Pharrell Williams

  1. Backbeat: Gloria Estefan Previews 'Miss Little Havana' LP, Talks Target Deal in NYC

    September 14, 2011 6:36 PM EDT http://colowebpre.vnuusa.org/ Gloria Estefan with Billboard "Juice" editor Erika Ramirez (Photo: JD Anderson) For an artist with the resume as Gloria Estefan's, it's rare and admirable of her to open up about her professional t ...

  2. Steve Stoute's Web Series, 'The Tanning Effect': Get a Sneak Peek Here

    September 08, 2011 12:07 PM EDT To coincide with the release of his first book, "The Tanning of America: How the Culture of Hip-Hop Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy," Steve Stoute partnered with AOL HuffPost Media Group to develop a web series titled "The Tann ...

  3. Jay-Z Clarifies Rocawear/ Billionaire Boys Club Partnership

    August 03, 2011 2:59 PM EDT Jay-Z took to Twitter today (August 3) to correct the report that Rocawear was buying Pharrell's Billionaire Boy Club. "Partnering with @4real4rell on BBC" follow him.. (Not "buying" as GQ erroneously reported.)," Jay ...

  4. Pharrell Williams Named Creative Director of Karmaloop TV Network

    May 10, 2011 7:48 AM EDT Rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is expanding his focus to include a new TV network aimed at the online generation. Karmaloop TV said Monday that Williams has been named creative director for the network scheduled to launch later this year. Karma ...

  5. BACKBEAT: Over 5,000 Volunteers Rock Out To N.E.R.D, Mark Ronson, and Boy George At RockCorps In Paris

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT RockCorps returned to Paris on October 5 to thank a crowd of more than 5,000 volunteers for their service with a concert featuring performances from N*E*R*D's Pharrell Williams and Shay Haley , Mark Ronson and Boy George . PHOTO: BETH KATZ Ta ...

  6. @E3: Activision Not Backing Down from Music

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The music game genre may have struggled last year, but Activision is not showing any signs of walking back from a music-based strategy. In the hours before its big E3 party in L.A. tonight, the company announced a full lineup of games that will fe ...

  7. Pharrell Williams Launches Kidult.com

    March 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Hit songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams is the force behind a new online venture: Kidult.com . Described by Williams in a press release as a "reliable news source that speaks directly to teenagers," the Web site features edited and use ...

  8. Chris Brown, Chrisette Michelle, Pharrell, Nas Join BET's Haiti Telethon

    February 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown, Chrisette Michele, Nas and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are the latest celebrities added to the roster for BET's "SOS Saving Ourselves: Help for Haiti" telethon taking place at the American Airlines Arena in Mia ...

  9. @MIDEM: Pharrell Williams Relaxed About P2P

    January 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams was the big star name in attendance for the opening day of MidemNet, where there was a generally positive attitude about digital music and the future of the industry. MidemNet launched 11 years ago and the digital-focused confere ...

  10. 6 Questions With Game

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Once upon a time, gangster rapper Game had preconceived notions about eccentric rapper/producer Pharrell Williams—and vice versa. But the two have since put aside their differences; Williams is the executive producer of Game's fourth studio a ...

  11. Pharrell Williams Displays His Brand Ambition In Music, Apparel And Beverages

    May 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT At a Smirnoff press conference at the Bowery Hotel last year, Pharrell Williams admitted that he doesn't sleep. "I'm just operating in a fog," he told the crowd. Williams has plenty of reasons to be worn out. Aside from his thr ...

  12. Jadakiss Previews Hard-Hitting 'Last Kiss'

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jadakiss previewed his first album via Roc-a-fella/Def Jam, "The Last Kiss," for Billboard in a private listening Tuesday (January 13). Though the Yonkers, N.Y. MC is still recording and plans to continue until the last minute, "The ...

  13. Shakira Records With Calle 13, Pharrell

    January 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sources confirmed that Shakira has recorded a duet with Calle 13 which will appear on her next album, due out later this year. She may also collaborate with Algerian artist Khaled and has been recording extensively with producer Pharrell Williams, ...

