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The Black Eyed Peas start music academy in America

21 April 2011 Last updated at 11:31 BST

Music group the Black Eyed Peas talk about opening a music school. The aim is to provide local teenagers with the opportunity to learn video and music producing skills.

The Peapod Foundation will set up the New York academy that will offer classes to students ages 13 to 19 starting this July.

Will.i.am, Fergie, Taboo and apl.de.ap explained why they wanted to set up the academy.