On Saturday, April 26, the cool weather didn’t stop Taboo of The Black Eyed Peas from pumping up the crowd at REHAB. Throughout his energetic DJ set, Taboo jumped off stage, rapped and posed for photos with guests. Later that night, the artist made his way across the casino where he performed a second DJ set at Body English Nightclub.
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Jaime Luis Gómez, better known by his stage name Taboo, is an American singer, actor, and rapper best known as a member of the group The Black Eyed Peas.
In 2003 Fergie became the fourth member of the group and the group gained international fame being the today 6 time Grammy Awarded hip hop group with an estimated of 60 million records sold worldwide.They released their third album “Elephunk”, with the hit singles “Where Is the Love?” and “Shut Up”.Their next album Monkey Business, was a worldwide success, certified 4× Platinum in the U.S., and spawning the singles, “My Humps” and “Don’t Phunk with My Heart”.
In 2009, the group became one of only 11 artists to have simultaneously held the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on the Billboard Hot 100, with their singles “Boom Boom Pow” and “I Gotta Feeling”, with the next single “Meet Me Halfway” achieving similar success, from the album The E.N.D.. These three singles topped the chart for an unprecedented 30 consecutive weeks in 2009. The album later produced a third Hot 100 number-one placement with “Imma Be”, making the group one of few to ever place three number one singles on the chart from the same album before being followed with “Rock That Body” which managed to peak in the Top 10 of Hot 100. “I Gotta Feeling” became the first single to sell more than 1 million downloads in the United Kingdom.
The Black Eyed Peas were ranked 12th on the Billboard’s Decade-End Chart Artist of the Decade, and 7th in the Hot 100 Artists of the Decade.