Pharrell Williams Gets Interviewed By a 7-Year-Old

Pharrell Williams sits down with 7-year-old interview guru Poppy to discuss what makes the world-renowned musician and producer happy, which planet he'd live on, and his favorite song. To memorialize this epic encounter, Poppy and Pharrell take a couple Polaroid pictures.

Released on 10/2/2017

Credits

Starring: Pharrell

Transcript

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♫ Because I'm happy
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♫ Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof
00:06
♫ Because I'm happy
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♫ Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth
00:13
That was so cool.
00:20
Hi.
00:21
Hi Pharrell.
00:22
How are you?
00:23
Good.
00:24
Nice to meet you.
00:25
Nice to meet you, too.
00:28
I have a few questions
00:29
Okay. for you.
00:32
What are five things that make you happy?
00:35
Five things that make me happy.
00:37
Number one, God of the universe.
00:40
Number two, my family.
00:43
Number three, my job, making music.
00:46
Number four, people recognizing that empathy
00:48
is the only way that we can move forward as a species
00:51
and number five, seeing other people happy.
00:54
Okay.
00:56
If you could live on another planet,
00:58
which one would it be?
01:00
Maybe Mars, although the atmosphere is not--
01:03
Really good.
01:04
It's not prepared for us.
01:05
I would live on Earth, but my favorite is Saturn.
01:09
You know, with all the rings?
01:11
Want to move onto the next question?
01:13
Sure.
01:14
When did you get your ears pierced?
01:16
I think I did that in my teenage years.
01:20
Did it hurt when you got your ears pierced?
01:22
Of course, but you know, I'm a tough boy
01:25
so it was okay.
01:27
I got mine on my birthday.
01:31
Wow, how long ago was this?
01:33
It was October.
01:34
October what?
01:35
22nd.
01:36
That's my son's birthday.
01:38
That is a bit crazy.
01:41
Yeah, the universe works in mysterious ways.
01:44
What was your favorite song when you were seven?
01:50
When I was a little boy, there was a song called
01:52
Planet Rock, it was like early rap music
01:54
and everyone just used to--
01:57
Like I am a robot.
01:59
I would sing it, but you wouldn't recognize it.
02:03
I know, 'cause I never really even heard of the song,
02:07
but yeah. Yeah, yeah.
02:10
If it's okay, we could maybe take a Polaroid
02:12
of you and me.
02:13
Sure.
02:15
Okay, so--
02:15
Okay.
02:17
[Girl] So I need to aim it.
02:19
Okay.
02:20
[Girl] Would you mind holding it right here?
02:21
Yes.
02:22
Okay, now I'll slide in and we can take two.
02:28
One for you and one for me.
02:33
Okay.
02:35
Wow, this is amazing, I'm gonna show my son.
02:38
It's a bit hard for you to just keep waving it,
02:41
but it will dry.
02:42
Okay.
02:43
I'm a bit cut out of it.
02:45
It's okay, I'm a bit cut out, too.
02:47
Yeah.
02:48
We're both cut out.
02:50
Ahh.