First Dibs: How Does Pharrell Keep His Skin So Smooth?

Why does Amy Winehouse’s dad have beef with Beyonce? A folk legend passes away and Mad Decent announces cities for their annual Block Party, all in today’s First Dibs.

  • Ever notice that producer Pharrell Williams appears to not have aged over the past decade? During an interview with Hot 97’s Angie Martinez, Skateboard P shared some skincare secrets so that you too can look 17…forever. Check around 30 seconds into the clip. [Rap Radar]
  • Amy Winehouse’s father, Mitch, really isn’t feeling Beyonce’s cover of his late daughter’s 2007 hit single, “Back to Black.” He also claims that producers of the soundtrack for The Great Gatsby never contacted him about using the song. Ouch. [Huffington Post]
  • Folk singer Richie Havens, perhaps best known for his appearance at Woodstock, has died at 72. Havens cemented his reputation for versatility by collaborating with artists working across various genres. [MTV]
  • Diplo and his crew are coming to a town near you. The Mad Decent Block Party tour is hitting 13 cities this summer across the U.S. and Canada, including Las Vegas, Toronto, Fort Lauderdale, and Philadelphia. [Village Voice]

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