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Interviewing celebrities, breaking national stories, blogging daily, and offering candid commentary on pop culture is just a small sample of what he does. Ralphie Aversa is the relentless, tireless, non-stop-always-go host and executive producer of “The Ralphie Radio Show.” Check out his links above, and his blog below - and thanks for swinging through!


DAILY DOWNLOAD: Chiddy Bang - 'Opposite Of Adults'

Rapper Chiddy, one half of Chiddy Bang, called in to "The Ralphie Radio Show" to talk about the group's single "Opposite Of Adults" as well as the video for it - which has received airplay on MTV and approval from the likes of KanYe West.

Part 1: "Opposite Of Adults"

Part 2: Rapper/Producer Relationship

Meet 5 Year-Old 'Toothless' Jack

You heard him belt these out on "The RRS"... here are the videos of adorable five year-old "Toothless" Jack... for crying out loud, a label needs to sign this kid STAT!

Train - "Hey, Soul Sister"

Adam Lambert - "Whattaya Want From Me"

TMZ'S NICKI FERTILE: L.T.'s 3rd Wife Claims 'Set Up'

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TMZ's Nicki Fertile reports on "The RRS" that TMZ spoke with Lawrence Taylor's third wife and she claims that the allegations of L.T. raping a 16 year-old are a part of a set up and not true.

Catch Nicki on TMZ TV, local listings here.



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The Wingman advises Kevin that he needs to take it easy if he wants to make it past the first date with a woman.

Visit The Wingman on MySpace, Facebook, & Twitter.

EXCLUSIVE: Travie McCoy Predicts Big Things For Bruno Mars, Previews 'Lazarus' & New GCH LP

Gym Class Heroes front man Travie McCoy is a little salty that a rough mix of a demo track featuring Ke$ha found its way on to the Internet. He knows someone on the West Coast is responsible, although is unaware of who leaked it. Regardless, he’s upbeat, with a more positive outlook on the bigger picture.

“Luckily enough, none of the stuff on the album has been leaked, and hopefully it won’t before the album drops,” revealed McCoy, speaking on his tour bus to “The Ralphie Radio Show.” His solo debut, Lazarus, comes out June 8. The first single, “Billionaire” features triple-threat Bruno Mars – who sings, writes, and produces. Mars gained notoriety recently for his chops on the hook of B.o.B’s smash hit, “Nothin’ On You.”

“I hooked up with his production team… just the tracks they were coming up with; I was like, ‘Whoa… we definitely need to get together on this record,’” McCoy said of collaborating with Mars and The Smeezingtons – a production team also comprised of Phillip Lawrence and Ari Levine. The meeting occurred about a year and a half ago. “We were in the studio, and he played me ‘Billionaire’… it was just the track and him on the hook – and I was just like, ‘Wow, alright, we’re in a recession right now, how can I come out with this song talking about wanting to be a billionaire?’”
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McCoy answered his own question by flipping the scenario and becoming selfless, instead of selfish. While he rhymes about spending money on the ones he loves and good causes – McCoy raps that he would have his own theme music wherever he walked. So, what would it be?

“Probably the theme song from Super Fly,” joked McCoy. “You know what I mean? I’d have a band behind me, as I walk everywhere.”

Speaking of bands – the one currently behind him isn’t going anywhere. McCoy reiterated that the Gym Class Heroes are not breaking up. The group is currently 12 demos in to a new LP, due out next year, titled PCC II. The GCH emcee alluded to the album being a sequel to the 2005 release The Papercut Chronicles. Gym Class drummer Matt McGinley is currently touring with McCoy.

DAILY DOWNLOAD: Cobra Starship - 'Living In The Sky With Diamonds'

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Cobra Starship front man Gabe Saporta explains why the band shot a video for this song off of Hot Mess, why it cost the group next to nothing to release.

EXCLUSIVE: Gabe & Ryland of Cobra Starship Talk Touring; Drinking; B.o.B. Collab

Some in the music business knew of B.o.B and his talents well before he scored a number one record and two top ten hits with his album B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray. Count Cobra Starship’s Gabe Saporta as one of those people.

