Songs We Forget to Thank Pharrell For

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Pharrell has done a lot in his glorious multi-decade career, in fact, he's done so much that sometimes it can be hard to keep track of all the songs he's masterminded. This is especially true in light of the fact that one of the major ways that he contributes to the pop, hip-hop and rap world is by producing and writing songs—a facet of the business that many fans with cursory knowledge often overlook.

But the production stylings of Pharrell and Chad Hugo—as The Neptunes—have viscerally shaped the sonic landscape of the past twenty years, and it's astonishing just how many huge hits Pharrell has had a hand in. In honor of his latest assist, Robin Thicke's #1 charting single "Blurred Lines," here's a few deeper cut tracks you might not have known Pharrell was involved in, and some very mainstream ones that might shock you as well.

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