Pepsi Smash Exclusive With will.i.am – Webisode 4

Webisode 4 of the Pepsi Smash Exclusive with will.i.am sees the Black Eyed Peas star in Mexico, where he showed off his Spanish skills, talked about raising money for students with Pepsi’s help, reacted to apl.de.ap laughing at his repeated “happy to be here” remarks during the press conference, and talked about his fellow Peas before they all hit the stage.

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Pepsi Smash Exclusive With will.i.am – Webisode 3

Webisode 3 of the Pepsi Smash Exclusive with will.i.am sees the Black Eyed Peas star backstage ahead of his ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ performance, his first solo gig on the ABC show. He talked about not quite feeling at home by himself onstage, his all girl band, why he thinks girls like him, and more.

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Common ‘I Want You’ Video

Common 'I Want You' music video

Common is out with the video for his new single ‘I Want You’, from the Chicago hip hop star’s seventh album ‘Finding Forever’, out now on G.O.O.D. Music. The disc is both produced by and features vocals from will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, and samples Minnie Riperton’s ‘Baby, This Love I Have’ and Bob James’ version of ‘Feel Like Making Love’. The video features actress Kerry Washington, who co-produced the treatment, as well as Serena Williams, Derek Luke, Sophia Luke, Kanye West and Alicia Keys. Watch it below.

Pepsi Smash Exclusive With will.i.am – Webisode 2

Webisode 2 of the Pepsi Smash Exclusive with will.i.am sees the Black Eyed Peas star receiving vaccination shots and getting a road remedy package at his home in preparation for the group’s world tour.

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Pepsi Smash Exclusive With will.i.am – Webisode 1

Webisode 1 of the Pepsi Smash Exclusive with will.i.am sees the Black Eyed Peas star talk about what to expect in the series. The rapper’s first step was at an in-store performance at Virgin Megastore in New York City in support of his ‘Songs About Girls’ solo album.

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will.i.am’s ‘Songs About Girls’ Release Party

apl.de.ap, Fergie and will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas, Ne-Yo, Nikka Costa, Melody Thorton of the Pussycat Dolls, and Spice Girl Melanie Brown attended the will.i.am record release party for ‘Songs About Girls’ at the W Hotel in Westwood, California on Wednesday (September 26). Check out pictures from WireImage.

will.i.am Talks With KIIS FM’s Ryan Seacrest

will.i.am was on the phone with Ryan Seacrest of KIIS FM in Los Angeles on Tuesday (September 25) to talk about the release of his new CD ‘Songs About Girls’. Will talked about the album getting an early release in Poland, keeping in contact with his girlfriend via SMS and the internet, and more.

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will.i.am Gets To Complete His Thoughts On ‘Songs About Girls’

The Associated Press caught up with will.i.am to discuss his new album ‘Songs About Girls’ and if it will have something different to say on this record from his work with the Black Eyed Peas. “It’s a complete thought, you know,” he said. “With the Peas, each one of us put our thoughts on the record and they’re tangents, from three, four different points of view. This one, it’s a complete thought, a journey through break-ups and make-ups, broken hearts and regrets.” Read more.

On TV: will.i.am, 50 Cent, Kanye West

Rap acts on television this week include will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, who visits ‘The Sauce’ and ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Monday and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Wednesday; 50 Cent, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Monday; and Kanye West, who is musical guest on the season premiere of ‘Saturday Night Live’.

will.i.am Talks With Sydney’s Nova 96.9 FM

will.i.am from the Black Eyed Peas spoke to Merrick + Rosso on Nova 96.9 FM in Sydney about who most of his songs are about, recording from all over the world (and with Prince), and what he thinks about Mariah Carey’s diamond studded dress. Audio at nova969.com.au has since been removed.

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