Queen Latifah; BEP On American Idol Finale

AllHipHop Staff

Female emcee pioneer and international favorites The Black Eyed Peas are both set to perform this Wednesday (May 20) on American Idol.

Latifah and BEP will be a part of an all-star gathering of past and present music stars in celebration of reality show’s season finale.

Also confirmed to appear are 80s stars Lionel Richie and Cyndi Lauper, along with Carlos Santana, David Cook, Keith Urban, and Carrie Underwood.

Yesterday (May 19), Queen Latifah dropped “Cue the Rain,” the first single off her Hip-Hop comeback LP Persona.

The in demand production duo of Cool and Dre have been confirmed as the project’s executive producers.

“Cue the Rain” will first be heard exclusively at Latifah’s official site, queenlatifah.com.

The song will be available for iTunes download following the worldwide premier.

At press time, the New Jersey legend’s 9th studio album is targeted for July 7th release date on Verve Records.