West from blog.muchmusic.com
Posts abound about Aaliyah. It has been trending a lot recently.
– A New Aaliyah Album Is Coming, And Here’s Why Drake And 40 Are Right For The Job – “Okay, cool, let’s move on.) I’m Sam Lansky, and this is my column “Pop Think,” and the only thing on my mind this week is the posthumous release from the late R&B chanteuse Aaliyah, revered for the legacy she left as a trailbrazer in R&B, hip-hop, and electronica despite her tragic and untimely death in 2001” – said buzzworthy.mtv.com
– Missy Elliott Had ‘No Clue’ About Aaliyah Album – www.rap-up.com
Last but not least, there is also DJ Khaled which has appeared a lot in the mainstream press for a while now.
– DJ Khaled feat. Nas, Scarface & DJ Premier – Hip-Hop – “DJ Khaled feat … ” – said dajaz1.com Take a look at these links to read more – New Music: DJ Khaled f/ Nas, Scarface, & DJ Premier – ‘Hip Hop’ – www.rap-up.com
Be sure to check back soon for more as it happens. If you didn’t see it here, it in all probability never happened!