Although he’s now a renowned hitmaker, Pharrell’s humble beginnings came under the tutelage of legendary producer Teddy Riley. Ghost writing for Riley’s group Wreckx-n-Effect, he got his feet wet before going on to make history as one half of the iconic Neptunes duo. Long before trying to change the world with “Happy,” Williams learned the art of making the world dance with his earliest training. This diversity of style is what has kept him in demand throughout the years.
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