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If you’re going to paint, you’d want to learn from Picasso. If you aspire to play pro basketball, you might seek the tutelage of Michael Jordan. So if you were to hit the road for your first ever headlining tour, wouldn’t you want to be taken under the wings of Lady GaGa and The Black Eyed Peas? Fortunately for Jason Derulo, that was the case. The “Ridin’ Solo” singer kicked off his 21-date headlining trek on Monday at The Theater of the Living Arts in Philadelphia. Derulo said after the concert that the experience of touring with GaGa and The Peas definitely helped.

“Being on the road is difficult, and getting acclimated to it is different,” Derulo admitted on “The Ralphie Radio Show.” “There’s a lot of tricks to the trade, that you kind of have to learn by experience.”

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For example, the Miami-born pop star will not do multiple interviews before a show, as he found out the hard way that the continuous talking can take a toll on his vocal chords. Derulo also watches what he puts in his stomach before a concert, especially considering he spends a considerable amount of time on stage dancing and performing acrobatic moves.

Perhaps you could credit the latter for Derulo not wanting to partake in any type of alcoholic shots before show time. At a restaurant next to the venue, a radio station with concert winners wanted to celebrate the singer’s birthday: Jason turned 21 on September 21. He may not have celebrated in Philly, but Derulo insists he partied enough while overseas.

“I think I celebrated a little too hard… I got really wasted man, I’m not even gonna front,” he said. “But I mixed drinks, which is really bad.”

I guess like touring, sometimes you have to experience a lesson before you can learn it.

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MTV Style’s Sharon Clott spoke with Lady GaGa “Meat Dress” designer Franc Fernandez and asked him pretty much everything you’d want to know about one of the more talked about VMA wardrobes in recent memory. Sharon shared the info on “The Ralphie Radio Show.”

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Celebrities of all colors… white, black, tan, and orange walked the White Carpet of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Yours truly was the only reporter from Northeastern PA to fly out and cover the event at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

Paul Delvecchio, a.k.a. “DJ Pauly D” from MTV’s “Jersey Shore” – wasn’t as orange as some of his Shore co-stars, namely “Snooki” and “JWoww.” “The Ralphie Radio Show” also airs in Providence, RI on the station he grew up listening to – 92 PRO-FM. As TMZ reported earlier in the week, Pauly did purchase a brand new 2011 Mercedes Benz, and he told me that he’ll be driving it around the Ocean State pretty soon. Makes sense considering a source close to the reality show revealed to me that the cast has already wrapped shooting for season 3.

Jay Sean is just beginning a promo run to showcase his new song “2012 (It Ain’t The End)” featuring Nicki Minaj. That trek will bring him to the Scranton Hardware Bar on October 2 to perform for BHT listeners. The Cash Money All-Star revealed the on the carpet to me that he’s been keeping in touch with an incarcerated Lil Wayne through label CEO Bryan “Birdman” Williams.

“I’m going to see him when he comes out, “said Jay. Weezy will be freed in about 60 days. “I’ve heard that he’s good and he’s excited about coming out.”

Craig Robinson, better known as “Darryl Philbin” from NBC’s “The Office” was less enthused about a different departure – the exit of Steve Carrell from Dunder Mifflin after the show’s seventh season.

“It’s impossible, impossible right?” he questioned of “Michael Scott” leaving. “Let’s see what happens, let’s see if we can just right the ship.”

Robinson also noted that he hopes “The Office Convention” returns soon, even asking if Chris Doherty was still the Mayor of Scranton.

She showed up much later than expected, but Ke$ha still made a grand entrance to the white carpet on Sunday, quickly walking through so she could make it to her seat by Katy Perry for Eminem’s opening performance with Rihanna. While not fielding any questions from other media outlets – she did answer one for “The Ralphie Radio Show” – who keeps the coveted Moonman statue if 3OH!3 and Ke$ha win best collaboration for the “My First Kiss” music video?

“Oh, I will,” she said without hesitation. “I wear the balls in the relationship.”

Dane Cook wasn’t as lucky… no this has nothing to do with any of his body parts. He missed Eminem’s performance because he didn’t make it to his seat by the cut off. Was that because after the carpet closed, he stopped for a few words with me? I’d like to think not, but I’ll let you be the judge.

“I’m in the lab down here at the Laugh Factory in L.A., I have a new special that I’m going to do next year, but a greatest hits (album) this year,” Cook revealed – with the compilation slated for a November release.

Also making some time for “The RRS” on the white carpet – Sean Kingston, who I introduced to waiting Cascada, Deadmau5, who served as the VMAs House DJ, and Chelsea Handler’s sidekick Chuy Bravo – who became quite annoyed when I asked him why he hasn’t responded to a Facebook friend request of mine.

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NBC iVillage Entertainment Editor Jacki Garfinkel and I actually lived in the same dorm at Syracuse University, so I figured she wouldn’t mind if I asked her about covering red carpet events – as I’ll be covering my first this Sunday with the MTV Video Music Awards.

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That might not be an airplane in the night sky you see Sunday during the MTV Video Music Awards. Actually, it could just be B.o.B himself shooting through the air.

“I’m still waiting to hear back about my space boots that I’m supposed to be wearing,” revealed the “Nothin’ On You” emcee during an interview on “The Ralphie Radio Show.” “Basically, (the space boots) flip the polarization of whatever you’re standing on so that you actually float.”

B.o.B was unsure if he’d have them in time for Sunday, but joked that if he did, he would wear nothing but those on stage. It’s fitting that he’s attempting to wear space boots, given that he’s nominated to win five “Moon Men” at Sunday’s VMAs.

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Certainly the rapper doesn’t need astronaut shoes to feel he’s on “Cloud 9” these days. With a number one album and a handful of big hits spawning from it, 2010 has been good to B.o.B. The success is only yielding more opportunities, one of which could make for an interesting collaboration with the band Train.

“We actually did a few shows together, and I really got to learn a lot about just everything that I’m in and everything that I’m doing because Train, they had a really big hit also like, a few years back. So for them, this is like, round two,” he explained. “I learned a lot from them so; hopefully… you never know… something could emerge!”

The emcee revealed him and Train’s Pat Monahan “have definitely talked” about teaming up in the studio – now it’s just a matter of finding time. B.o.B believes that “once the dust settles” on their current schedules, the two will work something out.