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Will.i.am To Ring In New Year As DJ In Las Vegas

With the Black Eyed Peas on an extended break, each member has their own things going on. Frontman, Will.i.am, has been doing periodic DJ sets … and recently revealed an upcoming gig to ring in the New Year. On New Year’s Eve, the rapper/producer will perform his first-ever year’s end bash, when he serves as the DJ for partygoers at the Surrender Nightclub in Las Vegas. “Will.i.am is the ultimate renaissance man,” said Sean Christie, Surrender’s co-owner and managing partner. “From his musical accomplishments and creative endeavors to his contributions…

Will.i.am Launches App Boasting First 360 Music Video

Black Eyed Peas frontman, Will.i.am, announced Monday (January 24) the launch of a new iPhone/iPad app called BEP360 that immerses fans in a 360 degree universe of the popular hip-hop group. Featuring the world’s first 360-degree view music video (“The Time 360”), BEP360 features the song “The Time (Dirty Bit),” the first single from BEP’s new CD, The Beginning, out now. BEP360 is the first release from will.i.apps…

Will.i.am Launches Mortgage Relief Program, Foundation For Kids’ Educations

As the frontman of one of the most successful hip-hop groups ever, in the Black Eyed Peas, Will.i.am is quite successful. But, he isn’t greedy, hoarding all his riches to himself. He’s out there trying to help people. While recently speaking with UK’s The Sun, the rapper/producer revealed that he’s launched a mortgage relief program called i.am.home, where he offers financial assistance to homeowners who are unable to keep up…

Will.i.am Outraged Over Release Of New Michael Jackson Album

Upon hearing the news of a forthcoming, new Michael Jackson album, Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am has publicly voiced his outrage over the recordings. With the new album, titled Michael, due out in less than a month, Will expressed his anger over Sony Music’s decision to release records by Michael without his approval for … well, profit, in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly…

Will.i.am Announces Campaign To Help President Obama’s 2012 Re-Election

Black Eyed Peas’ frontman, Will.i.am, announced plans this week of a Twitter campaign in support of President Obama. The rapper/producer is calling it “i.am W/U MR. PRES!,” a campaign being organized alongside actors Bill Duke and Jimmy Jean-Louis … and several big name celebs have signed on. Among the other celebrities confirmed to support the large scale Twitter campaign include: actor Don Cheadle, El Debarge, Pras, Vivica Fox, Sinbad…

Nicki Minaj ft. Will.i.am: Check It Out (Music Video)

Nicki Minaj and Will.i.am get creative for the video for Nicki’s song, “Check It Out,” which was shot back in September in a studio in Los Angeles with director Rich Lee. As the rapper explained previously, it’s an ode to Japanese culture and Japanese anime, so it as if the pair are in a show the far east with Asian letters popping up throughout. The single samples the 1979 hit single, “Video Killed the Radio Star”…