Native Americans From North Dakota Help Design Pharrell’s Latest Adidas Collection In Gorgeous New “Hu”.

Source: Complex

“Hu is short for human – human being, human race, humankind,’ said Pharrell. ‘But Hu, itself is also a reference to color. As human beings, we all have a color. We all look different, we all speak different languages, but we’re all connected.’ Pharrell Williams

Building on the limited-edition NMD that launched in July, Pharrell and adidas Originals return with Hu, a diverse range of full-color footwear and dynamic activewear. Celebrating a spirit of equality, acceptance, co-existence and understanding, the collection features flags, stripes, and translations of the phrase “Human Race” in English, French, and Japanese. Pharrell sums up the collection’s message simply: ‘I play for the human race.’

With the launch of Hu, Pharrell looks to shine a spotlight on communities around the world, sharing stories and traditions of humanity. In this first collection Native Americans from North Dakota invited Pharrell into their community to share their stories of compassion and culture, carrying on traditions of language, prayer, celebration and knowledge from one generation to the next.

‘I am so thankful to the people of MHA Nation who shared their journey and experiences with me. I want to use my platform for people to tell their stories and help empower people no matter where they’re from. By understanding humanity’s past, we will build a bridge to its future.’ Pharrell Williams

The adidas Originals = PHARRELL WILLIAMS Hu collection launches at select retailers worldwide and online at www.adidas.com/pharrell on September 29th.

Kings Of Leon Go Bald And Small For New “Walls” Album Cover.

Source: NME

The Followill fam is back! Caleb and the boys are trying to behave this time around, no really they are so maybe that’s why they got a little weird with their latest album cover.

Pretty cool to watch….unless you have a fear of dolls.

Definitely not for anyone suffering from pediophobia.

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Forever Country

Have you seen this yet?? More importantly, have you HEARD this yet? The CMA is celebrating its 50th anniversary, so somebody came up with this crazy idea to do a mashup of “Take Me Home (Country Roads),” “I Will Always Love You” and “On The Road Again,” and to get a bunch of CMA winning artists to sing it, one line at a time. In fact, there are 30 different artists in it:

Alabama, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Eric ChurchBrett Eldredge, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Ronnie Milsap, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride, Rascal FlattsReba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Randy Travis, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and Trisha Yearwood.

Watch it here and let me know what you think in the comments or on Facebook or Twitter!

Kenny Chesney’s and P!nk’s “Setting The World On Fire” video

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Kenny Chesney just released the video for “Setting The World On Fire,” which he sings with P!nk. Check it out here:

kennychesney.com/STWOF

Sara Evans Wins For St. Jude

If you know anything about me, you know I’m a huge supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (click that link and you’ll see). So anytime I see a Country artist doing something that helps St. Jude I get excited. And it happens a lot because most of the country music industry is involved in helping that hospital without walls in one way or another. But I get especially excited when an artist does it on TV and spreads the word even farther than his or her own immediate fan base.

That’s where Sara Evans comes in. In case you missed it, Sara and her siblings went on Celebrity Family Fued and kind of mopped the floor with Todd Chrisley and his family… and won $25,000 for St. Jude!

Watch:

If you’re not aware of why so many of us in the industry support St. Jude, by the way, I’ll tell you: It’s because they cure kids with cancer and other life threatening diseases, and they never charge their families for anything. They provide travel, treatment, housing, food, schooling… I mean, they do it all. For free. Support them here, please.

Purple Twang, Purple Twang (it’s ok, sing along)

Dwight Yoakam's Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars...A lot of people have covered Prince’s “Purple Rain.” A lot. Especially since his death, but even long before. Darius Rucker has performed it live in almost every show I’ve seen him play. I mean, it’s everywhere.

But Dwight Yoakam – yes, you heard me – is dropping a new album soon called Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… and while 11 of the 12 tracks will be do-overs of his own songs, the 12th track will be “Purple Rain” like you’ve never heard it before. In fact, you can hear it now, via People:

www.people.com/article/dwight-yoakam-covers-prince-purple-rain-swimmin-pools-movie-stars

So… whatcha think?

VIDEO: Bell Biv Devoe “Run”

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I’m sure (unless you’ve been living under a rock) you’re quite familiar with the song “Poison” and the infamous lyrics “never trust a big butt and a smile.”  Well the trio of  BELL BIV DEVOE aka BBD are back getting gearing up to drop a new album, their first in some 15 years, “Three Stripes.”  Originally with the 80’s boy band New Edition, which we are all awaiting the upcoming biopic series to drop in 2017, BBD brings us their first single off the upcoming project along with the visual to “Run.”  The song produced by legendary and former member of EPMD, Erick Sermon, you’ll notice a familiar sample in that of the late, great Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize.”  Take a peek below, your comments ALWAYS welcome & MANDATORY, Enjoy!!!

This 80s Singer Is Still Dancing And She’s Got More Moves Than A U-Haul.

Source: Buzzfeed

Not sure if this will inspire you or make you feel like a complete waste of skin. You remember Toni Basil right?? 80s hit song, “Oh Mickey”?? Turns out, at 72, Toni is still crushing it.

She took a dance workshop in France and while most would be paralyzed with fear shy away from dancing in front of the class, Toni gladly accepted her teacher’s challenge to bring it on. And by the looks of the video above, it was brought. Read more here.

“I’ve always been a dancer, and I will always be a dancer,” Basil told BuzzFeed. “Dance has been my lover, my doctor. I know I have my health because of this.”

…brb gonna go listen to 80s Hits and work on my pirouettes.

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