The band's Will I Am appears on the forthcoming LA Symphony...

BLACK EYED PEAS, whose UK tour starts tonight (April 3), are to appear on a forthcoming LOS ANGELES hip-hop collective album.

Will I Am from Black Eyed Peas has produced four songs on the new album by Los Angeles hip-hop collective LA Symphony, titled ‘Call It What You Want’.

Set for release Stateside in July, the tracks produced by Will are ‘Champion Birdwatchers’, ‘Very Expensive’, ‘Axion’ and ‘Anything’, while other BEP members make sporadic appearances on the album. Other guest producers include Prince Paul and Mario Caldato Jr, while Pharcyde rapper Fatlip guests on another track, ‘What You Say?’.

BEP’s tour dates are:

Edinburgh Venue (April 3)

Birmingham Academy 2 (4)

Manchester University Hop & Grape (5)

London Mean Fiddler (7)

The group have a new single out now, which features Macy Gray on vocals.

The single, ‘Request Line’, which is taken from their acclaimed album ‘Bridging The Gap’, is released through Polydor. Gray is a long-time collaborator and friend of the group.