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Mariah Carey’s Eminem Costume, Mark McGrath’s Advice for Obama

Plus: Jens Lekman's Swine Flu, Amy Winehouse in Legos, Lil Wayne's psychotic fan, and more!

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // July 2, 2009

Here’s some of the strangest music news the Internet had to offer this week:

Is that Eminem… or Mariah Carey? Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? [Entertainment Weekly]

Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, of all people, thinks he has advice for Obama about quitting smoking cigarettes. [iReport]

Singer/songwriter Jens Lekman returned to his native Sweden with a little souvenir from his time spent touring South America — swine flu! []

Rev. Al Sharpton gets down and dirty with an unidentified woman at the Apollo Theater’s tribute to Michael Jackson. [Gawker]

Is it bad that Amy Winehouse looks better in Lego than she does in real life? [Dlisted]

This guy was desperate to meet Lil Wayne. So desperate, in fact, that he called 911. [The Smoking Gun]