Pharrell Williams Tapped as Music Consultant for Academy Awards
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The role is a first for Pharrell, who will work alongside Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer according to the Hollywood Reporter. While little is known of his exact responsibilities, it's exciting to know the hip-hop impresario will have a role in putting together Hollywood's biggest night on February 26, 2012.
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The Grammy-winning producer composed the score for the 2010 animated movie "Despicable Me" and his songs have appeared in such films as "Fast & Furious," "The Brave One," "Knocked Up" and "Mean Girls."
Kudos to Pharrell!