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January 2011

Shaun White x BfGoodrich Commercials Featuring Clipse’s ‘Young Boy’

Professional snowboarder Shaun White teamed up with BFGoodrich Tires on this commercial with Music of Clipse’s Young Boy, thanks to MartianSky.
BFGoodrich Commercial #1 Harness

BFGoodrich Commercial #2: Cars

BFGoodrich Commercial #3: Cones

Travis Barker – Come N’ Get It feat. Clipse (Snippet)

Here is a preview of Travis Barker’s second track produced by The Neptunes called Come N’ Get It featuring Clipse that will be on his solo debut album Can A Drummer Get Some which is due March 15 along with If You Want feat. Pharrell & Lupe Fiasco.

Travis Barker – Come N’ Get It feat. Clipse (Snippet) (11′)
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Travis Barker – Give The Drummer Some (March 15)
* If You Want feat. Pharrell & Lupe Fiasco
* Come N’ Get It feat. Clipse

N*E*R*D – The Best Of N*E*R*D (2011) (Scans)

Here are the scans of N*E*R*D’s Best Of album, thanks to Tha G.

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Alyssa Bernal – Let Me Know (Original)


From Alyssa: “A new song I think most girls (and guys) can relate to lol. Hope you like it! Shoutout to Richard Tran for co-writin this tune with me. You’re the best! You can check him out at.”

Nigo x Metro.co.uk Interview


Fashion designer Nigo, born Tomoaki Nagao, is founder of urban clothing label A Bathing Ape (BAPE) and co-creator with US rap star Pharrell Williams of Ice Cream and Billionaire Boys Club. Metro asks him about Japanese fashion, his love for music and expanding the brands.

Metro: How did you get into designing clothes?
Nigo: I was interested in fashion from the moment I saw Run DMC on TV as a boy. I went to a famous fashion college to study editorial, where I was a year behind Jun Takahashi, founder of cult design label Under Cover. We became friends and opened a shop together called Nowhere. Jun was a designer from the start; I used to operate very much as a stylist, buying dead-stock sneakers and vintage American college wear to sell in the shop. Jun encouraged me to start my own brand because it was exhausting going to America on buying trips. Those are the roots of A Bathing Ape and I’ve been fortunate it hasn’t let up since. While I still don’t think of myself as a designer, it’s the easiest way to describe what I do.

M: You DJ and produce music as well.
N: While I was studying I became a stylist and DJ, and started to get some recognition. The clothing side became more successful but the idea of one without the other is quite strange. I’ve released a few records – the first ones were released in Britain on the Mo’ Wax label – and I continue to make music.

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Game Talks ‘The R.E.D. Album’, Pharrell Is Still Executive Producer


Like his mentor, Dr. Dre, Jayceon GameTaylor has an oft-delayed album that people have been waiting to hear. His fourth release, The R.E.D. Album, has been getting pushed back since the end of 2009 while the Compton native has been recording and tweaking songs. He even released the street single, “It Must Be Me,” featuring the album’s executive producer, Pharrell, as well as the Justin Timberlake-featuring single, “Ain’t No Doubt About It.” While the singles didn’t catch, the recent release of his mixtape, Purp & Patron, is a good sign that we’ll finally hear the album this year.

“The R.E.D. Album is pretty much 95 percent done. Until I find a record that is just so amazing to me, and it’s next level and doesn’t sound like anything that’s out, and makes me feel comfortable with it being played on the radio and shooting a video to it, I won’t give R.E.D. Album a date. At this point it’s pretty much in my hands. I had a meeting with Jimmy Iovine and the label heads about a week ago and they gave me the green light to kind of pick a date when I want. The album is so classy, that I can’t sell it short with any single man. I wanna come with the right song, and make sure it’s a song that’s classic and iconic, and then we’ll know. I’m recording every day for no reason.

Pharrell is executive producer and it ain’t gone change. I got Dre producing on the album, I got Premier. Like all the people I’ve wanted on one album, are on this album. I knocked out like two, three joints with Premier before I left on tour, so maybe shit, the end of like October, but, I’m probably gonna use one on the album. Premier sent me the joints he did. Something he don’t never do. Premier don’t send you shit through email, but we’ve been meaning to catch up to each other and work, and he was doing some stuff with Christina Aguilera and some other things so he be everywhere. So he ended up saying, ‘I’ll just send you these joints. I made this for you.”

