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Will.I.Am

will.i.am performing with the Black Eyed Peas at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Outside Lands in 2009.
Background information
Birth name William James Adams, Jr.
Born March 15, 1975 (1975-03-15) (age 34)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Alternative hip hop, Pop, dance, R&B, Rap
Occupations Singer, actor, rapper, songwriter, producer
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, bass, clavinet, drums, piano
Years active 1991 – present
Labels Ruthless Records
Warner Sunset Records
Atlantic Records
Geffen Records
A&M Records
Interscope Records
Columbia Records
will.i.am music group, Dancer
Associated acts Black Eyed Peas,
Cheryl Cole, Estelle, Fergie, Esthero, John Legend, Rihanna, Michael Jackson, Macy Gray, Nas, Pussycat Dolls, Flo Rida
Website www.will-i-am.com
.William James Adams, Jr. (born March 15, 1975),[1] better known by his stage name will.i.am (pronounced /wɪlaɪˈæm/ will-eye-AM), is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actor, and producer.^ Jackman, Henry, 2008, “William James,” in The Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy , ed.
  • William James (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC plato.stanford.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ William Bradford is born and then baptized on March 19 in Austerfield, Yorkshire, England.
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^ William James and the Tradition of American Public Philosophers , by Cushing Strout, for the Partisan Review.

will.i.am rose to fame as a frontman and co-founder of the hit hip hop and pop group called .the Black Eyed Peas, with rappers Apl.de.ap, Taboo, and later added member pop singer Fergie.^ American hip hop group the Black Eyed Peas, with rappers Taboo, apl.de.ap and later added member pop singer Fergie.

^ The Black Eyed Peas are not breaking up.

^ And he will soon go back into the studio with apl.de.ap, Taboo, and Fergie for the next Black Eyed Peas album.

.As a producer, he has produced for some Reggaeton singers such as Daddy Yankee.^ As a producer, he has produced for some reggaetón singers such as Daddy Yankee.

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Early life

.William James Adams, Jr., who never met his father,[2] William Adams, Sr., was raised by his mother, Debra,[3] in the projects of East Los Angeles, California.^ Birthname: William James Adams, Jr. Nationality: American Born: Mar 15 1975 (34 years old) .
  • Amazon.com: will.i.am: Albums, Songs, Bios, Photos 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Birth Name: William James Adams Jr. Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/15/1975, Pisces Profession: Hip-hop artist; producer;song writer User Rating: Add Your Rating: Perez Hilton Files Lawsuit Against Black Eyed Peas Manager .
  • Will.I.Am - Photos, Bio and News for Will.I.Am 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.tvguide.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Center at HSSU Congressman Clay stands alongside his father, Congressman William L. Clay, Sr., during the dedication of the William L. Clay, Sr.
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[4] .Adams' mother encouraged him to be unique and to avoid conforming to the tendencies of the other youth in his L.A. neighborhood.^ There were just two portraits of Penn painted during his lifetime, one depicting him as a handsome youth, the other as a stout old man.
  • http://www.quaker.org/wmpenn.html 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.quaker.org [Source type: Original source]

^ On his mother's side he was related to the wife of Lord Fairfax, and engaged with him and others in a project to recover sunken treasure.
  • William Penn 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC williampenn.org [Source type: Original source]

She also encouraged him to begin working on his musical career by sending him to school in Pacific Palisades.[5] .While attending school in the Palisades, Adams became best friends with Allan Lindo (stage name apl.de.ap), also a future member of the Black Eyed Peas.^ The Black Eyed Peas are not breaking up.

^ Born: 15 March 1975, Los Angeles, USA 34 years old Claim to fame: Will.I.Am is an American hiphop artist and member of the group Black Eyed Peas which, he co-founded in eighth grade.
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American hip hop group the Black Eyed Peas, with rappers Taboo, apl.de.ap and later added member pop singer Fergie.

.While still in high school, the duo performed in East L.A. clubs and were soon joined by three other entertainers to form the socially conscious rap group, Atban Klann.^ William began his professional career while still in high school at NASA-Ames as a contractor, and completed over 40 contracts over the course of his studies at Berkeley.
  • William Frederick (Bill) Jolitz 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC jolitz.telemuse.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Products and Services WILLIAM GRANT STILL MUSIC CDs and other Recordings, Sheet Music, Archival and Educational Materials, and "A Voice High-Sounding" Presentation .

