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A french clothing label has drawn the attention of pop stars Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, and Rihanna, but for all the wrong reasons. Bey and company went to a New York federal court to file a total of 58 complaints including dilution and violation of publicity rights, trademark infringement, and unfair competition against the clothing…

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Pharrell Williams is doing his part to promote literacy and make books cool amongst impressionable children. The “Just A Cloud Away” singer recently teamed up with publishing company Young Penguin Readers to donate 50K books to children across the country. According to Billboard, Williams, in conjunction with Firstbook, a non-profit literacy organization, will donate books to kids in under-served…

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Almost 500 people convened in front of the GrandWest Casino in Cape Town, South Africa, recently to protest a performance by Pharrell Williams. Led by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel movement, the group set out to voice their displeasure with Williams for his connection to Woolworths, a South African retailer that reportedly has ties to…

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It appears as though Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are not quite ready to give up the fight. U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt recently rejected a request by the duo to have the case retried. Thicke and Williams were pushing for a new trial after the first trial ended in a ruling that the song…

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Pharrell Williams is a pop culture genius; he’s Dope Over the course of 20 years, it’s not much artist, producer, and writer Pharrell Williams hasn’t taken on and taken over. Recently adding CFDA Fashion Icon of 2015 to his resume, Pharrell is the epitome of success. Let’s not forget to add, he’s an 11-time Grammy Award winner,…

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Once a Philly street performer, Anthony Riley, 28, became a household name when he received the fastest four chair turn around on NBC’s “The Voice” this past January. Riley performed James Brown’s “I Got You (I Feel Good).” Then he suddenly departed the show for personal reasons, according to judge Pharrell Williams. We later learned the talent has issues with drugs.

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A$AP Rocky, Zoe Kravitz, Chanel Iman and Shameik Moore attend the international premiere for Dope during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. Also in attendance were cast members Kiersey Clemons, Tony  Revolori and Quincy Brown; the film’s director, Rick Famuyiwa; and the film’s producer, Pharrell Williams. Dope will be in theaters nationwide on June 19.  Here you can…

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It appears that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams won’t be the only artists coughing up payments for borrowing from another artist’s work in the coming days. According to the Daily Mail, Jay Z recently settled an 18-month copyright infringement battle with Swiss jazz composer Bruno Spoerri, who claimed that Hov’s song “Versus,” from his 2013…

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There’s no denying that Pharrell Williams had a remarkable 2014. In addition to numerous successful collaborations and a well-received run as a judge on NBC’s “The Voice,” the N.E.R.D. leader released his infectious single “Happy” and even netted an Oscar nod. But for all of his hits during the year, in a recent interview with GQ, Pharrell…

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  2014 was the year for all the fun new dances. So if you used music for a day of cleaning, or for a little partying, here are some of the biggest songs of 2014. Which one was your favorite? Comment below.    

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While Hollywood Walk of Fame alum Bill Cosby was having his star defaced, another Black star nabbed top honors on the coveted strip in downtown Hollywood, California. On Thursday, Dec. 4, hitmaker Pharrell Williams became the latest A-lister to get his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. By his side, was his…

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The Apollo Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 28, announced the election of six new members to its board of directors. The Board of the Apollo, a nonprofit institution since 1991, is a vital force guiding the growth of the theater’s artistic, education and community programming, fundraising, and strategic planning. Robert K. Kraft, Jason L. Mathews, Carolyn…

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