D’ART Shtajio CEO Arthell Isom Featured in New Pharrell Williams Music Video Celebrating Black Entrepreneurs


 

Pharrell Williams' latest music video 'Entrepreneur' dropped on August 21, highlighting the huge scope of Black entrepreneurs around the globe and their thriving companies, which make the world a greater place. A type of entrepreneurs was Arthell Isom, the CEO of D’ART Shtajio – the primary black-run anime studio in Japan.

 

 

D’ART Shtajio was based by twins Arthell and Darnell Isom in 2016 and has since labored on collection like JoJo's Weird Journey: Golden Wind, Assault on Titan, One Piece, and even animating The Weeknd's newest music video Snowchild. Animation director Henry Thurlow, who’s affiliated with the studio, mentioned that William's group shot the complete studio, nevertheless it was reduce from the ultimate edit.

 

 

Our CEO Arthell Isom @xatacysm seems within the new Pharrell Williams video- Entrepreneur. They shot our entire studio however we had been all reduce out. ????
At this time, as was the case yesterday & the day earlier than, I’m *not* featured in a Pharrell Williams video.????
https://t.co/hrfn0pM8nK

— Henry Thurlow (@henry_thurlow) August 21, 2020

 

 

'Entrepreneur' additionally makes a reference to a different Black-run enterprise in Tokyo on the finish of the video, Soul Meals Home in Azabujuban, run by David and LaTonya Whitaker

 

Supply: Pharrell Williams on YouTube

 

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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff known as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photographs of his travels on Instagram.