Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams’ Happy Declared Most Popular Song of 2014

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Pharrell Williams must have known that he was on to something when he unleashed his biggest hit yet – Happy. The song continues to slay the charts and held the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for 10 weeks straight, which explains why, Billboard...

Pharrell Williams Points To Michael Brown’s ‘Bullyish Behavior’ as a ‘Problem’

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Multi-talented artist, Pharrell Williams is at the top of his game and garnered an enviable level of respectability in the entertainment industry. His accomplishments have at times presented him in a light that hasn’t always been favorable within the black community. He got trapped in...

Pharrell Williams Talks Black Women and Race with EBONY

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Producer, musician, and NBC The Voice’s newest judge, Pharrell Williams appeared on the cover of EBONY Magazine and apparently he had plenty to say when it comes to Black women and racism. Williams had been criticized for not putting any Black woman on his G...

Open Thread: Pharrell Dons a Native-American Headdress on the July Cover of ‘ELLE UK,’ Is it Offensive?

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On the June cover of ELLE UK, Pharrell exchanges his Arby’s, er Smokey the Bear, hat for a Native-American headdress. Uh oh. But to Pharrell’s credit, he has claimed Native-American heritage in the past. Yet, Kara McGrath over at Bustle still sees this as “still...

Pharrell Seemingly Forgets That Racism Still Exists Because He’s ‘New Black’

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  I get it, Pharrell Williams is happy.  He’s happy his “Happy” song eventually topped the charts. He’s happy that people embrace his “singing.” And he’s so happy he cried tears of joy during a recent Oprah Winfrey interview when he saw other people sing...

Pharrell to Black Women Upset About ‘G I R L’ Cover: Stop Being Insecure

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Looks like Skateboard P’s got a lot to say in his GQ interview, and he’s not biting his tongue. In addition to talking about the 2016 presidential race (he thinks Hillary Clinton is a lock), Pharrell took a little time share his thoughts on the...