Posts tagged "Rosie O’Donnell"

50 Cent, Sufjan Stevens Playing Cyndi Lauper’s Home For The Holidays Benefit

Sufjan Stevens has presumably been dreaming of playing a show with 50 Cent ever since he picked out that outfit for Sisyphus’ “Booty Call” video. Later this year, he’ll get his chance. It’s for a good cause, too. Both Sufjan and 50 are on the bill at Cyndi Lauper’s Home For The Holidays benefit, which… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 21, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Watch St. Vincent And Alexis Krauss Sing “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” With Cyndi Lauper

These days, every famous person is friends with every other famous person, and we get stark and mostly-inexplicable reminders of that every day. So here’s today’s: On Saturday night, at a benefit show in New York, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark and Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss joined Cyndi Lauper onstage to sing “Girls Just Wanna Have… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 10, 2012 - 10:28 am

This Week The Roots Became Comedy Central’s House Band

The most fabulous Roots crew have a new record out soon, and it looks like they’re raising awareness by any means necessary: whether that entails collaborating with a Fall Out boy (see “Birthday Girl“), enlisting a porn star in their video (ditto), or doing two live performances in three nights for Comedy Central. The first… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 16, 2008 - 11:37 am

Jin Takes On Rosie

Rosie’s insensitive Asian-American imitations got the community worked up, and while she finally got around to apologizing, Jin Tha MC is still holding a grudge. And he wrote a song about it! From SOHH.comUsing Nas’ “Ether” instrumental, the battle emcee barrows God’s Son’s patterns, replacing “I…will…not…lose” with “you…are…not…funny.” The hook also features an excerpt of… More »

By: Stereogum / January 16, 2007 - 12:55 pm