Atban Klann caught the eye of Compton rapper Eazy-E and was signed to his label, Ruthless Records, in 1992.

Music

will.i.am .(16 years old) started rapping in late 1991 under the name "Will-1X" after being discovered by Compton rapper and former N.W.A. leader Eazy-E and signed a deal to Eazy's Ruthless Records.^ He was named after his great-grandfather, William Clark Falkner , the “Old Colonel,” who had been killed eight years earlier in a duel with his former business partner in the streets of Ripley, Mississippi.
  • MWP: William Faulkner (1897-1962) 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.olemiss.edu [Source type: General]

^ She twice attended PRIDE Academy and after being named Camper of the Year (2008), she set her goal to become a Grade 7 referee by the time she turned 17 years old.
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^ It was chartered by the State of Pennsylvania in December of that same year under the name Verhovay Aid Association.

will.i.am's first rap song was "Merry Muthafuckin' Xmas" from Eazy-E's 1992 EP 5150: Home 4 tha Sick. .Shortly after Eazy-E's death in 1995, Will left Ruthless to start a group that would later be called the Black Eyed Peas.^ The Black Eyed Peas are not breaking up.

^ Born: 15 March 1975, Los Angeles, USA 34 years old Claim to fame: Will.I.Am is an American hiphop artist and member of the group Black Eyed Peas which, he co-founded in eighth grade.
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American hip hop group the Black Eyed Peas, with rappers Taboo, apl.de.ap and later added member pop singer Fergie.

will.i.am was also featured in 2004, singing "Secrets" on Dexter's Laboratory: The Hip-Hop Experiment for Dexter's Laboratory on Cartoon Network.
will.i.am is featured in Flo Rida's debut album, Mail on Sunday, on the song "In The Ayer," and on Usher's album, Here I Stand, on the song, "What's Your Name." In September 2007, will.i.am's record label Universal Music Group decided on a pilot scheme to reward file sharing with cash incentives, which included tracks from his latest solo album, Songs About Girls.[6]
.In 2008, will.i.am was hired by Michael Jackson to produce and remix some songs for the Thriller re-release, Thriller 25.^ Saturday Night Live 25 (USA: twentiefifth season title)     - Michael Phelps/Lil' Wayne (2008) TV episode ....
  • William Shatner 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

In 2008, will.i.am contributed the song, "One People," to the Survival International charity album, Songs for Survival.[7][8] .In 2009, will.i.am worked with rappers Flo Rida and Akon on Flo Rida's new album, R.O.O.T.S..^ I have updated the Fan Works album with a new fan art created by David Kawena!
  • //* William Moseley Fan //* Your # 1 S O U R C E for W I L L I A M - M O S E L E Y 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC williammoseleyfan.net [Source type: General]

.He co-created a boy group in 2007 called the Paradiso Girls, who are signed to Geffen/Interscope Records.^ Songs About Girls September 25, 2007 15 Tracks Create a Page Report Page .
  • Will.I.Am | Facebook 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.facebook.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Vice President Biden & Congressman Clay Vice President Biden and Congressman Clay greet a group at Matthews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club in St. Louis.
  • Congressman Lacy Clay : Home 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC lacyclay.house.gov [Source type: News]

will.i.am also recorded four tracks with .Girls Aloud member Cheryl Cole for her debut solo album 3 Words.^ As a solo recording artist he released two compilation albums and one studio album, 2007s Songs About Girls .
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Two of these tracks were also released as singles, the title track and Heartbreaker. will.i.am. appears on two other tracks not yet released as singles, "Heaven" and "Boy Like You".
will.i.am is mentioned in the song "Believe It or Not" (featuring Gucci Mane) by Drake in the lyrics "..Wonderin' if I'm the best; will.i.am, No Black Eyed Peas.." will.i.am is a guest on Rihanna's new track "Photographs". A track, also produced by him, is included on Rihanna's fourth album, Rated R.
will.i.am also appeared in the We Are the World 25 for Haiti music video.

