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Pharrell Williams is a visionary recording artist, producer, songwriter, philanthropist, fashion designer and entrepreneur. He has been honored with 13 Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations, and Golden Globe and Emmy nominations in music and producing. Pharrell brings the world of fashion and design together through his partnerships with Chanel and adidas, to name a few. Pharrell founded Humanrace to empower individuals in their pursuit of wellbeing. In 2019, Pharrell founded YELLOW, a non-profit that evens the odds for youth through education. In 2020, Williams launched Black Ambition, a non-profit providing a bridge to success for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs.
Minya Oh aka Miss Info is a Brooklyn-based journalist, radio host, cultural commentator, and podcaster. She has covered hip hop music and culture via print media, television, on her own eponymous website, and as a longtime radio host on NYC’sHot97. The proud daughter of Korean immigrants, Miss Info currently co-hosts the podcast “The Bridge: 50 Years of Hip Hop” with music legend Nas.