Did You Hear?
:: Who knew Blue Ivy would be following in her mommy’s footsteps so soon? For the May 4 Mrs. Carter Show stop in London, Beyonce brought her daughter on stage during “Irreplaceable.” While it’s weird to see Bey looking at her daughter as she sings, “I can have another you in a minute,” we’ll still consider this Blue Ivy’s official diva debut. [VIBE]
:: In other baby news, Kreayshawn is pregnant! The rapper announced the news on Instagram, writing, “Everyone’s been wondering why all my pics have been neck up. WELL here’s a neck down one! IM GONNA BE A MOM! (Im pregnant).” Let’s see if the kid will be rocking Gucci, Louis, Fendi, Prada or none of the above. [Pop Dust]
:: One half of French electronic house duo Daft Punk sat down with Billboard for a rare interview about their upcoming album Random Access Memories. Thomas Bangalter reflected on the current “homogeny” of the EDM scene, stating there is a lack of individuality. [Billboard]
:: A sad video of recently deceased Chris Kelly (of famed ’90s rap duo Kris Kross) has emerged on the Web. The video, which was shot hours before Kelly’s death and apparently in the midst of a bender, shows him struggling to rap along to a song he has been working on. [Gothamist]
:: Good news for die-hard Saturday Night Live fans! The Lonely Island announced the release of their new record on the show last weekend. The Wack Album drops on June 11, and the trio is prepping its first-ever live performance on July 15 at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. [The A.V. Club]
:: Jay-Z discussed the inspiration behind his buzzed-about soundtrack for The Great Gatsby. The rapper, alongside director Baz Luhrmann, compared genres like hip-hop to the Jazz era: ”Jazz was this almost underground music at the time, like hip-hop started out. I like to think of it as a character, because it’s so interwoven into the storyline.” [MTV]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can catch on TV today.
Music on TV:
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) – Pistol Annies
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) – Patty Griffin
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) – Goo Goo Dolls
:: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) – The Neighbourhood
:: The View (ABC) – 98 Degrees