*complex.com

Game – The R.E.D. Album (Studio Session)
* Mother’s Womb feat. Nelly Furtado
* She’ll Look Good To Me
* When My Nigga Come Home feat. Snoop Dogg
* Roll My Shit feat. Snoop Dogg
* L.A. Girl feat. Pharrell & Chris Brown
* It Must Be Me feat. Pharrell
* Ain’t No Doubt About It feat. Pharrell & Justin Timberlake
* Bounce feat. Pharrell & Shyne

Maxine Ashley At The Big Fan Base

Fam-Lay – Youinstantly (Video)

Directed By Shomi Patwary (IllusiveMedia).

Nicole Scherzinger – Still Here feat. Pharrell (Snippet) (07′)


Here is another Neptunes leftover off Nicole Scherzinger’s first solo album ‘Her Name Is Nicole‘ besides I M.I.S.S. You called Still Here. She recorded about 75-100 songs for the album which was supposed to be released in 2007 before being pushed to 2008 and later into 2009 before being shelved.It’s a pretty decent tune, check it out.

Nicole Scherzinger – Still Here feat. Pharrell (Snippet) (07′)

Game – In My ’64 & Dedicated


Happy hour starts now with the debut of Game’s mixtape Purp & Patron, hosted by DJ Skee and Funkmaster Flex including two neptunes tracks called In My ’64 featuring Snoop Dogg & Dedicated. The West Coast rapper fixes up collabos with Lil’ Wayne, Dr. Dre, Fabolous, Wiz Khalifa, The Neptunes, Ashanti, T-Pain and more on the double disc. Pour over the 29 tracks that should hold you off until Game finally drops the long-delayed R.E.D. Album. I’ve managed to remove the DJ from The Neptunes Tracks, so here it it.

Game – In My ’64 feat. Pharrell & Snoop Dogg (11′)
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Game – Dedicated feat. Pharrell (11′)
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Game – Purp & Patron (2011)

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Is Cris Cab Star Trak’s Newest Artist ?


Apparently Pharrell has already a new Star Trak artist signed called Cris Cab. We already posted some news about Cris Cab last year on December 19 where Pharrell introduced him outside the Fontainebleau’s nightclub in Arkadiato. The 17 year-old Miami native, Cab has been writing music for the past three years and is currently recording his first album. Pharrell & Pitbull were at Rokbar last night supporting Cris Cab for Cris’ 18th birthday and his upcoming spring tour.

*n-e-r-d.skyrock.com
*worldredeye.com
*hypegirlsexposure.com
*twitter.com/criscabmusic
*facebook.com/criscabmusic
*youtube.com/therealcriscab

Previously:
Pharrell Williams Introduces Cris Cab

15 Aspiring Musicians Who Found Fame Through YouTube (#2 Alyssa Bernal)


Thanks to the wonders of social media, nowadays talent scouts are more likely to find the next big thing online than at the mall. While MySpace was once the place to be discovered, video-sharing uber-site YouTube has since taken over as the wannabe pop star’s place to post. Whether you’re an indie kid, a pop princess or a rising rocker, it seems pretty clear that uploading your performances to YouTube might well pay off — it certainly did for the folks in the video gallery below. Alyssa Bernal’s acoustic uploads got the attention of Pharrell Williams who was reportedly so keen to track her down, he contracted her high school. Eventually he got hold of her and signed her to Star Trak. She has since released an EP.

*mashable.com

Peer Neumann Trio – Things Are Getting Better (N*E*R*D Cover)

Nice Jazz Cover of N*E*R*D’s Things Are Getting Better right there, thanks to mknx630.

Peer Neumann Trio – Things Are Getting Better (N*E*R*D Cover)

N*E*R*D – I Wanna Jam (Live On Yahoo)

Thanks to Haybusa.

N*E*R*D – I Wanna Jam (Live On Yahoo) (10′)

*yahoo.com

Fam-Lay’s Tumblr & New Blog

Almost everyone has a Tumblr Site and a Blog now, so does Fam-Lay, check it out at famlay.tumblr.com and bootsnwigs.com.

Fam-Lay’s Tumblr

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Fam-Lay’s New Blog ‘Boots N’ Wigs’

*bootsnwigs.com

Kenna To Release First Single Off ‘Songs For Flights’ Called ‘Chains’, Video Shoot

Big news right here, not long ago we just discussed when will we see some new music of Kenna’s long anticipated album ‘Songs For Flights‘ and they just shooting a video in Richmond as we speak for Kenna’s new single called ‘Chains‘ produced by Charles ‘Chase Chad’ Hugo, it’s been almost 3 years since he released his second studio album, way to go Kenna, we all looking forward to it!

