Usher and will.i.am performed live on Oprah this afternoon as a part of her Star-Studded Harpo Hookups special. We told you this song would be a smash.
Here is the video to the new version of K’naan’s “Wavin’ Flag.” Check it out above.
New video from Will.i.am and Thugnificent…May 2nd, at 11:30pm, The Boondocks return to Adult Swim.
New version of K’naan’s “Wavin’ Flag,” this time featuring Will.i.am and David Guetta. This song is also the 2010 FIFA World Cup anthem. Check it out below. K’naan + Will.i.am + David Guetta – “Wavin’ Flag (New Version)” (MP3)
Kelis and Will.i.am perform “Acapella” live on The Jimmy Kimmel Live. Check it out above.
BEP frontman returns with a new electro-house single produced by Crookers, who you might now from their famous uptempo remix of Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘N Nite”. Will’s got some fuckin’ gun talk on this one, wow. Speaking of which, Crookers’ Tons of Friends album review just around the corner…. LISTEN: Will.i.am + Crookers – “Fly [cont.]
Kelis teams with DJ Replay for the official mixtape for her upcoming LP, Flesh Tone, dropping this summer on will.i.am music / Interscope Records. The 25 minute mix includes 4 new tracks from the album as well as exclusive remixes. Someone send us a copy of this Benny Benassi remix of “Acapella” quickly…. Kelis + [cont.]
Here goes the newest video from Usher’s Raymond v. Raymond LP, in stores today – review coming tonight. Meanwhile, this has been getting good responses, but DJ’s need the big room house mixes. David Guetta, Laidback Luke, Richard Vission: where you at will? Something tells us Danny Diggz will have a “Zombie Nation” masher on [cont.]
Looks like the international release of MJB’s Stronger With Each Tear will be quite different than what we got stateside last year. “I Can’t Wait” is one of the April 6th album’s new selections, produced by will.i.am, utilizing a sample from The Outfield’s “I Just Wanna Lose Your Love”. Has a more housey feel on [cont.]
Now signed with will.i.am’s imprint under Interscope, Kelis will reinvent herself once again with her fourth LP, Flesh Tone, due out this spring. Moving slightly away from the hip-hop styles of production that fueled tracks like “Bossy”, Kelis will instead team with some the biggest producers in house music. Producers for Flesh Tone include will.i.am, [cont.]
Yeah, Ur-sher’s got another scorcher here from his Raymond Vs. Raymond LP, due next month, this time produced by will.i.am. As usual, will’s been digging in the house crates for his influences, and this one clearly comes from the international sports anthem “Kernkraft 400″ by Zombie Nation, with it’s stadium sized, catchy crowd “Oh’s”. The [cont.]
Sure, Michael Jackson’s legacy has been sampled to death, carving out a number of hit records for various artists including Jay-Z (“Izzo”), Kanye West (“Good Life”), Nas (“It Ain’t Hard To Tell”), and tons more. What you may not be aware of however is how many times Michael has tapped these same artists to appear [cont.]
Thriller’s 25th Anniversary (and a certain prank call) sort of hinted who Michael Jackson was collaborating with before his death, as the release featured new remixes of classics from the album Akon and Will.I.Am. In a recent Billboard report, it was revealed by former Sony Music CEO Tommy Matolla that there is a wealth of [cont.]
In 2006, will.i.am helped reinvent classic Brazilian samba/bossa nova pioneer Sergio Mendes with the release of Timeless, after a ten year absence from the artist. Bringing out some of the biggest and best names in the industry to help modernize his sound, Timeless had an extensive guest list, including The Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Justin [cont.]
Ever since Andre 3000 released The Love Below, it seems that every creative hip-hop artist out there wants to try to make an album with as little rapping as possible. This isn’t really anything new, as Rhyme Syndicate members Ice-T and Everlast reinvented themselves as Body Count and Whitey Ford, respectively. Even Q-Tip – who [cont.]
Jay Dee and Pete Rock’s extremely contrasting contributions to BBE’s ambitious, and rapidly unfolding Beat Generation series, has made it increasingly difficult to discern where the labels true musical vision lies. While Jay Dee’s Welcome To Detroit was a more rhyme-orientated opus, Pete Rock’s Petestrumentals was a distinctly jazzy, instrumental based endeavor. Wil.I.Am’s Lost Change is [cont.]
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