…the beginnings of another period in which…”romance dramedies” that tell stories about black people, dominate the black cinema landscape—maybe thanks in large part to the success of…the very successful Think Like A Man…the $12 million movie…grossed over $95 million worldwide (most of that in the USA).
Pharrell…discussed his art and the choices he makes…He also talks about how Rush Limbaugh made him think about sustainability, and the inside story of his collaboration with Daft Punk on “Get Lucky.”
Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.
“Nothing’s difficult. I’m having a good time. I look at this as a total blessing, you know, and as myself being fortunate to do what I do. I could just be a musician with these great ambitions on a corner somewhere. But I’m not. I’m able to do it and even be compensated for it. You won’t hear me complaining”. - Pharrell Williams
‘The president is the kind of person who, the day before the final exam, would open the book, read it, and get an A. The First Lady is the kind of person who, the first day of class when they were discussing dissertations, would plot out how to finish hers.’— Valerie Jarrett, senior White House advisor