A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web, including Rotten Tomatoes, Paste Magazine, Movies with Butter, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, Diffuser, and Loudwire. He's also the editor-in-chief of Popdose and its parent-oriented affiliate, Dadnabbit, and the author of the upcoming book "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of 'One Life to Live.'"
Rihanna + Chris Brown Duet ‘Nobody’s Business’ Was Jay-Z’s Idea
The presence of the Chris Brown duet 'Nobody's Business' has been such a huge part of the narrative surrounding Rihanna's new 'Unapologetic' album that it's hard to imagine what the record would have sounded like without the song. And while the paparazzi-teasing duo may never come clean about the tr…
PS22 Covers Swedish House Mafia’s ‘Don’t You Worry Child’
They've been called "the best-known elementary-school chorus on the planet," and they've performed with everyone from Katy Perry to Common, but the adorably harmonizing kids of New York's PS22 Chorus are probably always going to be best known for their YouTube covers of other artists' hits…
Sex Offender Claims to Get Brainwave Messages from Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber can do anything! Sell millions of records, score hit singles, date one of the loveliest pop stars on the planet, and... send telepathic messages to pedophiles. Wait, what?
The Game Gives Marijuana Law Advice to Justin Bieber
Some of us might be up in arms regarding those recent photos that purport to depict Justin Bieber joining the doobie brothers, but don't worry, Justin -- the Game ain't mad at ya.
Skrillex Releases Video for Ellie Goulding Collabo ‘Summit,’ Has Slew of Unreleased Tracks
Cheer up, brokenhearted Skrellie fans! Skrillex and Ellie Goulding may not be dating anymore, but he promises they're still pals, and would love to collaborate with her again -- and as a token of proof, he's just posted an official video for 'Summit,' the song that started their …
Rihanna Buys New $12 Million Mansion
At long last, Rihanna has a safe place to put her Christmas tree. Nearly a year after taking a loss on the infamously leaky mansion she bought for nearly $7 million in 2011, she has a swanky new address.
Alicia Keys Makes History
This girl is on fire! Well, not literally, but in terms of commercial success and/or chart performance? Totally: Alicia Keys has just tied the record for consecutive No. 1 albums by a solo artist on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop chart.
Psy to Work With Diplo + 2 Chainz
The laws of pop physics state that what goes up must come down -- which means that Psy can expect one heck of a comedown after the massive success of the worldwide novelty hit 'Gangnam Style.' But that doesn't mean he's just sitting around waiting for everyone to get sick of his …
50 Cent Will Only Accept Criticism From Eminem
There are a lot of things 50 Cent will do -- including offer you advice, shovel your snow and/or date Chelsea Handler -- but one thing he won't do is accept criticism of his music, unless the person giving it happens to be Eminem.
Bruno Mars Performs ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ on ‘X Factor U.K.’
We'll still have to wait until next month to hear Bruno Mars' complete 'Unorthodox Jukebox,' but the frequently hatted singer helped whet our appetites for his second album with a recent appearance on the U.K. version of 'X Factor' -- complete with a live performance of…