*The Roots’ ?uestlove mocks Kanye West in blog form. Well played, sir. (Effing bloggers.) [nah right]
*Salon calls out Soulja Boy as the beginning of the end of hip-hop. [ypulse]
*Last.fm Playground: Check out Last.fm’s in-the-works projects. From the Last.fm blog via Waxy.
*Video: Madonna covers Pantera’s “A New Level.” Pantera fans don’t love it. Pantera fans.
*Outdoor slow dance parties: Go to Buenos Aires.
*Jack Black has recorded his own version of the song “Kung Fu Fighting” (with Cee-Lo). [cinematical]
*A Fraggle Rock live-action feature film will soon be coming out. [parent dish]
*Nate Dogg is not dead, despite what Google trends may try to tell you. He had a stroke earlier this year.
*Wear it: A Wacko Jacko Michael Jackson Mask. [bb]
*Local (Minneapolis): The Basilica Block Party lineup. Editorial: There are a lot of negative people in the world. Also, the Star Tribune sucks ass. [mnspeak]
*Yes, music blogs are the new record labels. But this needs more talking about.
*Girl Talk + Taco Bell = Diarrhea. (Trick equation. ANYTHING + Taco Bell = Diarrhea.)
*I should note that I would post all these items much earlier, but I have a 60-hour-per-week day job to worry about also. I feel like kind of a dick. Apologies. Ugh.