Grammy award-winning Pharrell Williams has teamed up with Netflix to produce a new docuseries called “Voices of Fire”. The series features finding unheard talent in his hometown of Hampton Roads, Virginia.
The show is executive produced by A. Smith & Co. and Williams media company, I am OTHER. With the help of his uncle, Bishop Ezekiel Williams and his crew of gossip leaders, Pharrell created a show that taps into the real lives of these undiscovered talents. This production will be an unscripted show.
“Happy Sunday! Excited to announce Voices of Fire, a new docuseries that follows @Pharrell‘s hometown community as it builds one of the world’s most inspiring and diverse gospel choirs. Only on Netflix later this year!” Williams retweeted.
“Pharrell’s uncle and a well-respected musical genius in the area, Bishop Ezekiel Williams and his core team of influential gospel leaders will venture out into Hampton Roads to find undiscovered talent,” Netflix quoted during the press release. “With the belief that diverse backstories can give their collective voice a greater meaning, the Bishop and his team will be searching for people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds.”
The series is anticipated to premiere later this year.