Just in time for the World Cup, British electronic duo Basement Jaxx have created a new – Brazilian-style – take on their classic Ibiza hit, “Mermaid of Salinas.” This time around the tune is transported to Bahia, Brazil, by singer Nina Miranda. The video is directed by Alan Masferrer and features dancing matadors, hula dancers, Baywatch-style lifeguards and Flamenco girls for a real combination of cultures that harks back to the Spanish-style guitars of the original song.
Coming later this year to both current- and next-gen platforms, as well as PC, is the latest installment in EA‘s Battlefield franchise – Battlefield: Hardline. In a major departure for the long-running first-person shooter franchise, Hardline ditches the tried-and-true combat settings of games past and focuses on domestic crime with “cops and robbers” gameplay. Taking cues from popular TV crime dramas, players will assume the role of Nick Mendoza – a young Miami police detective caught up in a world dominated by corrupt cops and countless criminals. In addition to the single player experience, the game will be home to the online multiplayer that fans know and love – this time with an apropos focus on the teamwork needed to pull of the perfect heist or score a big time bust. Battlefield: Hardline drops October 21st while a closed multiplayer beta is already available for PlayStation 4 and PC.
Nicki Minaj stopped by Good Morning America on Friday morning with a special treat for fans. The Young Money gave viewers a quick sneak peak of the video for her new single Pills N Potions. In the preview, a reflective Minaj is seen seated, before The Game makes a cameo, possibly playing her on screen love interest that has Nicki on an emotional spin. The full video for “Pills N Potions” world premieres Monday on Live! with Kelly and Michael. Enjoy.
A trio of half-minute trailers for Michael Bay'sTransformers: Age of Extinction profile different aspects of the late June action movie. "Forge" reminds viewers of the formidable Lockdown, a prowling hitman of a Transformer whose face extends into a giant gun, and "Help" revolves around Mark Wahlberg's discovery of Autobot leader Optimus Prime and his family's place in aiding their cause. By contrast, "Destroyer" focuses more on the hugely powerful robots whose conflict is tearing up city and countryside alike, with Prime's steed the T-Rex Dinobot, Grimlock, whose roar makes for easy association with early May blockbuster "Godzilla." Transformers: Age of Extinction starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Li Bingbing, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles and more will be in theaters June 27th. Enjoy.
Later this month, BMW plans to debut their new M4 Convertible for 2015. Along with the M3 Sedan and the M4 Coupe, BMW’s M4 Convertible will sport a new inline-six M TwinPower Turbo 3.0 liter engine good for 431 horsepower, a 0-60 MPH time of 4.2 seconds, and a top speed of 155 MPH. The car’s main attraction is its hardtop, which can effectively fold away in around 20 seconds.
Buscemi has made a name for itself this last year for producing a very high quality range of sneakers, primarily inspired by very expensive women’s hand bags. With the release of the new “Obnoxiously High Quality” video, the brand gives us a behind the scenes look at the production process of its sneakers in Italy. If you want to know why Buscemi sneaker costs $800 USD at retail, now you know.
Beyoncé returns with another immaculate mini movie in support of her self-titled album — this time for “Pretty Hurts,” which dwells on the immense pressure of body image among females. Mrs. Carter plays a Miss 3rd Ward contestant who, despite her crushing insecurities, sings her heart out on stage and blows the judges away. But as she tells guest host Harvey Keitel, all that really matters is being happy with yourself.
To promote its Moto X smartphone, Motorola has created the world’s first interactive print ad to be featured in select copies of WIRED‘s upcoming January issue. The interactive ad allows readers to start customizing the Moto X right from the page, with multiple color options on hand. Check out the video above to see how some simple circuitry allowed Motorola and WIRED to present the world’s first interactive print ad. To see if it in person, pick up a copy of WIRED‘s January issue at select newsstand’s and stores.
Over the weekend, Eminem's offered a preview of the music video for “Monster” with Rihanna, and now we full-length video for the single from The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Here, Rihanna plays the role of Em’s therapist, while the rapper is found reflecting on pinnacle points of his career and personal life. The music video features scenes from several of Eminem’s previous videos and Dr. Dre is also featured in a snippet of back-and-forth role play with the rapper. A follow-up to 2010′s “Love the Way You Lie,” “Monster” is another stellar offering from both artists.
The first trailer for the much anticipated next Christopher Nolan directed movie Interstellar has been released. Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hatheway, Casey Affleck, and Brit Michael Caine the sci-fi drama is inspired by the work of theoretical physicist Kip Thorne. The story line is about a group of scientist explorers who use newly discovered wormholes to travel through different dimensions and bring food back to their dying planet. With the movie only coming to theaters November 2014, not too much is given away yet in this first trailer. Enjoy.