Welcome to the Friday, November 2 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts.
In today's episode, J.B. has the headlines about Rihanna's 777 tour  in anticipation of her new album "Unapologetic," Billboard's 118th birthday , the premiere of Snoop Dogg… er, Snoop Lion's new video "La La La" in Las Vegas , a one-on-one interview -- including impromptu beatboxing! -- with Daniel Bedingfield  about his new ep and "Secret Fear" video, and more.
Be sure to come back to Billboard.com  each weekday afternoon to watch a fresh episode of "The Beat."
- The Beat