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.