50 Cent Accuses AT&T Of Being Racist: Morning Mix
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:: 50 Cent is accusing AT&T of being racist. He claims that 500,000 subscribers won’t be able to view this week’s episode of Power, which he executive produces, because of an expiring distribution deal with “urban networks” (50’s words) like Starz. [Project Casting]
:: Maroon 5 has cancelled two shows in China, reportedly because of a tweet from keyboardist Jesse Carmichael wishing the Dalai Lama a happy birthday. China exiled the Tibetian religious leader in 1959. [BBC]
:: Washington Nationals and Brooklyn Dodgers players jokingly blamed Taylor Swift for a power outage that suspended their July 17 game at Nationals Park. “We now have #BadBlood,” Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer tweeted. [Billboard]
:: Ed Sheeran and Thom Yorke gave surprise performances at Suffolk’s Latitude Festival this past weekend. Sheeran covered Bill Withers and Blackstreet, while the Radiohead frontman performed from his BitTorrent-distributed solo release Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes. [The Guardian]
:: In an interesting twist, Big Sean has released the lyric video for “One Man Can Change the World” after he dropped the official visual. “Lyric video of me n the generations of my Family that helped me get here today!” he says. [YouTube]
Find out below what music you can catch on TV today.
:: Today (NBC) — Saint Motel :: Live with Kelly and Michael (syndicated) — Jill Scott :: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Giorgio Moroder :: Conan (TBS) — BROODS :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Tori Kelly :: Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC) — David Lovering :: The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) — Cody Simpson