[USA] Aug 09 (ANI): Hollywood rapper Pharrell Williams is set to give arts education a much-needed boost through his charitable efforts.
The 45-year-old Williams, who is set to host a Yellow Ball gala at the Brooklyn Museum in New York on September 10, will attempt to raise awareness for arts education, reporter Page six.
The gala will see a performance by rapper Missy Elliot.
Speaking to Page Six, he said that every child should have the chance to nurture their creativity since not many of them are lucky enough.
Ten-time Grammy Award winner Pharrell is well known for his songs 'Frontin', and 'In My Mind'.
He also holds the distinction of being a two-time Academy Award nominee. In 2014, he received the 'Best Original Song' nomination for 'Happy', which was featured in a Hollywood animated 'Despicable Me 2'. (ANI)