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Pink's Incredible, Non-Drinking, High Flying Tour Kicks Off! (PHOTOS)

Pink's Incredible, Non-Drinking, High Flying Tour Kicks Off! (PHOTOS): " Posted by: The ConnectorPink knows how to put on a live show.  Her tour kicked off over the weekend in Cologne, Germany and we had to share these pictures with you, as these are some of the coolest tour shots we have seen all year.There are some amazing tours out right now, with some incredible costumes and sets, including Rihanna, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, just to name a few.  Now we definitely can add Pink to that list. Because of the acrobatics and dangerous stunts that Pink does in the show, she has put a self-imposed alcohol ban.'Im not allowed to drink on tour. I wish I did as Im so nervous about tonight. Ive only practised it once!'  But when she does drink, she admits 'Im no puker.  I just lie in bed and my head spins around.'Well, we can't wait to see this high flying, acrobatic tour when she hits the states!::PAGE::::PAGE::::PAGE::::PAGE::::PAGE::::PAGE::"(Via .)

Will Google TV Be a Game-Changer in the Realm of Connected Devices?

Will Google TV Be a Game-Changer in the Realm of Connected Devices?: "For many of us, the most exciting part of Google I/O today was the announcement of Google TV. Google and its partners are trying to make the connected living room a success and bridge the gap between the computer and the television at long last.Jolie O’Dell has already given us a run-down of what Google TV is, but what does Google TV mean for existing players in this space and the future of connected devices? How does Google TV impact companies like Apple, Boxee, PopBox and others?Potential to Bring Connected TV to the MainstreamIn its demonstration — which was notably marred by technical problems — nothing presented by Google really blew us away. That isn’t to say that the ideas and technology behind Google TV aren’t impressive — they are — it’s just that other products have been on the market for years that offer the same capabilities.For instance, with the exception of the stand-alone web browser, practicall…

RECAP: Nas & Damian Marley at Highline Ballroom

RECAP: Nas & Damian Marley at Highline Ballroom: " Posted by: Deepa ShahDedication.Dedication is Nas and Damian Marley's Flag Man. As hip-hop legend and reggae royalty took over the Highline Ballroom stage last night in New York City, Flag Man waved the African flag nonstop for over two hours. He must have some killer arms...Nas and Damian kicked off their set with 'As We Enter' from their collaborative new album Distant Relatives. The album's core political message criticizing dysfunctional governments focused on Africa with songs like 'Tribes At War' and 'Ancient People.' The duo took a break from the new album after performing 'Nah Mean' to a rowdy crowd.NEXT PAGE: MORE VIDEO AND THOUGHTS FROM LAST NIGHT'S NAS AND DAMIAN MARLEY PERFORMANCE

::PAGE::The thunderous screams got heavier as Nas graced the audience with some old school joints like 'Represent' and 'Hip Hop Is Dead.' DJ Green Lantern kept the crowd going as…

Diddy And Queen Latifiah Announce 2010 BET Awards Nominees

Diddy And Queen Latifiah Announce 2010 BET Awards Nominees: " Posted by: FlywritergurlBET is pulling out the red carpet once again for this years BET Awards. The cable network held a press conference today to announce the nominations for the 2010 BET Awards. Announcing the awards were BET President of Music Programing and Special events Stephen G. Hill, Dirty Money, and Queen Latifah who will serve as this years host, taking the reigns from last years MC Jamie Foxx.
'I got to make sure I do my job, and believe me we are going to have an amazing time this year, this year is going to be so incredible.' said Latifiah of her role as host. Latifah refused to give up any surprises she has in store for this years show, but she did state that 'there is no limit to which I will go to make sure that the 2010 BET Awards is the greatest show on earth.'

This years top nominees include Jay-Z who is nominated for five awards, followed by Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Trey Songz, and Mel…

Rumormill: 2012 Nissan GT-R upgraded to over 500 hp

Rumormill: 2012 Nissan GT-R upgraded to over 500 hp: "Filed under: , , , Nissan GT-R - Click above for high-res image gallery

We're beginning to hear the first rumblings about the next round of updates to the Nissan GT-R, and if the rumors are to be believed, Nissan's goal of keeping pace with the refreshed Porsche 911 Turbo (and its S sibling) will continue through the 2012 model year.

As with its German counterpart, the R35 is expected to undergo a host of evolutionary changes, including some reworked aero bits, suspension and brake upgrades, and a retuned 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 that's likely to output over 500 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque.

The exterior updates will likely be limited to a new front splitter, rear diffuser and a revised wing, all in an effort to increase downforce and drop lap times. And about those lap times...

We've heard from our sources on the ground in Germany that the revised GT-R underwent a new round…

Video: BMW M3 GTS gets wrung out on the 'Ring

Video: BMW M3 GTS gets wrung out on the 'Ring: "Filed under: , ,
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The BMW M3 GTS is expected to carry some serious track cred. The extremely limited edition Bimmer packs 450 horsepower from a 4.4-liter V8 engine, while weight is cut by 419 lbs compared to a typical M3. Sounds like a dream come true. But if you planned on picking up one of the 90 M3 GTS models costing 115,000 Euro ($145,000 in U.S. funds), youre too late. The most capable E92 M3 is already sold out, but you can at least hit the jump to see video of a bright orange GTS as its takes on the famed N├╝rburgring.

In the BMW-produced video, M3 test engineer G├╝nter Sillinger takes the GTS for a spin around the Ring, then tells us just how great the high-strung coupe handles. Sillinger may be biased, but since we may never get behind the wheel of one of the select GTS coupes, well have to take his word for it when he says, 'Its the most uncompromising, fastest…

Jay Electronica, Public Enemy & More to Rock NYC SummerStage Events

Jay Electronica, Public Enemy & More to Rock NYC SummerStage Events: "
The City Parks Foundation has booked a slew of hip-hop acts—including Jay Electronica, Public Enemy, Brand Nubian and EPMD—to perform for free throughout New York City’s five boroughs as part of SummerStage’s 25th anniversary.
The ‘Exhibit C’ MC will start off the festivities on June 1 in Brooklyn’s Red Hook Park. Other acts playing in BK include ‘The World’s Greatest Entertainer,’ Doug E. Fresh coming on June 3, and hometown hero Big Daddy Kane on June 16, both playing at Von King Park. Rap duo Nice and Smooth will also take the stage at Betsy Head Park on June 9.
Brand Nubian will be headlining a show in the Bronx’s Crotona Park on June 23, as well as the man credited with starting hip-hop, DJ Kool Herc, who will man the wheels of steel on June 30.
EPMD and Pharoahe Monch are set to bless Queensbridge Park on July 15 and July 21, respectively, and old-school Staten Island crew The Force M.D.’s are scheduled …