2. And now, before you do anything else, listen to his first single, “Call.”
It’s pretty great, right? I see you bopping your head. I see you moving those hips. Hips don’t lie.
3. And then let’s talk about: THAT HAIR.
That fro could launch a solo career of its own. Tomorrow.
4. (That hair, though.)
It even has its own hashtag: #teamafro
6. And then let’s talk about the fact that this voice belongs to a human who’s only 18 years of age.
And takes selfies, like any self-respecting #teen.
8. (Which doesn’t stop him from doing some pretty cool covers.)
Kendrick’s “Swimming Pools” never sounded so smooth.
9. Furthermore: He really knows what he’s doing on a guitar.
11. Did we mention he’s Canadian? And charming?
Here he is chilling with his facialist at a spa. All about that self-care.
12. Pharrell is pretty sure he’s going places.
Pharrell produced Yates’s album, and predicts big things. You can watch them bro down for yourself over here.