Pharrell Williams is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film producer.
Williams is part of the record production duo The Neptunes which produces soul, hip hop and R&B music. He is the lead vocalist and drummer of the rock-funk-hip hop band N*E*R*D. His first single, “Frontin'” released in 2003 was followed up with his debut solo album, In My Mind in 2006. His second album, Girl, was released in March 2014 and he had hugely successful single, “Happy” (from the film Despicable Me 2) during this time. As part of the Neptunes, Williams has produced numerous hit singles for various recording artists.