Zuper Blahq

will.i.am is the man behind .Zuper Blahq, a mysterious electro house artist,[9] who has had one solo release and one collaboration with Steve Aoki on the single 'I'm In The House'. The music promo for this single was released September 2009, directed by James Sutton (photographer) [10].^ He has also released a few solo-albums and worked with artists like Mary J. Blige and the Pussycat Dolls .
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Amazon.com choose as one of their top 10 books of 2009, and was also chosen one of the year's best by Publisher's Weekly and the Christian Science Monitor.
  • William Kamkwamba, author, "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind," and Malawi Windmill Maker 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC williamkamkwamba.typepad.com [Source type: General]

^ September 10, 2009 00:01 by William Got the nod from IT support to install Windows 7 on my work machine last week.
  • William Wishart - Software Developer etc 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC williamwishart.co.uk [Source type: General]

Zuper Blahq's debut album is set for release 2010, a video for "Dance" has been shot with the same director and due for release spring 2010. He also played the keyboard in LMFAO's "I'm in Miami Bitch".

Acting career

.He first started acting alongside the rest of the members of the Black Eyed Peas in the commercial series "Instant Def" to advertise Snickers.^ Perezhilton.com is still advertising Black Eyed Peas..
  • Will.I.Am -- I Didn't Beat Perez! | TMZ.com 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Black Eyed Peas are not breaking up.

^ Born: 15 March 1975, Los Angeles, USA 34 years old Claim to fame: Will.I.Am is an American hiphop artist and member of the group Black Eyed Peas which, he co-founded in eighth grade.
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[11] He starred in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa as the character Moto Moto. .He contributed a number of tracks to the movie's motion picture soundtrack in collaboration with industry heavyweight Hans Zimmer.^ The NINE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is available online today!
  • BlackEyedPeas.com - The Official Black Eyed Peas Website 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.blackeyedpeas.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

will.i.am played .John Wraith in his major film debut, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a prequel to the X-Men film series.^ X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Actor - John Wraith) .
  • Will.I.Am - Photos, Bio and News for Will.I.Am 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.tvguide.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

will.i.am also guest starred on the CBS drama Joan of Arcadia as God.
.He played a fathering role in The Urbz: Sims In The City, which incidentally uses the Black Eyed Peas' songs as its soundtrack.^ The Black Eyed Peas are not breaking up.

^ And he will soon go back into the studio with apl.de.ap, Taboo, and Fergie for the next Black Eyed Peas album.

^ Perez claims that Will.I.Am from the Black Eyed Peas and his security team physically attacked him after an argument about why Perez keeps dissing the Black Eyed Peas music on his blog.
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Fashion

.Before joining the Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles.^ The Black Eyed Peas are not breaking up.

^ Born: 15 March 1975, Los Angeles, USA 34 years old Claim to fame: Will.I.Am is an American hiphop artist and member of the group Black Eyed Peas which, he co-founded in eighth grade.
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And he will soon go back into the studio with apl.de.ap, Taboo, and Fergie for the next Black Eyed Peas album.

.In 2001, he began designing his own signature clothing line, i.a.m, which made its official debut in 2005 at the Magic Apparel Trade Show in Las Vegas.^ Himself Iron Chef USA: Showdown in Las Vegas (2001) (TV) ....
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^ Himself (2 episodes, 2005)     - Viva Las Vegas (2005) TV episode (uncredited) ....
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[12] In 2007, will.i.am teamed up with Blue Holdings to design a premium denim collection, i.am Antik, that was scheduled to debut in August 2007 at the Project Show in Las Vegas.[13] will.i.am instead has new partners and is launching i.am clothing at .Project Las Vegas in September 2009. will.i.am has also designed clothing for the Black Eyed Peas.^ The Black Eyed Peas are not breaking up.

^ And he will soon go back into the studio with apl.de.ap, Taboo, and Fergie for the next Black Eyed Peas album.

^ Perez claims that Will.I.Am from the Black Eyed Peas and his security team physically attacked him after an argument about why Perez keeps dissing the Black Eyed Peas music on his blog.
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Political advocacy

