Thursday night, the MTV European Music Awards toasted the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with performances by Green Day, U2, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Shakira, Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, and Leona Lewis in the German capital city. Beyonce was the event's big winner, taking home three trophies. Click through our gallery for the highlights. And read our full reviewhere.
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »