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Page Too Report for 05/22/2017


Katy Perry's 'Swish Swish' May Be Taylor Swift Diss Track

(Radio.com) Social media is ablaze with fan theories about how Katy Perry's new track "Swish Swish," is a direct diss track for Taylor Swift. "Swish Swish" features a collaboration with Nicki Minaj, who also has had her own public disagreement with Swift in 2015.

"So keep calm, honey, I'ma stick around/ For more than a minute, get used to it/ Funny my name keeps comin' outcho mouth/ Cause I stay winning," Perry says in the single, off her upcoming album, Witness.

"Your game is tired/ You should retire/ You're 'bout cute as/ An old coupon expired/ And karma's not a liar/ She keeps receipts," Perry sings, perhaps alluding to Swift.

Minaj comes in rapping, "Don't be tryna double back/ I already despise you/ All that fake love you showin'/Couldn't even disguise you … I only f— with Queens, so I'm makin' hits with Katy."

A flurry of late-night tweets from Swift squad member Ruby Rose made it clear she thinks the song is aimed at Swift. Listen to "Swish Swish" below and check out Rose's here.

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Harry Styles Concludes Late Night Run With Carpool Karaoke

(Radio.com) Harry Styles has spent last week with James Corden testing out his Late Late Night show skills. He's done the opening monologue, taken part in comedic sketches and performed new songs. On the final night, he rounded out his residency with an appearance on the popular segment Carpool Karaoke.

The singer and the Late Late Show host dueted on 'Sign of the Times," 'Sweet Creature," Outkast's 'Hey Ya" and tugged at the heartstrings on Lionel Richie and Diana Ross's 'Endless Love."

At the end, the shared a tender moment, in which neither could look away. The pair also reenact a couple of emotional movie scenes, with Styles asking, "Why do I always have to be Julia Roberts in everyone's rom com?" Watch it here.

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Lorde Reveals 'Melodrama' Album Song Details

(Radio.com) Lorde's new album "Melodrama" debuts next month and fans have already fallen in love with "Green Light." As the New Zealander prepares to unveil her sophomore studio album, she shared a track list.

"Melodrama" will contain eleven tracks including songs called "Sober," "Sober II (Melodrama) as well as a double-titled song that is called "Hard Feelings/Loveless."

The album's fifth track "Liability" gets a reprise near the end of the album, and album will lead off with the advance single "Green Light" as song number one. See a full list of Melodrama tracklisting here.

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A Tribe Called Quest Cancel Tour Dates Over Q-Tip Surgery

(Radio.com) A Tribe Called Quest were confirmed to headline Rosklide Festival in Denmark this summer, but organizers announced that they've canceled due to Q-Tip's recent shoulder surgery.

It seems that the circumstances would jeopardize the group's other European dates this summer, though the Tribe's representatives have yet to confirm. Ice Cube will take over for them at Rosklide, which takes place from June 21 to July 1.

'We had obviously really looked forward to presenting A Tribe Called Quest this summer, but we fully understand the doctor's strict orders that Q-Tip cannot perform after his surgery," the festival wrote. Read more here.

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Travis Scott Sells Limited Edition Mugshot T-Shirts

(Radio.com) Travis Scott was arrested following his concert in Arkansas back on May 13th and the rapper has come up with a creative way to capitalize on the incident.

Over the past weekend Scott was selling t-shirts featuring his mugshot. The back of the shirt reads "Free the Rage" in all caps. The shirts ere on sale on his website for $45.

Scott allegedly encouraged fans to rush the stage and was subsequently charged with inciting a riot, disorderly conduct and endangering the welfare of a minor. Check out the t-shirt here.

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DJ Khaled Raps At Berkeley Graduation Ceremony

(Radio.com) Hip hop star, DJ Khaled, made an surprise appearance at the graduation of statistics students at the University of California, Berkeley last Thursday (May 18th).

The speaker, Steve Stoute, had just finished his speech when he announced a gift for the graduates. DJ Khaled sauntered through the crowd in a tracksuit, rapping 'All I Do Is Win."

Then the rapper provided words of inspiration for the cap-and-gown-clad crowd, saying the world once refused to believe in him, and now he's onstage with "kids and queens and a generation of geniuses." Read more here.

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Liam Payne Reveals He Cut Son Bear's Umbilical Cord

(Radio.com) Liam Payne's post-One Direction time has been uniquely different from the rest of his former bandmates. While others focus almost solely on their own projects, Payne welcomed a new life into the world on March 22, 2017: his son Bear.

