Posts Tagged ‘pharrell’

15 Rappers as Pokemon Cards

Here at P&P, we take music journalism very seriously. That is why we have taken it upon ourselves to answer the age-old question: What if there were Pokémon cards for rappers? We got the idea when... Read more »

Listen to Buddy and Snoop Dogg on a Christian Rich Beat That Ended Up Being Earl Sweatshirt’s “Centurion”

It’s always interesting to follow the path of a beat. In the case of Earl Sweatshirt’s “Centurion” beat, it started off in other hands. Here’s the background, courtesy of producers Christian Rich: It’s an old unreleased... Read more »

Watch Full Sets From Jessie Ware, SBTRKT, Pharrell, and Jamie xx at the iTunes Festival in London

The iTunes Festival in London consists of nightly shows for a whole month at Camden Roundhouse. The programming is always varied, ranging from pop stars like Maroon 5 and Pharrell to P&P favorites like Jamie xx... Read more »

Is New N.E.R.D Music on the Way?

The iTunes festival has London in full swing, and one of the highlights thus far has been Pharrell’s set. In addition to playing his chart-toppers (“Come Get It Bae,” “Happy”), Pharrell brought on N.E.R.D bandmate Shay... Read more »

Twitter Launches the “Buy” Button

Twitter is dipping its toe into the digital marketplace with the rollout of a “buy” button, a feature that allows users to make purchases directly from their Twitter feed. To start, the service will provide exclusive... Read more »

Pharrell, Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, and Tyler, the Creator Slated to Perform at 2014 Odd Future Carnival

Last year’s Odd Future Carnival at Camp Flog Gnaw was quite a special day. There were carnival rides, an Odd Future skatepark, and performances from the likes of Schoolboy Q, Flying Lotus, and even Kanye West.... Read more »

Watch Pharrell’s Miley Cyrus-Featuring “Come Get it Bae” Video

The whole Sad Boy and Sad Girl movement has become a trendy internet thing, but it’s hard to act depressed when Pharrell is still pumping out music like this. For a song this fun, the music... Read more »

Q-Tip Discusses His Career and 25th Anniversary of Low End Theory on BBC Radio 1 Documentary

As soon as you mention the name Q-Tip, any fan of hip-hop will probably go into a long-winded speech about how A Tribe Called Quest changed their life. The effect of their music has been told... Read more »

Listen to Gunplay’s Remix of Future, Pharrell, and Pusha T’s “Move That Dope”

Gunplay doesn’t give a shit about how fast you other rappers can rap. His raps are filled with enough energy and flair to ensure that he’s got his listeners’ attention. This same approach is applied to... Read more »

Pharrell ft. Jay Z – “Frontin’ (Disclosure Re-Work)”

Disclosure’s been keeping quiet for a minute, but right now is as good of a time as ever to rework a Pharrell song. The Lawrence Brothers have taken Skateboard P and Jay Z’s classic, “Frontin’,” and... Read more »

Contest: Win N.E.R.D.’s “In Search Of…” On Beautiful Limited Edition White Vinyl

Thanks to Respect The Classics, we’ve got another great vinyl giveaway for you. If you missed our previous giveaways, here’s a bit of background info—Universal’s Respect the Classics campaign, which has been running since September 2013, is re-issuing... Read more »

Watch Pharell’s Full Apollo Theater Performance, Directed by Spike Lee

This summer, American Express are presenting another series of “Unstaged” concerts, where directors are paired with musicians. The first performer to get involved is Pharrell, coming off the back of his incredibly successful album GIRL, paired with legendary... Read more »

Watch Pharrell Awkwardly Ask an Interviewer if He Ever Has Dirty Thoughts

When Pharrell was interviewed by Krishnan Guru-Murthy for Channel 4 News, the topic of “Blurred Lines” came up and P found himself trying to defend the song and his intentions. In an attempt to explain himself,... Read more »

Made In America Festival Announces Philadelphia and Los Angeles Line Ups

In April we learned that Jay Z was adding a Los Angeles leg to the Made In America festival which has previously been held only in Philadelphia. Both the LA and the Philadelphia versions will happen... Read more »

Video: The Lonely Island and Pharrell Sing About Hugs in New SNL Digital Short

Last night, Andy Samberg hosted the season finale of Saturday Night Live, and those who follow SNL probably anticipated a digital short from Samberg’s musical comedy group, The Lonely Island. Featuring Pharrell, “Hugs” is a song... Read more »