12 Reasons Why Pharrell Had The Best Summer
Pharrell Williams has literally has one of the best summers ever. His name has been associated with just about every major album coming out. Artists are running to get this man in the studio with them. He had at one point the number one and number two Billboard Hot 100 record with "Blurred Lines" and "Get Lucky." His brand, Billionaire Boys Club turned 10 this year, plus the man still looks like he's in his 20s. Here are 12 reasons why Pharrell had the best summer ever.
Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" featuring T.I. and Pharrell spends an 11th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is arguably the song of the summer. This is Pharrell's third Billboard Hot 100. His previous was Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" (three weeks, 2004) and Ludacris' "Money Maker" (two, 2006).
Some may say this is the song of the summer. The Daft Punk cut off Random Access Memories featuring Pharrel Williams is a smash it, played at all night clubs across the world. At one point "Blurred Lines" and "Get Lucky" was one and two on the Billboard Hot 100. How's that for a summer.
Despicable Me 2
When he's wasn't making number one hits, Pharrell returned with composer Heitor Pereira, to do the soundtrack for Despicable Me 2, a super popular animated movie about a bad guy turned good. The whole soundtrack is all original music.
New Bike Company
Pharrell rode into the VMAs last Sunday in style, doing promo for his new bike company he's starting with BMXers Nigel Sylvester. The company will be called Brooklyn Machine Works, and will sell BMX bikes with components from Animal Bikes.
Natural Born Hitters
Pharrell Teams up with Ray Lewis and Under Armor for Natural Born Hitters, a mixtape that combines Lewis’ motivational speeches with Williams’ popping production.
Studio Time With Rappers
Pharrell has been in the studio with just about everybody. From Future, to Mac Miller, to Earl Sweatshirt, to Jay Z, the man just doesn't know what sleep means. Check every major album that's been out or is coming out, Pharrell is probably working on it.
Studio Time With Non-Rappers
We already know what he did with Daft Punk and Robin Thicke, he also been in the studio with top artists like Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Jessie J.
Partying With Colin Powel
Imagine Colin Powell, Jamie Foxx, Pharell Williams and Ellen Degeneres dancing all at once. No this isn't a dream, this actually happened.
Charlie Wilson BET Awards Performance
With what could quite possibly be the television performance of the summer, Snoop Dogg, Charlie Wilson, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams gave fans exactly what they needed at this years 2013 BET Awards.
BBC Turns 10 Years Old
Pharrell Williams’ celebrated the 10th anniversary of Billionaire Boys Club with Jay Z, Beyonce and more at 1 OAK in NYC plus went out to Magic Market Week in Las Vegas to celebrate his line again.
Meeting Cara Delevingne
The man got to not only meet with one of the hottest woman in the planet for Vogue Magazine, but also gave her advice on how to launch a career in music.
He Hasn't Aged A Bit
At the young age of 40, the man still looks 20. Come on!