Tag: Pharrell Williams

New collaborations on hold as Adele shortens studio meetings with Pharrell

Celebrity collaborations are much appreciated within the music community. Which is why when word leaks about secret studio meetings, the media covers the story diligently.  Recently, stories of Pharrell Williams and Adele meeting together generated a ton of excitement among fans of both artists.  Unfortunately, Pharrell was unable to spend time with the “Chasing Pavements”… Read More

Six Iranians Released from Jail after Making “Happy” Video

Updated Sep. 21, 2014: According to BBC, young Iranians arrested several months ago for making Tehran version of Pharell Williams “Happy,” receive severe sentence, one year in jail and 91 lashes.   Originally Published On May 22, 2014: Seven Iranians were arrested after they posted a fan video of themselves dancing to Pharrell William’s song… Read More

The MTV VMAs, as Interpreted by a Music and Communications Major

Taylor Swift performs at the MTV VMAs

Last night at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), we all learned the difference between gratuitous showmanship and tasteful performance. There were moments of pure, unadulterated talent and ferocious skill, and there were moments that were nothing short of public spectacle. A show like this one goes to prove many things; some would say the superficiality of… Read More