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Tuesday
Feb212012

Chris Brown, Rihanna Reunite -- for Remixes

Kevin Mazur/AMA2009/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- The producers of Rihanna's "Birthday Cake" remix promised that her collaborator would be a shocker, and jaws likely dropped when it was revealed Monday night that the mystery man was none other than Chris Brown.

Brown tweeted a link to the new music, along with a of couple words from the track -- "Cake, cake, cake!" -- which Rihanna retweeted along with some additional lyrics, "#RihannaNavy Come and put ya name on it!!!!!"

Brown also shared a link revealing that Rihanna had returned the favor, reuniting -- at least on wax -- with her former beau on a re-do of his Fortune single "Turn Up the Music."

Da Internz, who produced "Birthday Cake" along with The-Dream, had earlier denied that Brown would appear on Rihanna's revamped song.  But the rumors that the collabo was happening only grew Monday morning when Brown tweeted, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROBYN!," to which Rihanna -- born Robyn Rihanna Fenty -- replied "Thanks!"

It was the first time in a long time that the former flames had communicated directly with each other on Twitter.  Earlier this year, a judge eased a restraining order, allowing the pair to have contact with each other.  Brown remains on supervised probation, however, after pleading guilty in 2009 to assaulting Rihanna, his then-girlfriend.

Though there have been rumors that Brown and Rihanna have rekindled their romance, Brown's rep has said that Brown is in a relationship and not cheating on his girlfriend.

One listen to Rihanna and Brown's verses on the highly suggestive "Birthday Cake" remix though, and speculation about whether the former pair are dating again is likely only to grow.

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Monday
Apr112011

Rihanna, Britney Spears Release 'S&M' Remix 

Max Morse/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- A few months back, Rihanna asked her Twitter followers who they would most like her to collaborate with.  The answer was Britney Spears, and now her fans' dreams are reality.

Monday morning, Rihanna released a remix of "S&M" featuring Britney, who contributes some new verses.

Rihanna tweets about the remix, "Too much sex in the air. Think u can handle it?  You're the only ones who can."  She also says that Britney is "gangsta."  To which Britney responded, "You ain't so bad yourself, honey."

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Thursday
Jan202011

Lady Gaga Remix Premieres Online

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Get ready for a nice clean version of Lady Gaga's new Born This Way remix, which debuted Wednesday in Paris at Thierry Mugler's men's fashion show.  The song has been used as the soundtrack of a new short film that can now be viewed exclusively at Mugler.com and StyleList.com.  It was created under the auspices of Nicola Formichetti, Mugler's creative director and Gaga's personal stylist.   The black-and-white, slightly disturbing film features a model named Rick Genest, who is tattooed from head to toe look like a zombie skeleton...or is it a skeleton zombie?

As far as the song, it starts with Gaga saying, "I don't speak German but I can if you'd like."  Then, she sing-song chants in German over a heavy electronic dance beat, but at various points, her actual singing voice comes through loud and clear.

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Wednesday
Jan192011

Lady Gaga Premieres 'Born This Way' Remix at Paris Fashion Show

Photo Courtesy - Kevin Winter | Getty Images(PARIS, France) -- On Wednesday, Lady Gaga premiered a remix of the title track of her upcoming album Born This Way in Paris, at a Thierry Mugler men's fashion show.  A poor-quality video of the event was tweeted by someone associated with Gaga's creative team, Haus of Gaga.   Billboard reports that Gaga herself was not at the fashion show. 

The remix features Gaga chanting the word "Mugler" repeatedly, and also speaking German.  According to Billboard, the translation of the German is something like, "I am absolutely clear/as long as I'm a Monster/I wish we all could be blind/You're amazing out there."

A good-quality version of the track will premiere Thursday at noon ET at Stylist.com and at Mugler.com.  It'll be soundtracking a short film created by Mugler creative director Nicola Formichetti, who is also one of Gaga's stylists.

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