Did You Hear?
:: Back in June, Lady Gaga was forced to cancel a show in Indonesia after the Islamic Defenders Front and other groups threatened potentially violent protests. Gaga’s concert promoters, including Live Nation, are looking to recoup at least $75,000 — a drop in the bucket when compared to the $25 million lost after Gaga canceled her current tour due to hip surgery. [The Hollywood Reporter]
:: Speaking of canceled shows, Lil Wayne has postponed his European tour so that he can focus on finishing I Am Not A Human Being II. “I didn’t want my tour or album to be rushed, so despite my best hopes, I have made the decision to push back the tour to October 2013,” he said in a statement. [HipHopDX]
:: Funny or Die has put together a sketch featuring “Weird” Al Yankovic, Aimee Mann, and members of Guns N’ Roses and Blink 182 trying out for The Postal Service. The video takes place in a fictional 2002 when Jimmy Tamborello had yet to decide on his collaborator. [Pitchfork]
:: Snoop Dogg isn’t just reincarnating himself as Rasta man Snoop Lion, he’s also readying the release of his video game Way of the Dogg. He joins a long list of rappers who have joined the pixelated world of video games, including 50 Cent and Wu-Tang Clan. [Rap Radar]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can catch on TV today.
Music On TV:
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Rodriguez (repeat)
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — David Byrne & St. Vincent (repeat)
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Luke Bryan
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — The Avett Brothers (repeat)
:: Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Jessica Simpson