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Old 23-07-2013, 15:02
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Seriously this guy is on all the time, what the hell is so special about him ? Is that rubbish that comes out of his mouth supposed to be singing

He is just awful, his music is unbearable, all his songs sound exactly the same, and he can't pronounce words properly. I am sure he is on a mission to make everyone talk like an idiot with the words he uses.

I just don't get it, why do people like him ? I mean if he had a bit of talent then i would understand but i see zero talent in this guy.
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Old 23-07-2013, 15:04
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Another thread on this? really?
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Old 23-07-2013, 15:17
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I think Will.i.am is pretty awesome
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Old 23-07-2013, 15:18
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He has talent, he has written on and produced various hits since the 90s. Also a lot of the BEP success was down to Will.

I can't say I'm a fan of everything he does but he's smart and does have some talent.
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Old 23-07-2013, 15:19
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I think Will.i.am is pretty awesome
I think so, they're not the greatest lyrics ever I'll admit. But as a producer etc he is good.


I'm probably in the minority on this site considering going to his tour.
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Old 23-07-2013, 15:49
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Another thread on this? really?
Then why make a comment if it bothers you so much ? I don't come into the music thread that often so how am i supposed to know Will.i.am is so disliked on here ?

If there are similar threads to this then i am glad i am not alone in thinking he is a no talent waste.
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Old 23-07-2013, 16:01
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The old Black Eyed Peas stuff was brilliant, but his music at the moment is just seriously generic garbage to get radio play.

I'd like more Where Is The Love? from him and less Scream and Shout
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Old 23-07-2013, 16:11
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His own music is terrible. He is an okay producer when he isn't stealing other people's music which he is doing more and more lately. Not sure why he can't just credit samples instead of stealing whole bodies of work.
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Old 23-07-2013, 16:12
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I'm sure Will.I.Am is a nice guy in person, but his music is some of the dullest and least imaginative
stuff I've ever heard. When I heard "Scream and Shout", I thought, "the title is ironic, since
the music sounds so emotionless and static".
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Old 23-07-2013, 16:18
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I just don't get it, why do people like him ?
Because taste in music is as subjective as taste in comedy. Just because you make a declaration that he's crap doesn't actually mean he is ..
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Old 23-07-2013, 16:23
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Then why make a comment if it bothers you so much ? I don't come into the music thread that often so how am i supposed to know Will.i.am is so disliked on here ?

If there are similar threads to this then i am glad i am not alone in thinking he is a no talent waste.
I'm a fan of Will.I.Am and I am open to criticism of him like I am of anyone I listen too. But this thread is just another bashing thread that doesn't really offer anything else. there was a thread on this just a couple of days ago.
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Old 23-07-2013, 17:57
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I can't be doing with the vast majority of his music. However, if I could get those sort of sales writing dross like that, I would be doing it too.
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Old 23-07-2013, 19:25
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the least talented person in music is rather harsh..ok he cant sing, but he is a good rapper, dancer and producer...im not a fan of any of hardly any of his music post elephunk. but because of some of the songs he has been involved in the past i can forgive his present day sins...and he knows what the masses want so you have to give him some credit for that.
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Old 23-07-2013, 19:30
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One of many...
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Old 23-07-2013, 19:37
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I'm sure Will.I.Am is a nice guy in person, but his music is some of the dullest and least imaginative
stuff I've ever heard. When I heard "Scream and Shout", I thought, "the title is ironic, since
the music sounds so emotionless and static".

If he is anything like he behaves on The Voice, then he is obnoxious. Seriously, because of him I haven't watched season 2. He is so annoying with his childish acting and "that was dope" answers. I was shocked he acts like that, it was funny for the first 5 minutes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WWElojsdE8
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Old 23-07-2013, 19:45
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He has plenty of competition.
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Old 23-07-2013, 20:00
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If he is anything like he behaves on The Voice, then he is obnoxious. Seriously, because of him I haven't watched season 2. He is so annoying with his childish acting and "that was dope" answers. I was shocked he acts like that, it was funny for the first 5 minutes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WWElojsdE8
Seriously the guy's choice of words are so stupid, can't he form a sentence without acting like a total moron ?

