It would be fair to say that Pharrell Williams has had a better year than most.
He’s long been sought after for his very particular set of production tropes, but after appearances on Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ and Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ he’s been propelled even further into bona fide superstardom – hell, he doesn’t even have time for Azealia Banks any more.
In a detailed interview with Complex, Williams shared some snippets of info about his first solo joint since 2006’s underwhelming In My Mind. “Something’s coming, and I’m not rapping on it.” He cryptically explained, noting that the album was about “the difference between [age] 30 and 40” and reiterating “No rapping. It’s focused.”
We’re not really sure what to expect, in the interview he dives deep into his adolescent love of grunge (Nirvana) and rap (Diddy), so would it be too much to hope for a grunge rap hybrid?