Archive for Sharp Thoughts
I didn’t know what to expect when I launched a video contest to raise awareness about modern day slavery but it was amazing to see how thousands of people tuned in for it.
These two submissions stood out and share the $800 prize.
The video above used an incredible song by Nneka called Heartbeat, filled it with compelling statistics about the issue and powerful images that put a face on modern day slavery.
The video below got the most views of all the videos submitted by portraying a subversive, irreverent and somewhat ironic character.
Congratulations to the both of them and a big thanks to everyone who supported this contest.
I hope Apple CEO Steve Jobs sees this.
Midem got a keynote speech this year that actually took the form of an interview conducted by Rob Stone (Co-CEO of Cornerstone) who led Pharrell into some great thoughts.
The download of this performance will be available HERE for next 48 hours and all the proceeds will go to the relief effort in Haiti.
Although fundraising so far has been impressive, the destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti needs even more. Contribute to the Red Cross relief effort HERE
Here’s Wyclef on CNN explaining the devastation in Haiti caused by the massive earthquake that hit it this week. Anyone seeking help locating family or friends in Haiti should contact the states department at (888) 407-4747 for further assistance.
“This is the first time I’ve been nervous in front of a camera in a long time.” Will Smith
“Just think back to the Prince Of Bel-Air..” Barack Obama
Spotted at theLifeFiles.com
How Mos Def throws a curveball at Tim Westwood in this interview is absolute greatness. How Tim Westwood runs with it is absolute comic genius (mixed with sad truth). LMAO!!!!!! Part 2 of this has some funny moments too so click HERE for that.
First he cooked up Jesus Walks with Kanye and now this…RESPECT!!!
Shaun Boothe breaks down Diddy’s life with beats and rhymes