William Adams (born Mairch 15, 1975), kent bi his stage name as will.i.am (pronoonced Will I Am), is an American rapper, sangster-sangwriter, entrepreneur, vyce actor, actor, DJ, record producer, an philanthropist, best kent as ane o the foondin members o the hip hop/pop baund, The Black Eyed Peas.

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Will.i.am in 2012.jpg
will.i.am attendin his #willpower album release pairty, Hollywood, Californie on August 14, 2012
Background information
Birth nameWilliam James Adams[note 1]
Forby kent as
  • will.i.am
  • Zuper Blahq
  • Will 1X
Born (1975-03-15) 15 Mairch 1975 (age 45)
Los Angeles, Californie, Unitit States[5]
Genres
Thrift
  • Rapper
  • sangster
  • sangwriter
  • composer
  • record producer
  • disk jockey
  • voice actor
  • entrepreneur
  • businessman
  • philanthropist
Instruments
Years active1992–present
Labels
Associate actsThe Black Eyed Peas
Wabsteidwill.i.am

NotesEedit

  1. Altho his legal name nou is William Adams,[1] the name on his birth certificate is William James Adams, which he anly discovered when he wis 25.[2][3][4]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Media Centre - The Voice UK: will.i.am". BBC. 1 Juin 2013. Retrieved 13 Januar 2014.
  2. McLean, Craig (30 Mey 2009). "Force of Will". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 25 Februar 2013. Aged 25, when a passport application resulted in him seeing his full birth certificate for the first time, he found out that his real, full name was William James Adams Jr. He was named after the father he'd never known, and whom no one in his family ever discussed.
  3. Dawson, Kim (15 Februar 2011). "Brit awards 2011: plan b". The Daily Star. Retrieved 7 October 2012. The Black Eyed Peas frontman ... has William James Adams on his passport.
  4. "Will.i.am explains airport anger about his real name". MSN. 15 Februar 2011. Retrieved 25 Februar 2013.
  5. 'will.i.am's Aha! Moment' (April 14, 2009) Oprah.com. Retrieved 2010-02-2.