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12.08.12

Taylor Swift Beat Boxing, Jay-Z’s Subway Discovery & More Viral Videos

From dogs behind the wheel and a hipster couple’s breakup video to LL Cool J’s incredibly awkward Grammy partner, watch our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.

Ruff Ryder Rudolf

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WHAT! During a recent radio interview, rapper DMX offered his own rendition of the classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” bringing Christmas cheer to the world.

Janet Jackson: ‘AIDS, It’s Not Over’

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In honor of World AIDS Day 2012, Janet Jackson released a PSA about HIV/AIDS awareness. “Let’s end AIDS together,” Jackson says.

When Jay-Z Rode the Subway

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Until the hip-hop giant introduced himself to an older woman on the subway, there was at least one person in New York who didn’t know who he was. Watch an adorable interaction between the unsuspecting commuter and Hova when he was en route to a performance.

Beyonce’s Documentary Trailer Released

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Want to know more about B? Of course you do. Well, get excited for a documentary about the singer, actress, mother, and model coming soon to HBO. Oh, and did we mention who directed it?

Driver’s Ed for Dogs

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Yes, that’s a dog you see behind the wheel, thanks to a training program in New Zealand. The project aims to teach canines how to operate vehicles and encourage the adoption of service dogs.

Bye-Bye Movember

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To all the men who grew a mustache last month: here’s is the proper way to say make sure your face caterpillar knows it will be missed… and remember, it’s OK to cry.

2012 Movie Mashups

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Approximately 182 movies in 7 minutes. Exactly one epic mashup. Enjoy “The Dark Life of the TwiFall Hunger Avengers: Lincoln.”

Taylor Swift’s Rookie Beat-Boxing

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In an unlikely collaboration, the pop star joined forces with LL Cool J to drop some beats at the Grammy-nomination concert Wednesday night. She described her skills most accurately: “I’m like a 100 percent sure that we’re not going to be nominated for that collaboration.”

Couple Announces Breakup With Music Video

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In the most heartwarming, heartrending, weirdly choreographed, bass clarinet-featuring music video of the year, hipster couple Jonathan and Ivory tell the world that they’ve “gotta break up, it’s the only way.”

2012’s Top Pop Songs

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2012 isn’t over yet, but somebody has already created a mashup of more than 50 of the the year’s best tunes.