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will.i.am Announces Release Date and All-Star Collaborators on Solo Album

March 19, 2013 (4:34 am) GMT
The Black Eyed Peas frontman pulls together a star-studded cast of collaborators for his new album set to hit stores April 23.
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When dropped the new song "That Power" featuring last week, fans eagerly awaiting his new album were hoping that the release of the new single would soon usher his long-delayed solo project. They finally got the good news from the founder, who in a press statement, announced that his much-anticipated album "" would be coming out next month, on April 23 to be exact.

Apart from in "Scream & Shout" and Bieber in "That Power", the songwriter and record producer has also enlisted the help of other A-list recording artists for his project. The list includes the attention-catching , controversial rap superstar , , and rap mogul .

Completing the all-star Iine-up are ' former member , hip-hop producer Hit-Boy, , , , Eva Simons, Baby Kaely, K-Pop group and will.i.am's fellow BEP member apl.de.ap. As a solo album, this one's looking to be a star-studded collaboration set with all the artists that have come out to support the 38-year-old's forthcoming studio effort.

"#willpower" comes years after will.i.am's 2007 recording "". Its release was first anticipated back in 2012 when "Scream & Shout" came out in the last quarter of the year and again when a remix was done last month.

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