Nicki Minaj, will.i.am, ?uestlove and Bruno Mars Are (Cartoon) Illuminati: Morning Mix
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:: Nicki Minaj, ?uestlove, will.i.am and Bruno Mars lent their voices to the forthcoming season premiere of Fox’s The Cleveland Show (airing October 21), and now we know that the plot involves those four being in the Hip-Hop Illuminati, which is run by Kanye West, natch. We’re going to go ahead and assume the writers threw Mars into that “hip-hop” category prior to hearing his newest song. [HipHopWired]
:: Lady Gaga‘s family’s restaurant Joanne received a C grade from New York City’s Department of Health. (For those of you not in New York, posting a “C” on the door of a restaurant is tantamount to hanging a dead rat over the entrance.) To get a C, a dining establishment must receive more than 27 violation points during an inspection, and Joanne reportedly notched 42 points. [Eater]
:: LeAnn Rimes had to cancel a Nevada concert Friday (October 5) after going to the ER for a dental infection. She said she’d been “living in a dental nightmare for 10 months,” which included her February oral surgery and a July root canal that also sidelined her. [Gossip Cop]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can find on the tube today.
Music on TV:
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Miguel
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Plain White T’s
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Father John Misty
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Jens Lekman
:: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Milo Greene
:: The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) — Morrissey