Pharrell News

 
  • Cover of Pharrell To Curate NBA 2K15 Soundtrack
    Pharrell season doesn't seem to be stopping ending soon.
  • Cover of Top 10: Dual Threats
    After covering rappers and a producer in our first couple instalments of Top 10, we decided to combine the two for this week's. In the past decade especially, the producer credit has gotten it's fair share of the spotlight, whereas before, the role was much more in the background.
  • Cover of Usher Will Drop A Single Featuring Nicki Minaj And Pharrell Tomorrow
    With his songs "Good Kisser" and "I Don't Mind" already competing (unofficially) for "R&B song of the year," Usher just revealed that he's about to drop yet another high-powered bomb on us. “She Came To Give It To You" will touch down at 7 AM tomorrow on Chicago’s WGCI 107.5, and will feature
  • Cover of Hip-Hop Sales Down From This Time Last Year
    According to Billboard.com, Nielsen SoundScan’s R&B/Hip Hop charts reports that album sales for R&B/Hip Hop are down 19 percent from this time last year. In 2013, 23.7 million albums were sold as opposed to this year’s 19.13 million.
  • Cover of Pharrell & August Alsina Win Big At BET Awards
    As usual, this year's BET Awards were full of surprises. Beyonce and Jay Z went into the 2014 BET Awards ceremony leading with four nominations, but this was Pharrell and August Alsina's night. With two wins each, the performers proved that their charting albums were no fluke.
  • Cover of Pharrell To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
    Pharrell's contribution to the music industry won't be forgotten any time soon, as the hitmaker is receiving his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. P is among 30 honorees who will receive a Hollywood star in 2015, as the Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced on Thursday.
  • Cover of Pharrell Wears Native American Headdress For Elle UK, Sparks "#NotHappy" Outrage
    Many were surprised, weirded out, or in stitches over the debut of Pharrell's "Gandalf Hat" earlier this year, but it probably didn't outright offend anyone. That much can not be said for the singer/producer's latest choice of headwear, a Native American headdress worn on the cover of Elle UK.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: May 25
    This week we're seeing how a little bit (or a lot, rather) of media coverage can go a long way. While we have new entries from Michael Jackson (Xscape) and Iamsu! (Sincerely Yours), we're also seeing a few classic albums re-enter the Billboard 200, plus there's the aftermath of the Solange/Jay Z elevator blow out.
  • Cover of Future Says Pharrell Was Hesitant To Appear On "Move That Dope"
    Although he once rapped alongside coke-rap titans Clipse on a number of their tracks, Pharrell's show-stopping appearance on Future's drug-slinging anthem "Move That Dope" was a little shocking, to say the least.
  • Cover of Pharrell Announces "Dear G I R L" European Tour Dates
    Pharrell's G I R L album is a success across the world, with the single "Happy" being pretty much a universal hit (and he recently dropped the album in Japan along with a Japanese version of the music video). Today the rapper continues to feed his overseas fans with the announcement of European "Dear G I R L" tour.
  • Cover of Pharrell Covers W Magazine's Art Issue
    Pharrell Williams is definitely having his moment, thanks to a hit single "Happy" and top-selling album G I R L, not to mention multiple production credits on other hit tracks.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 27
    We're still awaiting the albums of both Iggy Azalea and Future to enter the charts, but this week we've got two new entries coming from August Alsina's Testimony and Dizzy Wright's State Of Mind EP.
  • Cover of Pharrell To Release New Online Book Tomorrow (4/24)
     It’s hard to argue that Pharrell isn’t one the biggest and hottest artist of 2014 so far. The Neptunes hitmaker has had a years worth of accomplishments already in these first few months.
  • Cover of Review: Future's "Honest"
    Future is lightyears ahead of his time. Since touching down in 2012 with his Epic Records debut album Pluto, the Freeband Gang founder has continued hustling as an artist. The sloppy, melodic flow Future introduced on Pluto has been used by virtually every trapper who’s poppin’ today, and U.O.E.N.O. it.
  • Cover of Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell & More To Perform At iHeart Radio Music Awards
    iHeart Radio took to NBC's Twitter account today to announce a big line-up of performers at their forthcoming iHeart Radio Music Awards.
  • Cover of Pharrell Brought Out Jay Z, T.I., Pusha T and Usher At Coachella Last Night
    Part of the downside of attending Coachella's second weekend is that you already know what to expect from most of the performances if you were paying attention the prior weekend.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: April 20
    This week on the charts we see a new entry with Top Dawg's lady SZA, who made a strong debut considering it's her first release on the label/first release for sale. Similar to Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo, which debuted at #40, SZA's Z debuted at #39 by moving 7,000 units.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 13
    This week we have a new entry on Charts Don't Lie, with Mobb Deep's new album The Infamous Mobb Deep, celebrating their 20-year anniversary since The Infamous. Their sales are not huge mainstream numbers, but obviously loyal hip-hop heads came through for Havoc and Prodigy as they clock in at #49.
  • Cover of Stream Coachella Day 2 Featuring Pharrell, Fatboy Slim, & More
     Coachella 2014 is here, and if you didn't feel like dropping hundreds of dollars for the cesspool of drugs and sex otherwise known as Coachella, you have the opportunity to watch the whole thing here via their YouTube livestream.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: April 6
    This week we don't have many new entries to speak of, save for Sage The Gemini's Remember Me. Depending on the numbers Smoke DZA's new album Dream.ZONE.Achieve did, we may or may not see it pop up on Charts Don't Lie next week, though.
  • Cover of Kap-G Details Linking Up With Pharrell
    Kap-G is edging into everyone's radar, with the recent release of his mixtape Like A Mexican helping him get that push. Kap-G's strong features, from Wiz Khalifa, Kirko Bangz and even Jeezy, helped give the mixtape that extra look.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg In The Studio With Pharrell & Stevie Wonder
    Snoop Dogg has been pretty active in a variety of his pseudonyms over the last year. He released his reggae album as Snoop Lion, his funk album as Snoopzilla, and some rap tapes as Snoop Dogg. Now it appears we'll be getting a studio album from the Dogg himself, and he's got some high profile guests involved.
  • Cover of Pharrell Joins NBC's "The Voice" As New Coach
     There appears to be another reason for Pharrell to be "happy". The Neptunes hit-maker has signed on to be a coach for next season's “The Voice”. Taking to twitter earlier on Monday, NBC announced that one of their big red chairs will be filled by the current man of the year, Pharrell.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar, & Pharrell's "It's On Again" Video
     Well this interesting. Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, and Kendrick Lamar were all in Los Angeles recently to film the video for their upcoming collab “It’s On Again”.
  • Cover of Pharrell Says Songs Like "Grindin'" & "I Just Wanna Love U" Were Just A Phase For Him
    Pharrell has had a long and successful career, but his popularity unexpectedly peaked in the last year. As prolific as he's been behind the scenes of many hits, he really came to the forefront with hits like "Blurred Lines", "Get Lucky" and the single from his new album, "Happy".
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