Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

will.i.am's family call him by his adopted name

Even will.i.am's family call him by his adopted name and he admits he ''can get quite hostile'' if people don't use it.
Great deals on musical instruments

Even will.i.am's family call him by his adopted name and he "can get hostile" if people don't use it.

The Black Eyed Peas singer and producer - who was born William Adams - has been using the alternatively punctuated version of his first name since the start of his career, and even his family have adopted to using it.

He said: "Not even my family call me William. And only government officials or border guards ever give it to me with the full Mr William Adams. But that's not me. It might say that on the paperwork, but that's not me. I'm will.i.am. If anyone says different then I can be quite hostile.

"I've tried explaining it at immigration before, 'I am not the piece of paper you have before you, I am someone else.' They don't get it."

will.i.am also said he misses being at home with his family, and the local cuisine in East Los Angles, where he grew up.

He added to Q magazine: "I've heard most people end up living no more than 30 miles from where they grew up. I'm not in East Los Angeles anymore, but I miss it. I never had tacos better than they got there."

Posted on 29 Nov 2010 06:30 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48
thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09
thumbnail

Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.

21 Mar 2017 15:25

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Presonus introduce the next addition to their line-up, the Faderport 16. With various intuitive features, the Faderport 16 is ideal for the live sound engineer.

17 Oct 2017 12:24
thumbnail

A digital piano that's ideally suited to the intermediate player, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano hosts a number of intuitive features for the developing pianist.

17 Oct 2017 09:32
thumbnail

The Darkglass Microtubes B3K V2 Bass Overdrive pedal is the quintessential tool for those bassists looking to develop and diversify their bass sound.

16 Oct 2017 14:31
thumbnail

Darklgass Electronics has just introduced a new and improved upgrade to their sensationally popular Preamp Pedal, the much anticipated B7K V2 Bass Preamp pedal.

16 Oct 2017 14:31
thumbnail

The 2.0 update has been designed to improve the overall functionality and workflow of the Katana series, granting a number of new and intuitive features

13 Oct 2017 15:28
thumbnail

With 1 of only 3 St Vincent Masseduction guitars in the world now in stock at Gear4music make sure you don't miss out on a veritable piece of rock history.

13 Oct 2017 12:31