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Roy Ayers - Roy Ayers performing live at Marcus Garvey Park - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 12th August 2015

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Pharrell Williams Explains The Reasons Behind His Son's Name, Rocket.


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Pharrell Williams, the hip-hop artist best known for the Oscar-nominated single 'Happy', revealed the meaning behind the name of his son Rocket Ayer, born in 2008. The name serves as a homage to Williams' favourite musicians, Roy Ayers, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock.

Related: Pharrell Won Some Awesome Contestants For His Team On The Voice. Also Our Hearts.

Williams stated that he and his wife, designer/model Helen Lasichanh, wanted to give their son an inspirational name while also honouring their musical idols. This was achieved through the name 'Rocket', as it serves as both a symbol of souring high, and is found in the name of a song by several artists that Williams enjoys.

Continue reading: Pharrell Williams Explains The Reasons Behind His Son's Name, Rocket.

Video - Laura Mvula Brightens Up The Red Carpet At The 2013 Keep A Child Alive Black Ball - Part 1


Singer Laura Mvula was spotted in a breathtakingly gorgeous green glittery gown on the red carpet at the 10th Annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Roy Ayers - Roy Ayers and the Jazz Mafia Symphony performing live New York City, USA - at Summerstage at Rumsey Playfield Saturday 2nd July 2011

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Roy Ayers Saturday 28th March 2009 The 4th annual 'Jazz In The Garden' concert held at the Dolphin Stadium Miami, Florida

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