Is N.E.R.D Getting Ready To Release Their First New Album In Seven Years?

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N.E.R.D. Has Wiped Their Social Media Clean Sparking New LP Rumors
N.E.R.D. Has Wiped Their Social Media Clean Sparking New LP Rumors


Looks like N.E.R.D, the funk-rock group featuring Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shae Haley is getting ready to make its return.

As fans throughout social media have noticed, the following image now adorns the group’s social media pages.

The group’s website also adorns the image along with a “Join” button at the bottom of the page. N.E.R.D promo was also present at Tyler, the Creator‘s Camp Flog Gnaw this weekend, with fans posting pictures of the images on Twitter.

Posters of the image were also placed up as well. The advertising and social media change come only a couple months after the group wiped their social media accounts clean.

Considering N.E.R.D will be performing at this year’s ComplexCon in Long Beach, California, it only makes sense that they are about to release something new. Several months back Williams hinted at the possibility of a new N.E.R.D album during an interview with BBC 1.

In other related news, Williams was recently named Chief Creative Officer of UK startup ROLI, where he will “develop revolutionary new musical instruments that are iconic, digitally connected, and accessible to all.” The partnership will be long-term, with Williams investing in the company and as well as serving as a co-owner.

“Music touches all of us, and for a long time I’ve been passionate about finding ways to share the power of music with more people,” Williams said in a statement. “When I met Roland and ROLI, I immediately felt we were working towards exactly the same goals, and so I’m super excited that we’re kicking off this partnership.”

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