Old Navy

July 31, 2017

Teachers are truly the unsung heroes of back-to-school. And this month, through a series of music videos, Old Navy launched ONward!, a new cause platform focused on taking the next generation to another level.

Created in partnership with Grammy Award winning artist and record producer Pharrell Williams, and his creative collective, i am OTHER, the videos show just how inspiring teachers really are. The eight videos feature original songs penned and performed by teachers from across the U.S., celebrating themes like finding your voice and how your differences make you unique.


In each video of the ONward! album, teachers impart important messages to the next generation through catchy tunes while outfitted in Old Navy’s latest back-to-school styles. Check them out here.

The team at i am OTHER lent their expertise to the project, helping each teacher find their inner rock star through the songwriting and recording process. Darius Scott, a top-20 finalist from Williams’ team on Season 9 of NBC’s The Voice, served as the lead music producer on the project and also stars in the ONward! video. 

To learn more about ONward! and how Old Navy is making a difference in our community, you can read the press release here.


Watch the videos and share them on social. You can binge them all on Old Navy’s YouTube channelApple Music and even Spotify.

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