Nicki Minaj Receiving Twitter Death Threats Over “Romney” Rap: Morning Mix
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:: When Nicki Minaj rapped “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney” in Lil Wayne’s “Mercy” remix, she was probably aiming to ruffle some feathers, regardless of the line’s veracity. But Minaj probably wasn’t expecting to get death threats from the Twitter hordes. [AllHipHop.com]
:: Florence + The Machine’s songs are cinematic and Florence Welch herself is a theatrical singer. So it’s fitting she’ll perform at the LA County Museum of Art for its Art + Film Gala (note the plus sign congruity) on October 27. The fundraiser will honor the late, iconic director Stanley Kubrick. [The Hollywood Reporter]
:: Wiz Khalifa toured with fellow Pittsburgher Mac Miller this summer, and he’s about to wind through the US and Canada with some more hometown friends. Wiz’s 2050 tour will include his Taylor Gang comrades Juicy J, Chevy Woods, Lola Monroe, Tuki Carter and Berner, and begins October 12. [2 Dope Boyz]
:: Christina Aguilera will give the keynote speech at 2012 Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference in October. The five-time Grammy winner will share her thoughts on the interplay between TV, film and music. [Billboard]
:: The legendary Patti LaBelle agreed to pay $100,000 in a lawsuit settlement after a woman accused her of extreme diva behavior during a 2010 incident. According to the plaintiff, LaBelle cursed and threw water at the woman and her 18-month-old child in a building lobby. [The Boombox]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can find on the tube today.
Music on TV:
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Jason Aldean
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Billy Ray Cyrus
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Everclear
:: Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson — The Heavy
:: Conan (TBS) — Milo Greene
:: MTV Video Music Awards (MTV) — Just about every act ever