will.i.am Explores the Crossroads of Music and Tech on the Debut Episode of His New Show

Plus, meet the world’s first-ever AI cohost, qd.pi.

Matt Simeone
January 25, 2024

GRAMMY Award-winning artist and Futurist will.i.am launched his SiriusXM show, will.i.am Presents the FYI Show, on The 10s Spot (Ch. 11). He brings his unique flair of curiosity and futurism to the first episode, introducing us to the world’s first-ever AI cohost, qd.pi.

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will.i.am Presents the FYI Show

Debut episode

Qd.pi can (and does) carry on a full on conversation without any pre-programming or prompting, giving us insight into what is on the horizon for AI adoption. Will.i.am also explores the world of music and cars with his friend Xzibit, creator of the OG car reality show Pimp My Ride, as well as his collaboration with Mercedes called “Sound Drive” where the music reacts to how the sensors in a car moves during your everyday drive.

Listen to the debut episode of will.i.am Presents the FYI Show on the SiriusXM app now.

More about the show

will.i.am Presents the FYI Show will be a unique exploration at the crossroads of pop culture, music, entertainment, world news, and technology. Expect engaging conversations, humorous games, the latest music releases, and interviews with prominent figures shaping contemporary culture.

The FYI Show is a celebration of creators, innovators, and their dreams,” will.i.am said.

The show’s focus on AI innovation and AI-powered interactive projects will provide listeners with a deep dive into the world of artificial intelligence. Showcasing the latest advancements in AI, it will create a space for thought-provoking discussions and a closer look at the intersection of creativity and technology.

A special preview of the show, which will air in January, was recently recorded with will.i.am in front of a live audience at the SiriusXM Miami studios, offering subscribers a glimpse into the exciting content that awaits them.

How to listen

will.i.am Presents the FYI Show airs on The 10s Spot (Ch. 11) on the SiriusXM app and car radios.

More about will.i.am

will.i.am is a global music artist, producer, television and podcast host, tech entrepreneur/investor, Futurist, and philanthropist. He has seven GRAMMY Awards, a Latin GRAMMY Award, an Emmy Award, and a CLIO Award. He is also a TIME 100 Impact Award winner, the recipient of the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award, an Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, UK), and a World Economic Forum Crystal Award winner.