Pharrell’s Ex-Girlfriend Vashtie Kola Reveals What She Learned From Dating Pharrell [Audio]
Before Pharrell Williams married his wife Helen, he was in a longtime relationship with a woman named Vashtie Kola.
In case you didn’t know, Vashtie Kola is a woman of many talents. She’s an artist, director and designer but notably, she is the former longtime girlfriend of superproducer Pharrell.
Making her own in lane in the industry, she has worked with big brands such as DKNY, Air Jordan and she styled/modeled for Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club. She also directed videos for Solange, Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss and Justin Bieber. Their union seemed like a match made in heaven since she has a love for art and all things creative, just like P, but that wasn’t enough to keep them together in the limelight.
The 33-year-old famed video director sat down with The Combat Jack Show for a candid interview about her life and many accomplishments, but she also touched on her past relationship with Pharrell. When asked about P she seemed very uncomfortable talking about him. But she said a couple things.
Here are the highlights:
On how she met Pharrell:
She said she met P through Pusha T.
On the type of person Pharrell is:
“He’s a very nice guy.”
On what she learned from her relationship with Pharrell:
She said she learned a lot about business by watching Pharrell. His focus on his music and taking it to the next level is what impacted her the most.
On being with Pharrell:
“I think it’s hard being a figure in the industry and being with someone who is creative. It’s sort of a difficult situation.”
Check it at the 55:05 mark.