Rap star Pras records U2 song

pras_single2005.jpg The Fugees’ Pras (born ‘Samuel Prakazrel Michel’) has recorded ‘I still haven’t found what I’m looking for’ on his second solo album ‘Win, Lose or Draw’ to be released on June 14th, seven years after his first album ‘Ghetto Supasta’. The song will be released as the first single from the album.

Pras says he has the band’s blessing. Getting it was easy: “I got Bono’s cell number, and I called and asked him.” RollingStone.com has the full story.

Listen to the song at Stereogum.

U2 play third Dublin date

U2.com has announced the band have resolved their i$$ues with the Gaelic Athletic Association (owners of Croke Park stadium) and will thus play a third concert at Croke Park this summer on Monday June 27th. Says Paul McGuinness: “Even with the extra 80,000 tickets I know there will be some disappointed fans, such is the demand. We are working on the details of putting the tickets on sale and will announce as soon as we can.”

That creepy noise you’re hearing? It’s the sound of people who had already booked accomodation and flights gnashing their teeth.