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|Name||William James Adams, Jr.|
|Born||March 15, 1975|
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B, electro hop|
|Labels||Ruthless, Warner Sunset, Atlantic, Geffen, A&M, Interscope, Columbia, will.i.am music group|
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William James Adams, Jr. (born March 15, 1975), better known by his stage name will.i.am ("will I am") is an American rapper, musician, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, actor, DJ 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. As a music producer, he has produced with other artists including Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Eazy-E, Britney Spears, U2, Rihanna, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Earth, Wind & Fire, Nicki Minaj, Cheryl Cole, 2NE1, SMAP, The Game, Nas, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Daddy Yankee, and Juanes. He is a coach on The Voice UK.