Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas caught up with Mikael Wood of the Dallas Observer and explained how his group hooked up with *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake on their latest single ‘Where Is The Love?’ “We met Justin at clubs,” Will explained. “One night we were dancing in a circle, and he came in and joined our little circle. So we thought, ‘Wow, he can bust, and he’s pretty dope.’ Rappers don’t go in the circle, you know what I’m saying? Celebrities don’t rock circles. I don’t know why they don’t, but we the only group that you’ll see behind the mike and behind the video camera and offstage rocking it at a club in a circle. And out of all people, Justin Timberlake? What? So Taboo and him made friends and changed numbers, then Taboo played him the song, and he liked it. And it was pretty much finished, but he’s like, ‘I wrote a part to it.’ So Taboo called me and said he wrote a part, we laid that part down a year and a half ago and it came out now.” Read more.
You can adjust all of your cookie settings by navigating the tabs on the left hand side.