Pharrell Scores Academy Award Nomination For “Happy”

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If all goes well this upcoming March, Pharrell Williams and Three 6 Mafia will have a lot more in common. No, that’s not a hint that the ubiquitous Neptune is dipping his dientes in platinum anytime soon. He’s been nominated for a 2014 Academy Award for Best Original Song with “Happy.” Pharrell scored the entire movie soundtrack along with Brazilian musician Heitor Pereira. The coinciding single made history by being the first music video to span an entire 24 hours. A more streamlined version was also released…

 

 

[HipHopWired]

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In December 2013, B.o.B told Hip-Hop Wired he felt “John Doe” was the pride and joy of his new album, Underground Luxury. And just like that, a month and some changed removed from its initial release, the official video for the aforementioned single is unveiled. Bobby Ray’s third opus may have been overshadowed by the Beyoncé hoopla but life happens and ironically, that’s the concept for the new single featuring newcomer Priscilla…

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Hennessy V.S Bottle

So Hennessy has lost their mind and suggested that since it’s too frosty outside, we can’t have barbecues or beach parties, so we should celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day indoors — with some mixed drinks of their signature spirit. Hennessy shamelessly proceeded to list a selection of recipes that “MLK Jr. Would Be Proud Of.” And as you can imagine, according to LA Magazine, invoking the name of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to promote their booze wasn’t very well-received. Now the company’s PR department has issued an apology…

 

 

 

[MadameNoire]

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