Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am Gets Hostile Over Name; Preps For Super Bowl XLV
If you want to have one less worry on your hands when meeting or speaking with businessman will.i.am born William Adams of the Black Eyed Peas, you better not address him by his government name.
According to Q Magazine, the Black Eyed Peas’ music producer, singer and rapper stated that his family doesn’t even call him William and the only people who tend to are government officials or border guards.
will.i.am who was first discovered by Compton rapper and former N.W.A. leader Eazy-E when he was 16 years-old, goes on to say that’s not even him when he’s called William Adams even though it says it on paperwork.
The alternative hip hop artist wants to be called by his stage name will.i.am and if you happen to call him anything other than will.i.am, he warns that he can become quite hostile.
will.i.am has been having a hard time trying to explain this to immigration and has told them he’s not the person on the paper and he’s someone else. Who’s that someone else? will.i.am
“They don’t get it,” says will.i.am.
One thing’s for sure, I’m sure that Fergie as well as the other members of Black Eyed Peas know not to call him William Adams.
In other news, the Black Eyed Peas are set to perform for Super Bowl halftime on February 6, 2011, as reported on Hip HopRx.com. The Super Bowl XLV halftime game wiill air on FOX and will take place at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.