101 Facts About Pharrell Williams

1. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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2. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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3. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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4. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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5. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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6. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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7. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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8. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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9. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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10. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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11. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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12. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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13. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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14. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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15. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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16. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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17. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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18. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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19. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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20. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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21. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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22. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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23. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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24. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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25. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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26. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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27. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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28. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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29. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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30. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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31. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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32. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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33. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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34. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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35. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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36. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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37. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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38. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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39. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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40. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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41. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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42. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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43. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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44. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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45. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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46. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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47. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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48. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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49. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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50. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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51. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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52. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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53. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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54. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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55. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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56. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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57. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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58. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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59. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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60. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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61. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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62. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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63. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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64. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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65. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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66. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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67. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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68. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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69. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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70. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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71. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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72. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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73. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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74. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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75. Pharrell Williams made brief appearances in movies, often playing himself or characters similar to him, as he did in Entourage and Pitch Perfect 2, respectively.

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76. Pharrell Williams collaborated with Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch on the score for the movie Hidden Figures, for which he was a producer, and he wrote and performed the songs in Despicable Me 3 (2017).

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77. Pharrell Williams struck out on his own with the 2003 single "Frontin' " and the 2006 album In My Mind.

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78. In 1992 Pharrell Williams wrote a verse for hip-hop group Wreckx-n-Effect's most-popular single, "Rump Shaker", and the Neptunes produced the track "Tonight's the Night" on the eponymous debut album of Riley's vocal group Blackstreet.

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79. Pharrell Williams was a percussionist in his school band when he was a child, and he found a kindred spirit in saxophonist Chad Hugo.

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80. Pharrell Williams dated his long-term mate for more than five years.

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81. Pharrell Williams went to Princess Anne High School where he participated in the school band.

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82. Pharrell Williams has earned other awards and honors in his career.

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83. Pharrell Williams began his career as a singer in early 1990s.

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84. Pharrell Williams is famous as one-half of the record production duo The Neptunes.

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85. Pharrell Williams is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and film producer.

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86. Pharrell Williams lost his virginity at the age of 16, to a McDonalds co-worker.

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87. Pharrell Williams has his own record label Star Trak, a reference to his love of Star Trek.

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88. Pharrell Williams helped it to become certified three times platinum album, although the singer has admittedi in the past that he actually wrote the songs for Michael Jackon.

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89. Pharrell Williams could think of no higher praise when he compared Maggie Rogers to a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup at a college class in 2016.

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90. Pharrell Williams is building a $35 million afterschool center in his hometown Virginia Beach.

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91. Pharrell Williams is a fan of the science fiction series Star Trek, as indicated by his consistent use of the Vulcan salute to signify his label name, Star Trak.

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92. Pharrell Williams was the executive producer of the 2015 crime comedy-drama film Dope.

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93. In February 2014, Pharrell Williams announced a collaboration between G-Star Raw and his textile company Bionic Yarn called "RAW for the Oceans", a collection of denim made from recycled plastic that is found in the ocean.

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94. In 2008, Pharrell Williams co-designed a series of jewelry and glasses for Louis Vuitton.

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95. In 2005, Pharrell Williams partnered with Japanese fashion icon Nigo to create and launch the streetwear brands Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream footwear.

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96. Pharrell Williams explained that A Tribe Called Quest's 1990 album, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, caused a "turning point" in his life, which "made him see that music was art".

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97. Pharrell Williams gave the 2017 commencement address at NYU and received an honorary degree on May 17, 2017.

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98. Pharrell Williams recorded a song "Shine" with Gwen Stefani for the Paddington movie.

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99. Pharrell Williams recorded three songs for the soundtrack to the animated film The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.

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100. In May 2014, Pharrell Williams curated an art show named after his album, "Girl", at the Galerie Perrotin in Paris, France.

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101. In June 2014, it was announced that Pharrell Williams would make a guest appearance on the docu-series Sisterhood of Hip Hop.

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