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Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973), professionally known as Pharrell, is an American rapper, singer, record producer, composer, and fashion designer. Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo The Neptunes, producing hip hop and R&B music. He is also the lead vocalist and drummer of hip-hop band N.E.R.D, which he formed with Hugo and childhood friend Shay Haley. He released his first single "Frontin'" in 2003 and followed up with his first album In My Mind in 2006. As part of The Neptunes, Williams has produced numerous hit singles for various musicians. The two have earned three Grammy Awards amongst ten nominations. He is also the co-founder of the clothing brands Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Clothing. He is a member of the supergroup V.A. Playaz with Fam-Lay, Clipse, Skillz, Missy Elliott, and Timbaland & Magoo. Pharrell Williams was born on April 5, 1973, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the oldest of all three sons of Carolyn, a teacher, and Pharaoh Williams, a handyman. He met Chad Hugo in a seventh-grade summer band camp where Williams played the keyboards and drums and Hugo played tenor saxophone. They were also both members of a marching band; Williams

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Pharrell Williams Through The Years -- GOOD LUCK GUESSING HIS AGE!

Pharrell Williams
Through The Years... GOOD LUCK GUESSING HIS AGE!

Even though Pharrell Williams is celebrating his 42nd birthday this weekend, his looks seem to be stuck in time. Check out these twenty Pharrell photos from the past 14 years and test your age… READ MORE >

Marvin Gaye's Family -- Out for More Cash ... Targeting T.I.'s Pockets Now

Marvin Gaye's Family
Out for More Cash ... Targeting T.I.'s Pockets Now

Marvin Gaye's family didn't score enough in their "Blurred Lines" lawsuit -- now they're going after T.I. and a few record labels to pay up ... on top of the $7.4 million they won last week. … READ MORE >

- 69 days ago
Marvin Gaye's Son -- Robin Thicke and Pharrell Disrespected Our Family

Marvin Gaye's Son
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Disrespected Our Family

// Marvin Gaye's son tells TMZ .. the war with Robin Thicke and Pharrell isn't just about music -- it's personal ... claiming the superstars "DISRESPECTED" the entire Gaye family.  We spoke… READ MORE >

- 74 days ago
Robin Thicke -- I Lost in Court ... But Won Lots Of Birthday Boobies

Robin Thicke
I Lost In Court ... But Won Lots of B-day Boobies

Robin Thicke had 7.3 million reasons to crawl into a big dark hole Tuesday night, but instead he chose to fill it with champagne and half-naked chicks to blow-out his 38th birthday party. TMZ… READ MORE >

- 75 days ago
Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams -- Got to Give It Up to Marvin Gaye's Family ... Jury Rules 'Blurred Lines' Was a Rip-Off

Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams
Got to Give It Up to Gaye Family ... 'Blurred Lines' Ruled a Rip-Off

3:30 PM PT -- Pharrell's rep says the song was "created from his heart, mind and soul and the song was not taken from anyone or anywhere else." The rep adds they are reviewing the case and… READ MORE >

- 77 days ago
Pharrell Williams Shows Off His Sexy Baes -- Meet The Girls!

Pharrell Williams
Shows Off His Sexy Baes -- Meet The Girls!

Pharrell Williams introduced his baes -- aka, his harem of backup dancers and singers -- to the world on Tuesday and made one thing abundantly clear ... it's good to be Pharrell.We're told P-Dub… READ MORE >

- 168 days ago
Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams -- If We Stole Songs ... So Did Beethoven!

Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams
If We Stole Songs, So Did Beethoven!

If you're gonna throw the book at Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for stealing music ... you gotta take down none other than Ludwig van Beethoven too -- that's Robin and Pharrell's… READ MORE >

- 243 days ago
Robin Thicke -- I Was Too Wasted on Vicodin to Write 'Blurred Lines'

Robin Thicke
I Was Too Wasted on Vicodin To Write 'Blurred Lines'

4:34 P.M. PDT -- Thicke's attorney Howard King tells TMZ ... “Robin's moment of personal vulnerability is being exploited in the hope of diverting attention from the obvious weakness of… READ MORE >

- 253 days ago
Pharrell Williams -- I Got "The Voice" ... And You Want Me to Do YouTube?  Seriously?

Pharrell Williams Sued
I Got "The Voice" You Want Me to Do YouTube? Seriously?

Pharrell Williams' "Voice" could cost him a million dollars.Mr. Happy is being sued by the producer of his uber-successful YouTube show, "ARTST TLK"  .... featuring interviews with big celebs… READ MORE >

- 279 days ago
CeeLo Green -- No Regrets Over Passing on 'Happy'

CeeLo Green
No Regrets Over Passing on 'Happy'

It could have been CeeLo Green's voice stuck in your head singing the song "Happy," but he tells TMZ he has no regrets on passing on the most popular song around.Our photog spotted Green at LAX on… READ MORE >

- 384 days ago

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