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Pharrell upsets once again with latest cover

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:25 pm June 4, 2014   If you pick up the latest cover of Elle magazine, you’ll see a familiar face. Music entertainer Pharrell Williams gave his omnipresent Vivienne Westwood mountie hat a rest for the shoot, but what he selected has people crying foul. Williams wore a Native American feather headdress for the […]

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Pharrell: ‘the new black doesn’t blame other races for our issues’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:18 pm May 15, 2014 Singer, songwriter/producer Pharrell has had an amazing year. But tempers flared when the star released the cover for his new album, GIRL, and the flames have been reignited after comments about “The New Black” during an interview with Oprah made by the musician. 

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Video: Pharrell features diverse women in ‘Marilyn Monroe’ video


By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:36 pm April 23, 2014 Everyone remembers the controversy music producer-turned-rapper Pharrell caused when he released his the cover art for his newest album “Girl.” Well it appears that the singer took note. His latest video for the song “Marilyn Monroe” not only features a black woman on the single’s cover, but […]

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Pharrell responds to criticism of lack of black women on album cover

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:05 pm February 27, 2014 Pharrell has a new album on the way and he’s up for an Oscar. Things are going good for the musician/ producer. But he’s finding himself in a heap of trouble regarding the artwork for his upcoming album “G I R L.” The cover features Pharrell and […]

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Conscious Hip Hop Still Here

By Keantre Malone 3:29 pm May 8, 2011 More often than not, we get the occasional talk show hosts and news correspondents ignoring the uplifting advocacy of Hip Hop and it irks me. If they would stop copying their competition for silly gossip, they would probably recognize the tone Hip Hop is taking, especially today. […]

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