will.i.am Rocks Labor Day Weekend At WET Republic Vegas Pool Sept 5

will.i.am rocks Labor Day Weekend 2010 at WET Republic Las Vegas pool on Sunday, September 5, 2010. Performer, music producer and Black Eyed Peas’ frontman will.i.am brought his electric beats to the DJ turntables today at MGM Grand’s WET Republic Las Vegas ultra pool for Labor Day Weekend’s celebration.

will.i.am and apl.de.ap Wet Republic
will.i.am and apl.d.eap at WET Republic Las Vegas Pool

will.i.am entered the ultra pool party with fellow Black Eyed Peas member apl.de.ap and R&B singer Omarion. The friends arrived on the blue carpet in fashion forward hipster style. will.i.am rocked a striped V-neck sweater, black cropped pants and white aviators, while apl.de.ap sported a leather vest and mohawk.

Omarion, apl.de.ap and will.i.am
Omarion, apl.d.eap and will.i.am at WET Republic

Ecstatic bikini-clad fans cheered for the famed mixmaster as he walked the blue carpet and bounced to the beats of WET REPUBLIC’s infamous house music spun by Nathan Scott and Tony Arzadon. When asked about his personal favorite DJs, WET REPUBLIC regulars AfroJack, Chuckie, Laidback Luke and Fedde Le Grande topped his all-star list.

Wet Republic on Labor Day Weekend
Wet Republic Pool

Before making his way to the DJ booth, will.i.am headed to his private VIP bungalow with his 20-deep entourage. Sampling WET Republic’s Country Chicken Fingers, Kobe Sliders and Waffle Fries, will.i.am took time to relax in the lap of luxury. Preparing for his turn on the DJ board, the music icon shared, “[I’m] just going to play songs I like, get the crowd into it, play beats that I made last week, incorporate old stuff with new stuff [and] keep it rocking.”

will.i.am at WET Republic Spinning For Labor Day Weekend

will.i.am DJ Booth
will.i.am Spinning at Wet Republic Las Vegas

Taking his turn in the same DJ booth that has housed some of the world’s greatest DJs, will.i.am set the tone by exclaiming, “What’s up Vegas?! My name is will.i.am, and I’m going to rock WET REPUBLIC today!” The sexy crowd went wild and threw their hands up in the air as will.i.am began his set with funky renditions of popular Black Eyed Peas songs including ‘Rock That Body’ and ‘Meet Me Half Way.’

will.i.am DJ Booth
will.i.am in the DJ Booth

His high-energy performance included a mix of singing, rapping and fist-pumping, telling the crowd, “I don’t care where we from, we from Vegas right now!” Will.i.am kept the party popping by adding other dance favorites to the playlist including Usher’s “OMG” and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Rounding out the Sunday DJ lineup was house music DJ and producer Sharam, keeping the Vegas pool party rocking until the sun went down.

apl.d.eap and will.i.am at Wet Republic
apl.d.eap and will.i.am at WET Republic
will.i.am on the Red Carpet at Wet Republic
will.i.am at Wet Republic for Labor Day Weekend 2010

Actress Tiffany Hines, who currently stars as “Jaden” in the CW’s “Nikita,” was also in attendance at Vegas’ ultimate daylife destination to celebrate the holiday weekend. Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images.

Bill Cody is an entertainment and luxury travel reporter in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events, luxury travel, food and all things Las Vegas. Visit VegasBill on twitter.

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