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will.i.am to premiere new song from the surface of Mars

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Black Eyes Peas frontman will.i.am will be debuting his latest song from the surface of Mars, thanks to a little help from NASA's Curiosity rover.

will.i.am at Curiosity launch | FLICKR
will.i.am at Curiosity launch | FLICKR

Tomorrow musician will.i.am will be premiering his latest song in a unique way — by broadcasting it from the surface of Mars through the Curiosity rover. The Black Eyed Peas frontman will be debuting the aptly titled "Reach for the Stars" during an educational NASA event in which the agency will be sharing some of the rover's early findings with students. NASA says that the song is about "the singer's passion for science, technology, and space exploration," which sounds like just about the best way to get a party started. will.i.am will also be announcing a new initiative through his i.am.angel foundation, in partnership with Discovery Education, that's designed to provide resources related to science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics to children in kindergarten through to grade 12. You can listen to the song make its debut on August 28th at 4PM EDT right here — and it looks like Curiosity is already practicing its dance moves in anticipation.