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The Hangover:Street King Edition (Featuring 50 Cent, Floyd Mayweather & Mike Tyson)

50 Cent launches his Street King Ad in hopes to feed and provide clean water for a million kids in Africa.  He spoofs The Hangover with the assistance from his BFF, Floyd Mayweather and The Hangover co-star/ex-world champion Mike Tyson.  Check out Part 1 above…

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2011 Nike MAG Auction Raises Over $5.6 Million

The unveiling and subsequent auction of the Nike MAG was by and large the biggest sneaker event of the year, if not the decade. Working with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Nike sold 1500 pairs of the sneaker over a 10 day period, raising a total of $5,695,190.53!!!

UPDATE: Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, will be matching this number, so in the end over $11,390,381.10 USD will go to charity as a result of this initiative. [via]

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Stussy/Lafayette ‘Jonathan Mannion Photography’ T-Shirt Series

In support of the Tokyo exhibition of photographer Jonathan MannionStussy and Lafayette have gotten together on a series of collaborative t-shirts. The photo print tees feature big Hip-Hop icons, including Rakim, the Notorious BIG, 50 Cent, Jay-Z and Slick Rick, and will be released on September 17th, 2011. – Ecstatic Freshness Media Group
 

The Brooklyn Circus Celebrates Their 3rd Anniversary For BKc San Francisco

Fashion house, The Brooklyn Circus celebrated the 3rd year of their San Francisco establishment with a block party last month and documented this with footage of the party and an interview with the guys behind the brand.  Refined, modern and clean BKc exemplifies why they’ll be around for 100 years.  Check it out after the jump, Read more…

Pharrell Williams & Tyson Toussant Talk Bionic Yarn With Complex Magazine & MSNBC

 

Go green as the creative duo behind Bionic Yarn, brand ambassador Pharrell Williams and founder/CEO Tyson Toussant, talks to Complex Magazine about products produced by using fibers collected from recycled plastic bottles.

Some Bionic Yarn collaborations include Timberland, Kiehl’s, Moncler, GAP Japan and UK 40th Anniversary Fall/Winter 2010 collection, and Endstar.

“If you build smart and shop smart, you’re living smart. It’s Bionic”, says Pharrell.

Learn more about fashion for a cause and watch both of the Cut & Show videos after the jump, Read more…

NASA & STEM with Pharrell Williams & Leland Melvin

Pharrell Williams was in Virginia Beach recently to speak to kids at a function for NASA & From One Hand To Another‘s STEM initiative and was joined by NASA astronaut Leland Melvin. Check out footage from the function after the jump…it’s inspiring action for our youth.  Skateboard P is also working with FOHTA to build the Pharrell Williams Resource Center that’ll be located in his home state of Virginia.  Hit the jump to be inspired, Read more…

Common & Dr. May Angelou Discuss Culture and Responsibility With GWHH

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The legendary Dr. Maya Angelou and Common sit to discuss their initial meeting, communal empowerment, impacting influence and responsibility.  Really powerful discussion…check it out.

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