Hackers Alter YouTube Videos by Drake, Chris Brown, Taylor Swift, and More

If you were looking for some of your favorite pop hits on YouTube earlier, you might have been hard-pressed to find them.

The Verge reports hackers took over several popular videos for songs like Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito.” Chris Brown, Shakira, DJ Snake, Selena Gomez, Drake, Katy Perry, and Taylor Swift also had several clips compromised by the hackers, who identified themselves as Prosox and Kuroi’sh.

Instead of finding the music video, an image of masked men holding guns from Netflix's Casa de Papel was shown. The descriptions were also changed. Since the shake-up, which seemed to only happen with Vevo's uploads, the videos have been restored to their original goodness.

The hackers have allegedly went to Twitter to share that it was “just a game” and that it was “just for fun.” The hackers claimed to have used a script “youtube-change-title-video” to do the deed.

“You have all my respect but do not leave the control to your site to any developer did not take into account this hacking it was a fun if we would like to harm your customers we would delete all the video but I did not delete despacito must believe me,” read a tweet from the alleged hackers.

Now, it seems they might target NASA next.

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Chris Brown Sympathizes With Conor McGregor: ‘We All Get Crazy Sometimes’

Conor McGregor's infamous bus incident is the topic on everyone's mind today, with 50 Cent in particular finding a lot of joy in the situation. Chris Brown, however, has a little more sympathy for the fighter, who just lost his UFC featherweight title. When confronted by TMZ, Brown was asked for his thoughts on the situation, and considering he's found himself in similar fits of rage before, he feels for McGregor.

“We all get crazy sometimes,” he responds, offering more support for McGregor than 50 Cent. On the same night, TMZ caught-up with Chris Brown again, this time showing him acting up once again.

In the video, Brown can be seen arguing with a valet parking attendant outside TAO Los Angeles, threatening to get violent with him. He was supposedly disputing the charge, saying at one point “I should knock you out.” It's not clear how much he was being charged, but he clearly wasn't happy. He goes on to say the valet “did [him] dirty” and was “trying to rape [him] right now.” He's collected during the ordeal, but it's clearly very tense.

Meanwhile, McGregor has been arrested after injuring several people during the outburst, placing his future in the UFC uncertain. UFC President Dana White has explained that he has no interest in helping McGregor out, reports ESPN. “Normally, yes, I would dive right in and do everything in my power to help one of my guys. But not in this situation,” he explained to ESPN.

With two fighters having suffered injuries at the hands at McGregor, White is not eager to sort things out for him.

“He came into the Barclays Center, attacked our fighters and attacked my staff with a bunch of guys. No, you don't get my help on this one,” he says.

Chris Brown previously threw a chair through a window at Good Morning America back in 2011 in a similar outburst. At the time he was on probation for the domestic violence incident with his ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

Recently he was spotted with hands around a woman's neck, although he insisted he was playing around.

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Rich the Kid Drops Full Version of Lil Uzi Vert Diss “Dead Friends”

Rich the Kid kicked his Lil Uzi Vert diss track out into the real world Monday.

 

9:00 am “Dead Friends” on #Beats1🥀🥀🥀

A post shared by Rich The Kid (@richthekid) on Mar 26, 2018 at 8:14am PDT

“Dead Friends” premiered on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Show, the latest entry of which also featured an interview with Rich about the story behind this World Is Yours cut. When Lowe asked him to clarify what he's saying on this track, Rich at first said he was “just letting people know how money changes people.”

Lowe then pointed out the obvious Uzi references, noting that—and this is quite worth noting—Uzi and Rich are “fundamentally different” artists. “It's funny because I made this record months before all that, and so whatever darkness comes to light,” Rich said. “So you listen to the song, you know what's going on. Billboard don't lie.”

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Asked if his issues with Uzi were mere “entertainment,” Rich said he's just waiting on an Uzi response. “You know you can't write better than me though,” he added, calling Uzi a “singer.”

A video for “Dead Friends,” directed by Louie Knows, is expected shortly. Apparently, Rich's team hired an Uzi lookalike for the shoot.

Anyway, The World Is Yours is out Friday. Rich's 14-track debut album features appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, Khalid, Quavo, Offset, Chris Brown, Jay Critch, Swae Lee, Offset, and Trippie Redd.

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People Aren’t Happy With Chris Brown Wishing Rihanna Happy Birthday on Instagram

First of all, happy birthday Rihanna! We are not worthy of this Pisces goddess with killer footwear and flawless foundation. Seriously, there’s a lot to celebrate today. What's less celebration-worthy is Chris Brown joining in on the birthday wishes. Yep, Brown shared a baby photo of young Robyn Fenty on his Instagram wishing her a happy birthday.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY @badgalriri

A post shared by 💔🌕💿SILVER AURA🔊 INDIGO CHILD (@chrisbrownofficial) on Feb 19, 2018 at 10:23pm PST

The picture is obviously adorable, and some fans thought it was a sweet sentiment showing that the complicated past between the two artists is behind them. Others thought it was disgusting. “DID YOU FORGET THE FACT THAT YOU BEAT ON MY SIS,” @eangotclout commented.

“Delete this?? Abusing women and continuing to stalk them long after they’ve moved on is creepy and sad, not funny or cute,” wrote @eastcoastvibes.

For those who don’t recall or might be murky on the details, Rihanna and Chris Brown dated for about four years from 2005 to 2009, with a brief reunion in 2013. Headlines began popping up everywhere in 2009 that the two were far from the happy couple they appeared to be. Images of a bruised Rihanna hit the internet with circulating rumors of domestic violence. The ordeal resulted in Chris Brown being slapped with a restraining order at the end of their relationship.

