Did You Hear?
:: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel gathered some 50 family members and friends in the South of Italy on October 17 reportedly for a pre-wedding soiree (pictures from which you can see in the above gallery). Maybe now that the wedding planning is over, JT can get back to
making music hosting SNL. [Us Weekly]
:: Lady Gaga has been offered $4.8 million to star in the sequel to Zoolander alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, who will be reprising their roles as Derek Zoolander and Hansel (so hot right now). [Complex]
:: It’s an understatement to say that Spin has done us all a service by listing 50 rap songs that sample video games. And if you say you already knew that Jay-Z & DMX‘s “Money, Cash, Hoes” sampled Golden Axe, you are A LIAR, my friend. [Spin]
:: After dropping out of high school to join the cast of Degrassi: The Next Generation, Drake has finally received his high school diploma, at the ripe age of 25. The rapper tweeted “One of the greatest feelings in my entire life. As of tonight I have graduated high school … Thank you to my teacher Kim Janzen for spending the last 5 months working tirelessly with me!!” [MTV]
:: In other scholarly news, The Roots drummer ?uestlove will teach a class about classic albums next spring at NYU. The course will examine why certain records stand the test of time, looking at albums such as Led Zeppelin‘s IV, Michael Jackson‘s Off The Wall and Beastie Boys‘ Paul’s Boutique. [Billboard]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can find on the tube today.
Music on TV:
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Ryan Bingham (repeat)
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Ben Howard (repeat)
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon — Bobby Womack featuring Damon Albarn & Richard Russell (repeat)
:: Last Call with Carson Daly — fun. (repeat)
:: Live with Kelly & Michael (syndicated) — Brandy
:: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — PSY (repeat)