As founder of the globally successful Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am will sell plenty of copies of his third solo album Songs About Girls. The rhythmic rapping, husky vocals and catchy electronic beats leave you with no choice but to get up and dance. All the tracks are composed of similar elements - rapping, simple melodies and flirty female back-up vocals. But somehow will.i.am manages to make each song sound distinct. All the tracks are about love - falling in and out of love, trying to find love, and destroying love to starting a new relationship. The music is catchy, and the topic timeless. But the lyrics, most of them penned by will.i.am, are shamelessly shallow and often egotistic. The huge hit single I Got It From My Mama is insanely catchy, but also one-dimensional and superficial: the lyrics 'Baby, where'd you get your body from?/ I got it from my Mama' are repeated over and over again. Others are no better. The chorus to opener Over reiterates 'I walked away' and 'I'm a heartbreaker'. Impatient is nothing but an endless echo of 'I can't wait'. Will.i.am is an undoubtedly talented musician. It's a shame he can't put more effort into writing meaningful lyrics.