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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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Introducing Fur-rell Williams

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For some unknown reason, Pharrell Williams attempted to rock a man-fur to a Dolce&Gabbana event in Moscow on Thursday.Call PETA ... and a stylist. READ MORE >

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It's the most INTENSE debate we've had in a long time -- that video of Pharrell Williams busting out a goosestepping Nazi-esque salute got things seriously heated in the TMZ newsroom. Check out… READ MORE >

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Pharrell -- Nazi Goosestepping During Live Concert

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Sean Taylor's Ex Marries N.E.R.D. Member

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The longtime girlfriend of murdered NFL star Sean Taylor got married this weekend to N.E.R.D. member Shay Haley ... TMZ has confirmed. Three years after the tragedy, Jackie Garcia -- Andy Garcia's… READ MORE >

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Pharrell's Skin Melted by Frikkin' Laser Beams

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Pharrell's Big Fat Jewish Wedding!

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