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Is Beyoncé “soulless” for sampling Kelis’s “Get Along With You” on “Energy” from her Renaissance album without contacting Kelis first?  Did the Grammys get it wrong when they said Afrobeats has African-American influences?  Related posts: Media Questions Of The Week Media Questions Of The Week Media Questions Of The WeekContinue Reading

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Who are the four record labels that BMG found that paid Black artists paid 3.4% less than white artists during their audit of legacy contracts?   Did Michael Jackson really want Pharrell to do produce songs like the ones he did for N.O.R.E. instead of the music given to Justin TimberlakeContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”32hUIGnMpOY”] Run The Jewels release lyric video for “JU$T” featuring Pharrell Williams and Zach de la Rocha. The images are a rundown of things that have happened this year with the duo’s usual criticism of the system. Artist Winston Hacking shared the video’s concept in a statement:  “I workedContinue Reading

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Pharrell Williams is kicking off his Something In The Water music festival next month in his native Virginia Beach, Virginia. The three-day event will have performances from Missy Elliott, Janelle Monáe, Travis Scott, Kaytranada and more. There will be a special screening and conversation presented by Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY. PharrellContinue Reading

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