Will.i.am Discusses the Release of His Debut Solo Album

The seven-time Grammy winner talks about creating his new album and working with Cody Wise.
0:57 | 07/30/14

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winner with the black eyed peas, the new face, Cody wise, their new single "It's my birthday." How did you find this guy? I met Cody when he was just turning 15 and I signed him to the label and I promised him that we're going to work through to where he's like a songwriter/producer and when he's ready he's going to come out and now Cody is ready songwriting. You knew he had the tools. The guy is amazing. He used to be in "Lion king." You have been singing since you were 4? Yes, most definitely. So what did you learn from will? I mean, you know, he's such a creative person and such a, you know -- his talents span across a lot rather than just music so, you know, seeing him, you know, being such a entrepreneurial human being, you know, is a really, really great experience to me so opening me up to a lot. Very cool. The song is "It's my birthday."

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