Magic Johnson Dances and Shoots Imaginary Jumpers in New Pharrell Video
We will remember 2013 as the year in which we couldn't go anywhere without hearing Pharrell Williams' voice or beats -- that's what writing and singing in arguably the two biggest songs of the year (Get Lucky and Blurred Lines) along with producing tracks for Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, and Kendrick Lamar will do for you. But know that the ageless (he's 40!!) Pharrell isn't done. He's just released a music video for his new track "Happy", off the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack.
Of course it's not just a typical music video. This is billed as the world's first 24 hour music video, and basically consists of continual footage of random people dancing and singing to the 4 minute song (it's repeated roughly 360 times).
Well, not everyone in the video is a random citizen. Among the hundreds in the video are minions from Despicable Me, Hollywood star Steve Carrell, and Magic Johnson.
Johnson appears around the 5:30 a.m. mark of the video, and his clip starts on the driveway of his Los Angeles mansion as he slowly makes his way indoors. Along the way, he sings, he dances, he takes imaginary jumpers and does air-crossovers.
Yes, it is as goofy as it sounds.
There's one more NBA reference in the video: a girl in a Latrell Sprewell Knicks jersey...