Pharrell Covers GQ Style Bible, Talks Music & Why He’s Cool

March 26, 2014


Pharrell Goes GQ–Covering GQ’s third annual Style Bible, music artist Pharrell is photographed by Paola Kudacki. Wearing spring fashions from Prada, Burberry Prorsum and other brands, Pharrell opens up to the magazine about music and style. Talking about his Oscar lost for Happy, Pharrell confesses, “I’m cool. It’s, like, number one in seventy countries.”

Comparing his past solo efforts to his latest album G I R L, Pharrell opens up, explaining that this time around is “Way different. In My Mind was just purpose-oriented toward, like, competing and being like my peers—the Jays and the Puffs of the world, who make great music. But their purposes and their intentions are just completely different than what I have discovered in myself that I wanted to achieve in this one. So it makes it easier to sing about, because I don’t gotta sing about myself. Jay’s good at that. He’s great at it. I began to sound so self-serving and so self-satisfied, whereas he can do it and make you feel inspirational about who he is and what his intention is.” Read more on