Posts By Matt Muro

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Help Will.i.am Remix LMFAO’s “La La La”

If you’re a bedroom DJ who wants to take it to the next level, try working your magic on LMFAO‘s club banger “La La La” in Pepsi’s Refresh Studio. Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas will review submissions and pick his favorite to create one official remix. One of our favorite remixes so far is by ENZ, a duo combining funky keys and fearless vocals. Think you can top it? Enter the Refresh Studio here.

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Join Our Hip Hop Honors Live Blog Party Tonight!

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VH1 is teaming up with Fab 5 Freddy, Amerie and Global Grind to live blog tonight’s VH1 Hip Hop Honors (9/8c). Hosted by Tracy Morgan (a.k.a. Scoopy “Dumplin Butts” Giles), this year’s show pays homage to Def Jam’s 25th anniversary. So it goes without saying the lineup will be hot! Performers include The Roots, Ludacris, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Rick Ross, Ja Rule, Gym Class Heroes, DMX, Redman, Method Man, ONYX, Public Enemy, Foxy Brown, Ashanti, Warren G, Kid Rock and others. Join our live blog party at 8/7c.

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Chat With Bobby Brown

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It’s not every day that you can chat with one of music’s biggest figures — especially when that figure is the “King of R&B” and had a very public and very turbulent 11-year marriage to Whitney Houston as well as bouts of substance abuse. But thanks to VH1 Mobile, now’s your chance. Watch Bobby Brown‘s episode of Behind the Music this Thursday, Sept. 24, at 10/9c, then live chat with Bobby himself after the show (12/11c)!

Users may download the app on their phone (AT&T phones, Sprint phones, BlackBerries from the BlackBerry App World store and iPhones from the iTunes App Store), then text in questions. Sample: What was it like performing with New Edition again at the BET Awards and who’s that woman on your arm?! You can also text TALK to 44686 and we’ll send you a download link. It will be a half hour moderated chat.

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VH1 Divas: The Cheat Sheet

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Many of you in our Divas Live Blog Party are asking questions about the show, sometimes the same questions, and sometimes three or four or 15 times! So we’ve compiled this cheat sheet to hopefully answer your every curiosity.

Q. When is the show?
A. Tonight (9/17) at 9PM EST on VH1.

Q. Can I watch it online?
A. No. We will be streaming behind-the-scenes footage, but not the actual show.

Q. Will the red carpet be televised?
A. No. The revolutionred carpet will not be televised. But it will stream online starting at 7:30PM.

Q. Who are this year’s Divas?
A. Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks and Adele.

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Join Our Divas Live Blog Party Now!

The VH1 Blog is joining forces with PopEater, The Huffington Post, Jezebel, LOGO, The FABlife and YOU to live blog VH1 Divas, airing live tonight at 9PM EST. Hosted by the always-entertaining and recently job-seeking Paula Abdul (Guess what? She’s also performing!), the show features performances by divas Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus, Jordin Sparks, Leona Lewis and Adele. But the Divas aren’t the only highlight of the show. They’re pairing up with an all-star lineup, including Stevie Wonder (Yes, a man can be a diva too!), Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, Martina McBride and Cyndi Lauper. Join and share your thoughts in our Divas Live Blog Party now! Stay with us while we break down the red carpet at 7:30PM EST and the show itself at 9PM EST.

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Sail Away With VH1 And 3 Doors Down

Ladies and gentlemen, consider the following question before booking your next cruise ship vacation. Would you like to dance to “La Cucaracha” with bloated tourists who haven’t seen sun or fun in years or would you prefer to rock the deck with real bands and the cute, pop-culture savvy VH1 set? Yeah. We thought so.

Book a cabin now on our VH1 Best Cruise Ever — a music fest at sea hosted by 3 Doors Down (pictured) and featuring Lifehouse and Shinedown. Special guests include Finger Eleven, Carolina Liar, SAFETYSUIT and others. (Listen to the bands that will be on board here.) We’ll sail together from Tampa to Grand Cayman, April 15-19. Read the official press release after the jump.

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Jay-Z Steps In For Beastie Boys As All Points West Headliner

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The three-day All Points West Festival appeared to take a hit when the Beastie Boys pulled out after Adam Yauch disclosed that he has parotid gland cancer. (Don’t freak out. It’s “very treatable.”) But all is not lost. In fact, some will be thrilled that Jay-Z is replacing the Beasties as the headliner on Friday, July 31.

As a coincidental bonus, MGMT is on the same bill and the two collaborated for the jigga man’s forthcoming album, Blueprint 3. Can we expect a sneak peek of their new song? We’re betting on it.

The festival runs from Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2 at New Jersey’s Liberty State Park. If you can’t attend, tune in this fall to Palladia to watch highlights from the festival — in high-def, no less.

Additional performers include the YeahYeahYeahs, Vampire Weekend, Tool, My Bloody Valentine, Gogol Bordello and theArctic Monkeys. Get the full lineup after the jump.

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