Each Tuesday on the Style blog, we’ll be rounding up the latest pop music headlines along with all of Style’s pop music coverage from the previous week.
●One Direction won’t be searching for eggs on the White House lawn next Monday. According to the BBC, the ascendant across-the-pond boy band had to decline first lady Michelle Obama’s invitation to appear at the 134th annual Easter Egg Roll because the guys were already booked to perform in Australia.
●In today’s Post: Allison Stewart says Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” has rhymes dirty enough to warrant “their own hazmat team.”
●Don’t miss the feature stories on jazzman Robert Glasper and mysterious U.K. producer SBTRKT, as well as concert reviews of Jack Ingram, Sleigh Bells, Van Halen, Noel Gallagher, Fiona Apple, Nero, Perfume Genius and the mighty Bruce Springsteen.