Steve Stout’s The Tanning Effect sees its latest installment turning the camera on Pharrell Williams. Responsible for crafting top ten hits for many of today’s artists, Pharrell Williams has redefined pop music over the course of the last decade. In 2009, alongside production partner Chad Hugo, Williams (who together are the duo known as The Neptunes) was ranked number one among Billboard’s producers of the decade. Beside his staggering chart success, Skateboard P also opens up on trying to convince Michael Jackson’s manager to use a selection of beats tailored specifically for the “King of Pop,” and his artistic relationship with Justin Timberlake.
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