Steve Stoute continues with his conversation series with his interview with Pharrell Williams. One-half of The Neptunes, the super-producer discusses working with Justin Timberlake, getting turned down by Michael Jackson and staying humble. Click here to read the rest of the story.
Music always seems to mark time for me. Good music. If the music is good enough, I can remember everything that happened around that period of time. August 2001; I was entering my freshman year of high school and everything seemed perfect. Little did I know that this would be a time period to be greatly appreciated. Less than a month later, on September 11 2001, the whole world would change. The soundtrack to this part of my life would be Usher Terry Raymond IV’s third solo album, 8701–a double entendre for Usher’s musical start and the album’s release date, August 7, 2001. The musical brilliance behind this soon-to-be classic album was orchestrated by Jermaine Dupri, The Neptunes, P.Diddy, Bryan Michael Cox and the legendary Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. The album debuted at number four on Billboard and went on to sell over 8 million records worldwide. 10 years and millions of records later, Usher continues to dominate his field of R&B. Check out some of my favorite cuts from the album inside. (more…)
Skateboard P is expanding his wings beyond music, as he has just been named Creative Director of the recently announced cable network, Karmaloop TV.
Pusha and The Neptunes join Curtis for a banger off of Push’s mixtape, Fear Of God. CLICK POST TO LISTEN.
Pharrell, Chad and Shay bring along Nelly Furtado for their new video. Their new album is due this fall.