Krucial Noise signee Maxine Ashley has been causing some noise with her very own rendition of Portishead's "Glory Box" last month. Now, the Bronx native delivers a full dose of creations stemming from her pen in the shape of her debut mixtape MOOD SWINGs. Backed up by production work by Kerry “Krucial” Brothers, Zeke MacUmber and The Outsyders and Pharrell Williams, the piece encompasses nine tracks that seamlessly showcase her vocal abilities over intricate soul, jazz and alternative elements. Stream and dowload below.
Pharrell still surprises us and aside from producing music, continues to satisfy his creative inner beast with other interesting projects. The latest one you see here below – he produced the music to the new Lanvin Spring/Summer 2012 Ad Campaign. The imagery and video was produced by Steven Meisel. Lanvin once again surprises with an interesting and unexpected ad campaign this season.
“An exotic and festive dinner party.
Who will take a bite of the forbidden apple?: the angel or the snake???
You can always count on Lanvin to shake up the party!
Music: 18 year old Bronx, NY-born artist Maxine Ashley first caught the attention of super-producer Pharrell Williams on YouTube. Immediately impressed with her signature sound, soulful vocals with an edgy pop attitude, he signed her to his record label, i am OTHER entertainment. “Cookieman,” written and produced by Pharrell, is the first single off of Maxine’s upcoming debut album.”
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