The Black Eyed Peas are out with the music video to their new single ‘The Time (Dirty Bit)’, off the American hip hop group’s sixth album ‘The Beginning’, out now on Interscope Records. The Rich Lee directed video features plenty of pixellation. Watch it via Vevo below.
will.i.am spoke with Spin about the Black Eyed Peas new album ‘The Beginning’, which the artist says will move the group in a different direction than their hit-filled ‘The E.N.D.’ release. “Our last record was just, ‘Yo! We’re making crazy beats — party, party, party!” Will explained. “This one is more inspired by electro and dance music — it’s the only thing alive at the moment. There are some songs where we’re going all the way, but we mix it up. Some songs are 120 BPM and others are like 320.” Read more.
The Black Eyed Peas threw Walmart Soundcheck a party, where the hip-hop act offered fans an exclusive live set, including performances of ‘Let The Beat Rock’, ‘Let’s Get It Started’, ‘Pump It’, ‘My Humps’, ‘Boom Boom Pow’. Plus, will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and Fergie sat down to discuss the “digital afterlife,” a new America, and making their futuristic new album, ‘The E.N.D.’. Watch a preview below. The performances and interview can be viewed at soundcheck.walmart.com. Check out pictures from the event below the cut.
The Black Eyed Peas are out with the video to their new single ‘Imma Be Rocking That Body’, combining their songs ‘Imma Be’ and ‘Rock That Body’, both off the Los Angeles based hip hop group’s fifth studio album ‘The E.N.D.’, out now on Interscope Records. Watch the Rich Lee directed video, with an intro and conclusion, via Dipdive below the cut. (more…)
Black Eyed Peas attended the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday (January 31). The group took home Grammy awards for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with ‘I Gotta Feeling’, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Music Video for ‘Boom Boom Pow’.
Watch Fergie and company talking with Ryan Seacrest of E! on the red carpet via YouTube below.
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The Black Eyed Peas have announced dates for their 100-date headline tour, marking the first time that the group – will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and Fergie – is united for a North American headline tour since their 2006 Monkey Business world tour.
The North American leg of ‘The E.N.D. World Tour 2010’, produced by AEG Live, will kick off at Philips Arena in Atlanta on February 4, 2010, and conclude on April 11th at GM Place in Vancouver. After a short break, the tour resumes in May with shows across Europe and the UK. Special ticket pre-sales for The Black Eyed Peas’ fan club members will be announced in the days ahead. National ticket on-sale dates begin December 12th.
‘THE E.N.D. WORLD TOUR 2010’
North American Dates:
Feb 4 / Atlanta, GA / Philips Arena
Feb 6 / Miami, FL / American Airlines Arena
Feb 9 / Jacksonville, FL / Jacksonville Veteran’s Memorial Arena
Feb 10 / Tampa, FL / St. Petersberg Times Forum
Feb 12 / Nashville, TN / Nashville Arena
Feb 13 / Birmingham, AL / BJCC Arena
Feb 16 / Columbus, OH / Schottenstein Center
Feb 17 / Lexington, KY / Rupp Arena
Feb 19 / Raleigh, NC / RBC Center
Feb 20 / Charlotte, NC / Time Warner Cable Arena
Feb 23 / Washington DC / Verizon Center
Feb 24 / New York, NY / Madison Square Garden
Feb 26 / Boston, MA / TD Garden
March 1 / Uniondale, NY / Nassau Coliseum
March 3 / Philadelphia, PA / Wachovia Center
March 4 / Pittsburgh, PA / Mellon Arena
March 9 / Detroit, MI / The Palace
March 11 / Milwaukee, WI / Bradley Center
March 13 / Chicago, IL / United Center
March 19 / Dallas, TX / American Airlines Center
March 20 / Tulsa, OK / BOK Center
March 22 / St. Paul, MN / Xcel Energy Center
March 24 / Kansas City, MO / Sprint Center
March 25 / Des Moines, IA / Wells Fargo Arena
March 27 / Denver, CO / Pepsi Center
March 29 / Los Angeles, CA / Staples Center
March 31 / Glendale, AZ / Jobing.com Arena
April 2 / San Jose, CA / HP Pavilion
April 7 / Sacramento, CA / ARCO Arena
April 10 / Tacoma, WA / Tacoma Dome
April 11 / Vancouver, B.C / GM Place
Popstar! was at the press conference for will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas at the American Music Awards, where the artist reviewed Jennifer Lopez’s fall on a monitor backstage. Watch the video via YouTube below.
Black Eyed Peas are out with the video to their new single ‘Meet Me Halfway’, the third release from the American hip hop group’s fifth studio album ‘The E.N.D.’, out now on Interscope. Watch the Ben Mor directed video via Vevo below.
will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas sounded off to his Twitter followers (@iamwill) last night after being slighted by the MTV Video Music Awards, despite their dominance this year in the charts with ‘Boom Boom Pow’ and ‘I Gotta Feeling’. Will writes:
How is it that we’ve been #1 for 23 weeks and BEP gets no nominations. What is the MTV awards if the don’t “play” videos or recognize sizzle?
Showbiz Shelly of B96 in Chicago was on hand when the Black Eyed Peas performed live from Michigan Avenue for Oprah Winfrey’s season premiere. Watch highlights via YouTube below.