Clarence Avant, the man whom Barack Obama describes as “the bridge from a time where there was no opportunity to a time when doors began to open”, has landed a well-deserved approbation at Netflix. ‘The Black Godfather’, an original Netflix documentary featuring the prestigious uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics, arrived on Netflix June 7th. The documentary convokes big wigs including former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and several A-list celebrities including Jamie Foxx, Quincy Jones, and Snoop Dogg among others. In fact, even the film’s original songs were no less of a starry affair. Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo have joined hands to sing an ode to the behind-the-scenes legend.
Pharrell Williams And Chad Hugo Join Forces To Verse Ode, “Letter To My Godfather” For The Black Godfather
Williams has composed a six-minute track, ‘Letter To My Godfather’, for the Reginald Hudlin documentary. Through the six minutes of his unwavering number, Pharrell Williams croons over synths, guitars, and an Auto-Tuned voice. Hugo also energetically participates in execution and writing of the song. The film’s soundtrack features the song with Neptunes’ partner Chad Hugo‘s production work. Letter To My Godfather is a lyrical composition and celebration of Avant’s numerous accomplishments over the years. Pharrell Williams; in fact, himself acknowledges the musical prodigy’s various services in empowering people of colour around the world. He has even tweeted about the same.
Music. Power. Respect. Clarence Avant used them to empower people of all colors to change the world. "Letter To My Godfather" is an original song by me and @ChadHugo from the @Netflix documentary #TheBlackGodfather in select theaters and on Netflix.https://t.co/HEqhKlBBSY pic.twitter.com/WXUu2QNZvf
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) June 7, 2019
The Black Godfather Brings Clarence Avant From Behind The Screen Into The Spotlight
The Black Godfather charts the rise of Avant as a powerful negotiator against the darkest phase of deep-seated racism in America. As Clarence Avant became a black executive, he revolutionized the industry to take a more inclusive form. Avant pioneered a legacy of altruism for others to emulate. But while he was at it, Clarence Avant mostly remained behind the screen. Academy-winner Reginald Hudlin factual film; however, turns the curtain back at Avant. He brings into the spotlight, the story of success of a maestro who spent his entire career ensuring that his success shined on others. Chad Hugo Pharrell Williams so
Where To Watch The Black Godfather
The Black Godfather is available to stream at Netflix anywhere anytime. As for cinema screenings, the documentary piece is available only in select theatres nationwide. The original song is also available for retail and distribution at various outlets including Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music, etc. Letter To My Godfather Pharrell Williams Chad Hugo In fact