M.I.A. confirms pregnancy rumors. The 31-year-old British indie rapper says she's "creating a baby" ... [Pitchfork Media]

Common and T-Pain place their stamp of approval on Kanye West's upcoming project, '808s and Heartbreak.' Vocoder master T-Pain says the album is "different kind of Kanye" ... [MTV]

The Beastie Boys just announced dates for their upcoming swing state 'Get Out and Vote' tour ... [Rolling Stone]

The-Dream is gearing up to release his sophomore album, 'Love vs. Money' on Dec. 16 ... [Billboard]