Videos of the Week: Green Day Rocks 'Girls,' Erykah Badu Talks 'Window Seat,' Mos Def Goes Gabba
In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Green Day rocks out in the desert, Erykah Badu continues to address the media storm around her "Window Seat" video ( watch 10 more naked videos here), Mos Def dresses up for Yo Gabba Gabba, Beyoncé's "Single Ladies" makes a little boy cry, and more.
1) Green Day Rock Out For "American Girls"
As Green Day gears up to bring its "American Idiot" opus to Broadway, the band releases this video for "21st Century Breakdown" track "Last American Girls," which features a pair of feisty blonde twins acting up for the cameras.
Bonus Tragicomic Ode to Females: LCD Soundsytem's new single "Drunk Girls" explores the seedier side of girls who just want to have fun. (Watch)
1) Erykah Badu Talks "Window Seat" Video
Analog-girl-in-a-digital-world Erykah Badu visits E!'s "Chelsea Lately" to talk about her just-released album, "New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh." Also, nudity.
Bonus Talking Points Memo: Beleagued rap star T.I. posts a YouTube video interview about life since prison ("I'm happy to be home...I grew a lot") and his upcoming album, which he describes as "significantly more aggressive." (Watch)
3) Mos Def Is for the Children
The Brooklyn rapper sports a yellow cape and lets his hair down on Nickelodeon's hipster-friendly kids show, "Yo Gabba Gabba."
Bonus Costumed Kookiness: Mayer Bloomberg puts on a '70s hippie wig for a performance of "Hair" at the Inners Circle Dinner in New York. He's joined by the Situation and Snooki from MTV's "Jersey Shore" -- how they get away with not wearing flower power costumes while he's head-to-toe decked out is beyond us. (Watch)
4) 'Single Ladies' Exclusion Brings Boy to Tears
The "Single Ladies" viral videos just never end. In this candid clip, parents brings their little boy to tears when they tell him he can't sing "Single Ladies," because he's not one. Don't they know everyone has a little single lady in them?
Bonus Single Ladies: Beyonce and her fellow unitard-wearing, Bob Fosse-strutting backup dancers get juxtaposed with the great Motown divas. (Watch)
5) Usher & Will.i.Am Bring 'O.M.G.' To American Idol
This week's "American Idol" mentor Usher teamed up with will.i.am on the show's elimination night to perform "O.M.G.," from his soon-to-be No. 1 album "Raymond v Raymond."
Bonus TV Gig: Recent Billboard cover band Ok Go rocks Jimmy Kimmel Live with its new single, "This Too Shall Pass." (Watch)
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