An update on Waka Flocka Flame. [via Billboard]

A timeline of hip-hop's infatuation with indie rock. [via SPIN]

An interview with the recently retired Michael Stipe of R.E.M. [via RollingStone]

Jennifer Lopez is planning a greatest hits album. [via MTV]

Tim Armstrong of Rancid talks about collaborating with Jimmy Cliff. [via ConsequenceOfSound]

An explanation of why Lady Gaga and Katy Perry didn't make the cut for The Muppets. [via Idolator]