It's also George Washington's birthday, but he was a better president than singer. Wooden teeth are terrible for your voice.
"Reanimated corpse" isn't entirely accurate. It's actually a hologram of the late, great West-coast rapper, which gave a surprise performance to finish off the first week of Coachella 2012. This proves that (a) industry executives can own your body as well as your soul, and (b) '90s nostalgia has gotten WAY out of hand.
Coldplay covered "Fight for Your Right to Party" at the Hollywood Bowl last week in honor of Adam Yauch's death. A nice sentiment, but what do we think of the aggressively Coldplay-stylized version, or the fact that the Beastie Boys publicly disowned the song and have long since stopped performing it live?