Will.i.am is giving NASA the exclusive on his new single, letting them premiere it in outer space.
Although Will.i.am may not be considered serious enough for most hip-hop fans, he's definitely got pop fans locked down. Proof of how big the artist is: he's premiering his new single in space!
In strange yet cool news, Will.i.am reveals his new single "Reach for the Stars" will be actually be premiering among the stars...that is, in outer space.
Will.i.am (@iamwill) August 26, 2012
Will.i.am is teaming up with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to drop his song on Mars. The song will play through the speakers of Curiosity rover, which landed on the planet earlier this year. There will be a special listening event for students at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California on August 28th, where the Black Eyed Peas rapper will also be announcing an educational initiative partnership with his charity, i.am.angel Foundation.
You can tune in on August 28th to hear Will's new single broadcasted from Mars on NASA TV here: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html.