will.i.am performs during the final day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado.
will.i.am performing in a Black Eyed Peas concert at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2004.
.In January 2008, will.i.am wrote a song, "Yes We Can", in support of the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign of Barack Obama, which in turn became a music video directed by Jesse Dylan.^ Remember "Yes We Can," their Barack support video from a few months back?
  • Will.i.Am » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It includes videos from Daughtry , Common , Green Day , Will.I.Am and other artists who are doing their part to join Barack Obama in moving the country forward.
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^ Wednesday 3:59 PM, 21/10/2009 Have you seen the new Black Eyed Peas music video for their song "Meet me halfway"?
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The lyrics of the song are composed almost entirely of excerpts from Obama's speech on January 8, 2008, following the New Hampshire presidential primary election.^ (January 06, 2010) Daily Press Possible New Michael Jackson Song “Another Day” Leaks ...
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.The video features appearances from numerous celebrities like Scarlett Johansson, Tatyana Ali, John Legend, Herbie Hancock, Kate Walsh, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Adam Rodríguez, Kelly Hu, Hill Harper, Amber Valletta, Eric Balfour, Aisha Tyler, Nicole Scherzinger, Nick Cannon, Bryan Greenberg, and Common and first appeared on the website for Dipdive.^ But that wasn't, by a long shot, the first time will.i.am met John Legend.
  • Will.i.Am » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Keep an eye out across the next two weeks for a host of MTV-exclusive will.i.am / John Legend video insanity.
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^ Posted 1/12/09 12:01 am ET by Daniel in Celebrity , MTV Featured Artist , Music , Videos .
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The video racked up three million views within a week and over four million subsequently on YouTube. .On June 13, 2008, "Yes We Can" won an award at the 35th Annual Creative Arts and Entertainment Daytime Emmy Awards for "New Approaches in Daytime Entertainment."^ In addition he has received numerous literary awards, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Regents Medal of Excellence from the State University of New York, and a Governor's Arts Award.
  • William Kennedy 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.albany.edu [Source type: General]

^ New York Amsterdam News, June 14, 2007 William F. Buckley, RIP. American Spectator, April 2008 St. William of York.
  • William (king of Germany) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: Reference]

^ William Wegman in the 59th Minute: Video Art on the Times Square Astrovision, Creative Time and Panasonic, New York .
  • William Wegman on artnet 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.artnet.com [Source type: General]

[14]
On February 29, 2008, a second video, "We Are the Ones," was released on Dipdive and YouTube. .Including cameo appearances from Jessica Alba, Ryan Phillippe, Kerry Washington, pop punk band Yellowcard's front man, Ryan Key, John Leguizamo, Regina King, Tyrese Gibson, Eric Mabius, Tichina Arnold, Adrianne Palicki, comedian George Lopez, and singers Macy Gray, Zoe Kravitz and Black Eyed Peas' Taboo, the video features everyone chanting "O-BA-MA" as a portrayal as their hopes and wishes for Barack Obama and his presidential campaign.^ It includes videos from Daughtry , Common , Green Day , Will.I.Am and other artists who are doing their part to join Barack Obama in moving the country forward.
  • Will.i.Am » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ How about the Black Eyed Peas number, "I Gotta Feeling," which Guetta produced and co-wrote?
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^ My Playlist: Will.i.am Watch, and find out what videos the Black Eyed Peas' frontman chose for his playlist.
  • Will.I.Am | Music Artist, Videos, Photos, News, Ringtones, Albumand Movie Info | VH1.com 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.vh1.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On November 4, 2008, will.i.am spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper about his support for then-Senator Obama using CNN's 'hologram' technology.^ RT @devincf : What I hate about 3D TV is that it will steal the thunder from CNN's hologram program.
  • Will.i.am 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[15]
After the 2008 election, will.i.am released "It's a New Day." The video reflects on the historical events that led to the election of the first African-American president and the public's reaction to his election. .The video features celebrities such as Fergie, Olivia Wilde, Kanye West, Harold Perrineau, Kevin Bacon and his wife Kyra Sedgwick.^ Posted 1/12/09 12:01 am ET by Daniel in Celebrity , MTV Featured Artist , Music , Videos .
  • Will.i.Am » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Celebrity Interviews Jonas Brothers MTV Featured Artist Music News Photos Style Tokio Hotel TV Shows Videos VMAs .
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^ Tags: Creative , Video , Kanye , Kanye West , streetlights , Turner , West .
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.The video first debuted on The Oprah Winfrey Show.^ Himself       ( 1 more ) "The Oprah Winfrey Show" ....
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The track also appears on the 2009 compilation album, Change is Now: Renewing America's Promise.
.In honor of the inauguration of Barack Obama as president, will.i.am collaborated with producer David Foster on the patriotic song "America's Song", with contributing vocals from Seal, Bono, Mary J. Blige, and Faith Hill.^ President Barack Obama Get Email Updates Contact Us Go to homepage.
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^ Will.i.am joined with composer David Foster to create "America's Song" for The Oprah Winfrey Show .
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^ Congressman Clay & President Obama Congressman Clay greets President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol.
  • Congressman Lacy Clay : Home 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC lacyclay.house.gov [Source type: News]

