N.E.R.D. is set to perform at the NBA All-Star halftime show.
This year, the All-Star game is headed to L.A.'s Staples Arena, and N.E.R.D. will be front and center, to deliver a medley hits, including songs from their most recent release, No_One Ever Really Dies which features folks like Rihanna ("Lemon") and Kendrick Lamar ("Don't Do It"). Andre 3000 also shows up on the comeback project.
"It just hits you when it hits you," Pharrell told Jimmy Kimmel labout making the project. "And for me, I just can't make things by myself."
"This whole entire thing we did with our eyes closed— and not because we're that good by any means, but because if we had had our eyes open we would've gotten distracted by all the trends and all the stuff that was going on," Pharrell told Kimmel. "So we made this music with feeling, I think we wrote it with feeling, the visuals that we're doing has feeling."
As for the All-Star game, Fergie will be on hand to sing the "Star Spangled Banner"—but don't expect her to deliver Quavo's recently teased version. Hopefully, she'll also actually know the lyrics, unlike another prominent individual who lives in the White House.
The 2018 NBA All-Star Game will air live on Sunday, Feb. 18 on TNT at 8 p.m. ET.