The 2022 MTV VMAs Was a Nightmare Packed with Johnny Depp, Nicki Minaj, and Bored Apes
Theo Wargo/GettyThe annual nightmare known at the MTV Video Music Awards have come and gone, but the repercussions are still being felt the world over. What we all just endured was darker than any of us could’ve imagined. But fearless, intrepid journalism is all about wading through that darkness to uncover whatever small kernels of light may be shrouded. That’s why The Daily Beast took on the daunting task of watching all fifty—sorry, three—hours of the 2022 VMAs: to hopefully find something wonews.yahoo.com
Jack Harlow drops “Come Home the Kids Miss You,” and I’m living for it
“‘Cause nowadays, I’m in the paper once a day,” rapper Jack Harlow on his new song “State Fair.”And today, it’s The Miami Hurricane. In the first track, “Talk of the Town,” Harlow describes his departure from home and how he feels like a different person while away. With bare-bones instrumental of mainly piano and drums, Harlow went back to the basics — back to his roots. Reading that back, this reference was probably unintentional, but I like it, so I’m going to accept it as true. Lil Wayne),” Lil Wayne sings “That girl is poison” in the same melody of “Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe in clear homage to the classic 90s song.themiamihurricane.com
Jon Batiste tops Grammys; Silk Sonic soars, Rodrigo crowned
Jon Batiste won album of the year honors for “We Are” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, giving him five trophies on a night that saw the ’70s funk of Silk Sonic take record of the year and song of the year and newcomer Olivia Rodrigo take three awards.
Ranking the 2021 VMAs performances
It would not be the VMAs without signature steamy, high-intensity performances from the biggest in music. This year did not disappoint, with Justin Bieber, Lil Nas X, Alicia Keys and Jack Harlow, among others, taking the stage. NormaniEmbed from Getty ImagesThe former Fifth Harmony member, Normani, is doing incredible as a soloist. Her VMA performance of “Wild Side” highlighted her incredible versatility as a performer. Lil Nas X (w/ Jack Harlow)Embed from Getty ImagesThe young, visionary rapper Lil Nas X was the man of the hour at the 2021 VMAs, illustrating the undeniable influence he’s had this year .themiamihurricane.com