*prosperise.com
*maviedamour.blogspot.com

Rick Ross Shooting A Video For ‘Ashes To Ashes’


D.A. Wallach, Rick Ross, Meek Mill & Wale at the shoot for their new video ‘Ashes To Ashes‘ the other night at 5am.

*dawallach.com

Rick Ross – Play Your Part feat. Wale, Meek Mill & D.A. Wallach (10′)

Lupe Fiasco Talks CRS (January 21st)

Lupe Fiasco recently stopped by a local San Francisco Bay Area radio station and once again spoke about his aspirations to finally complete the CRS album, he starts talking about the CRS album at about the 3:00 minute mark, thanks to Jordan Hung.

Asher Roth – Let It Rock & The Beast (Snippets)


Pharrell and Asher Roth put on the finishing touches of some of the songs off of Asher’s upcoming album, “The Spaghetti Tree“. Here is in the meanwhile these studio session snippets. “It was pretty cool/funny to see the music genius Pharrell produce this session. Very good chemistry as far as creating music. We was down there while it was all snowy in New York. We had a blast. I think we have some really beautiful music for warm weather. He really is a genius. Working with him, it’s really fast. We wound up doing 12 records in 12 days, which is really good numbers.

It’s quick. He gets an idea and he harnesses that idea really quick. It’s cool when someone like me gets to step into the studio with him. I feel it’s probably different vibes. I feel like it’s different vibes. Even though he works with everyone from Britney to the Clipse, he can do that because he stays in his lane. He stays true to himself. He’s got a very real sound he’s harnessed with The Neptunes stuff; he’s got a real sound he’s harnessed with N*E*R*D. We wrote 12 different records. We didn’t try to write one record 12 times — we have stuff all over the map, from live drums that are going to incorporate itself well into a live show … I’m excited for you guys to hear that stuff.”

Asher Roth – Let It Rock (Snippet) (11′)
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Asher Roth – The Beast (Snippet) (11′)
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*theneptunes.org/pharrell-asher-roth-in-the-studio

Asher Roth – The Spaghetti Tree
* Cheat So Bad feat. Pharrell
* Let It Rock
* The Beast
(+ 9 Tracks)

D.A. Wallach Shouts Out Rick Ross New Mixtape ‘Ashes To Ashes’

Tyga To Release ‘Really Raw’ As The First Single


According to Tyga’s twitter, he’s about to release The Neptunes produced tune ‘Really Raw’ which features Pharrell, Snoop Dogg & Game as his official first single off his debut album ‘Careless World’ which is due March, thanks to skateboard.

Tyga – Really Raw feat. Pharrell (Live) (10′)
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*twitter.com/tyga

Pharrell Williams With Kameelah Sudlow


Check out this pictures taken by Kameelah Sudlow (19) from Queens, New York where she met up with Pharrell “The best thing about photography is that you have the ability to freeze time. The moment you choose to remember is all up to you. Here, you get to see what moments I choose to remember. I hope you enjoy looking at my pictures because they enjoy being looked at. At first I didn’t think that I was going to have a hard time snapping a couple flicks of Pharrell, but I had another thing coming. Other than that he was very cool and down to earth, not what I expected. I definitely wasn’t expecting him snatching my camera and taking some pictures himself lol! He’s one of those people you can talk endlessly with and never get bored.”

*nerd-pharrell.blogspot.com
*kameelahsudlow.com

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Malice – Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind & Naked – Vignette #3

Malice’s Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind & Naked, hits bookshelves on Valentine’s Day, pre-order Here.

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Billionaire Boys Club Season 12 Collection

From Pharrell: “It’s always exciting to see your ideas come to life! Our 2011 Spring/Summer collection is now being released and I’m really proud of it. Check out this video shot by our friends in the UK, I’m always for more visuals. Couldn’t get to the photo shoot due to our touring schedule but I was happy to find the boxes with all the new stuff waiting for me when I got home from Australia last week. Enjoy”

Director: Neil Bedford
Cinematographer: Ryan Hopkinson
Stylist: Mark Mcmahon

Billionaire Boys Club Season 12 Collection

*honeyee.com/pharrell

Kenna: ‘Is Miami With Pharrell…’


*twitter.com/okkenna

Justin Timberlake & Clipse – I’m Lovin’ It (Mc Donald’s Commercial)

Do Y’all remember this, the Mc Donald’s commercial from 2003 featuring Justin Timberlake & Clipse, written by Pharrell, hilarious.

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