pharrell-diddy-busta-nba-650-430The highlight of the night came before any of the All-Stars touched the court.  Pharrell continued to dominate the game adding another notch to his belt with a medley of hits to open up the NBA All-Star game.  As the headliner, Pharrell brought out some old friends to join him on stage.

Introduced by Chris Paul and reigning MVP Lebron James as “Skateboard P”, Pharrell kicked things off with “Frontin” before bringing out Nelly for his smash hit “Hot in Herre”.  He then went into “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me),” with the absence of Jay Z which would have sent the crowd even wilder.

He was soon joined by Diddy and Busta Rhymes to perform “Pass The Courvoisier, Part II” but it was revamped to “Pass The Rock This Way” for the occasion.

The Eastern Conference All-Star reserves were then introduced followed by the All-Star starters to the Clipse “Grindin” beat, of course a Pharrell production.

Pharrell returned to the stage to perform his hit single “Blurred Lines” and was soon joined by his old group N.E.R.D to perform their classic hit “Rock Star”.  “Beautiful” was up next as Snoop Dogg hit the stage to loud applause.

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The Western Conference All-Star reserves were announced followed by the All-Star starters to the “Drop It Like It’s Hot” beat.

Pharrell then came back to close the show with “Get Lucky” and “Happy”.  Most notable was Pharrell wearing the red version of the Arby’s style hat he wore to the GRAMMYs.

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Great opener

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– Shaina Auxilly (@Shay_Marie)