Mario Sorrenti photographs Pharrell Williams for the February 2017 issue of Esquire. Labeled the ‘well-dressed rebel,’ Pharrell rocks a Gucci leather biker jacket for the cover. Inside the February issue the artist talks about his music, saying, ‘I think everything is given to us. Everything is. We didn’t create it. It’s being given to us in one shape or form. It is a deep delusion to think otherwise. I’m not the juice. I’m not the ice that makes it cool. And I’m certainly not the glass. I’m just the straw.’ Pharrell also discussed why he supported Hillary Clinton, ‘I did it so I could sleep. So whatever happens, I know I tried. This has kept me up at night. The kind of divisions that this nation is seeing—it hasn’t been this way since the 60s.’ Read the entire interview on Esquire.com.