Boys & Girls

Album: Single release only (2016)
Charted: 21

Songfacts®:

  • This empowering track was released by will.i.am on April 8, 2016, arriving almost three years to the day after his last album #willpower dropped.
  • The track features the voice of American singer Pia Mia, who is best known for her 2015 collaboration with Chris Brown and Tyga, "Do It Again." She has also worked with Chance the Rapper and G-Eazy. Mia sings here of hooking up in the club with somebody, regardless of sexual orientation.
  • Will.i.am helmed the song along with Belgian record producer Basto, who also manned the boards for the Black Eyed Pea founder’s 2013 hit single "Scream & Shout."
  • The song samples "Break This Heartbreak" by Kylie Minogue and Fernando Garibay.
  • The colorful and retro video was directed by filmmaker Spencer Creigh, and shot over three days in downtown L.A. Dancing along with will.i.am and Pia Mia are Instagram icon India Love, singer Jessica Reynoso, UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste, and various other social media celebrities such as Jack Baran, Stephanie Villa and Liza Koshay.

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