SXSW: N.E.R.D. = G.E.N.I.U.S.

You’d think Lou Reed would be a nearly impossible act to follow, but N.E.R.D. grabbed the crowd by the collar and gave ’em one hell of a sharp, loud and sexy throttling. Musically intelligent and lyrically adolescent, N.E.R.D. is the brainchild of star producers Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams (aka the Neptunes), with their Virginia Beach childhood friend Shae Haley.

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