Pop Goes The News — Rapper and reality TV star Vanilla Ice has unveiled a furniture line that includes a $4,600 teak sofa and a $6,400 copper bathtub.

The Vanilla Ice Collection is being sold online via Florida’s Eclectic Design International.

Pop Goes The News — Alan Frew, lead singer of Canadian pop rock band Glass Tiger, is recovering from a stroke he suffered Thursday.

The 58-year-old Ontario-based musician revealed Saturday the stroke caused trauma to his right side.

Pop Goes The News — Toronto-born singer The Weeknd announced Thursday he will kick off a tour in his hometown.

The Madness Fall Tour starts Nov. 3 at the Air Canada Centre and wraps up Dec. 19 in Miami.

Pop Goes The News — Investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force of the Los Angeles Police Department searched the home of KISS musician Gene Simmons and his Canadian wife Shannon Tweed on Thursday.

Citing an ongoing investigation, police offered no further details but stressed that no one in the family is involved.

Pop Goes The News — A wax figure of Nicki Minaj is being slammed as sexist — even though it’s been given a stamp of approval from the rap superstar herself.

According to a description from Madame Tussauds, which unveiled the likeness at its Las Vegas location on Aug. 4, “the provocative pose and styling” was inspired by the video for Minaj’s hit single “Anaconda.”

Pop Goes The News — To mark what would have been the 90th birthday of Canadian jazz great Oscar Peterson, eBay Canada is offering 25 of his prized possessions.

A portion of the proceeds from the online auction will benefit World Vision Canada.