“I was a huge fan of his when ‘I’ll Be In The Sky’ came out, I thought that song was gonna be a monster,” revealed the front man. “To me, he was the new Andre 3000.”

Saporta enjoyed B.o.B’s work so much that he asked the rapper to cameo on “The World Will Never Do” – which is the last track on Hot Mess.

“That is actually one of the songs we’re proudest of on the record,” Saporta said of the collab. “It’s the last song on the album – and that always kind of happens with Cobra records – like, I kind of start listening to our own record from track 6 onward, and the last song is always, usually, my favorite.”
Gabe Saporta of Cobra Starship invited "The RRS" aboard Cobra's tour bus (which Toby Keith also uses, true story) to chat about the band's tour with 3OH!3 and Travie McCoy along with a few select tracks from Hot Mess. In Part 2, Ryland Blackinton also joins in on the fun.

Part 1: Pacing Yourself On Tour, New Tour Bus, B.o.B. Collab

Part 2: Pete Wentz, Ryland Stops By

Speaking of tracks from Hot Mess, Cobra recently released a video for track 7, “Living In The Sky With Diamonds” – a song that departs from the party-on message in the LP’s first two singles.

“I feel like all the songs we’ve done so far, people that haven’t heard Cobra Starship yet, a lot of them are probably like, ‘Wow these guys are just like, complete douches,’” the lead singer confessed, before I asked him to elaborate. “I guess if you only hear the two songs (“Good Girls Go Bad”, “Hot Mess”) they’re both about like, kinda getting drunk and going crazy and me encouraging girls to be on their worst behavior. But, we have a sensitive side too.”

The music video was shot by a film school student in the UK. English model Peaches Geldof stars in the production, which can be viewed on Cobra’s official website and YouTube.


STUDY: Average Woman Dates 24 Men Before Finding 'Mr. Right'

I think this is a ridiculous study - it also says ladies spend on average a little over $3,000 before finding their husband... you be the judge.

DAILY DOWNLOAD: 3OH!3 Recall Their First Kiss

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With the first single from Streets of Gold entitled "My First Kiss" - Nat and Sean answered a question that will more than likely be asked a lot over the next few weeks - what was their first kiss like?

The track features Ke$ha and is on iTunes now.

EXCLUSIVE: 3OH!3 Finishes 'Streets Of Gold', Call Ke$ha Single 'An Obvious Step'

Nathaniel Motte told me back on March 3, aka 3/03 Day, that he wanted to finish the 3OH!3’s second LP, Streets of Gold, before they hit the road for a trek with Cobra Starship and Travie McCoy on the Too Fast For Love tour.

Mission accomplished.

“We’re actually going back and forth now and getting mixes back and commenting on mixes right now,” Nat said of the album, which is scheduled for a June 29 release. “Can’t tell you how excited we are to have new music out.”

3OH!3 dropped Want, which spawned the huge hit “Don’t Trust Me”, back in July of 2008. There was no timeline to write, record, or release that record. That wasn’t the case with Streets of Gold.
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The fellas from Colorado also talked about a recent college show in which they played outdoors through a storm with lightening.

“We took the first month and went up in the mountains and demoed a bunch of tracks that yunno, Nat had been working on production on the road… I had some vocal ideas,” said Sean Foreman. “We went up and just made as many songs as we could.”

The group narrowed 18 demos to 14 tracks which you’ll hear on the new LP. The first single is called, “My First Kiss”, and it features pop-star Ke$ha. 3OH!3 teamed up with her on “Blah Blah Blah” – and given the success of that song as well as Ke$ha’s popularity at the moment, Foreman felt it was “an obvious step.”

“Listening to the album, there’s a lot of great songs, but I think especially as like just one to get back out there with, it’s awesome,” Foreman continued. “I think it’s perfect, I hope everyone likes it.”

“We wrote that song with her a long time ago,” Motte added. “We wrote her part, and wanted a girl to feature.”

The band was introduced to her as an up-and-coming artist my mutual friend/producer Dr. Luke. And the rest as they say, is history.

“My First Kiss” hit iTunes on Tuesday. It’s available as a free download from the band’s official website if you preorder the new album.