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3-peat: 3OH!3 is on the cover of AP (again), and continues to dominate the airwaves

Um, like, ewww and stuff. That's about all we have to say about 3OH!3 latest turn on the cover of AP. If you're keeping track, this is the third time the outfit has graced the cover. For the July edition of the magazine commemorating the Cleveland-based rag's 25th anniversary, the editors convinced the boys to re-create the Kid Rock cover from 1999, with Mr. Foreman strategically posed in front of Mr. Motte's junk a la Joe C. Again, we repeat: Ewww!

"Blah, Blah, Blah," by Ke$ha featuring 3OH!3

The Kid Rock nod is sort of apropos, if you think about it. Mouth-breathing, misogny-fueled rap-rock aside, more than a decade ago, Kid had a stranglehold on the airwaves, as the 3OH!3 gentlemen seem to have currently. Following their string of hits, including Ke$ha's smash, "Blah, Blah, Blah," in which they cameo, the boys have tapped into a seemingly endless wellspring of hits. As the coals are still cooling on "Follow Me Down," from the Alice In Wonderland soundtrack, the fellas just dropped "My First Kiss," another track with Ke$ha, and it's already racked up a quarter-million downloads in just a few weeks and checked in at number nine on Billboard's Hot 100.

"My First Kiss," featuring Ke$ha

"Follow Me Down," featuring Neon Hitch

And their reign doesn't show any signs of ending. This week, the act fired its next volley, yet another ridiculously catchy tune called "Touchin' On My," from its forthcoming album, Streets of Gold, which is still another month from being released. And from the sounds of it, we wouldn't be surprised if they had back-to-back singles in the Hot 100.

"Touchin' On My"

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Dave Herrera
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