Black Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas made its way over to the states during the Middle Passage where West African slaves were then forced to cultivate rice and beans on the same plantations that would enslave them for centuries

She breaks down her motives for leaving the group nearly 20 years ago.

NEW YORK — The Black Eyed Peas are opening a school where local teenagers will learn video and music production using professional-quality equipment.

At the MTV VMA’s this past weekend, Will.i.am caused controversy with his appearance in blackface. Recently, Newsone contributor Bakari Kitwana spoke with Associate Professor of Visual Studies at the State University of Buffalo, John Jennings, about recent visual images of Blacks on the American popular culture scene—from Will.i.am’s Blackface to the signage at the recent […]

Will.i.am is defending the black makeup he wore to the VMAs Sunday night, insisting there is nothing “racial” about it.