William James Adams, Jr. (born March 15, 1975), also known popularly by his stage name will.i.am, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, actor, musician, DJ, record producer and philanthropist. He is best known as a founding member of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas, with whom he has received multiple awards. He voices Pedro in Rio and Rio 2.
- will.i.am: "He has this quirky, cool and unique eye for superstars. We have a lot in common when it comes to that."