Writing was performed on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
Black Eyed Peas/N*E*R*D* tour of 2004
The album's first single, “Don’t Phunk With My Heart," was a hit in the U.S.,
reaching number three on the U.S. Hot 100.
The song reached the highest peak yet of their career (in the U.S.) and earned them another Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a group.
Songs from Album Behind the Bridge to Elephunk
Let’s Get Retarded
Where Is the Love
More Songs from Album Behind the Bridge to Elephunk
Joints and Jam
What is it
Discover Hip Hop
Boogie That Be
Songs On Album Let’s Get It Started
Let’s Get It Started
Way You Make ME Feel
Bridging the Gaps
Let’s Get Retarded
Information On Elephunk
Breakout album,Elephunk, was released in 2003
It was the group's first album to feature the vocals of “Fergie”
She became the replacement for background singer Kim Hill, who left the band in 2000
From Elephunk came "Where is the Love", a single featuring Justin Timberlake which became Black Eyed Peas' first major hit,
peaking at #8 on the U.S. HOT 100, but topping the charts practically everywhere else, including six weeks at #1 in the UK where it became the biggest selling single of 2003.
Information On The Black Eyed Peas
Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group from Los Angels
As of 2008, the group is composed of William, Apldeap, Taboo and Fergie
Since its breakout album Elephunk in 2003, the group's pop/dance oriented style of hip hop music has sold an estimated twenty-seven million albums and singles worldwide.
Information On William And Allan
Wiliam was born in 1975
Allan was born in 1974
They began rapping and performing together around Los Angeles
The pair signed to Ruthless Records after catching the attention of the nephew of Jerry Heller
Along with Mookie Mook, Burning Star, & DJ Motiv8, they called their group Atban Klann.
Their debut album,Grass Roots, was never released because Ruthless did not consider the social themes reflected in the group's music to be marketable to their audience.
The 3rd Single
The third single from the album, Monkey Business significantly re-styled from the original Elephunk version, ”Hey Mama"
The song hit the top 10 in the Australia, UK, Germany and other European countries
As the song reached #23 in the U.S. The song received even more exposure in 2003 when it was featured in the second of ipod’s Silhouette TV commercials.
Black Eyed Peas' song “ Let’s Get Retarded" was restyled as “ Lets Get It Started" for an NBA Fianls worldwide commercial.
The song was quite successful on the charts worldwide, peaking at #21 on the U.S. HOT 100, #11 in the UK, and at #2 in Australia. This spot featured Carlos Santana.
How the group Met
In September 2005, The Black Eyed Peas released an iTunes Originals playlist of their greatest hits,
As well as some that were re-recorded especially for purchase through iTunes
The play list includes popular songs such as “ Don’t Lie,” ” Shut Up," and a new version of “ Where is the Love?" It also has small stories containing info and commentaryabout how the group first met.
2004 and 2005 Tours
Un 2004, The Black Eyed Peas embarked on the Elephunk tour, hitting multiple continents and countries such as Europe and South America.2005 tourism fall 2005, The Black Eyed Peas set off to tour with Gwen Stefani, as supporting act. In December of
2005, they embarked on the "European Tour", which toured multiple countries in Europe.
In March 2006, Black Eyed Peas hit the road again as the featured headliner for the 6th Annual Honda Civic Tour,
With supporting bands Flipsyde and The Pussycat Dolls.
They again brought the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus on the tour with them to craft new songs for Fergie's solo debut album.
In 2007, Black Eyed Peas embarked on the Black, Blue, and you world Tour, visiting over 20 countries, including Macau, Sweden,Poland ,Romania,Hungary, South Africa, South Korea, Malaysia,India, Indonesia,Israel,Singapore,China, Russia ,Australia, Nigeria,Mexico,Thailand, Venezuela, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Argentina, Philippines, El Salvador and Brazil
This tour was presented by Pepsi, in conjunction with the new 'Pepsi More' advertising campaign, featuring Black Eyed Peas.