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Apr
26
will.i.am Brings ‘#thatPOWER’ to ‘Ellen’

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With his album #willpower in stores this week, will.i.am brought his Justin Bieber-assisted single “#thatPOWER” to life on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Friday. The platinum hitmaker performed synchronized dance moves much like the choreography in the futuristic music video.

He also showed off his customized dream car, which he built to promote education. “I made that car so the kids in my neighborhood can feel proud that they got an education in science via building something tangible,” he said.

#willpower is expected to sell 21-24,000 copies in its first week.

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Apr
19
Video: will.i.am f/ Justin Bieber – ‘#thatPOWER’

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will.i.am joins forces with pop megastar Justin Bieber in the futuristic video for “#thatPOWER.” The Black Eyed Peas leader storms cities across the world with a series of clones, performing robotic dance moves in the streets. He beams up a hologram Bieber, who lays down the catchy hook.

“This video is probably the most time-consuming video that I’ve ever been a part of because I had to rehearse choreography, and I’ve always been against choreography for me,” will.i.am told “ET.”

He worked with choreographers Fatima and Rio on the organized dance moves. “We have this real, next-level, futuristic type of choreography,” he said. “It’s not dance, it’s like synchronized movement.”

The dance record will be featured on will’s solo album #willpower, due April 23, along with collaborations with Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Juicy J, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Scherzinger, and Skylar Grey.

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Apr
16
New Music: will.i.am f/ Chris Brown – ‘Let’s Go’

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will.i.am has crafted hits with Britney Spears and Justin Bieber. Now the leader of the Black Eyed Peas pumps up the volume with Chris Brown on “Let’s Go,” one of the many collaborations off his solo album #willpower, due April 23.

Breezy encourages listeners to “get crazy,” while will raps over the electro-dance beat that will have you pumping your fist.

You can also listen to his collabos with Juicy J, Nicole Scherzinger, and Skylar Grey by streaming #willpower on YouTube.

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Apr
11
Tracklisting: will.i.am – ‘#willpower’

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will.i.am teams with the biggest names in pop for his new solo album #willpower. The Black Eyed Peas frontman calls in the favors, enlisting Chris Brown, Juicy J, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Scherzinger, Skylar Grey, and more for the 18 tracks.

The follow-up to his 2007 album Songs About Girls also features the hit singles “Scream & Shout” with Britney Spears and “#thatPOWER” with Justin Bieber.

#willpower arrives April 23. See the tracklisting below.

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Apr
8
Rihanna Holds Court at Lakers vs. Clippers Game

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In between her West Coast shows, Rihanna managed to squeeze in some time to relax. After treating her mother to a shopping spree in Beverly Hills on Friday, the “Stay” singer kicked it courtside at the L.A. Lakers vs. Clippers game at the Staples Center in L.A. on Sunday.

The fashionista channeled her inner rocker with patched sweatpants, Louboutins, and a backwards cap as she watched the game alongside Roc Nation executive Jay Brown. With a beer in hand, RiRi cheered on the players and shared laughs with those around her. will.i.am was also spotted courtside.

Rihanna will play the Staples Center tonight and Anaheim’s Honda Center on Tuesday as part of her “Diamonds World Tour.”

Check out more pics of RiRi on the court.

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Apr
4
Album Cover: will.i.am – ‘#willpower’

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With less than three weeks until its release, will.i.am unveils the cover for his new solo album #willpower. The Black Eyed Peas frontman stares into the camera, rocking his signature hairdo, on the orange artwork.

Due April 23, the star-studded set features the hit singles “Scream & Shout” with Britney Spears and “#thatPOWER” with Justin Bieber, plus appearances from Chris Brown, Juicy J, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Scherzinger, Skylar Grey, Lil Wayne, Diddy, and more.

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Mar
18
will.i.am Enlists Chris Brown, Juicy J, & Miley Cyrus for #willpower

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will.i.am is adding some star power to his #willpower. The Black Eyed Peas frontman has called on Chris Brown, Juicy J, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Scherzinger, and more for his solo album.

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