Pharrell Williams had a big night at Tyler the Creator and OFWGKTA’s third-annual Camp Flog Gnaw music festival and carnival in L.A. Not only did the superstar musician/producer debut a new song titled “Spark the Fire” during his headline set, but his old N.E.R.D. bandmates Chad Hugo and Shay Haley also jumped on stage to perform “Rock Star” from their debut album In Search of…
First, check out Pharrell performing new song “Spark the Fire”:
Here’s the reunited N.E.R.D. performing their classic single “Rock Star”:
N.E.R.D. was last heard from back in 2010 when they released their fourth studio album Nothing. Since then, Pharrell’s been busy writing, producing and recording mega-hits like “Happy” and “Blurred Lines,” though rumors that his old band were working on new material have apparently been circulating. Pharrell released solo album GIRL earlier this year in addition to his usual production work.
Camp Flog Gnaw 2014 also hosted performances from Tyler the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, OFWGKTA, Action Bronson, Freddie Gibbs, Rick Ross and Mac Miller. The Odd Future ringleader is a notorious Pharrell/N.E.R.D. superfan, and as you can tell from the videos, he’s clearly overcome with emotion over the reunion.