The Black Eyed Peas spoke with ‘Extra’ where apl.de.ap admitted, “It’s been an overwhelming year for us.” And will.i.am, Fergie and apl.de.ap opened up about how drugs almost broke the band apart. “It was like an escape for me,” apl.de.ap admitted, revealing that his addiction to speed got out of control until will.i.am stepped in. “We took him to rehab,” will.i.am said. “We said, ‘Just go in for five minutes and talk to these people.'” Read more.