  14. Common Album Gets December Release Date

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Common has announced Dec. 9 as the new release date for his forthcoming Geffen album, "Universal Mind Control." The set was originally expected in July. Two songs, "Announcement" and "Universal Mind Control" both of w ...

  15. Pharrell, Casablancas, Santogold Onboard With Converse

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Converse will launch a new music-focused ad campaign Tuesday (June 10) with the release of a track meant to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the brand. The song, "My Drive Thru," was produced by Pharrell Williams of NERD and feature ...

  16. Pharrell, Vuitton Designing Jewelry Line

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams is designing a jewelry line for Louis Vuitton called Blason. The Neptunes producer is co-designing the line with Vuitton creative consultant, Camille Miceli and plans to debut the jewelry on January 21 during Paris fashion week, ...

  17. Pharrell Creates 'Tasteful' Music For Hennessy

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper/producer Pharrell Williams has teamed with Moet Hennessy USA for a multi-layered marketing campaign. The promotion, which Pharrell will create all music for, includes seven Internet spots featured on FlauntYourTaste.com - the campaign' ...

  18. Lupe, Kanye, Pharrell Hoping To Make Full Album As CRS

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Having already released one song via an online mixtape, CRS (Child Rebel Soldiers), the hip-hop supergroup featuring Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, is hoping to find time to craft an entire album. "Us Placers," which samp ...

  19. Artists Added To Diana Concert Bill

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado, P. Diddy, Tom Jones, Will Young and Supertramp frontman Roger Hodgson have been added to the list of performers for the Concert For Diana, to be held July 1 at London's new Wembley Stadium. They join such previously-announced p ...

  20. Pepsi Taps Artists For Brand Restyling

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As part of its global brand restyling, Pepsi has tapped the All-American Rejects, Big & Rich and Pharrell Williams to each design a Pepsi can for an upcoming campaign. Each can will include a Web site address that will take fans to exclusive c ...

  21. Making The Brand

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rbk--Reebok's more street-inspired imprint--will unveil new shoes from the IceCream (Pharrell Williams), Derrty One (Nelly) and DY (Daddy Yankee) in March and April. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Rbk--Reebok's more street-inspired ...

  22. Making The Brand

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rbk--Reebok's more street-inspired imprint--will unveil new shoes from the IceCream (Pharrell Williams), Derrty One (Nelly) and DY (Daddy Yankee) in March and April. Read Michael Paoletta's column. Rbk--Reebok's more street-inspired ...

  23. Backstage In Vegas

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Century Award winner Tom Petty said of his storied career: "I've had to think about it more today than I've had in years. It ha Acknowledging that awards ...

  24. Pharrell, Reebok Sever Fashion Ties

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. NEW YORK -- Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. Last month Williams reportedly filed a $4 million breach of con ...

  25. Pharrell, Reebok Sever Fashion Ties

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Parties had 'different visions.' Pharrell Williams and Reebok have mutually agreed to part ways after a legal dispute. Last month Williams reportedly filed a $4 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against Reebok, claiming that the company ...

  26. R. Kelly Top Winner At BMI Urban Awards

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B artist takes home two awards. R. Kelly was a double winner at BMI's 2004 Urban Awards, receiving a nod for both urban producer of the year and writer of song of the year for "Ignition," from last year's Jive album & ...

  27. Grammys Planning Beatles Tribute

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sting, Dave Matthews, Vince Gill and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams have signed on for a Grammy tribute to the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' first U.S. television appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Sh Sting, Dave Matthews, Vince Gil ...

  28. Pharrell Gets In Step With Reebok Deal

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams, one-half of production duo the Neptunes and CEO of the Star Trak label, is getting into the fashion industry. Williams has teamed with Reebok in a long-term licensing partnership th Pharrell Williams, one-half of production duo ...

  29. Pharrell Gets In Step With Reebok Deal

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pharrell Williams, one-half of production duo the Neptunes and CEO of the Star Trak label, is getting into the fashion industry. Williams has teamed with Reebok in a long-term licensing partnership th Pharrell Williams, one-half of production duo ...

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