-- MTV: M.I.A. on Lady Gaga: "None of her music's reflective of how weird she wants to be or thinks she is. She models herself on Grace Jones and Madonna, but the music sounds like 20-year-old Ibiza disco, you know?"
-- Rolling Stone: The Rolling Stones' "Plunder My Soul" -- one of the previously unreleased tracks on next months' Exile on Main St. reissue -- will be released as part of Record Store Day on April 17.
-- AP: Suge Knight wants a million bucks for getting shot at Kanye's house.
-- Spinner: Marines are enlisting Metallica, Thin Lizzy, and The Offspring in their effort to get the Taliban out of their strongholds. Marine: "Taliban hate that music."
-- NME: Former Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren has succumbed to cancer. He was 64.