.In response to Barack Obama's reaction following Kanye West's interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards will.i.am penned "The Jackass Song". It features a sample of Kanye West's "Heartless".[16] will.i.am wrote a blog post along with the song on Dipdive.^ December 16, 2009 12/16 - Live William Video & iTunes Mexico!

^ Wednesday 3:59 PM, 21/10/2009 Have you seen the new Black Eyed Peas music video for their song "Meet me halfway"?
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Posted By Dark Lady at Fri 19 Jun 2009, 10:16 AM in Blake, William || 10 Replies .

[17]

Controversies

After-party incident in Toronto

.On June 22, 2009, blogger Perez Hilton accused will.i.am and his entourage of assaulting him in Toronto after the MuchMusic Video Awards, a charge will.i.am denied in a video posted on his blog.^ However, as I wrote to him (only fair to give advance warning of the public assault on his academic reputation about to be launched from this blog!
  • Osprey Publishing - Military History Books - Author Profile: William 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.ospreypublishing.com [Source type: General]

^ William A. Niskanen grades Ben Bernanke performance on FBN June 24, 2009 [Flash Video, 12:34] .
  • William A. Niskanen | Cato Institute: Policy Scholars 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: General]

^ June 22, 2009 12:00 AM The Greatest Generation: Tuskegee Flyer and Two Gunns .
  • Osprey Publishing - Military History Books - Author Profile: William 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.ospreypublishing.com [Source type: General]

[18] From his account, Hilton was rude to Fergie and will.i.am confronted the blogger. will.i.am gave his account on his blog:[19]
I didn't hit you. .I told you that I didn't like the fact that you disrespected us.^ Take The Quiz BOOKS I'D LIKE TO READ Tell us about a book you would like to see published by Osprey.
  • Osprey Publishing - Military History Books - Author Profile: William 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.ospreypublishing.com [Source type: General]

^ These books strongly remind you about what scientific ignorance and social conventions can do to your mindset, and how the future will likely judge us as well."
  • http://williamcalvin.com/ 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC williamcalvin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ongoing News IMPORTANCE OF REGISTRATION - When you pray regularly with us here at St. William, we would like to know.
  • Saint William Catholic Church - Home 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.saintwilliam.org [Source type: General]

.It’s cool to have your opinion, but dude, apparently you were bleeding outside the club, I was like next to you by a tree, waiting for my car and instead of calling the police you Twitted that I assaulted you.^ When I was 15, on my way home, I got sick, that woman helped me ….” When a story goes like this, you may consider it as a romance of love.

^ Ensure you don’t waste your time and their time by finding people who want to hear from you and those you’d like to hear from.
  • William & Susan - Internet Marketing | Online Business 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.williamsusan.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The whole idea around the “sport”, if you can call it that, is that you find GPS co-ordinates for a cache, plug them into your GPS unit (I use my iPhone), and then go searching.
  • William Hook's Blog 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC william-hook.com [Source type: General]

.Sounds like somebody wants mad attention and is not really concerned about his health.^ William R. Potter I really want to tell you about Bent, Not Broken, a story that should not be missed.
  • William R. Potter (author) on AuthorsDen 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.authorsden.com [Source type: General]

.I didn’t hit you, and this is very wrong that you are Twitting that I did that, once again disrespecting me and everything I stand for.^ And then when you did retweet it, using the new method, I could see that tweet, once , and that’s it.
  • William Hook's Blog 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC william-hook.com [Source type: General]

