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[Updated: 6:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    WYCLEF JEAN Hospitalized
    After a pulling out of the race for Haitian presidency, the ex-Fugee is hospitalized for “stress and fatigue,” says a rep. [NY Times]
    KANYE WEST and JAY-Z Announce More Album Details
    Q-Tip, Pete Rock, and Madlib will contribute to the five collaborative tracks on Watch the Throne. [SPIN]
    KATY PERRY to Appear on ‘THE SIMPSONS’
    “California Gurls” pop star will perform with The Simpsons puppets for Christmas episode. [EW]
    MOS DEF Joins KANYE WEST’s G.O.O.D. Music Roster
    NYC rapper –who recently collaborated on ‘Ye’s “Lord Lord Lord” — joins a roster also featuring Clipse, John Legend. [CoS]
    EMINEM, BUSH, BLINK Headline Kick-Ass Cali Fest
    Check out our 10 Best Moments of Epicenter, including Bad Religion, KISS, Papa Roach, DMX and more. [SPIN]
    Best Moments of VIRGIN MOBILE FREEFEST
    LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Ludacris & more rock 40,000 fans at the Maryland event. [SPIN]
    KINGS OF LEON: ‘New Album’s Lyrics Ad-Libbed in Studio’
    “I free-floated everything,” says Caleb Followill. “The closer it got to the end, I felt like, ‘Man, you didn’t do your job.'” [NME]
    BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG to Join GREEN DAY Broadway Musical
    The punk rocker will play the role of drug dealer St Jimmy for eight performances, from September 28-October 3. [SPIN]
    DAFT PUNK’s ‘TRON: LEGACY’ Soundtrack Due in November
    The duo’s first-ever movie soundtrack was recorded in London with an orchestra featuring 100 musicians. [NME]
    MGMT: We’ll Have Less ‘Freedom’ on Third Album
    Andrew Van-Wyngarden explains why the band’s label will have more control this time around. [SPIN]
    REPORT: Drummer MAX WEINBERG Won’t Join CONAN’s New TBS Show
    Jimmy Vivino, longtime guitarist and keyboard player in O’Brien’s house band, says he will take over as band leader. [Riverfront Times]
    CHRIS WALLA Talks New DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE Album
    Guitarist/producer says his band is treating their next album like a “construction project.” [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: New ROBYN Video
    Swede star poses for a photoshoot, performs at an amusement park, and meets her fans in this new promo clip. [Spinner]
    LISTEN: PETE YORN Streams New Album
    Pixies frontman Black Francis produced the singer-songwriter’s self-titled record, out September 28. [EW]
    WATCH: New GOOD CHARLOTTE Video
    The Madden Bros. hit the club armed with whipped cream and lingerie in their clip for “Like It’s Her Birthday.” [Myspace]
    WATCH: Trailer for HBO’s BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Documentary
    See a clip from The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, set to premiere on Oct. 7. [HBO]
    WATCH: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM’s Raging “Home” Video
    Robot goes on epic all-night bender and parties with coke-snorting chicks. [SPIN]
    WATCH: JIMMY EAT WORLD’s Cryptic New Video
    Earnest emo rockers show dark side in “My Best Theory” clip. [SPIN]
    WATCH: GASLIGHT ANTHEM Cover Tour Mates FAKE PROBLEMS
    New Jersey band release cover of “Songs For Teenagers,” a track from the Florida punk quartet’s latest album, Real Ghosts Caught On Tape. [A.V. Club]
    WATCH: NSFW: Freaky New FLAMING LIPS Video Stars Naked Girl!
    A blindfolded naked girl shoots yellow rays from her vagina in “See the Leaves” clip. [Pitchfork]
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