T-Pain Runs for College Prez, B-Ball Stars Rap

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WRITTEN BY
Ray Padgett

Here's some of the strangest music news to hit the Internet this week:

Lollapalooza fan picks a fight with a police horse. Apparently the drugs are too good in Chicago. [Chicago Breaking News Center]

The battle between G.I. Joe and Cobra Command is finally captured in a folk ballad! [FunnyorDie]

T-Pain: President of Florida State University!?! YEAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! [Idolator]

An opera about Justin and Britney -- why didn't Puccini think of that? [Toronto Star]

Basketball stars Rashard "Ice-O" Lewis, Andre "Chief Blocka" Iguodala, Kevin "Velvet Hoop" Durant, and Mo "Fog Raw" Williams pay tribute to '90s hip-hop. Hey, it's no Shaq Fu! [AdFreak]

Best rock venue: Madison Square Garden, Royal Albert Hall or ... Guantanamo Bay? [Vanity Fair]

London's Royal Opera House commissions first-ever "Twitter opera." Now should it be called The Tweeter of Seville or La Twitterata? Los Angeles Times]

This videographer attended Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos and lived to tell the tale! [YouTube]

You and I may see a rundown train depot, but David Byrne sees music's newest instrument. [Associated Press]

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