N.E.R.D.’s New Promo Signs Could Mean There’s an Album on the Way
It's been nearly seven years since the trio of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley, also known as N.E.R.D., released an album, but it appears the group is gearing up for something.
Recently, fans have been noticing a series of billboards and posters popping up that read "No_One Every Really Dies." While the ads have been popping up on the side of streets, concertgoers at the 2017 Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival spotted a giant poster with the same words.
It's uncertain what the trio has planned for the future, but they will reunite this weekend at ComplexCon on Nov. 4 in Long Beach, Calif. Earlier this year, Pharrell also hinted at a new group project. During an interview with BBC1, the producer was asked if he and N.E.R.D. were working on a new record. While he wouldn't give a definite answer, he did say, "It's feeling really good. It's feeling really special."
Although Pharrell has been quiet on the music front as of late, the artist does make an appearance on Ty Dolla $ign's latest project, Beach House 3. Pharrell is featured on the song "Stare" alongside Wiz Khalifa.
In September, the producer delivered a moving speech at the 2017 VH1 Hip Hop Honors ceremony, discussing the dangers of turning a blind eye to injustice. "So for everybody... everybody at home right now watching this and acting like ya'll don't see what's going on out there, you gotta open your eyes," he said. "Open your eyes. You keep saying you don't see what's going on on television—what's happening to us—open your eyes. And if you look like I look, then you know how we got here. But we're here, and we're not leaving. So what are we gonna do?"
Check out the N.E.R.D. posters below.
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