The Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am is reportedly going to make history with technology giant Apple and its first-ever television project.
According to reports, Will and Apple have teamed up for its first original TV series about applications.
Apple announced on Thursday that it was working with the entertainer Will.i.am and two veteran TV executives, Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens, on a new show that will spotlight the app economy. “One of the things with the app store that was always great about it was the great ideas that people had to build things and create things,” Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet software and services, said in an interview. (New York Times)
In February, buzz about Apple tagging music mogul Dr. Dre for a secret television series developed.
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the technology giant is backing a top-secret scripted series starring one of its own executives, Beats co-founder and rap legend Dr. Dre. Multiple sources say the 50-year-old mogul is starring in and executive producing his own six-episode vehicle, dubbed Vital Signs, and the production is being bankrolled by Apple. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Last month, Atlanta rap star Future talked to Miami producer DJ Khaled about his new deal with Apple Music.
“We’re putting more content out. We’re putting documentaries out. “We want to do short films and be able to have an outlet because we don’t have the time to make a whole movie. I want to have no edit [and] be able to put out short films. Just like the music – we get the chance to put it out when we want to put it out.” (Apple Music)