June 1, 2014

Seven-time Grammy Award winner-turned-entrepreneur will.i.am is in Israel seeking future high-tech investments. The American rapper of Black Eyed Peas fame is a founding shareholder in Beats Electronics and was appointed a Director of Creative Innovation with Intel in 2011.

will.i.am, born William Adams, is reportedly looking for future high-tech investments in Israeli companies and has a slew of meetings set up for that purpose.

Before getting down to business, the multi-faceted entertainer partied at model Bar Refaeli’s birthday bash in Tel Aviv over the weekend.

will.i.am arrived in Israel just as Jessica Biel was leaving. Biel, who came with husband Justin Timberlake earlier last week for his concert here, extended her stay in Israel.

jessica biel While her husband tweeted a photo of himself at the Western Wall, Biel sent out a photo of herself devouring a hamburger at North Abraxas in Tel Aviv, citing it the “best burger” she has ever had.

Passport control at Ben-Gurion Airport will welcome another famous entourage tomorrow when The Rolling Stones touch down for their June 4 concert here.

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