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Pharells Hat DECODED !!

Pharell Williams created a storm of controversy. I mean a few hours into the Grammy's it had its own Twitter account. While, I thought some of the ribbing was cute on the surface, what almost the entire planet missed was that his hat, was originally sported by Malcolm McLaren. Malcolm McLaren was an innovator of fashion, hip-hop and punk rock.

EXHIBIT A:

VIDEO WHERE MALCOLM ROCKS THE SAME HAT: BUFFALO GALS 

Malcolm McLaren really touched my life. His album with the World Famous Supreme Team changed my life. Almost as much as Public Enemy's It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.

It was more than Hip-Hop, it was defiantly African and, Latin and even a little rock and country. When I was invited to be part of the book The Boombox Project, part of my hope was that I could share Malcolm McLarens impact on my life directly to him. Sadly he passed before the book was released.

Much respect to Pharell.