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New Music: Lady Gaga f/ Christina Aguilera – ‘Do What U Want’

Do What U Want

Ladies unite. After debuting the song live on “The Voice” finale earlier this month, Lady Gaga unleashes the studio version of “Do What U Want” featuring Christina Aguilera. Gaga swaps out R. Kelly for Xtina on the sexy duet off ARTPOP, which hits iTunes on New Year’s Day.

“Do what you want with me/ What you want Lady Gaga,” sings Xtina, while Gaga responds, “What you want with me Christina.”

Ring in 2014 with the pop divas.

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New Music: Lady Gaga f/ R. Kelly & Rick Ross – ‘Do What U Want (Remix)’

Do What U Want (Remix)

A day after dropping his Jay Z-assisted single “Devil Is a Lie,” Rick Ross jumps on the DJ White Shadow-produced remix to Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP single “Do What U Want” featuring R. Kelly. The Maybach Music boss opens the track with his verse, while Kellz adds some new vocals.

“For me to get to collab with her, that was a big one for the boss,” Rozay told Rap-Up TV. “If it’s big for the boss, you know it’s big.”

He didn’t hesitate to say yes when her camp reached out. “[She's] a super-talented artist that loves to express herself to the fullest extreme,” he added. “Shout out to Lady Gaga.”

Listen to Mother Monster and MMG join forces.

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Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera Perform ‘Do What U Want’ on ‘The Voice’

Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera

It was a night of big hair and big voices as Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera joined forces for a rousing performance on the season finale of NBC’s “The Voice.” Dressed in a shimmering pantsuit, Gaga kicked off her single “Do What U Want” before bringing out Christina, who was clad in a matching outfit. The ladies held hands and Christina cradled Gaga’s head in her bosom before toasting with a glass of champagne.

“@xtina thank you for performing with me, your heart is as big as your voice. Such a fan for so long, I can’t believe we shared the stage,” tweeted Gaga.

Watch the pop divas bring down the house with their over-the-top performance.

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Rick Ross: Lady Gaga Collaboration Is ‘Big for the Boss’

Rick Ross has worked with everyone from Jennifer Lopez to Nas, but even Rozay is excited about his upcoming collaboration with Lady Gaga. During Saturday’s Cali Christmas concert in Anaheim, Rap-Up TV spoke with the MMG boss about his remix to the pop superstar’s R. Kelly-assisted single “Do What U Want.”

“For me to get to collab with her, that was a big one for the boss,” said Rozay. “If it’s big for the boss, you know it’s big.”

He didn’t hesitate to say yes when her camp reached out. “[She's] a super-talented artist that loves to express herself to the fullest extreme,” he added. “Shout out to Lady Gaga.”

In addition to Gaga, he has worked with Jay Z on his next single “Devil Is a Lie” off his upcoming album Mastermind. “It’s one of those, if you know how me and Jay do,” said Ross. “We were havin’ a conversation and we were like, I believe it’s our sixth collaboration, and we’re 6-0.”

The project, due in early 2014, also features R&B legend Bobby Womack. “I got in the studio with a few people just to do a lot of different things and it’s gonna be some dope shit,” he said.

Rap-Up TV: R. Kelly Talks Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, & Bruno Mars

Twenty years since making his debut, R. Kelly remains one of the most influential and consistent hitmakers in the game. Before his 12th solo album Black Panties drops tomorrow, the R&B genius sat down with Rap-Up TV for an exclusive interview. In Part 1, he discusses his recent collaborations with pop superstars Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and Bruno Mars, and his latest work.

Black Panties is mixed with 12 Play,, and a bit of the Born Into the 90′s album,” he said of the project, which features everyone from 2 Chainz to Kelly Rowland. “It’s got all those elements in there, but of today.”

He collaborated with Justin Bieber on his #MusicMondays single “PYD.” The two met up a year ago after discovering they were staying in the same hotel.

“I was lovin’ his music, he was lovin’ mine, so we said, ‘Man, we got to do something together,’” said Kellz. “He finally sent me a track and it was ‘PYD,’ and I put my verse on it and the rest is just history.”

He was so pleased with the results that he’s enlisted the teen idol for his next album. “He’s gonna be doing something on my next up-and-coming album,” revealed Kellz.

Last month, the Chicago native shared the stage with another pop powerhouse, Lady Gaga, at the American Music Awards. “I feel like I met my match when I met Gaga,” he said. “She got a lot of balls. She got a lot of nerve. She’s not afraid to express her music through her vision.”

The two shot a video for their collaboration “Do What U Want,” which Kellz describes as “retarded,” adding, “If you put the two together, you got bi-polar maybe or something like that. … It’s gonna be off the chain.”

If that wasn’t enough, he also guests on the remix to Bruno Mars’ “Gorilla,” which he admits was a challenge at first.

Additionally, he hinted that Bruno may be featured on an upcoming remix of his. “I’ve been talking about, once the album gets going, gettin’ some of these guys that called me. I’ma call them up and say, ‘Hey man, you owe me a favor, dawg.’”

Lady Gaga Paints and Performs on ‘Alan Carr: Chatty Man’

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga took ARTPOP to a new level during her appearance on British talk show “Alan Carr: Chatty Man.” With an iPad attached to her chest, Mother Monster sat down at a white piano and performed a stripped-down version of “Do What U Want.” An emotional Gaga also sang her ballad “Dope” as tears rolled down her face.

After taking a shot of whiskey and connecting her iPad to a charger, she sat down with Chatty Man. During their candid conversation, she spoke about nearly going insane and called for a boycott of the Olympics in Russia after their anti-gay laws.

When asked whether she Googles herself, Gaga replied, “I’m aware that I’m a polarizing figure, so I’ll sort of put my toe in the asshole, and then I go, ‘Oh no no, that’s OK.’”

She also showcased her creativity while painting a portrait of Chatty Man. But the paint soon came off the canvas and onto the comedian’s body as Gaga took a hands-on approach.

See her go hard in the paint.

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First Look: Lady Gaga Straddles R. Kelly in ‘Do What U Want’ Video

R. Kelly and Lady Gaga

They sexed up the stage on “SNL” and got freaky in the Oval Office during the American Music Awards, and now Lady Gaga and R. Kelly are about to shock us again with the provocative video for “Do What U Want.”

Director Terry Richardson has shared the first photo from the set. In the black-and-white image, a bikini-clad and barefoot Gaga straddles Kellz, who throws up the middle finger.

“I know you’re waiting for the DWUW video. Its unlike any video I’ve ever done. Very Personal. Just making it perfect. Exciting,” tweeted Gaga.

Their collaboration, which appears on Gaga’s album ARTPOP, is currently No. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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