In appreciation of this past weekend's 87th Academy Awards, and the winner of this years Best Director, Alejandro González Iñárritu for the film Birdman, here's a beautiful video montage of every winner of Best Director in Academy history. Enjoy.
LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, isn't happy about his son receiving offers from college programs at the early age of 10 years old, and publicly spoke about it. "Yeah, he's already got some offers from colleges," James said, according to Lindsey Foltin of Fox Sports Ohio. "It's pretty crazy. It should be a violation. You shouldn't be recruiting 10-year-old kids." James mentioned his son, who still hasn't reached middle school, plays just like he did as a child, however, he doesn't want to rush him into anything. Check our LeBron James Jr. (aka Bronny) at John Lucas All-Star Weekend below!
In this eight minute visual, Jay Alvarrez, a 19-year-old kid from Hawaii, makes you feel as though his life is significantly greater than yours. And although it might be, we're glad he at least brings us a long for the ride through "Dream World," which he published on his YouTube page back in January. Check it out below, and enjoy the ride!
A few days ago, my dad played me Episode #1 from the StartUp Podcast and I've been listening ever since. This is a series about what happens when someone who knows nothing about business starts one. It's called StartUp. In episode one, Alex Blumberg botches his pitch to Silicon Valley billionaire Chris Sacca. Check it out below, and enjoy!
Have you ever watched a program or a special on live TV and wonder if you really just witnessed that? Well thanks to the good people at WatchMojo, you won't have to wonder any more because they've compiled a top ten list of the most awkward moments in live TV history. Have fun with this cringe worthy but often hilarious countdown.
Ekali is an artist who draws influence from sounds both old and new. His productions focus on bass and soul, with intricate layers of texture floating in and out of view. His original productions, remixes and energetic live sets have earned him a loyal following around the world, and have cemented him as one of electronic music's most promising artists. Ekali was Canada's sole participant at the Red Bull Music Academy 2014 in Tokyo. Check out his latest remix of Drake's "Know Yourself" track off his recent If You're Reading This It's Too Late mixtape. Enjoy!
The new wave of Atlanta stretches beyond the reach of Gucci Mane. The last year has seen the rise of a more alternative and bizarre sound, led the likes of Awful Records with a guy named iLoveMakonnen at the forefront. His smash single “Club Goin’ Up on a Tuesday” was remixed by Drake after its release last summer, and went on to be nominated for a Grammy. Since then, he’s released songs with Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Gucci Mane, and more. In episode seven of Noisey Atlanta, Thomas enters Makonnen’s strange world, which is driven by peace, love, and mushrooms. Check it out below!
Big Sean delivered his third studio album Dark Sky Paradise yesterday, and after listening to the 12 track LP with contributions from Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Drake, and Ty Dolla $ign, we can assure you that the Detroit rapper doesn't disappoint. Grab the digital copy from iTunes now, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do!
This "Single Take" explores the various nuances in which the cast and crew for this year's Academy Award Winner for Best Picture, 'Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)' had to undertake in order to create this stellar piece of cinema. The entire film is essentially made to look like one continuous take as the audience is given the privilege of watching all aspects of this charming film as if omnipresent. If you haven't seen it yet, we here at Daily News Project would be remiss if we did not admonish you to watch it; it offers a bit of dark humour, existential philosophy, riveting drama, a wonderful ensemble cast, and a truly meta outlook into how the protagonist and the actor playing him (Michael Keaton) share a dichotomy not often seen in movies. Enjoy the clip as the cast and crew explain how they had to shoot this scene.
For all you die-hard James Bond fans out there, here's a special Featurette teasing us with a glimpse into some behind the scenes look at the next installment of the James Bond film franchise, aptly titled Spectre; (an homage to the classics, when Sean Connery played the iconic character and his main foes were part of the the evil global syndicate known as S.P.E.C.T.R.E). Enjoy the sneak peak.
Earlier this morning, YEEZUS graced his presence on the highly acclaimed and syndicated New York City radio show, The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 and talked about everything, from having dinner with Taylor Swift and having Beck's number (but not calling him yet), to his upcoming album and a potential album with the 6ix god Drake. Watch the video here and enjoy this entertaining and unabashed interview.
We all often like rooting for the good guys but are we still as inclined when those good guys turn bad? Well the good folks at WatchMojo have compiled a list of their "Top 10 Good Guys Gone Bad" In Film history. So grab a seat and try to figure out who will be number one, it's going to be a bumpy ride.
This past weekend, the basketball world fell mesmerized to the gracefulness of the soon to be 2015 Slam Dunk Champion, Zach LaVine. With such a fantastic display of aerial abilities, we here at Daily News Project find it quite apropos to post the 19 year old's weekend highlights in anticipation of our S/S 2015 collection... Flight School. Enjoy and stay tuned for more to come about Flight School.
UK duo Blonde provide a huge remix of Ne-Yo’s 90’s throwback sounding record "Coming With You." Check it out below, and have a great Thursday!
After scoring a goal at a February 14, 2015 match against Caen at Parc des Princes, Zlatan Ibrahimović of Paris Saint-German removed his jersey to reveal the names of 50 people tattooed on his arms and chest. The temporary tattoos represent 50 of the 805 million people in the world suffering from hunger. Ibrahimović was issued a one-game suspension for "unsportsmanlike behaviour." See below!