Pharrell Williams can now add book author to his list of many talents. The 39-year old rapper, record producer, and fashion designer is releasing a hardcover coffee table book entitled, Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been.

According to, the hip hop star was inspired by conversations, photos and stories from individuals that have impacted his life. The book will include contributions from Jay-Z, Kanye West, Takashi Murakmi and a host of others.

Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been is scheduled to be released on October 16, 2012 and fans can purchase it for $55. There is also a limited edition copy with a few enclosed surprises available for purchase at $250.

Pharrell is currently working on a collaborative album with Lupe Fiasco.