Will.I.Am has been forced to push back the release date of his album after tracks were leaked on the internet.

The tracks were stolen from his car last month and the thieves have since released the tracks online. The rapper took to twitter to vent his frustration and has urged fans not to share the tracks. 'I'm trying to finish #willpower... & now because of all the leaks I have push (sic) the album back to make new songs' 'Please don't promote the leaks, this song will be taken down. If you know anyone that knows the people responsible #stopthem'

The singers car was robbed outside a listening party for the album, and while the car was later found the contents including the tracks were gone.Will is to push back the release date by a month in order to write new material for the album. #willpower was due for release on 15th October and is to feature collaborations with Rihanna, Justin Bieber, David Guetta and Britney Spears.