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About will.i.am

The Black Eyed Peas’ founding member and front man will.i.am is known as an artist, songwriter, producer, DJ and voice actor.  As an internationally recognized popstar, will.i.am’s career dates back to 1987 when he first formed The Black Eyed Peas, known at that time as The Atban Klann.  They were discovered by none other than the late rapper Eazy E who signed them to his label Ruthless Records in 1992.  After Eazy E’s tragic death, they renamed the group the Black Eyed Pods, and then later made a third name change calling the group the Black Eyed Peas.  will.i.am has released four solo albums apart from his work with the group. He has collaborated with artists Macy Gray, Britney Spears, Destiny’s Child, Mary J. Blige, Justin Timberlake, The Game, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Chris Brown, Michael Jackson, Hans Zimmer, David Guetta, Rihanna, Rita Ora, Faith Hill, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, French Montana, Flo Rida and many more. The pop artist also starred in “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” as the voice of Moto Moto.  He collaborated on the movie’s soundtrack with Hollywood’s renowned Hans Zimmer.  He also played John Wraith in the blockbuster “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”.


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