Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt just released his second studio album titled ‘I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside’, make sure to cop it on iTunes.
Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside (2015)
01 – Huey
02 – Mantra
03 – Faucet
04 – Grief
05 – Off Top
06 – Grown Ups feat. Dash
07 – AM//Radio feat. Wiki
08 – Inside
09 – DNA feat. Na’kel
10 – Wool feat. Vince Staples
Earl Sweatshirt – Grief (Official Video) (2015)
Here is the full video of the International Day Of Happiness Event with Pharrell Williams, Philippe Cousteau and Sylvia Earle, the Pharrell part starts from 50:00.
Posted: March 9th.
Xavier Veilhan’s new double exhibition at Galerie Perrotin’s New York and Paris locations explores the links between music and the visual arts. It features sculptures of some of the most renowned pop music producers, including The Neptunes (Pharrell and Chad), Quincy Jones, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Rick Rubin, and others.
The project’s unique artistic process involves combining digital body scan technology with reference portraits sketched by the artist. “Music” opens in New York on Feb. 26 and in Paris on March 7, with both editions ending on April 11. For more info, head to the Galerie Perrotin’s Website.
“Covering over 800 sq ft and split over 2 levels, the new store continues the success of the recent pop up ‘satellite store’ in London and also marks the brands first permanent space in the EU. It follows the New York store – which first opened in 2007, and the Japan store, which opened more recently 2012.
The stores interior reflects the brand language as engineered by world famous designers- Wonderwall. Divided into 2 concepts, the decor bares the ‘Starfield pattern’ that has become synonymous with Billionaire Boys Club, contrasting with the clean 1950s ice cream parlour identity of ICECREAM. Hit the jump to take a look inside”
Progression may seem imperceptible but it is without a doubt always there. 2015 continues to bring me new experiences and key moments. I am fully equipped for my journey through the rest of this world and life… 95′ till infinity”
– Joey Bada$$
The podium at the United Nations in New York has been the scene of countless speeches both passionate and dull, but on Friday the audience was not world leaders but children, and they mobbed the speaker. Pop star Pharrell Williams – best known for his viral hit Happy – addressed the UN General Assembly on the International Day Of Happiness as he raised his voice on the dangers of climate change.
After he spoke, Happy came on the speakers of the normally solemn hall as dozens of teenagers and children raced toward him with their camera phones in the hope he would dance. UN security guards rushed into the crowd in fear of a stampede as an official took the microphone to urge everyone to step back.
Williams has been working with former US vice president Al Gore to organise global concerts in June to build public pressure for a UN-backed agreement on climate change. “You should know that happiness is your birthright,” Williams told the hundreds of assembled children, whose placards all read “#happyplanet” instead of the usual names of UN member states.
“If you don’t take care of your home, you don’t have a life, so we have to now transition from climate change to climate action,” he said. Environmentalist Philippe Cousteau Jr. joined Williams to warn that the effects of climate change were looking even worse than initially feared, pointing to Cyclone Pam, which ravaged the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu last week, as well as the rapidly melting Arctic ice. “One of the scary things about climate change is that all of our predictions have been too conservative,” Mr Cousteau, the grandson of legendary French ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, said.
Here is the “world’s happiest playlist” as part of the celebrations for the International Day Of Happiness. The UN teamed up with some of the world’s most famous musicians — including Pharrell Williams to develop the playlist. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon said in a statement that the ultimate goal of the initiative is to promote the happiness of all peoples.
“On this day, we are using the universal language of music to show solidarity with the millions of people around the world suffering from poverty, human rights abuses, humanitarian crises and the effects of environmental degradation and climate change,” he said. Ban took part himself, nominating Signed, Sealed & Delivered by Stevie Wonder for the list, though it didn’t make the final cut, check out the playlist below.
The World’s Happiest Playlist
01 – James Brown & His Famous Flames – I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown) (65’)
02 – Prince & The Revolution – Kiss (Prince) (86’)
03 – Bob Marley & The Wailers – Three Little Birds (Bob Marley & The Wailers) (77’)
04 – Jackie Wilson – (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher (Carl Davis) (67’)
05 – Destiny’s Child – Independent Women Part I (Poke & Tone, Cory Rooney) (00’)
06 – John Legend – Made To Love (Da Internz, Dave Tozer, Nana Kwabena, Kanye West) (13’)
07 – Pharrell Williams – Happy (Pharrell Williams) (13’)
The Shochiku Kabuki and UNIQLO project brings a traditional from of Japanese art to the world of international pop culture. Ennosuke Ichikawa IV will serve as the ambassador of this project with Creative Director Nigo.
Pharrell Williams – Global Happy Party
Pharrell wants to help gather a billion voices through collective ‘Happy’ photographs to world leaders. Grammy-winning artist Pharrell Williams who penned the song, Happy, will be using it to encourage people to sign a live earth climate petition. The music producer wants to help gather a billion voices through collective ‘happy’ photographs to world leaders to adopt a new global agreement on climate change in Paris this December.
Pharrell wants everyone to upload their happy pictures to the website, globalhappyparty.com, and sign a live earth climate petition. Pharrell believes protecting our planet is fundamental in perusing human happiness which is why he is partnering with the United Nations and Google. The Empire State building will also be ‘happy’ on Friday Night when it dons the colour yellow in support.
Go to globalhappyparty.com to join Pharrell Williams and people from all around the world to celebrate the International Day of Happiness on March 20th, 2015. Add your happy GIF to the party and share it on your social networks for a chance to be featured by Pharrell in a video. Go to globalhappyparty.com for more.
In partnership with Google and the UN Foundation for a healthy, happy planet.
To join the movement:
– Go to globalhappyparty.com and upload 4 photos of yourself
– Your photos will be automatically transformed into a GIF and posted on the site
– Share it! “Join @Pharrell & @unfoundation at the Happy Party at globalhappyparty.com to raise your voice for climate action! #HAPPYDAY #HAPPYPLANET“
– Sign the Live Earth petition to tell world leaders to act on climate at liveearth.org
– Learn more about Climate Action from the UN Foundation at unfoundation.org
Ban Ki Moon Shares What #HappySoundsLike
Pharrell has teamed up with French street artist JR for a film version of a ballet inspired by riots that rocked housing projects a decade ago in France. The 17-minute film “Les Bosquets,” named for a housing project in the Paris suburb Montfermeil hit by the 2005 unrest, is to premiere at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival in April 25, JR announced on his website.
JR directed and wrote the film, while composers include Williams, whose song “Happy” became a global sensation and who has been the producer behind a list of pop hits. Williams, recently in the news after a US jury found that he and Robin Thicke stole from Marvin Gaye to create their mega-hit “Blurred Lines,” is also listed as an executive producer for the film on the festival’s website.
The other composers for the film are French musician and director Woodkid and German composer Hans Zimmer, whose recent accolades include an Oscar nomination for his score for the film “Interstellar.” “The film ‘Les Bosquets‘ brings the audience in a place where art, social uproar and the power of image interweave,” JR’s website said, adding that it was based on a performance of “Les Bosquets” by the New York City Ballet last year.
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