Gaga Is Back As Well As Katy, Britney + Prince

Lady Gaga may be one of the most anticipated VMA performances, but she’ll have to share center stage with 2013 comebacks. Three other members of pop royalty have albums coming out this year, and they each pack a pro-social punch. Here’s why this year couldn’t sound any better.

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Kanye Wants Fewer Music School Dropouts

The city of Chicago sure has something to sing about! Famous rapper and new father Kanye West is teaming his charity with a local church to provide free music lessons to underprivileged youth.

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Taylor Swift + Carly Simon Probably Think This Post Is About Them (It Is)

Taylor Swift is a breakup song expert, but when it comes to singin’ songs about lost love, one woman takes the cake: Carly Simon. The two sang Simon’s breakup anthem, “You’re So Vain,” at the Gillette Stadium last night, and Taylor became one of only a handful of people to find out which one of Simon’s high-profile boyfriends the song is really about. Watch their sweet duet, then check out what we think some of Taylor’s biggest songs are really about.

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[Video] Kendrick Lamar On Ditching School, Then Getting Schooled

Kendrick Lamar is MTV’s “Hottest MC in the Game,” but he currently holds another position he’s even more proud of: being a Get Schooled spokesperson. We recently chatted with the “Swimming Pools” rapper, who was the first person in his family to graduate from high school, about why his fans should value education as much as he does.

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Mini-Documentary Brings Heavy And Light Home

For nonprofit organization TWLOHA, the main work of the year, putting on a 17 city tour, is already over. Thanks to a new mini-documentary, you can experience a night of Heavy and Light just by turning on your computer.

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We Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg For This TLC Biopic + Album Announcement

TLC made history as the best-selling female R&B group of all time, and their story will come to the big screen this October in the VH1 biopic, “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story.” In a newly released trailer, Lil Mama, Keke Palmer, and Drew Sidora reenact some of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas, and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins’ most monumental moments, including the socially conscious “Waterfalls” video.

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