If this guy was talking to me i think i would just walk away, i couldn't listen to someone that talks like that, he doesn't even make sense.
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Old 23-07-2013, 21:14
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the least talented person in music is rather harsh..ok he cant sing, but he is a good rapper, dancer and producer...im not a fan of any of hardly any of his music post elephunk. but because of some of the songs he has been involved in the past i can forgive his present day sins...and he knows what the masses want so you have to give him some credit for that.
Must I post the lyrics to That Power again? Will isn't has never been a good rapper. That's like saying Flo Rida is a good rapper. Anybody can make words rhyme, but what are they saying? If saying something like "they call me will-a, stay so cool, I'm chill-ay" makes you a good rapper, then Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Snoop, and the rest have been trying too hard. Dr Suess had more complex rhymes than will does.
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Old 23-07-2013, 21:20
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For someone that you clearly hate, you've spent a lot of time following him round. Music wise and on The Voice. And invested the time to create a thread and comment regularly.
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Old 23-07-2013, 21:23
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i wouldn`t go that far, to be fair he has wrote/produced some good songs in his time, i wouldn`t judge him just on what he`s done in recent years.
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Old 23-07-2013, 22:11
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If he is anything like he behaves on The Voice, then he is obnoxious. Seriously, because of him I haven't watched season 2. He is so annoying with his childish acting and "that was dope" answers. I was shocked he acts like that, it was funny for the first 5 minutes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WWElojsdE8
What a jerk. I stand corrected!
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Old 24-07-2013, 00:02
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Must I post the lyrics to That Power again? Will isn't has never been a good rapper. That's like saying Flo Rida is a good rapper. Anybody can make words rhyme, but what are they saying? If saying something like "they call me will-a, stay so cool, I'm chill-ay" makes you a good rapper, then Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, Snoop, and the rest have been trying too hard. Dr Suess had more complex rhymes than will does.
The first two BEP albums are good hip-hop albums with a ATCQ, de la soul vibe .. Hes also featured on songs with hip hop legends like Nas, Mos def, KRS1, Busta rhymes, Talib Kweli, Common, Pharoahe monch, Black thought and although hes not going to say anything deep like those guys he does hold his own, when he needs to bring it he can..hes not a deep lyrical rapper, hes a party rapper he has distinctive voice and a good flow, he can ride the beat. better then the guys you mentioned imo.

Sergio mendes - Yes yes ya'll feat Black thought, Will.i.am, Chali 2na
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCYJSKtJoPc
Ozomatli - Vocal Artillery feat Medusa, will.i.am and Kanetic Source
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgxDa4ciKdo
BEP - On my own feat Les nubians and Mos def
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5Bgdg2PVzg

and an example of his singing not being beyond annoying
i want you http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRfTS8bd05o
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Old 24-07-2013, 01:13
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For someone that you clearly hate, you've spent a lot of time following him round. Music wise and on The Voice. And invested the time to create a thread and comment regularly.
I made 3 comments, now it's my 4th Don't you think it would be a little pointless if i made a thread and didn't contribute to it ?

I was actually being serious by the way, it wasn't just a reason to bash him. I just don't see any talent in the guy, nobody who has talent at writing music ( if you can call that a talent ) uses words like

"They call me Will-A, Stay so cool I'm chilly
I done made that milli, On my way to that billi
Used to have a piggy bank, But now I got that bigger bank
Who who cares what the haters think ,They hatin' on me cause I'm doin' what they can't"

You can't really get much worse than this, it's embarrassing that a grown man sings...............actually not singing..............raps ???? no not that either. Whatever he is doing those words are just stupid.
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Old 24-07-2013, 01:18
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Whilst I agree that his music is dull and uninspired, saying he has no talent is mental. The man can make hits, derivative and safe hits mind, but still hits. He has churned out enough to be more than luck.

I think as well recently he has had a lot of UK TV exposure, and that tends to grate on people when someone appears everywhere. Like Jade Goody did for a time.
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Old 28-07-2013, 00:45
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Haven't you got better things to be doing than making threads bashing people who you clearly dislike?

I like Will.I.am, I like his music and it's catchy and up-beat. I also liked the BEP and I think he is a good song writer and composer.

I think he is talented and clever, just because he speaks like that doesn't mean he is stupid or childish?

Stop speaking on everyone's behalf by saying 'he IS crap, and he IS obnoxious'. It's your opinion, so try saying 'I THINK he is terrible' etc.

You need to accept and get over the fact that other people like different music and different things that you might do, not everyone is going to like what you like and vise versa.
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