Pharrell Williams Talks New Book, Says Tyler The Creator's New Project Is "Crazy"

posted Monday December 24 ,2012 at 01:14PM CST | 16 comments

Pharrell Williams Talks New Book, Says Tyler The Creator's New Project Is

Pharrell Williams hoping to hear more Adele, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, and Tyler The Creator in 2013.

While Virginia music-man Pharrell Williams has garnered numerous accolades for his work behind the boards and even on the mic, he took a jump outside of his familiar musical territory thanks to the release of his new book, Places And Spaces I’ve Been.

Released in October via Rizzoli, Places And Spaces I’ve Been details Pharrell’s music career and other creative endeavors. While speaking with MTV’s Buzzworthy Blog recently, the producer spoke on how exactly the concept for the book came about.

“When I set out to do the book – when I was first presented with the opportunity, what I tried to do was instead of making the book about me I called it Places And Spaces because I’d like to always offer my fans and my supporters a glimpse into the experiences that I’ve had,” Pharrell explained in a video posted on “Being a producer and kinda not really liking things to be all about me. I decided a very interesting take on it would be to engage someone like Hanz in a conversation where you could sort of take his interview in the book and watch Dark Knight, listen to the music, and listen to the interview and somewhere between there find a sweet spot to deduce what it must be like to be in his mind.”

During his interview with MTV, Pharrell also shared a little insight into what fans can expect from Tyler The Creator’s next project. He spoke on the project being more focused thanks to a combination of comprehensive rhymes and relatable issues.

“Obviously more Adele. Obviously more Frank Ocean,” said Pharrell when asked what he’d like to hear more of in 2013. “More Jay-Z. More Tyler, Tyler’s new project is crazy. I heard it myself. The rhymes are comprehensive. The chorus’ are so focused on really, really pinpointed issues that people go through. And his production is just – he’s just made leaps and bounds…He’s hungry and I don’t think anyone sees that coming either.”

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  • Anonymous
    tyler will be ok send earl thoes dark beats pharrell
    • Anonymous
      Why do people stay sleeping on Tyler man? When that kid matures a bit more as an artist, he's going to be a force to be reckoned with.
    • khordkutta
      You answered ur own ? , "When that kid matures a bit more as an artist, he's going to be "
    • the great 1
  • Anonymous
    it's not Hanz hhdx it's HANS , he is talking about hans zimmer smh
  • tolduso
    @djkaleaf why u telling all the chicks the tricks i still use my pharell album and they give me that funny head bob he used to do in the videos when they go down on me lol
  • Djkaleaf
    I wish Pharrel Released another solo album. I used to use his Cd to play in the house when chics came over + it always worked like a charm!! LOL **NYC DJ KALEAF My Latest Release: Twitter: @FrankisSoCrazy Instagram: DJKALEAF
    • Anonymous
      YOU WHITE BOYS LAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAME!!! If you wanna get some pussy don't listen to no Pharrell put some Al Green, Barry White or Isley Brothers no chick in this world can resist to that!!!
    • Anonymous
      LMAO at this dude up top, what kind of chicks are you working on? 40 year olds? Don't get me wrong all that music is classic, but most girls nowadays ain't cultured for shit. They will laugh at you if you play that shit. Try it if you want to.
    • Scary J. Blige
      All you fags don't know shit about a woman!!! I don't listen to no Pharrell nor do I listen to Al Green! I just want money and dick, period! Fuck a song!!!
      baby I got 9 inches for yo throat and a bed of money to fuck you hard on
    • Scary J. Blige
      Sorry I don't fuck boys under 10 inches
  • kendra
    • Anonymous
    • Hank Baskett
      Hey baby.