will.i.am Corrects Kanye West About Black Eyed Peas Break Up

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By: Vibe / September 22, 2011

Even though the Black Eyes Peas announced their “hiatus,” in July many are still confused about the group’s actual future. That includes Kanye West who recently told the audience at an Austin, Texas show: “Rest in Peace to the Black Eyed Peas, You’re gonna be missed.” 

Although ‘Ye meant no ill will, the next day a concerned BEP fan sent a tweet to the group members’ stating, “You guys should probably address @kanyewest’s ‘RIP Black Eyed Peas’ statement.”

will.i.am went on to reply, “Maybe @kanyewest was stating the fact we will take a rest for a little bit…but we the @bep will never die…never…impossible.”

 All five members are said to be working on individual projects for the time being. Will’s focus? Leveling the playing field for American students in science education.