May 18- Clothing company Ben Sherman threw a big bash at NYC's Gramercy Theatre to celebrate the second edition of its global charity initiative, VIP Plectrums.Artists like Mark Ronson, Coldplay, and Panic! at the Disco have all donated memorabilia to be auctioned off on eBay, with proceeds going to Lifebeat, the music industry's AIDS prevention and education outlet.
The party at Gramercy included sets from Booklyn MC Talib Kweli and rising UK act Graffiti6.The turntables were held down by Josh Madden and DJ DL as comedian John Roberts was the evening's host.
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »