But like all things white-hot, the Jonas phenomenon was bound to cool, and the band called it quits in 2013.
It was a rough period for Nick, but he retains a healthy sense of humor about it. You’ll have all three of them ,’” Jonas says, laughing so hard he can barely get out the words.
"MISSY, Supa Dupa Fly From the moment I heard, The Rain, back in 1997, I was entranced by the genius rhythms and brilliant rhymes of Missy Elliott.
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and it’s none other than the latest supermodel on the come-up, Cindy Crawford‘s genetically blessed daughter, Kaia Gerber.
He wowed indie festivalgoers earlier this year with his brooding performance as a conflicted college student in the film , alongside Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, otherwise known as the biggest movie stars on earth.
Meanwhile, Jonas the pop star is keeping plenty busy.
had a field day with them, devoting an entire episode to skewering their “purity rings.” Frankly, no one would blame you for figuring that a guy like this would be sharing the bill at Chili’s Summer Concert Series with Hanson and 98 Degrees, doing occasional stunt-casting walk-ons on sitcoms, and signing autographs for $25 apiece at has-been teen-idol music conventions.
But that’s not how Nick Jonas wanted it to go down. After he recorded a Christian pop album, featuring his brothers on background vocals, in 2004—a project that fizzled— the head of Columbia Records recast the mop-topped clan as a trio.
He even references one particular scene—“one of my favorite [cracks on us],” he calls it—in the HBO comedy series , featuring Danny Mc Bride as washed-up major leaguer Kenny Powers. Later, when we sit for an iced coffee at a cordoned-off table, I ask Jonas to reflect more deeply on that period.
In one episode a sports agent comes to recruit Powers, but he wants to see the guy’s credentials. “I wouldn’t call it rock bottom, but there was some version of, ‘Am I going to be washed up at 21? Having a great amount of success at an early age—and then having a couple of years where things didn’t go quite right— you get to the point where you can either say, ‘It’s everyone else’s fault.
In addition to the boundless energy of her music are the visually pulsating and wildly cartoon-like music videos she made in collaboration with the talented and visionary, Hype Williams.