Last Lap: Lil Wayne Threatens To Kidnap Beyonce, Inception Star Covers Nirvana, And More

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LIL WAYNE SPRINGS A LEAK, THREATENS TO KIDNAP BEYONCÉ
Where’s the beef? On Lil Wayne’s just-leaked Tha Carter IV, that’s where! According to Blackbook, Weezy’s new track “It’s Good” features this bar directed towards Jay-Z: “Talkin’ ‘bout baby money, I got your baby money/Kidnap your b****, Get that ‘how much you love your lady?” This is apparently in retaliation to a verse that Jay sung on “H.A.M.” that dissed Young Money. First Game disses Jay, now Wayne? Sh*t’s about to get real, son! [Blackbook]

JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT PAYS HOMAGE TO KURT COBAIN
The 20th anniversary of Nevermind is just around the corner, so Nirvana-mania is clearly in bloom (drum roll). At a concert in Seattle last night, the Inception star played a cover of “Lithium,” which he punctuated with this off-the-cuff dedication: “You know it seems like everytime people bring up Nirvana, people wanna talk about how Kurt Cobain killed himself. But I gotta say, it doesn’t matter to me. It doesn’t matter that he’s dead, it doesn’t matter how he died, his songs are f***ing awesome, that’s what matters.” [Everybody Loves Our Town]

TAYLOR SWIFT IS JUSTIN BIEBER‘S “BABY” (OR IS IT THE OTHER WAY AROUND?)
At the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night, there was an eruption of tweenage shrieking the likes of which haven’t been heard since the Beatles landed on U.S. shores when Taylor Swift asked a sell-out audience the question, “Who wants to see my friend Justin?” She then brought out Justin Bieber for a duet of the saccharine sweet “Baby.” The whole thing had a slightly comedic Dudley-Moore-in-10 vibe; after all, it’s not everyday when you see the 5’4″(ish) Biebs try to serenade the 5’11″ Swift. [E! Online]

KANYE WEST REDEFINES OVERINDULGENCE WITH A 20-MINUTE VERSION OF “RUNAWAY”
How much of a good thing is too much of a good thing? Audiences in Poland found out this weekend when Kanye West performed a version of “Runaway” that nearly lasted a third of an hour. Who knew that mobile phones had the memory capacity to record 20 minutes worth of video on them? [Rolling Stone]