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For weeks, there have been rumors that Britney Spears would be the newest judge on the popular singing competition television show, The X-Factor. Those rumors are pretty much fact now. She’s in, and she will be breaking the bank. The singer will be raking in $15 million for her one season on the show, making her the highest paid judge on TV. [Idolator

Blink-182 has canceled their appearance at the Bamboozle Festival and portions of their tour dates in May due to an operation that the band’s drummer, Travis Barker, had to undergo. The drummer had to have a sudden tonsillectomy. [Billboard]

Lil Boosie’s murder trial is in currently underway. Boosie, who’s real name is Torrance Hatch, is charged with first-degree murder in the 2009 death of Terry Boyd. Rolling Stone has been following the case. Check out the details of the trial’s first couple of days. [RollingStone]

Check out this cool video interview that LifeandTimes did with “Ima Boss” producer, Jahlil Beats. He talks about his musical upbringing and creating that Philly sound he and Meek Mill do so well. [LifeandTimes]

Azealia Banks is going to have a busy year. She will be releasing her debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste, in the fall, but first the Harlem rapper is going to drop an EP, called 1991, and a mixtape, titled Fantastic. [RapRadar