And they’re lies and that’s wrong. Shame on you, shame on your behavior. And that’s just messed up.
.According to news reports, AP article via MSNBC,[20] Hilton called will.i.am a faggot in the club, but Polo Molina – Black Eyed Peas's tour manager – was responsible for punching Hilton from behind.^ Perez claims that Will.I.Am from the Black Eyed Peas and his security team physically attacked him after an argument about why Perez keeps dissing the Black Eyed Peas music on his blog.
  • Will.I.Am Pictures, Profile, Gossip, News | All about Will.I.Am! 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.posh24.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ BLACK EYED PEAS LONDON FLASH MOB DANCE December 21, 2009 at 10:28am via Music Polina , Amelia , Natty and 37 others like this.
  • Will.I.Am | Facebook 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.facebook.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ News LOS ANGELES – January 5, 2010 – Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, The Black Eyed Peas’ Hampton Coliseum concert has been rescheduled from January 19th to February 22nd, 2010.
  • Will.I.Am | Facebook 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.facebook.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The incident was caught on photo by a nearby photographer[21] and by a video which documents the encounter. Gossip website TMZ released a video showing the encounter.[22]
.Liborio Molina, a 36-year-old California resident, has been charged with one count of assault.^ William R. Potter My five year old son Alex has begun telling stories so I wrote this one down for him....
  • William R. Potter (author) on AuthorsDen 6 January 2010 9:09 UTC www.authorsden.com [Source type: General]

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.Since the incident, will.i.am has received support from a variety of other celebrities including Josh Duhamel, John Mayer, Tila Tequila, Kelly Clarkson, Zac Efron, Breckin Meyer and Jimmy Kimmel.^ Celebrity: John Mayer / Perez Hilton / Will.I.Am Tags: Cool celebrities / Trends celebrities 2009 / Scandal celebrity .
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Awards

will.i.am in 2009

Daytime Emmy Awards

Grammy Awards

will.i.am has won 7 Grammy Awards:

Latin Grammy Awards

Discography

Studio albums

References

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  2. ^ 'will.i.am's Aha! Moment' (April 14, 2009) Oprah.com. Accessed 2010-02-2.
  3. ^ 'will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas (May 1, 2009) ChickenBones: A Journal. Accessed 2010-02-2.
  4. ^ 'Nightline Playlist: will.i.am' (February 2, 2008) ABCnews/Frontline. Accessed 2010-02-2.
  5. ^ 'will.i.am's Aha! Moment' (April 14, 2009) Oprah.com. Accessed 2010-02-2.
  6. ^ Pay-per-listen innovation from Black Eyed Peas man (thelondonpaper)
  7. ^ Songs for Survival – Survival International
  8. ^ Swift, Jacqui (2008-10-17). "Bruce Parry says he owes the tribal people so much | The Sun |Showbiz|Something For The Weekend". The Sun. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/sftw/article1819510.ece. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  9. ^ "Zuper Blahq (will.i.am's side project)
  10. ^ "I'm In The House" music video director
  11. ^ First episode of Instant Def
  12. ^ Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am Launches Clothing Line
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  14. ^ "will.i.am's Yes We Can Song Video Awarded Emmy(R) for New Approaches in Daytime Entertainment". Reuters. 2008-06-16. http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS145884+16-Jun-2008+MW20080616. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
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  17. ^ Blog written by will.i.am
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  20. ^ 12:47 p.m. ET (2009-06-22). "Perez Hilton claims assault by Peas’ manager - Celebrities- msnbc.com". MSNBC. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31490152/ns/entertainment-access_hollywood/. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
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  22. ^ "Perez vs. will.i.am - CAUGHT ON TAPE". TMZ.com. 2009-06-22. http://www.tmz.com/2009/06/22/perez-vs-will-i-am-caught-on-tape/. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  23. ^ "Man charged in Perez Hilton case". thestar.com. 2009-06-22. http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/654586. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
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  25. ^ "John Mayer, Perez Hilton, and the Politics of Victim Blaming - The Human Condition Blog - Newsweek.com". Blog.newsweek.com. http://blog.newsweek.com/blogs/thehumancondition/archive/2009/06/23/john-mayer-perez-hilton-and-the-politics-of-victim-blaming.aspx. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  26. ^ "Transformers - Duhamel: 'I Kinda Wished I Threw Hilton Punch' - Contactmusic News". Contactmusic.com. http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/article/duhamel-i-kinda-wished-i-threw-hilton-punch_1107758. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  27. ^ "Kelly Clarkson On Perez Hilton will.i.am Battle". Popcrunch.com. http://www.popcrunch.com/kelly-clarkson-on-perez-hilton-william-battle. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
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  31. ^ "GRAMMY.com". GRAMMY.com. http://www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Awards/51st_show/list.aspx. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 

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