Black Eyed Peas now - cancer, 'miracle' baby and 'life-changing' blindness surgery
The Black Eyed Peas' 2003 smash hit Where is the Love touched hearts around the world and threw the foursome into the public spotlight as one of the biggest bands of the year.
But the band actually began way back in 1988, when William Adams, whose stage name was will.i.am, met Allan Pineda Lindo, who went by apl.de.ap, when they were schoolchildren.
They created a breakdancing crew which then turned into a rap duo and soon caught the eye of N.W.A star Eazy-E, who signed them to his Ruthless Records label.
Eazy-E died from AIDS in 1995, and around the same time, will.i.am and apl.de.ap recruited Taboo and singer Kim Hill and they became The Black Eyed Peas, with Sierra Swan also joining in 1998.
In 2000, Kim and Sierra …
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