Video: YelaWolf in L.A. w/ Drama & at Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

While Yelawolf was out in L.A. for the Grammy’s, he got to work with Chris “Drama” Pfaff as well as his skateboarder cousin Rob Dyrdek at Fantasy Factory. Song sounds banging.

Video shot and edited by Chris Lee.

Related: YelaWolf Interview w/ DJBooth.net

Ludacris, Carmelo Anthony & Rob Dyrdek to Face Off in Tag Signature Series Charity Challenge

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

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As you know, Ludacris, Carmelo Anthony and Rob Dyrdek have teamed up with Tag Body Spray to release a Signature Series of branded scents, each of which bears the name and likeness of its respective celebrity co-signer. To help kick off and promote the new line, the rapper and two athletes have announced the Tag Signature Series Charity Challenge. For the challenge, Luda, Melo and Rob have each chosen a charitable organization to represent, and each charity will receive 10% of the net sales from the sale of their respective body sprays. Whichever celeb sells the most body spray between now and the end of the contest, (November 2nd), will receive an additional $25,000 donation for their charity.

Here’s some info on the three organizations that the guys have chosen:

Ludacris will campaign on behalf of The Ludacris Foundation, an Atlanta-based organization that empowers children to take control of their own destiny; Carmelo will represent The Carmelo Anthony Foundation, a national organization dedicated to providing opportunities for underprivileged kids; and Rob will compete on behalf of The Skate Plaza Foundation, an organization that builds skate parks in developing communities.

So yeah, you can basically spend a few bucks to smell good, and do something worthwhile at the same time.

Says Luda: “The TAG Signature Series Charity Challenge is a great opportunity to help The Ludacris Foundation, so I’m excited to unite everyone in the ludaverse to take down Melo and Rob.”

Go here for more info, and to find out how to enter to win a one-on-one moment with Luda, Melo or Rob: Facebook.com/TAG

Video: Clipse @ Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Performing at the DC Shoes x Monster Energy Drink party last Friday:

On July 31st, DC and Monster Energy hosted an exclusive event at Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory as part of the The Gold Standard 2009. 500 invited influencers and celebrities enjoyed entertainment by DJ Clark Kent, Clipse and Fabolous, including DC athletes Ken Block, Rob Dyrdek, Chris Doyle, and Nick Dompierre.

Conceived by DC, The Gold Standard 2009 is a hosted hotel takeover held during the 2009 Summer X Games, developed as a tribute to DC’s X Games athletes over the past 15 years. DC, along with event partners Monster Energy, Codemasters’ DiRT™ 2, New Era and presenting media partners FUEL TV and TransWorld Media will occupy all 12 floors of the swanky hotel in the heart of Los Angeles.

Props to AlwaysHustle. Above is Grindin’ and after the jump is Ride Around Shining, Wamp Wamp & What Happened To That Boy. The Clipse >>>

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Video: Pharrell Williams Talks Street Dreams

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Pharrell speaks to Nino Scalia, co-writer of Street Dreams, about making the song “Hoppin’ Over Fences” for the movie’s soundtrack after Rob Dyrdek (of Rob & Big) approached him for it. Here’s the film’s synopsis:

Derrick Cabrera, like all skateboarders, dreams of being sponsored one day. He has all the talent in the world to make it happen but some major roadblocks to overcome before he can make the dream a reality. He is receiving pressure from all sides, his parents are stressing him because he is failing in school, his girlfriend thinks he is a loser, his best friend has become his rival because he is better than him. Things come to a head after Derrick gets arrested and a fight ensues with his father resulting in him running away from home. He does the only thing he knows how to do and opts to follow his dream to the Tampa Am contest, one of the only ways an unknown skater can get noticed.

You’ll find everything you need to know about the movie here. Street Dreams hits theaters on the West Coast on June 12th and on the East Coast on June 19th.

Related: Pharrell: Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Biz

Previously: Lupe Fiasco – Kick, Push (Video)