Will I.Am Launches Clothing Line, BEP Readies New LP

Black Eyed Peas

member Will.I.Am recently launched his own clothing line, dedicated to showing

off his unique clothing designs. I.Am clothes, which was founded 6 months ago

with co-designer Lor-E Phillips, is geared toward "the higher end trendy

spots," and will be available for both men and women. Each design will

not exceed 500 pieces ever, all are signed and numbered by Will.I.Am. "I.Am

clothing is directly aimed for people that know who they are," Will I.

Am told AllHipHop.com.

In related news, the group is preparing to release

their third album, Elephunk. The album is light on guest appearances,

featuring only one guest lyricist, Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach. According to

Will I.Am, the album will have more social commentary, including a song about

the September 11 attacks on the United States.