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Will.i.am

William James Adams, Jr. (born March 15, 1975), better known by his stage name Will.i.am (will-i-am) and occasionally by his other stage name Zuper Blahq, is an American rapper, musician, songwriter, singer, actor, and producer. Will.i.am came to prominence in the 1990s as a member of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas along with rappers apl.de.ap and Taboo and R&B; singer Fergie. As a music producer, he has produced with other artists including Michael Jackson, Cheryl Cole, Daddy Yankee, and Usher. Will.i.am was born and raised in the projects of East Los Angeles, California. He never met his father, William Adams, Sr., and grew up with his mother, Debra, who encouraged him to be unique and to avoid conforming to the tendencies of the other youth in his East L.A. neighborhood. She encouraged him to begin working on his musical career by sending him to school in Pacific Palisades. While attending Palisades Charter High School, will.i.am became best friends with Allan Lindo.

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Eve -- Backtracks Poorly from Britney Spears Slam

Eve
Backtracks Poorly from Britney Spears Slam

Eve is trying to distance herself from the comments she made about Britney Spears on the new will.i.am song, but her argument just doesn't make any sense. Eve was a guest on Bravo's "Watch What… READ MORE >

What's The Big Frigin' Difference?!

What's the Big Frigin'
DIFFERENCE?!

Will.You.spot all the hidden differences in these Will.I.am photos. We gotta feelin' you can.**HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above photographs!**  READ MORE >

- 502 days ago
Will.i.am -- My Ugly Car HAS RETURNED!!! [PHOTO]

Will.i.am
My Ugly Car HAS RETURNED!!!

Will.i.am's blindingly hideous $700,000 car is back with its rightful owner -- TMZ has learned, the rapper finally found his ride ... after it mysteriously went missing last month.TMZ broke the… READ MORE >

- 581 days ago
Will.i.am -- My Publicist is LYING About My Ugly Car!

Will.i.am
My Publicist is LYING About My Ugly Car!

8:20 AM PT -- Eight minutes after we published this story, we received the following email from Will's publicist:"Hi --When I asked [Will's] assistant yesterday morning she thought this had been… READ MORE >

- 611 days ago
Will.I.Am -- Dude, Where's My Ugly Car?

Will.I.Am
Dude... Where's My Ugly Car?

Good news and bad news for Will.i.am -- the bad news ... he misplaced his one-of-a-kind, $700,000 car. The good news ... it's way too ugly for someone to have stolen it.Check out TMZ on TV --… READ MORE >

- 612 days ago
Will.i.am -- Somebody STOLE My Expensive, Custom Car!!!

Will.i.am
Somebody STOLE My Expensive, Custom Car!!!

10:44 AM PT -- Crisis averted ... Will's rep JUST sent us an email saying, "Everything is fine, he has his car."Will.i.am believes someone JACKED his futuristic, ultra-customized super car while… READ MORE >

- 612 days ago
Will.i.Am -- Back to the Future Car IMPOUNDED By Cops

Will.i.Am
'Back to the Future' Car IMPOUNDED By Cops

Will.i.Am has temporarily lost his customized "Back to the Future" car -- a tricked out DeLorean -- after cops pulled him over in L.A. this week ... and IMPOUNDED the vehicle ... law enforcement… READ MORE >

- 671 days ago
Black Eyed Pea will.i.am Sued for $2 Million Over Clothing Deal

will.i.am
Sued for $2 Mil Over Duds

Will.i.am is being sued by a company claiming  he has bailed on a deal he made to hock a clothing line.I.Am.Clothing (that's the company) claims will.i.am inked a deal in 2010, for the Black… READ MORE >

- 736 days ago
Will.i.am or Female Olympian -- Who Wore It Better?

Will.i.am vs. Female Olympian
Who Wore It Better?

Black Eyed Peas front man will.i.am and gold medal winning British heptathlon Olympian Denise Lewis both showed up to the Burberry fashion show wearing the same coat in London on Monday.Question… READ MORE >

- 788 days ago
Apl.de.ap vs. Will.i.am: Who's You Rather?

Apl.de.ap vs. Will.i.am
WHO"D YOU RATHER?

Will.i.am (right) from the Black Eyed Peas posed with another member from the group who isn't Fergie while at a premiere of a documentary movie earlier this week. The question is... More Who'd You… READ MORE >

- 958 days ago

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