Pharrell Says He's Not a Feminist Because 'It's Not Possible'

When asked whether or not he identifies as a feminist, Pharrell said he'd like to be one—he supports women and all that—but he's just not sure if it's "possible." Good news, Pharrell! Setting aside academic dialogues about whether male-identified humans should identify as feminists or feminist allies (because I don't… » 5/29/14 8:00pm 5/29/14 8:00pm

​Gwen Stefani Showed Up to Coachella to Perform "Hollaback Girl"

Just in case you wanted to bask in an awkwardly nostalgic moment in everyone's lives (yes everyone), here's Gwen Stefani (about a month and a half after giving birth to her third child) performing her 2004 song "Hollaback Girl" with Pharrell at Coachella. I love her. I do. She's iconic, and is able to successfully… » 4/13/14 6:00pm 4/13/14 6:00pm

Pharrell to Black Women: You Don't Need Me to Represent You

Remember when the Internet was mad at Pharrell Williams for not including a black woman on his G I R L album cover? Well, the Oscar-nominated Hat Wearer called the Internet's bluff in a new GQ interview, saying that one of the women in the LP’s photo is indeed black. And also, it's not his responsibility to represent… » 3/25/14 4:20pm 3/25/14 4:20pm

Pharrell Has a Lot of Thoughts on 'Blurred Lines' and They're All Dumb

Wildly successful and talented producer Pharrell Williams is partially responsible for "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," two of the most played songs of 2013. While the biggest controversy surrounding "Get Lucky" was whether or not you wanted to stab your ears out after hearing it for the… » 2/18/14 3:20pm 2/18/14 3:20pm

People Found Last Night's Grammys So, So, So Disgusting

Award shows present the average Joe/Jane Twitter with the opportunity, from the comfort of their own midpriced sweatpants, to talk shit about celebrities who make commercially successful art-products that are not to the tastes of said Joe/Jane Twitter, and last night's Grammy awards telecast was no exception. But… » 1/27/14 12:10pm 1/27/14 12:10pm

Pharrell + Stevie Wonder + Daft Punk = Best Grammys Performance Ever

Let's not forget the legendary Nile Rodgers, the funky glue that held it all together. This mashup — which includes Pharrell's "Get Lucky," Chic's "Freak Out," and Stevie Wonder's "Another Star" — got the whole crowd standing up. Beyoncé was dancing, Yoko Ono was getting down, Steven Tyler busted out some disco… » 1/26/14 11:13pm 1/26/14 11:13pm

Pharrell’s 24-Hour Music Video Is 10 Hours in and Still Going Strong

At midnight, Pharrell launched "the world's first 24 hour music video" for "Happy," his insanely catchy song for Despicable Me 2. The song itself is roughly four minutes, which means that this song will play somewhere around 360 times with a different person dancing around each time! Of course, Pharrell is back at… » 11/22/13 11:00am 11/22/13 11:00am

Robin Thicke Is Pretty Upset About All Your Mean Critical Thinking

In an interview with BBC1, Robin Thicke finally responded to charges of misogyny in the lyrics and video for his song "Blurred Lines." Many critics felt that the song trivializes the importance of consent (consent being the "line" that gets "blurred," because Thicke "know[s] you want it"), and objected to the fact… » 7/09/13 8:35pm 7/09/13 8:35pm