In this “Sunday Morning” preview Grammy Award-winning musician and producer Pharrell Williams gives credit to his high school band teachers for helping him get to where he is today, and tells Anthony Mason that while growing up, his life was filled with special people. (CBS)
He is an interesting and humble guy:
“My story is the average story”
April 12, 2014
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The Grammy-winning producer-singer-songwriter of such hits as “Get Lucky,” “Blurred Lines” and “Happy” tells correspondent Anthony Mason his success comes not from his music, but from an audience making a choice.
Pharrell Williams on success: “I’ve been hoisted up” by others
The hugely-successful music producer-singer-songwriter looks back at his youth, his schools and his neighborhoods, and how he grew up seeing life “in a colorless way.”
Pharrell Williams on growing up in Virginia Beach
Grammy Award-winner Pharrell Williams talks about his schoolmate Chad Hugo, with whom he formed a highly successful music production duo, The Neptunes, that was responsible for some of the most successful hip hop, R&B and pop hits of the 1990s and 2000s.
Pharrell Williams on meeting his Neptunes partner Chad Hugo