Showing All "will.i.am" Posts

Stereogum founder Scott Lapatine has noted several times lately that the polka medleys have always been the best part of Weird Al Yankovic's albums, and he might have a point. Basically, in addition…   Read Story »
The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?" As I explained at length last month, the Warped Tour scene that carried Hayley…   Read Story »
In recent years, pop music's landscape has been transforming more rapidly than ever. But even as genre boundaries collapse and notions of good taste invert and guitars become inherently retro, one…   Read Story »
There's nothing like a good old-fashioned Tyler, The Creator Twitter rant to start your day off right. Tyler, Odd Future's ringleader, met Black Eyed Peas ringleader will.i.am (both groups are their…   Read Story »
I'm going to be perfectly honest here, and it might make me look pathetic, but here it goes: I heard that will.i.am announced that he was adding a hashtag to his forthcoming 2012 LP, but I heard the…   Read Story »
"You can't say 'futuristic' then be afraid of the future," argues will.i.am. Oh yeah? What if you say "futuristic dystopian nightmare?" Then the future sounds pretty scary and dishertening and…   Read Story »
For the first time since I became aware of them, I won't be watching the Grammys. I made other plans weeks ago and forgot they were airing tonight. I'm fairly confident I won't be missing anything.…   Read Story »
The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame celebrated a quarter century as the self-appointed, oft-suspect gatekeeper for canonical artists in the rock world (no Replacements, no Sonic Youth, no etcs. -- no vote…   Read Story »
Some 30,000 people over two days crammed into the six-block area in San Diego's East Village that hosted the 25th annual Street Scene this past weekend. That's a strong number, albeit down from last…   Read Story »
This NSFW jammy comes with an "explicit" warning mostly because it's explicitly bad. See why will.i.am has no friends and why Fergie and her vocal cords should get a room. Mazal toss!   Read Story »