Posts tagged "pharrell"

2014: The Year In Celebrities Who Inspire Love/Hate

We expect celebrities to be perfect, either in that they’re totally loveable or totally detestable -- but so often, that isn’t the case. Check out our gallery of celebrities who were polarizing in 2014, but who aren’t always what they’re made out to be. Follow me on Twitter.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 19, 2014

Watch Cara Delevingne & Pharrell Star In Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel Film

The Chanel mini-movie "Reincarnation" has finally arrived, starring Pharrell Williams, Cara Delevingne, and Geraldine Chaplin. The video, created and directed by Karl Lagerfeld, was put together to accompany the Chanel Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Métiers d'art collection, and it's pretty and all, but it's also a bit...odd. Pharrell is apparently tight with the Chanel gang, and he wrote…

By: Claire Hannum / December 3, 2014

Robin Thicke Was Totally High While Recording “Blurred Lines”

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are being sued by Marvin Gaye's family for stealing parts of his song "Got To Give It Up" to use in "Blurred Lines." When Thicke was asked in legal proceedings whether he was present when the "Blurred Lines" rhythm track was being created, he said he was high the whole…

By: Claire Hannum / September 15, 2014

The Soapbox: Pharrell Curates Women As Objects In Parisian Art Show

Yoko Ono's breasts, a model's ass, and a vagina are front in center at an art show in Paris. It would be just another day in the art world if the person behind it wasn't one of hip hop's greatest assets. Which begs the question: Does Pharrell Williams have a woman problem? The Oscar-nominated musicia…

By: Lyneka Little / June 24, 2014

What Will Be The 2014 Song Of Summer?

Real music fans know that not just any song can be crowned Song of the Summer. A Song of the Summer will make you want to day drink. It will get you dancing even when played over the crappy sound system at a street fair. It thinks that crop top was a great idea. So,…

By: Leah Prinzivalli / June 5, 2014

Pharrell Apologizes For Wearing Native American Headdress On Elle UK Cover

Pharrell issued an apology for posing on the cover of Elle UK wearing a Native American headdress, which is yet another example of appropriating articles of someone else's culture as "fashion." The singer said he respects all cultures and is "genuinely sorry." [Buzzfeed] "Louie" depicted an attempted rape between friends (Louie CK's character and the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 4, 2014

The “Happy” Music Video Without Music Is Bizarrely Captivating

It might sound crazy what I'm about to say ... but the video for Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is a bit creepy without any music. Here are parts of the video with Pharrell and others singing the song without any musical backing, which sounds less like a cappella than you would expect. I'm fairly certain that…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 18, 2014

Pharrell’s Happy Tears On Oprah Will Give You All The Warm Fuzzies

If you've been anywhere with a radio these past few months, you know Pharrell's song "Happy" has started something of a movement. He sat down with Oprah Winfrey and watched a clip of how his song has touched people all over the world. He can't help but cry some happy tears! Oprah tends to have…

By: Claire Hannum / April 15, 2014

Mindf**k: Artist Updates Vintage Ads With Modern Day Celebrities

For the past year, Paris-based art director David Redon has been contributing a few hours a week to a unique hobby: Photoshopping modern celebrities into vintage advertisements. “I like the shift between vintage and modern pop culture," he says, "because these days the border between art and commercial is very small, and artists work their…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 5, 2014

Listen: “Happy” Gets An Acoustic Instrumental Cover

There is no such thing is too many excellent covers of Pharrell's hit song "Happy," and this jazzy, acoustic cover proves it. Enjoy the instrumentals by David Wong, Clerida Eltime, Bryan Mulholland and Josh Kinzler! I dare you to listen without smiling. (And then listen — if you haven't already — to this adorable children's

By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014