Pharell Lanscilo Williams was born in Virginia Beach,Virginia april 5th,1973, He is the oldest son to Phoraoh Williams and his wife carolyn.
Pharrell is married and still to this day to model/designer Helen Lasichanh,They were married on October 12,2013. Together they have a son,Rocket Williams who was born November 2008, He wrote the song Rockets theme from the Despicable me movie in honor of is son.
He is currently building a after school centre in his hometown Virginia beach for his charity "From One Hand To Another" worth $35 million dollors, It is for the youth between the ages of 7-20 of at risk communities.
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In his time he has brought up his own record label "i am other" which was created in May 2012. The 2015 crime comedy-drama film "Dope" Pharrell was the executive producer.
Williams in partnered with Japanese fashion icon Nigo, Where they have came up with and launched street wear brands such as:Billionaire Boys Club, Billionaire Girls Club and ice-cream footwear. There are several stores across:North America, Europe aswell as other countries like Asia and Middle East.
In 1994 the group became known as the neptunes which was made up off the duo Pharrell williams and Chad hugo. They first helped produce the group Blackstreets song "tonights the night".
As the neptunes they first started producing for rap artists such as Ol'dirty basted and Jay-z, Then went off to hip-hop working with pop artists such as Brittney spears and usher.
The group helped launch the bands/singers/rappers careers get kick started,also helped re-launch artists such as Snoop Dog,Mystical and Robin Thicke. Brittney Spears im a slave for you was their first track they produced to be a worldwide hit.gaining number 1 in several countrys.
In seventh-grade pharrell went to summer band camp where he played keys,drums and met his band member Chad Hugo who played tenor saxophone,they were also members of a marching band where Pharrell played snare and Chad was drum major, Pharrell also played in a school band where he got name the skateboard P.
In the 1990's Chad and Pharrell formed a R&B band called "The Neptunes" that also included friends Shay Haley and Mike Etheridge, They were decided to enter a high school talent show where they were discovered by Teddy Riley after graduating high school they signed with Teddy Riley.
In 1998 N.O.R.E.'s superthug was their first major production hit,it also game birth to their distinctive production sound. The song also hit number 36 on the Billboard top 100, Which sent their name to be world widely known.
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Williams won his first grammy helping produce Justin Timberlakes first solo album "justified" which won producer of the year non classical.
Another hit that pharrell made was with robin thicke called "blurred lines", Just after he made another top charting hit called "get lucky" which he collabed with Daft Punk to create which again won producer of the year, non classical and also won best pop duo/group performance.
He started up a new version of the group Neptune's called N.E.R.D.(Nothing Ever Really Dies) which had lots of success with their albums but better known for songs such as Frontin, Rockstar and Hypnotize you.
Williams also created a number one hit which was created for the movie Despicable Me 2, Which was number one for weeks also making the new Billboard record. It also got him his first acadamy award nomination
Blurred Lines Lawsuit
In 2013 Robin Thicke released a song by the name of "Blurred Lines" ft Pharrell Williams in which Pharrell had produced. It became an instant hit having won 8 awards and one of them being a grammy for Producer of the Year, but Marvin Gayes family thought otherwise.
Later on in 2013 when Blurred Lines was in high praise, Marvins family slandered the recording artists for copying one of their fathers songs "Got too Give it Up". Fast forward to 2015 finally the lawsuit comes to an end and Marvins family is awarded $7.4 million dollars