There are more details you can read about here and here, but at the end of the day, the two went their separate ways. The aftermath gave Rihanna fans songs like “Russian Roulette,” a ballad that details relationship violence by comparing it to a game. Rihanna became, and in some ways still is, the complicated poster child of domestic violence. “I am strong,” she told ABC back in 2009. “This happened to me. I didn’t cause it. I didn’t do it. This happened to me and it can happen to anybody.”

In a 2015 interview with Vanity Fair, Rihanna said that she felt no ill will toward Brown, but that the two were not friends and don’t really have any contact.

Fortunately, Robyn's now got her scrumptious bae Hassan Jameel to give her all the birthday wishes she really needs on this big 3-0 milestone. Happy Birthday, Rihanna!

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On today’s #EverydayStruggle, DJ Akademiks and STAR respond to Snoop Dogg and Chris Brown, weigh in on Jhene Aiko’s story about how she started dating Big Sean, Troy Ave’s latest interview, and much more. 

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Don C. and Hiroshi Fujiwara on the Influence Japanese Streetwear Has Had on America | ComplexCon(versations)

At ComplexCon 2017, Union LA's Chris Gibbs hosted Hype East, a panel featuring Takashi Murakami, Don C. (founder, Just Don), Hiroshi Fujiwara, and Yoon Ahn (founder, Ambush), who dissected the influence Japanese streetwear has had on America.

“For me, when I look at it, it's always going around in a circle,” Ahn says. “We consume it and we make it better, and then the people who gave birth to it, they kind of appreciate it again.”

Takashi also explains how Star Wars and George Lucas have had a major impact on him, and Don C. praises Hiroshi Fujiwara for being an architect for today's scene. “Everybody up in here is here… maybe a few degrees of separation, but somehow because of you,” he says.

Watch the full conversation above, and keep it locked to Complex as we'll be sharing more ComplexCon(versations) panels featuring the likes of André 3000, Rick Ross, Lena Waithe, Ryan Coogler, Virgil Abloh, Cam'ron, and more.

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Chris Brown Wilding, PND Dissed Drake?, Staged Eminem Video? | Everyday Struggle

On today’s #EverydayStruggle, DJ Akademiks, STAR, and Nadeska debate about Chris Brown wanting to go on tour with Beyonce, Rihanna, and Bruno Mars before jumping into whether or not PARTYNEXTDOOR dissed Drake, and if Eminem staged a video with a girl in his hotel room. 

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Chris Brown Could Get Up to 6 Months in Jail for His Pet Capuchin

Chris Brown may be heading back to jail.

The 28-year-old R&B star posted an adorable video (below) last month of his daughter, Royalty, holding their pet baby monkey, Fiji. However, not everyone thought the scene was cute. Some of Breezy's followers voiced concern about dangers of the three-year-old being next to the exotic Capuchin monkey and called up the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to report the pop star.

While Brown isn't in trouble for bringing his daughter and the exotic animal together, the Fish and Wildlife team discovered that Brown didn't have the proper permits to house the Capuchin monkey. Because of this, he can face up to six months in jail.

TMZ reports that Brown immediately turned Fiji over to the authorities when they turned up at his house with a search warrant. Now, his case sits with L.A.'s City Attorney who will be seeing Brown's lawyer, Mark Geragos, ASAP. Geragos also spoke with TMZ and criticized the city for “using taxpayer money on investigating monkey business.”

“As I leave my office in downtown L.A. and walk past people sleeping on the street on my way to defend people charged by the City Attorney with selling medical marijuana … now spending taxpayer money on investigating monkey business, this completes the circle on his absurdity,” he said.

The Capuchin monkey, which originates from Costa Rica's jungles, is one of the most popular animals in entertainment and is often seen in films like The Hangover 2 and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as on TV shows, like Ross' famous pet on Friends.

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Keaton Jones Receives Support From Hip-Hop Community for His Anti-Bullying PSA

On Friday, Kimberly Jones shared a video on Facebook of her son Keaton delivering a tearful message to anyone else who is the victim of bullying.

For the record, Keaton asked to do this AFTER he had he me pick him up AGAIN because he was afraid to go to lunch. My kids are by no stretch perfect, & at home, he's as all boy as they come, but by all accounts he's good at school. Talk to your kids. I've even had friends of mine tell me they're kids were only nice to him to get him to mess with people. We all know how it feels to want to belong, but only a select few know how it really feels not to belong anywhere.

Keaton, who was picked up from school early by his mom because he was afraid to go to lunch, explains his own situation where kids make fun of him, and pour milk in his hair. The video has since gone viral and everyone from athletes from his home state of Tennessee to artists across the nation are showing their support for Jones. 

Tennessee Volunteers Tyler Byrd says he plans to visit Jones's school with some of his teammates on Tuesday. 

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker addressed the issue of bullying at school, and invited Keaton and his family to the Titans' game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Dec. 31. 

Walker's teammate and offensive lineman Taylor Lewan wants to meet Keaton as well. 

UFC president Dana White personally invited Keaton to the company's headquarters in Las Vegas. 

Snoop Dogg tells Keaton that he's got “friend in me for life.” 

Plies not only wants to be his friend, he wants to send him something for Christmas. 

Cardi B makes sure to set everyone straight.

T.I. offers up some words of advice for Keaton.

Chris Brown practices some self-restraint after hearing Keaton's story.

Trae Tha Truth shows his support for Jones. 

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On today's Everyday Struggle, Joe Budden, DJ Akademiks, and Nadeska run through the day of hip-hop news, including a story that T-Pain is suing Lil Wayne's Young Money label and the drama around Meek Mill possibly going back to jail. Before all of that, Joe apologizes to Chris Brown for his earlier comments before the crew dives into a review of Breezy's new album

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