Pharrell Williams Launches Teen Site Kidult.com
Hit songwriter/producer Kidult.com. Described by Williams in a press release as a “reliable news source that speaks directly to teenagers,” Kidult.com features edited and user-generated content that encompasses current events, politics, science, the environment, technology, health, sports, gaming, fashion and entertainment.is the force behind a new online venture:
Already live, the site also serves up a diverse interview section that ranges from Q&As with popular celebrities (
In addition, Williams is expanding the Kidult brand into the conference arena. The site is promoting the Kidult Youth Leadership Conference, slated for June 26 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers. Among the speakers will be Williams and Mimi Valdes, the site¹s co-founder and also editor in chief of Latina Magazine.
A member of production duo the Neptunes and the alternative rock trio, the Grammy Award-winning Williams has also worked with such pop artists as and . Williams’ other non-musical ventures include the Billionaire Boys Club clothing line and a recent partnership with Bionic Yarn, a textile firm that develops environmentally sustainable fabrics using recycled plastic bottles. Bionic Yarn has secured corporate partnerships with Cole Haan and End Star, among others.