The Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am went to Ireland and famously worked with Michael Jackson in a studio there. If you recall, Jackson’s then manager, Raymone Bain, even had Billy Bush from “Access Hollywood” do a piece from Ireland, showed the studio and interviewed the two men.
But as it turns out, very little happened. “There was nothing really finished or accomplished. Sony paid to keep the studio open around the clock for Michael, but he really never went there.”