2ne1 with Will.i.am (Source: Allkpop.com)
The development of 2ne1's highly-anticipated U.S. debut album, done in collaboration with producer and Black Eyed Peas member Will.i.am, is going very well. Or in the words of Will.i.am himself, "2ne1 is coming out crazy!"
As early as 2009, the musician already expressed his interest in producing an album for the K-Pop girl group. And in 2011, things fell into place as he met with 2ne1 several times, and spoke with YGæs CEO Yang Hyun Suk and YGÆs main producer, Teddy, back in May to formally discuss 2ne1's U.S debut album.
2ne1 is the latest addition in Will.i.am's list of notable collaborations which includes high-profile artists like Usher, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears and Rihanna, to name a few.
In an interview with Cambio, Will.I.Am revealed, ôWe are carefully working to turn 2NE1 into superstars not only in Korea, but everywhere in the world.ö
Pending completion, the album may be released this year. So keep logging on to MYXph for more updates.
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