The Black Eyed Peas will headline the Bridgestone Halftime Show as the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers faceoff in Super Bowl XLV, live from Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, on Feb. 6. But the band is also set to be front and center for a weekend of partying in the heart of Texas. On Thursday, The Peas released a new promo for the Sports Illustrated Super Bowl Bash that they’ll be hosting on the evening of Friday, Feb. 4.
Parliament funk pioneer George Clinton is suing hip-pop group the Black Eyed Peas for copyright infringement after the band allegedly twice sampled his 1979 hit “(Not Just) Knee Deep” — first for a 2003 single and again on their Grammy-nominated 2009 comeback album, The E.N.D..
Want hot sauce with those Black Eyed Peas? On Tuesday, pop-dance supergroup The Black Eyed Peas released a video promo in support of the band’s latest party anthem, “The Time (Dirty Bit),” which also happens to be the first single from their forthcoming sixth studio album, The Beginning.
On Friday, the cast of NBC’s The TODAY Show wrapped up its weeklong “TODAY Goes Viral” series by creating their own version of the Black Eyed Peas’ 2009 hit “I Got a Feeling,” with a little help from almost every member of the 150- member TODAY staff, former First Daughter Jenna Bush-Hager, and NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams! The video — shot in a single take — was inspired by a cover performed by a group of students University of Quebec college. That vid went viral earlier this year and has since been viewed more than 7 million times on YouTube.