The Morning Mix: Just Call Him Professor Swizz Beatz

Did You Hear?

:: Swizz Beatz is now NYU’s producer in residence, and will teach students “the skills of creative entrepreneurship for the music industry … through a variety of portals, including one-on-one sessions, group lectures, songwriting critiques, and mentoring.” How does this new dad still have the energy to do this and drop free tracks every Monday morning? [Vulture]

:: Alanis is really, really pregnant. And adorable while on vacation with her husband. [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: LeAnn Rimes discusses how being a child star robbed her of a childhood. Now think of that every time you listen to “How Do I Live.” [Jezebel]

:: Pharrell Williams wants to work with Eminem and country singers. In the meantime, he’ll have to be satisfied just recording new songs for Britney Spears. [HitFix]

:: Don’t be so mad, T-Pain — there’s plenty more artists who recorded worst covers than your Auto-Tuned remake of “P.Y.T.” [Best Week Ever]

After the jump, check out which music acts will be performing on the tube today.

Music On TV Today:
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Rod Stewart
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Jason Aldean
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — the Secret Sisters
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Elvis Costello
:: Last Call With Carson Daly (NBC) — Two Door Cinema Club

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