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Black Eyed Peas

This is a biography on the Black Eyed Peas and their achievements

Cecelia Portman

on 23 November 2012

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The Black Eyed Peas were founded in Los Angles, California is 1995. The groups dates back to 1988 when two eighth graders Williams Adams (will.i.am.) and Allan Pineda (apl.de.ap) met up and started rapping and singing around L.A. In 1992 they were signed to Eazy-E records. In 1995 Jaime Gomez (Taboo) joined the band and in 1998 they signed onto Interscope Records and their careers took off. The band became really famous when Fergie joined them. From there they released Elephunk, their first album with Fergie. From then on they released several more albums, all very successful.
The Black Eyed Peas have been nominated for many different awards and have won many as well. They are a very successful band and most of the awards range in the "Favourite Pop/R&B and Groups"
10 American Music Awards and Nominations mostly for "Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group"
2 BET Awards
10 Billboard Music Awards
14 grammy Awards 6 of which were in 2010.
24 MTV Awards from all across the World.
The Black Eyed Peas have been very successful in their careers and they continue to produce great music which the fans and Award companies love. Albums and Their Famous Songs By : Dorota Borovsky The Black Eyed Peas debut album was released in 1998 by Interscope Records called Behind the Front.This was before the band was popular and it only featured will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo. The second album was called Bridging the Gap and was released in 2000 and the third album was Elephunk, which launched the band into great heights. This album featured Fergie, who everyone loved with the band's sound. The fourth album was called Monkey Business and was released in 2005. It went three times Platinum and was one of the most loved albums of all time, selling over 10 million copies worldwide. Their fifth studio album was called The E.N.D and is my personal fav. It was released in 2009 and featured the chart-toping singles "Boom, Boom, Pow" and "I Gotta a Feeling". The sixth and last to date album was The Beginning and it featured "Just Can't Get Enough" and "The Time" Top 10 songs by the Black Eyed Peas
1. I Gotta a Feeling -2009 (The E.N.D)
2. Boom, Boom, Pow- 2009 (The E.N.D)
3. Imma Be- 2009 (The E.N.D)
4. Just can't Get Enough-2011 (The Beginning)
5. Don't Phunk With my Heart-2005 (Monkey Business)
6. My Humps-2005
7. The Time Dirty Bit-2010 (The Beginning)
8. Where is the Love? -2003
9. Don't Lie -2005
10. Pump it- 2006 Famous Songs By B.E.P Imma Be Music Video Black Eyed Peas Music Videos Black Eyed Peas Discography The Black Eyed Peas have been very successful in their careers because of their diverse sound and their passion to create newer and better music. Their songs are edgy, cool and different from everyone else's. They don't follow the crowd, instead they make their own. The Black Eyed Peas have responded to their fans through many forms of concerts, social media, music videos and music video DVDs. The following is a list of what they have done together as a band.
6 studio albums
2 Complilation albums
1 EP
20 singles
2 video alums
27 music videos Early Biography Did you know?
Fergie started out in a band called Wild Orchid then joined the Black Eyed Peas in their third studio album
B.E.P had a collaboration with Sting called Union.
will.i.am suffers from tinnitus, the constant buzzing in both ears
will.i.am studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising before following a career in music
Taboo (the rapper) is a black belt in Ninjitsu and Jeet Kune Do (martial arts tactics)
apl.de.ap was born in the Phillipines and moved to the US at the age of 14 and was adopted by an American family.
will.i.am sang on the "Tommy Hawk Underground" video game soundtrack.
their favourite colour is purple
apl.de. ap suffers from nystagmus which is involuntary eye movement that affects your eye sight. Interesting facts About B.E.P The Black Eyed Peas consists of 4 people. will.i.am (William Adams), apl.de.ap (Allan Pineda), Fergie (Stacy Ferguson) and Taboo (Jaime Gomez).
They are a rap, hip-hop, pop band that was found in 1995. They have 6 very successful albums and some members have even had individual records and albums.
Will.i.am is the leader, main rapper, vocalist, producer, songwriter
Fergie is the main vocalist, sub-rapper, and songwriter
Taboo is the lead rapper and songwriter
Apl.de.ap is the lead rapper, sub-vocalist, songwriter, and producer.
The group has been involved in many charity events for different causes such as relief for the Souris river flood victims in North Dakota and they raised $4 million for New York charities in Chase Presents the Black Eyed Peas and Friends in New York City's Central Park. Also their song Union, with Sting has motivated change in people's lives as an inspirational song. They always are creating new music that people of all different races enjoy. Currently they are taking a hiatus, but will return to tours and albums soon. Who are the Black Eyed Peas Pump it Music Video Rock that Body Music Video Boom Boom Pow Music Video Achievements Fergie Individual Careers After joining the Black Eyed Peas, Fergie pursued an individual career. Her first album, Dutchess, was released on September 19th 2006 and it featured the hit singles "London Bridge", "Glamorous", "Fergalicious" and "Big Girls Don't Cry". The sound was similar to the Black Eyed Peas and will.i.am was even the producer, so the Black Eyed Peas, as a band did not suffer. She also starred in various movies, such as the Charlie Brown movies and even the musical movie "Nine". Will.i.am Will.i.am's solo career began in 2001, with the release of Lost Change, his first solo album. Must B 21 was the second studio album released by will.i.am, and it was came out on September 23rd, 2003. His third studio album was called Songs about Girls and was released in 2007. It was the most successful of the 3 and it featured the song "One More Time" and "Heartbreaker". He has also had a very successful acting career. The movies he did include:
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (Moto Moto)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (John Wraith)
CBS Drama: Joan of Arcadia (guest star as God)
Rio (2011) ( Pedro- red cardinal that gives Blu advice)
Will.i.am has also helped many other artists write songs such as Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Nicki Manaj and many more. Apl.de.ap Apl.de.ap hasn't had such a big career as Fergie or will.i.am, but he is considered one of the greatest band members because of how he overcame the odds of making it big. He was adopted by an American family at the age of 14 and moved to the US from the Phillipines. He has always remembered his country and also has a few songs on B.E.P albums remembering his home country. He is now working on a solo album and he also started the Apl Foundation, which gives back to communities in the Phillipines and Asia. He also sarted his own music company, Jeepney Music Inc. and it handles new and up-and-coming DJ's. Taboo Taboo, the lead rapper of the Black Eyed Peas, has not lived in the spotlight much. Mostly he does work for the Black Eyed Peas, but has also reportedly said that he will begin a solo album, hoping to feature artists like Pitbull and Shakira. Taboo has also done a lot of work for movie companies and is featured on many soundtracks such as Coach Carter and Legally Blonde, just to name a few. Taboo has also acted in various movies and is a very successful rapper, who's career has just begun. Individual Careers Continued
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