Alexander Wang released a series of stills from his 2015 collaboration with the “Do Something” campaign featuring a Who’s Who of talent from Hollywood. See a roundup of the YBF celebs who posed inside and watch the trailer from VH1’s “The Breaks”….
Today, designer Alexander Wang and photographer Steven Klein revealed a series of pictures from the latest “Do Something” campaign. Do Something.org is the world’s largest global organizations for young people and social change, and they’ve been behind a series of “change” programs that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to bullying.
The pics below are from the limited edition Alexander Wang x DoSomething.org capsule collection collaborated by @AlexanderWangNY & @StevenKleinStudio. 100% of net proceeds from the sale of these pieces support @DoSomething and all pieces are available in AW stores & on AlexanderWang.com #WANG10. Nice!
“Can’t Feel My Face” singer The Weeknd was among the stars who posed for the global campaign. Also, we learned earlier today that Abel (his government) has been booked to perform for SNL’s 41st season. He’s set to hit the stage on Oct. 10th alongside Trainwreck star Amy Schumer who will be hosting that evening.
Kanye & Kim, close friends of , topped the list of stars who posed. Others include “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson, rapper A$AP Rocky, model Joan Smalls, Pusha T, Tyga and Jhene Aiko.
Watch Alexander Wang talk about #DoSomething:
A video posted by @dosomething on Aug 31, 2015 at 9:21am PDT
We’ve got a FIRST LOOK” at VH1’s newest original hip-hop movie called “The Breaks” which will debut this winter.
“The Breaks” stars Wood Harris (Remember The Titans, Paid in Full) and Mack Wilds (90210) and is based on the book by journalist Dan Charnas’ entitled “The Big Payback,” a narrative history of the hip-hop business.
“The Breaks” is written, directed and executive produced by Seith Mann (The Wire, The Walking Dead, Homeland) and is scored and executive music produced by the legendary, DJ Premier.
According to VH1, here’s the synopsis:
“The Breaks” will chronicle the journey of Nikki (Afton Williamson), David (David Call) and DeeVee (Mack Wilds), three friends united by their love of hip-hop, as they work to make their big mark in the music industry. The film will travel viewers back to the summer of 1990 in New York City where the music industry¹s artists and hustlers intersect in the dance clubs and the street corners of the still crime-ridden city. Nikki Jones is a brilliant recent grad who abandoned a scholarship to law school to pursue her dream of becoming a record exec. Her boyfriend, David Aaron, is the scrappy son of a legendary music producer who is unwilling to rest on his father¹s laurels and notorious reputation. DeeVee is an aspiring producer on the hunt to find the next big rapper on the come-up. Nikki fast talks her way into an internship at the premier hip-hop company, Fouray Entertainment and catches the eye of the label’s infamous founder, while David struggles at the city’s top R&B radio station whose celebrity DJ refuses to program real hip-hop. Meanwhile, DeeVee returns to his roots in the Fort Greene projects to scout for talent and runs into Ahm, a drug dealer with a lyrical gift whose talent could bring them all to the next level. But they will soon discover lives can be broken as fast as legends can be born.”
We love us some Mack Wilds. Are you excited about the show?
Photos via Alexander Wang’s Instagram/Do Something Instagram