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Associate Entertainment Editor — Mashable
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Covers:  social tv, entertainment, music, celebrities, apps, technology

I’m @Mashable's entertainment reporter, where I interview celebs, TV networks and record labels about trending news topics or their digital/social presences.

Brian Hernandez's Biography

People call me “BAH” — as in the sound sheep make — because of my initials.

I’m an entertainment reporter at Mashable, where I interview celebrities, TV networks, record labels and other entertainment sources about trending news topics or their digital presences and social media campaigns.

Before joining Mashable, I was a business reporter at TechMediaNetwork, where I wrote news about small businesses, social media, technology, consumer trends and workplace behaviors ...

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Insane drone photo of Kaskade's crowd puts Coachella into perspective — INDIO, California - Kaskade, the only electronic artist tapped to play Coachella's main stage this year, attracted two of the biggest crowds ever in the music festival's storied history during the past two weekends. The picture, above, is stunning proof of his popularity.

Nicki Minaj makes silent Coachella cameos at Drake and David Guetta's sets — INDIO, California - Nicki Minaj hopped from one stage to another Sunday night, giving Coachella attendees two surprise cameos yet opting to not perform during either. The "Anaconda" rapper joined David Guetta to promote their new single "Hey Mama." But instead of performing it, Minaj lip synced a verse, blew a kiss and left.

Fans go crazy over Kanye West's surprise mini concert at Coachella — INDIO, California - As some Coachella attendees made their way toward the exit to beat the traffic Saturday night, a familiar voice stopped them in their tracks. It was none other than Kanye West, who unexpectedly came out to perform during The Weeknd's set. Fans who were leaving sprinted back toward the main stage.

Ryn Weaver's touching tribute to her grandpa at Coachella gave us chills — INDIO, California - "I feel like Superman," Ryn Weaver proclaims while swinging her green Valentino cape like a matador during her emotional Coachella set on Saturday. The 22-year-old "OctaHate" singer has definitely been the superhero of her own dreams, transforming from a Coachella attendee many years ago into a first-time festival performer this month.

DMX surprises Coachella with 'Ruff Ryder's Anthem' and Walmart visit — INDIO, California - This is how Ruff Ryders roll at Coachella. Step one: Be DMX. Step two: Complete a crowd-pleasing surprise performance. Step three: Hit up Walmart. Veteran rapper DMX did just that during DJ Snake's Friday night set, which also featured hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd and electronic duo AlunaGeorge at the overflowing Sahara stage.

Fancy LED wristbands will rock the ACM Awards — Throughout history, musicians have stared out at audiences, and seen cigarette lighters and cellphone lights swaying side to side like fireflies in the night sky. But on Sunday at the Academy of County Music Awards, performers will see more than just those traditional light sources. Fans will be wearing LED wristbands.

Paul Walker tribute 'See You Again' from 'Furious 7' breaks Spotify records — Wiz Khalifa's tear-jerking "See You Again" has raced into the history books by shattering two Spotify records for most listens in one day and most listens in one week. The song, a tribute to Paul Walker's life and his Fast and Furious career, is No. 1 on Spotify in 26 countries.

Jaden Smith raps about dad, Harry Potter and Iron Man in new song — What do James Bond, Barack Obama and the Devil have in common? They all get a shout-out in Jaden Smith's new song, along with many more familiar names. In "Offering," Jaden also namedrops his dad, sister, Tony Stark, Popeye, Madonna, Lex Luther, Peeta from The Hunger Games, God and Harry Potter.

Mumford & Sons: Tidal's celeb owners are 'new school f*cking plutocrats' — Shots fired. Mumford & Sons, the rockers who recently ditched their signature acoustic sound in favor of an electric vibe, are speaking out against Jay Z's streaming-music service Tidal. Though Mumford & Sons isn't the first to criticize the artist-owned platform and the star-studded announcement with its 16 celebrity stakeholders, the band is among the highest-profile critics.

Move over, Britney Spears: Madonna kisses Drake onstage at Coachella — The ever-provocative Madonna kissed 28-year-old Drake, a man exactly half her age, onstage at Coachella on Sunday night during a song for his headlining set. More memorable than the kiss, though, may be Drake's reaction. In the aftermath of the smooch, his facial expression came across as shocked and dissatisfied.
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Apr 20, 2015

RT @pakalupapito: 4/20? You mean 1/5 reduce your fractions did you even learn math

Apr 19, 2015

.@kaskade totally livin' life at #Coachella. This is his 4th year. He's the only electronic artist playing main stage

Apr 19, 2015

Fancy camouflage overalls and mid-song tongue action from chill rocker Mac DeMarco (@Msldemarco) #Coachella

Apr 19, 2015

Channeling her inner Sporty Spice, @MoMoMoYouth covers Spice Girls' "Say You'll be There" #coachella

Apr 19, 2015

NOT A PAINTING! @MOMOMOYOUTH's backdrop of trees is stunning. She's still the center of this masterpiece. #Coachella

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