Evelyn Mcdonnell of Knight Ridder Newspapers spoke with Chad Hugo about his debut effort, ‘In Search of N.E.R.D.’ The man behind half of The Neptunes (along with Pharrell Williams) explained how the project was able to break out of the typical hip hop sound saying, “My priorities are to be a good musician. The corporate world has a way of pigeonholing people. We’ve had our share of meetings where people want us to be a certain way. But there’s always a way to break the rules, there’s always a back route.”
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