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10 Inappropriate Songs To Play At The Pope's Inauguration

3/17/2013 1:00pm EDT
10 Inappropriate Songs To Play at the Pope's Inaguration
Pope Francis I will be inaugurated as Pope on March 19, and ultimately it will be a very important and serious occasion. So, in order to prevent any really awkward moments, here are 10 songs that should not be played at any cost.

10. "Running with the Devil" Van Halen

One would hope that the new Pope doesn't " there's no tomorrow." That would lead to some awkward thoughts on the afterlife.

9. "Dear God" XTC

This song is about questioning faith in religion, and features lyrics like "Father, Son, and Holy Ghost are just somebody's unholy hoax."

8. "God's Away on Busi...

The Wonder Years with DJ Wonder

1/30/2008 11:16am EST
DJ Wonder
In one of the fine elements that make up Hip-Hop - Djing - DJ Wonder has managed to link a vibrate glaze of perfection through the ears of true Hip-Hop heads followed with head nods that reaffirm the DJ's skills on the tables.

Listening to his playlist at trendy night spot Manor in Manhattan, the sea of club goers joust back and forth on the floor while others sit on cushy sofas in induced states of sedation while pulling back on apple martinis and Hennessy. The journey through Wonder's world is a throwback to '80's and '90's music trickled with new Hip-Hop and R&B.

Adamantly wa...

EA Games To Release 'Skate,' The Ultimate Boarding Game, In September

7/25/2007 11:18am EDT
Skate is the closest thing to skateboarding without actually putting your feet on a board. With innovative controls that take advantage of the dual analog sticks, the power of the next gen hardware, and the ability to sculpt tricks that define your own style, skate delivers an authentic boarding mecca like no other video game.

Individual style combined with physics-driven animations promise that no two tricks will ever be the same. And there's plenty of room to pull off those tricks – San Vanelona challenges you to explore, find, and own the best spots. You can even capture footage to...

Somali MC K'Naan Joins The 'Mind Control North America Tour' With Stephen And Damian Marley

4/24/2007 9:00pm EDT,_Stephen/
Somali-born MC and singer K'Naan has joined Stephen Marley on his Mind Control North America Tour. The two will be joined by Jr. Gong himself, Damian Marley. K'naan will be performing in support of his upcoming debut album The Dusty Foot Philosopher due out later this year. The album features tracks with Damian "Jr Gong" Marley and Mos Def as well as production by Track and Field (Nelly Furtado), Minnesota, and Preservation.

K'naan (Somalian for "the traveler") fled his native country as a refugee at 14 to escape civil war, making his new home in Toronto. But he hasn't forgotten his ...

Check Out 'Dave Chappelle's Block Party' On-Demand July 13

7/4/2006 8:10am EDT
Summer is off to a great start with Dave Chappelle's Block Party premiering on demand and pay-per-view July 13. A genuine crowd-pleaser, the film spotlights comedy superstar Dave Chappelle as he presents a Brooklyn neighborhood with its very own once-in-a-lifetime free block party.

The unprecedented combination of comedy and music was shot on location. In addition to Chappelle performing all-new material, the stellar roster of artists includes Kanye West, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Common, Dead Prez, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, the Roots, Cody ChesnuTT, Big Daddy Kane, and - reunited for thei...

Coming Soon: 'Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes Uncensored'

5/31/2006 10:32am EDT
This summer Chappelle's Show fans will finally be able to get their hands on the highly anticipated lost episodes. "Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes Uncensored" DVD arrives in stores nationwide on Tuesday, July 25, and will also be available from Comedy Central.

"Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes Uncensored" DVD is a one disc set featuring all three lost episodes and over an hour's worth of bonus material from the third season. The release contains the following bonus material: extra unaired sketches, never-before-seen performances by John Legend and Dead Prez; "The Fabulous Makin...