Pharrell has spoken before about his love for women and his belief in equality between the genders. His most recent album is called GIRL after all. And yet Pharrell apparently does not consider himself a feminsit:. It makes sense up until a certain point.
Blurred Lines (Ft. T.I. & Pharrell Williams) (Unrated Version) [Explicit]
Pharrell Says It's 'Not Possible' For Him to Be a Feminist | Time
Elegant Disney strings swirl around him. The song Marilyn Monroe describes how Williams doesn't fancy the beauty queens of history. Nor are all those doomed zealot A-listers like Joan of Arc. No: the skateboard-riding, bass-dropping George Clooney of urban pop, duetting with himself in falsetto here, would prefer "a different girl". A Chic guitar line brings a little tight funk to this busy, snappy production, a kind of thematic heir to Prince's Kiss. Just out of range, girls with dandruff and cheek piercings are scrabbling for their coats in disbelief at having pulled. Pharrell is hot again.
With Slim Thug, it was the hustlas. Clipse repped for the streets. And as for Pharrell's Star Trak imprint's newest addition, Thicke, well, let's just say one of these things is not like the others.
I have respect and I know the message that I want to put. A chart-topping hit for Robin Thicke, Williams and T. But Williams insists that it was all a fuss about nothing. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.