Pharrell Williams’ nonprofit has teamed up with the tech company Cisco to bridge the digital divide amongst youth.
This year's playlist comes in two parts and includes everything from Prince's "U Got The Look" to Chance The Rapper's "Acid Rain."
"As you know I have been campaigning on a platform of Prosperity Through Peace," said Chafee. "But after much thought I have decided to end my campaign for president today. I would like to take this opportunity one last time to advocate for a chance be given to peace."
TV One and The National Cable Television Cooperative are joining forces in a multi-year distribution agreement. Under the partnership, the two enterprises will provide original content for African-Americans throughout the country.
The list of women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault continues to grow. Three new women have publicly said they were victimized by Cosby. One of the women, Sharon Van Ert, was a cocktail waitress at a California jazz club in the 1970s. She claims that Cosby drugged and assaulted her in […]
A Los Angeles jury “hates these blurred lines” too. It decided that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke owe the estate of singer/songwriter Marvin Gaye $7.3 million in damages for portions of their 2013 mega-hit “Blurred Lines” that were too similar to Gaye’s 1977 song “Got To Give It Up.” Reports CBS News: Gaye’s daughter Nona Gaye wept […]
Music producer extraordinaire, Pharrell Williams (pictured) has quite a bit to be happy about these days particularly since he just secured a deal with renowned publisher Putnam Books for a series inspired by his hit song, “Happy,” according to USA Today. The 41-year-old wacky hat wearing, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter, actor and fashion guru will pen […]
Earlier this week, the parents of Kendrick Johnson, a teenager whose body was found rolled up in a gym mat at his Georgia high school, went to court to face misdemeanor charges related to a protest in 2013. His parents, Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson (pictured), were convicted but won’t serve any jail time. State […]
In an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon, Pharrell Williams shared his thoughts on the police killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown and the unrest the followed in Ferguson, Mo. During the talk with Lemon, Williams’ comments touched on everything from respectability politics to President Obama’s role in the matter. “I’m disappointed in the way that it was handled […]
Pharrell‘s infectious hit, “Happy,” from the soundtrack of the motion picture Despicable Me 2, has the whole world dancing around like a “room without a roof” and Rep. John Lewis couldn’t help but join in the fun. RELATED: ‘I Shed Blood In Selma, The Vote Is Sacred’ [VIDEO] The 74-year-old Civil Rights icon was filmed getting his groove on […]
Recording industry mega-stars Robin Thicke (pictured left), T.I. (Clifford Harris, Jr., pictured center), and Pharrell Williams (pictured) have reportedly come together to file a lawsuit against Marvin Gaye’s (pictured below) family and Bridgeport Music, which owns a few of Funkadelic’s compositions, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trio of artists, who perform and appear in the summer monster hit “Blurred Lines,” […]
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