"It's been the most amazing year of my life," Payne told 92.3 AMP Radio's Shoboy and Nina. "Until you have a kid, you never really know what it feels like to have that moment."

Payne was in the delivery room with Cheryl -- wildly popular English entertainer and his partner -- for the birth of their son and able to cut the umbilical cord himself. "I did [cut the cord]," Payne tells Shoboy of his first parental duty. "I was all cool with it. We had the best team there. It was the most beautiful thing ever." Read more here.

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Darren Criss' Computer Games Release New Retro Video

Darren Criss' alt-pop band Computer Games have released the music video for their single "Every Single Night" which is a track from their debut 'Lost Boys Life' EP.

The group features Darren along with his brother and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Chuck Criss and "Every Single Night" follows the tradition of the dance records of Miami Sound Machine, Lionel Richie, Peter Gabriel, and Phil Collins.

The EP was released back in March and combines the sounds of the 1980s with the brothers' love of contemporary pop production and explores the journey of trying to maintain boyhood ideologies while navigating the throes of adulthood.

The "Every Single Night" music video was director by Y2K, produced by Jesy Odio and edited by Severiano Martinez. Watch it here.

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Camila Cabello Reveals Solo Debut Album Details

(Radio.com) Camila Cabello just released her debut solo single, 'Crying In The Club," on Friday (May 19), but it turns out fans won't have to wait long to hear her entire album.

Her debut record, The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving., will be released this fall and include some yet-to-be-announced collaborations. "I think it's going to be September, around September," she revealed to Carson Daly on 97.1 AMP Radio.

This week, Cabello shared on Twitter that her album follows her journey over the past year from 'darkness into light." "I feel like, for a long time, I didn't really know how to deal with the emotions that I was feeling and the hurt that I was feeling and I felt like I was just trying to be numb and to pretend that everything was fine so I didn't have to feel it as much," she elaborated.

"But I feel like with any kind of writing process or with any kind of music-making process, you have to be in tune with your emotions in order to really write honestly," she continued. "And so I felt like that kind of cracked me open and that's why I was finally able to move on from it'I was finally in a place where I could feel everything."

Writing The Hurting. The Healing. The Loving. was truly a cathartic experience for Cabello and she spoke about how she's doing now that she can finally share her new music with the entire world.

"I feel like I was at the hurting kind of like at the beginning of the year'I was at the hurting for a while and then went into the healing, I feel like a few months ago or a couple months ago. And now I feel like I'm at the loving." Check out the full interview here.

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Julia Roberts Reacts To People's Most Beautiful Honor

(Extra) Only "Extra's" Mario Lopez spent time with the woman People magazine has declared to be the world's most beautiful: Julia Roberts! The superstar opened up about taking the honor for the fifth time, her advice for BFF George Clooney, and how she is teaming up with her "Notting Hill" director Richard Curtis for an all-star fundraiser on behalf of children in need.

Julia is gracing the cover of People magazine's World's Most Beautiful issue again, saying she is feeling "better than ever before." She also revealed where 12 year-old twins Phinnaeus and Hazel and 9-year-old Henry saw the cover, saying, "They actually saw it in the school library." She whispered, "'Mom, we saw this magazine and this is what it said.'" Curtis smiled, asking, "Did they take it as a fact, like, 'America was found in 1776, you're the most beautiful woman in the world - why didn't you tell us?'" Julia joked, "If they didn't take it as a fact, it's a fact now…it's part of the legend."

Along with being the world's most beautiful, the 49-year-old confessed that she's a soccer mom, sharing, "Oh, yeah. I've been working on it for years, but every year it takes it to the next level."

With her own twins about to become teenagers, what is her advice to her good friend George Clooney, who is about to welcome his first children with wife Amal? She responded, "There's no such thing as wisdom when you have twin babies in the house. There's just hopes and prayers and tears and holding on tight to each other."

The actress is getting ready for "Red Nose Day," the campaign started by Curtis. He explained the initiative and why folks should buy a red nose in support, "What we're saying is we're ending child poverty, one nose at a time. What it is is to earn as much money as we can and spend it as well as we can to change specific children's lives, a real, continued effort to allow people to give money to kids whose lives are really hard." Check out Julia's "Red Nose Special" May 25 on NBC and Tune into "Extra" Monday for Julia's full interview. Read more here.

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