- Will Nicki Minaj be performing with Madonna at the Super Bowl? According to a line on her new single, that will be the case.
- Hip-hop duo Dead Prez will perform at Occupy DC today at noon. Local rapper Head-Roc is also scheduled to perform.
- On Foreign Policy, there’s a story about Vaclav Havel , the late president of Czechoslovakia, and the night he spent at local rock club the Black Cat.
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