Posts tagged "will.i.am"

Will.i.am Wears Headgear and Braces for Jimmy Fallon’s Latest ‘Ew!’ Moment

Will.i.am and Jimmy Fallon donned dresses and went back to high school on last night's episode of The Tonight Show. The duo dressed…
By: James Grebey / October 7, 2014

Will.i.am Goes on ‘Meet the Press,’ Everyone Asks, ‘WTF?’

The Black Eyed Peas are an easy punchline, but don't deny hits like "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling." And the group's Will.i.am, seen throughout…
By: Marc Hogan / May 5, 2014

SPIN’s 2013 Hall of Shame

They wouldn't shut the hell up on Tumblr. They put out an album with absolutely reprehensible cover art. They twerked and twerked and twerked and…
By: SPIN Staff / December 17, 2013

Miley Cyrus Is ‘Feelin’ Myself’ With French Montana, Wiz Khalifa in Will.i.am Video

Will.i.am's latest offering is unusual even by the standards of corporate synergy. "Feelin' Myself," from the deluxe edition of the Black Eyed Peas leader'…
By: Marc Hogan / November 26, 2013

Tyler, the Creator Thinks will.i.am Sucks Too

In the last 24 hours, Tyler, the Creator has: directed an "anonymous" music video for a possible Chester French spin-off, fired heavy Twitter artillery at…
By: Chris Martins / October 29, 2013

Pharrell Raises the Bar in Ridiculous Will.i.am Legal Battle

The legal dispute between Will.i.am and Pharrell over the use of phrase "I am" has always been silly. Now it's also getting a little ugly.Lawyer…
By: Marc Hogan / October 14, 2013

Britney Spears Is a Cruel, Faux-British Taskmaster on Wack ‘Work Bitch’

It's Britney, bitch, all right, but not at her best. Britney Spears has sprinkled a breadcrumb trail of reasons to hope for greatness from her…
By: Marc Hogan / September 16, 2013

Pharrell Goes (‘Green Eggs and’) Ham on Will.i.am in Stupid ‘I Am’ Legal Fight

Pharrell went there. "I am," the phrase that Will.i.am claims is his trademark and can't be part of Pharrell's, has obviously been around since…
By: Marc Hogan / July 2, 2013

‘I Am’ Battle Continues: Will.i.am and Pharrell’s Lawyers Fire Shots

Will.i.am and Pharrell Willliams continue to give trademark lawyers rare opportunities to be quoted in Rolling Stone. In case you aren't a…
By: Marc Hogan / June 28, 2013

‘I Am’ Suing: Will.i.am Takes Pharrell to Court Over Two Little Words

Will.i.am and Pharrell Williams are both major presences in pop music, but it would be hard to get them mixed up. Sure, they both happe…
By: Marc Hogan / June 26, 2013

Ke$ha and Astro-Will.i.am Throw a Wildly Inclusive Party in ‘Crazy Kids’ Video

Ke$ha's late-2012 sophomore album Warrior, our own Chuck Eddy wrote, "could use more class warrior." The video for the Will.i.am-mehhed version doesn't quite get back…
By: Marc Hogan / May 29, 2013

Britney Spears’ ‘Ooh La La’ Smurfaces as She Heads to the Studio

Today's Britney Spears forecast calls for bubblegum with a strong chance of Will.i.am.The "Toxic" singer's new song for The Smurfs 2, "Ooh La La," has surfaced…
By: Marc Hogan / May 17, 2013

Robin Thicke Goes Dubstep for Will.i.am-Produced ‘Give It to Me’

Butter-smooth R&B singer Robin Thicke has never been a star, but it looks like he's gonna go down swinging in 2013. Riding the buzz of…
By: Jordan Sargent / May 2, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: De La Soul Get Cranky Gracefully

De La Soul "Get Away (feat. the Spirit of the Wu)"De La Soul's brand new, totally oldhead track, "Get Away," samples the Wu Tang Forever…
By: Brandon Soderberg / April 25, 2013

Will.i.am Explains How He Accidentally Stole a Track From Russian DJ

Will.i.am's recent onslaught of lowest-common-denominator club-pop has been so dumbed down it's hard to imagine he would have to steal it. Just last…
By: Marc Hogan / April 24, 2013

Ke$ha and will.i.am’s Whistling, Whispering ‘Crazy Kids’ Is All Too Sane

Neither crazy nor kids, Ke$ha and will.i.am have paired up for a scientifically formulated dance-pop song ready to pair with vodka bombs at your local…
By: Marc Hogan / April 19, 2013

Will.i.am’s Justin Bieber Duet ‘That Power’ Sounds Like His Britney Spears Duet: Schlocky

You can almost hear the fake Scott Walker cover now.Mountain Goats main man John Darnielle was, of course, right when he sang not…
By: Marc Hogan / March 19, 2013

Will.i.am and Britney’s ‘Scream & Shout’ Remix: All the Rappers in the World Can’t Save It

Will.i.am and Britney Spears' Euro-clubby chart-climber "Scream & Shout" is a hater's smörgåsbord from the bloodless beat to the Jesse Pinkman-like bandying about of the B-word…
By: Chris Martins / February 14, 2013

Britney Spears Plays Two-Bit Bond Girl in Will.i.am’s Spacey ‘Scream and Shout’ Video

First things first, Britney is better than this. Way back when Miss Spears debuted in 1999, Black Eyed Peas (circa "Joints & Jam") may have…
By: Chris Martins / November 29, 2012

Will.i.am and Britney Spears ‘Scream & Shout’ in Clubby Collaboration

Britney Spears almost never appears on the "featuring" side of a song's credits, and with good reason: Any song with that iconic pop purr o…
By: Marc Hogan / November 19, 2012
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