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Will.i.am

Rapper
Male
Born Mar 15, 1975
Age 39
Hometown East Los Angeles ...
Net Worth $75 Million
Genres Contemporary R&B ...
Instruments Clavinet + Rhodes...
Performed With Blood of Abraham ...
Record Label Warner Sunset Rec...

William James Adams, Jr., better known by his stage name will.i. am ("will I am") is an American rapper, musician, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, actor and producer. He came to prominence in the late 1990s as a member of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas along with rappers apl. de. ap and Taboo and, later, singer Fergie.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1975 Birth Born on March 15, 1975.

TEENAGE

1987 12 Years Old will.i.am's music career began in the summer of 1987, when as an eighth-grader, he met up with fellow rapper Allan Pineda (apl.de.ap) and fellow student Dante Santiago.
1992 17 Years Old They began performing together around Los Angeles and were soon discovered by rapper/entrepreneur Eazy-E, who signed them to his label Ruthless Records in 1992. … Read More

TWENTIES

1998 23 Years Old They were soon signed to Interscope Records, and released their debut single, "Joints & Jam", in early 1998. … Read More
2001 26 Years Old Before joining The Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles. In 2001, he began designing his own signature clothing line, i.am, which made its official debut in 2005 at the Magic Apparel Trade Show in Las Vegas. 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. will.i.am instead had new partners and was launching i.am. will.i.am is currently being sued for $2 million for abandoning the project for which, the label states, he was obligated until 2016, but will.i.am insists is already over … Read More
2002 27 Years Old 1 More Event
The group released their breakthrough single, "Where Is The Love", in November 2002 (featuring Justin Timberlake, although he did not appear in the video). … Read More

THIRTIES

The album's tracks earned the group four 2006 Grammy Award nominations and they also won the Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "Don't Phunk with My Heart". … Read More
2007 32 Years Old In 2007, Will announced that he had co-created an all-female soul band entitled the Paradiso Girls, who he intended to work with on an upcoming solo project. … Read More
In 2008, Will contributed the song "One Tribe" to the Survival International charity album, Songs for Survival.
Will wrote a blog post which featured the song on Dipdive, and released in February 2009. will.i.am attended and spoke at the FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff on January 8, 2011, declaring, "I am a FIRST fan." … Read More
2010 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2010, he wrote and produced the single "OMG" by Usher, which appeared on Usher's seventh studio album, Raymond vs. Raymond.
In February 2011, a third cut from the album, "Dance", a collaboration with Natalia Kills, peaked at #62 on the UK Singles Chart. … Read More
He also stated there is a possibility Shakira could feature on the album. #willpower is due for release in 2012. will.i.am later confirmed that Demi Lovato and Justin Bieber would also appear on #willpower.. … Read More
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