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Birth Place: Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
Years Active: 1990–present
Genres: Hip Hop, Pop, Dance, Funk Rock, Dancehall

The Neptunes are a record production duo consisting of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, who are credited with contributing the sound for some successful hip hop, R&B and pop artists in the late-1990s and 2000s. The Neptunes' sound is a distinctive brand of off-kilter, stripped-down electronic funk. Along with Timbaland and Dr. Dre they were the driving force behind many of the musical characteristics of late-1990s/2000s hip-hop, with sounds from Middle Eastern and Asian music including percussion and woodwind. Taking his cue from Dr Dre, Pharrell has further pushed the role of the producer into the public eye, singing and (later) rapping on records and appearing in videos, unlike his product... Continue Bio >>

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