Will.i.am has confirmed everyone’s chat that Fergie has left Black Eyed Peas.
The Voice UK judge has confirmed that ‘sadly’ Fergiclious has quit the band, which also features Taboo and apl.de.app. Despite the fact that Fergie was the lone ‘featured female’ in the group, the remaining members of the band are looking forward to working alongside other ‘good female’ artists in the future.
William cleared the rumours over the prospects of a potential return. The 42-year-old rapper told Ahlan!, “Since the beginning of Black Eyed Peas, we’ve always had amazing vocalists that appeared on the mic with us.”
“People like Macy Gray, Esthero, Debi Nova, Fergie. On Elephunk, there were several females that appeared on that album. Obviously, Fergie was the featured female, but on songs like Let’s Get it Started, it’s Noelle [Scaggs], and then Fergie, songs like Latin Girls, it’s Debi Nova, and Request Line, it’s Macy Gray. We’ll always work with good females,” The Voice UK judge added.
He continued, “But Black Eyed Peas are pushing it forward in terms of content, technology and experiences on our new project, Masters of the Sun.”
Nonetheless, The Black Eyed Peas are nor crossed over Fergie’s decision and do not intend to ‘replace’ her.
He also added, “As for replacing, what people know The Black Eyed Peas to be, nobody is replacing Fergie.”
She is working on a solo project
People fuelled speculation over the prospect of Nicole Scherzinger joining the group earlier this year.
And the showed support to Fergie’s decision and wished her good luck with her new future plans as a solo artist, and will.i.am has joked about Black Eyed Peas with Fergie’s solo tracks.
He said, “She’s working on her solo project at the moment, we’re on this brand-new experience, celebrating 20 years of Black Eyed Peas putting out music. We worked on a bunch of songs on her solo record, we’re proud that she has her label.”