He also owns I Am Other , a multimedia creative collective that serves as an umbrella for all of his endeavors, including the Billionaire Boys Club clothing retailer. Williams released his debut solo single, " Frontin' ", in His debut solo album, In My Mind , followed in Williams has received numerous accolades and nominations. He is also a two-time Academy Award nominee, receiving a Best Original Song nomination for "Happy" which was featured in Despicable Me 2 and a Best Picture nomination as one of the producers of Hidden Figures. Pharrell Lanscilo Williams  was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia , on April 5, ,   the oldest of three sons born to teacher Carolyn and handyman Pharaoh Williams. Over the next three years they continued to produce occasionally, and some of the results had little resemblance to the Neptunes' sound later. However, some like Mase 's song "Lookin' at Me" from his album Harlem World , and the most definite beginning of the distinctive "Neptunes sound", came with N. E 's "Superthug" in , reaching number 36 on the Billboard Hot , and gaining them widespread attention for the first time. The song's sound and success sparked the interest of maturing pop artist Britney Spears.
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Williams was a percussionist in his school band when he was a child, and he found a kindred spirit in saxophonist Chad Hugo. Williams and Hugo devoted themselves to music and beat production and in high school began calling themselves the Neptunes. The Neptunes were soon in demand as hip-hop producers and writers, with a signature style that mixed influences from soul , rock , and other musical genres. Williams, often assisted by Hugo, penned the lyrics for many of those songs as well. In Williams and Hugo joined with rap artist Shay to form the band N. The collaboration resulted in four eclectic albums of rhythm and blues , rap, pop, and rock music: In Search of… , Fly or Die , Seeing Sounds , and Nothing He branched out into soundtrack composition as well, scoring the animated film Despicable Me Noted composer Hans Zimmer produced the score, and the two collaborated again on the music that was played at the Academy Awards ceremony. It received an Academy Award nomination for best original song, and Williams performed it at the Oscar ceremony in
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Pharrell Williams mononymously known as Pharrell is an American rapper, songwriter and singer, record producer, drummer, and fashion designer born on 5 th April in Virginia. He is the drummer and lead vocalist of N. D a hip hop, funk and rock band which he created with Shay Haley and Chad Hugo. As part of this, Williams has worked for a variety of musicians and earned Grammy Awards as well. Currently, he owns a media enterprise, i am OTHER , which involves music, art, entertainment and fashion under one umbrella. He owns boutiques on West Broadway in New York. In , he was the co-designer of a line of glasses and jewelry for the renowned brand, Louis Vuitton. Williams has also taken part in producing artwork. They gave birth to a boy in , named Rocket Man Williams. His personal life is covered with interesting dimensions.
Do you know his age? Where he use to work? The records he has broken? And the songs, like Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines', that he has produced? Pharrell has had an amazing - and interesting - life. Let us break down the little-known facts for you. Yes, that song you didn't stop listening to for an entire summer is now ten years old. Still a tune though, right?